Academic Council

Membership

The Academic Council of the School shall have the following members:

  1. Director…………………………….........…………………………………..Chairperson;
  2. V/Director................…………………………………………………......……Member;
  3. Department Heads..............................................................................................members;
  4. Head of the Office of Registrar.....................................................................…Secretary;
  5. Research and Community Service coordinator.......................................…….. Member;
  6. Two representatives of Staff................................………………… ……...…..Member; and
  7. One representative of students…………………………………. ……....……..Member.

Powers and Responsibilities of the Academic Council

The Academic Council of the faculty shall have the following powers and responsibilities:

  1. Approve budget plan of the faculty;
  2. Allocate budget for course chairs in the faculty based on the standard formula;
  3. Approve strategic plan of the faculty;
  4. Conduct scheduled meetings and extraordinary meeting(s) if requested by one-third of the members of the faculty’s council.
  5. Follow up issues that transcend the mandate of the Course Teams, Research Centres and Units representations;
  6. Ensure the quality of teaching-learning, research and community services based on established standards;
  7. Review the plans and reports of course teams, Research Centres and Units and Support offices;
  8. Review the plans of the faculty on the initiation/termination of new research units, programs, centres, institutes as per the established relevant regulations and practices;
  9. Based on the criteria set by the Senate and in accordance with the provisions of this Legislation shall prepare list of reputable professional journals and update such list annually;
  10. Decide on academic promotions up to the rank of lecturer and recommend applications to higher ranks to the Office of the Academic Affairs Vice President.
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