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Morehead State University Standing & Advisory Committee Descriptions

Registration Advisory Committee

Termination Date: Advisory committee, last revision April 1994, January 2013.

Purpose: To make recommendations regarding registration processes and procedures as well as develop academic calendars for cabinet approval.

Membership: Voting membership of the committee shall consist of the Registrar, one faculty member actively involved in academic advising from each college as selected by the Faculty Senate (Faculty Senators shall not hold a majority of faculty membership on the committee), one student from each college as selected by the Student Government Association, one representative from Information Technology with responsibilities in computing services appointed by the Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Services, one representative from the Academic Advising & Retention unit located within University College as appointed by the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Programs, the Director of Accounting and Financial Services, a Department Chair appointed by the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Programs, the Director of Financial Aid, a representative for Graduate Programs selected by the Dean of the Graduate School, and an extended campus center Director selected by the Associated Vice President for Academic Affairs/Programs. The Chair of the Faculty Senate or a designee from the Senate shall serve as a nonvoting ex officio member. Faculty members shall serve two year terms with one half being replaced each year. Student members and the department chair shall serve a one year term.  A representative from Athletics and a representative from Human Resources, each appointed by the head of their respective unit, shall serve as non-voting members.  A representative from the Office of the Provost appointed by the Provost shall serve as a non-voting member.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To review, evaluate and propose procedures related to the pre-registration, registration and drop/add processes.
  • To review and recommend proposed academic calendars on an annual basis including a tentative calendar for one year beyond the next fiscal year.

Officers: Chair - Registrar who shall vote only in the case of a tie; a Vice-Chair and a Secretary to be selected by the committee from the membership.

Frequency of the Meetings: As required.

Reporting Channels: Advisory to the Registrar. Recommended changes in policies and procedures shall be reported to the Faculty Senate and Staff Congress.

Minutes and Proposals Copied to: The University Archives in the Library, Faculty Senate, Student Government Association, Staff Congress, Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Programs, Vice President for Student Life, Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Services, and the Provost.

Support Services: Office of the Registrar.


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