Admissions Committee


Membership List Y28M

Bylaws Information

(Information in italics below is repeated from the Faculty Bylaws Article VIII, Section 8.)


  • Provost/Executive Vice President
  • Vice President of Admissions and Financial Planning, administrative officer
  • Registrar
  • Four faculty members, serving two-year terms, with two elected each year. The committee will elect annually in May a Chair from among these four faculty members.
  • Faculty of the Law School are excluded from service on this committee


  • To recommend to the President standards for the admission of students to the University
  • To establish procedures for reviewing individual applications that are on the borderline of acceptability and collectively making decisions on acceptance
  • To publish periodic reports of its work to the faculty
  • None of the above duties will apply to the Law School.

Information for the Admissions Committee


Areas of Committee Concern

The committee is responsible for recommending University admission standards to the President; screening marginal applications; and analyzing admission trends.

Policies and Procedures

  • Committee meetings will be convened by the chair, at the convenience of the members, to meet the responsibilities of the committee.
  • Work of the committee includes the evaluation of marginal applications.
  • The Chair of the committee will be elected in May by committee members for the following academic year. The Chair will normally assume duties on June 1 and will serve for one year.
  • The Registrar will provide the committee with the data necessary for admissions trends analysis.
  • All decisions on committee business will be made through normal parliamentary procedure and a majority vote of the members present. A quorum will consist of a majority of the committee membership.

Methods of Reporting To the Campus Community

The Committee Chair will submit a written annual report to Academic Council. On matters deemed to be of general concern, the Council may request that the committee report directly to the faculty.

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