Academic Requirements

Brief Description: 

Responsible for the administration and interpretation of academic requirements for undergraduate degrees, and for action on student petitions for exceptions to requirements and to other academic regulations.

Background: 

The following information is taken from Motion US00/01-6 which revises the charges to the standing University Committees:

Charge and Responsibilities: 

The Academic Requirements Committee shall be responsible for the administration and interpretation of academic requirements for baccalaureate degrees, and for action on student petitions for exceptions to these requirements and other academic regulations. It shall have no jurisdiction over regulations governing graduate degrees or requirements for individual majors or minors. The committee’s largest task shall be to evaluate and rule on student petitions. The committee shall also gather data and observe the effects of academic regulations, and present its findings and recommendations to the faculty. The committee shall delegate to the University Registrar the administration of many routine phases of the University's academic regulations in accordance with policies set by the committee.

Membership Requirements: 
  • 5 Teaching Faculty members (minimum, may include more if needed)
  • 3 Undergraduate Students (fixed) (Advanced - junior or senior preferred)
  • Director of Academic Advising or designee, ex officio
  • Director of the Teaching and Learning Center or designee, ex officio
  • Director of Financial Aid or designee, ex officio
  • University Registrar or designee, ex officio non-voting
Reporting Deadlines: 

The Academic Requirements Committee shall report to the University Senate. At a minimum this report shall be in the form of an annual written report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Senate Executive Coordinator and the President of the Senate following Summer Session. The committee shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary. The Committee shall also report to the Undergraduate Council on all pertinent issues.

Current Members: 
MemberUnitContactTerm Exp June
 Chair
Eren CilDecision Scienceserencil@uoregon.edu2018 
Alexander PolischukMathematicsapolish@uoregon.edu2018 
Anne LaskayaEnglishlaskaya@uoregon.edu2018 
Lillian ManisMusicwells@uoregon.edu2018 
Gyoung-Ah LeeAnthropologygalee@uoregon.edu2017 
 Student 2017 
 Student 2017 
TBAStudent 2017 
Sally GarnerDirector of Student Services - SOJCsgarner@uoregon.edu 2017 
Bil MorrillOffice of Academic Advisingbmorrill@uoregon.eduEx Officio 
Staci MilesFinancial Aid and Scholarshipssmiles2@uoregon.eduEx Officio 
Gail UnruhDirector, Teaching and Learning Center Designeegqunruh@uoregon.eduEx Officio 
Brian LoweryUniversity Registrar Designeeblowery@uoregon.eduEx Officio Non-Voting 

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Category or Type: 

Standing Committee

Selection Process: 

Appointed