Undergraduate Education Committees

 


Council on Enrollment and Student Progress

CESP is a committee of the University Senate. Its duties and responsibilities include:

  • Initiate recommendations and review proposals with regard to policies which affect the characteristics of the student body. The council shall address issues with regard to enrollment planning for undergraduate, graduate, and professional student enrollment. In addition, the council shall address issues related to undergraduate students in regard to recruitment, competitive admissions, intra-university transfers, financial aid, and retention, and coordinate any resulting actions with issues concerning graduate and professional students. Recommendations and advice will be provided to appropriate administrators and offices.
  • Initiate recommendations and review proposals with regard to policies which affect the processes by which undergraduate students enroll, register, and carry out other administrative functions related to the completion of their coursework and/or degree requirements. Recommendations and advice shall be provided to appropriate administrators and offices.
  • Initiate recommendations and review proposals with regard to policies and procedures pertinent to students' passage through the institution, including, but not limited to, the university calendar, student records, approval of transfer credit, and quarter-end validation procedures.
  • Encourage the collection of data and participate in the analysis of data which will support the development of informed policies on issues within the council's domain and include a summary of such data in the annual report to the senate.
  • Serve as a channel of communication for the work of all other committees, permanent and ad hoc, which address issues within the domain of the council of enrollment and student progress and establish regular mechanisms by which such committees report regularly to the council on enrollment and student progress and through it to the university senate.

SEI Oversight Committee

The SEI Oversight Committee is an appointed subcommittee of the Council on Academic Affairs (CAA) of the University Senate. It is established to oversee policies and procedures related to the Student Evaluation of Instruction. Membership includes representatives from the Office of the Registrar, faculty, students (USG, CGS and IPC) and the Office of Undergraduate Education. Duties and responsibilities include:

    • The administration of SEI
    • Development of enhancements such as online SEI and mobile app
    • Focus of reports sent to chairs and faculty
    • Recommended policy changes
    • Recommendations on how SEIs should be used
    • The role of SEI in promotion and tenure and faculty evaluation
    • Role of SEI in online courses
    • Content recommendations
      • Are the questions current and appropriate?
      • Are there other questions that should be asked?
    • Provide advocacy around SEIs
      • Concerted communication strategy around the importance of students weighing in on courses and the value of SEIs
    • Other SEI related items

Academic Advising Committee

The Academic Advising Committee is comprised of members from the profassional academic advising community, students, and faculty with advising responsibilities. It was first established to provide guidance related to advising during the conversion from quarters to semesters, and will remain as an advisory committee reporting to the Dean of Undergraduate Education.

IAC - International Advisory Council

The International Advisory Council (IAC) was established by the vice provost for global strategies and international affairs. It is comprised of each college’s or school’s most senior administrator overseeing the unit’s international portfolio and is established to serve as a forum for developing and vetting proposals related to international activities. The Dean of Undergraduate Education is a member of this council.

International Travel Policy Committee

Administered in the Office of International Affairs, the International Travel Policy Committee, appointed by the Provost, was established to develop guidelines and formulate policies to maintain the health and safety of Ohio State students, faculty and staff who study, conduct research or conduct business in another country. The Dean of Undergraduate Education is a member of this committee.

COAM - The Committee on Academic Misconduct

The Office of Undergraduate Education will hear, on behalf of the Provost, all undergraduate appeals to rulings of the Committee on Academic Misconduct. The decision of this office is final.