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NMSU-A has the following committees. Expand the title for more information on a specific committee.

General Charge(s): To conduct, within a reasonable time, hearings to reach a recommendation regarding the resolution of the grievance.

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General Charge(s):

  • To establish subcommittees, ad-hoc committees and groups in areas related to assessment.
  • To assess the Institutional Learning Outcomes of NMSU-A.
  • To recommend to the Academic Council methods, processes, and procedures that will promote course- and program-level student learning outcomes assessment.
  • To oversee ongoing implementation and evaluation of institution-wide assessment at NMSU-A, to include General Education assessment.
  • To evaluate program reviews and program assessment reports and to make recommendations toward improvement of quality of programs.
  • To review program reviews and progress reports (annual updates), instruments and procedures, at least every three years, and to make recommendations to improve the program review process.

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General Charge(s):

  • To establish subcommittees, ad-hoc committees and groups in areas related to curriculum.
  • To oversee the planning, development, revision, and elimination of for-credit course offerings and programs at NMSU-A. This committee reports its recommendations to Academic Council.

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General Charge(s):

  • To act as the central body in all matters related to faculty involvement in Shared Governance.
  • To establish subcommittees, ad-hoc committees and groups in areas related to the instructional mission as related to Shared Governance.
  • To provide a responsive, and efficient forum for faculty involvement in the college community.
  • To make recommendations to NMSU-A administration regarding budget and planning.
  • To articulate the faculty position on matters concerning the rights and responsibilities inherent to the academic and intellectual freedom policies of NMSU as listed in the Regents Policy Manual.
  • To facilitate communication between faculty and the administration by creating a forum for the exchange of ideas about faculty interests, issues, and needs.
  • To enhance faculty involvement in decisions which influence the instructional mission.
  • To provide an entity for the dissemination of information, the ready pooling of ideas, and to serve as a testing ground for matters of concern to the faculty.
  • To consider ways and means of improving academic quality and other aspects of the institution, including proposals dealing with academic policies and programs.
  • To receive, review, and provide input to reports of the subcommittees of the Assembly.
  • To monitor currency and provide input for the college website (e.g. updated photos of staff and campus, YouTube links, faculty and student projects, etc).
  • To recommend to the Academic Council methods, processes, and procedures that will enhance nonsupervisory aspects of course evaluation.
  • To foster communication among the various college units and faculty committees.

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General Charge(s):

  • To promote development of NMSU-A non-exempt staff through communication and in-service training.
  • To foster harmonious working relations, and to make recommendations regarding non-exempt staff development to the President through the Administrative Council at least once a year or as requested.

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General Charge(s):

  • To advise the NMSU-A administration on issuance of temporary and/or continuous contracts to tenure track faculty and promotions of regular and part-time faculty.
  • To advise administration on the evaluation of annual performance of pre-tenure faculty.
  • To assist faculty on preparing promotion and tenure documents.
  • To advise tenured faculty on how to improve performance when said performance leads to two consecutive “does not meet expectations” ratings.

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General Charge(s):

  • To establish subcommittees, ad-hoc committees and groups in areas related to student success.
  • To develop and implement strategies that will increase student retention and completion.
  • To advise the NMSU-A administration on matters related to student success, including (but not limited to) student retention and completion.
  • To identify needs for students with disabilities.
  • To assess the impact of the Learning Signature on student enrollment, engagement, success, and retention.

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General Charges:

  • To establish subcommittees, ad-hoc committees and work groups in areas related to teaching, learning and the instructional mission.
  • To monitor the level of technology support in regards to teaching and learning.
  • To consider ways and means of improving academic quality of the institution, including experiential learning, and to recommend to Academic Council academic policies and procedures that will promote quality in teaching and learning.
  • To arrange on campus conferences, presentations, lectures and workshops for professional development that promotes teaching and learning.
  • To monetarily support faculty and staff in professional development.

Specific Charges:

  • To review and approve the NMSU-A Technology plan as it pertains to computer labs/classrooms/and faculty usage.
  • To provide professional development to faculty and staff through Teaching Academy Traveling Shows, Campus Lectures and Workshops, Brown Bags, and Conferences (Developmental Discussion Day and Engagement Conference).
  • To organize the NMSU Community College Roundup when it is hosted on our campus.
  • To determine the distribution of available professional development funds for faculty and staff.

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Committee Minutes