Wilkes University

Procedures

Academic Planning Committee

Any additions or deletions that change the portfolio of the university should pass through the Academic Planning Committee for endorsement.

This includes additions or eliminations of majors, minors and programs. Provost in consultation with APC Chair will decide on a whether program revisions are considered significant enough to be reviewed by APC on a case by case basis. Creation of new departments and elimination of existing departments should be reviewed by APC.

APC Flow Chart

Wilkes University Academic Planning Committee Flowchart

Creation/Modification/Deletion Procedures:

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Procedures for Proposing New Programs to Academic Planning Committee:

  1. Complete APC Business Proposal Template found on APC Portal Tab.
  2. Complete Academic Business Plan Model found on APC Portal Tab.
  3. Obtain signatures from Dean of College/School, Provost, VPFSO, and Assessment Committee Chair prior to submitting Proposal to APC.
  4. Submit original signed proposal to APC no later than one week prior to the meeting at which you want to present the proposal. APC meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Academic year.
  5. Attendance at the APC meeting in which your proposal will be discussed is strongly encouraged.
  6. APC will vote on the proposal at the time of its presentation unless further information is needed. In that case, we will contact the person who submitted the proposal with any requests.
  7. If the APC endorses the proposal, APC Chair will send memos to the Submitter, Registrar, Provost, FAC, Curriculum Committee, and Dean of College.
  8. APC Chair will sign the original and send the hard copy to Library for archiving. 

Procedures for Proposing Elimination of Programs to Academic Planning Committee:

  1. Complete Program Elimination Template found on APC Portal Tab.
  2. Obtain signatures from Dean of College/School, Provost, VPFSO, and Assessment Committee Chair prior to submitting Proposal to APC.
  3. Submit original signed proposal to APC no later than one week prior to the meeting at which you want to present the proposal. APC meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Academic year.
  4. Attendance at the APC meeting in which your proposal will be discussed is strongly encouraged.
  5. APC will vote on the proposal at the time of its presentation unless further information is needed. In that case, we will contact the person who submitted the proposal with any requests.
  6. If the APC endorses the proposal, APC Chair will send memos to the Submitter, Registrar, Provost, FAC, Curriculum Committee, and Dean of College.
  7. APC Chair will sign the original and send the hard copy to Library for archiving.

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