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Academic Planning, Policy, and Standards Committee (APPSC)

The Academic Planning, Policy, and Standards Committee (APPSC) is GFC’s senior committee dealing with academic planning and policy issues. As such, it is not only responsible to GFC for the specific matters itemized in the terms of reference for the committee, but may also be ask to consider or recommend to GFC on any academic issue, including those issues under the purview of other GFC committees or issues linked to academic service units where those issues have a significant academic impact.

In like manner, the President, Vice-President Academic or other Vice-Presidents may refer any matter to APPSC for consideration or recommendation to GFC. APPSC is also responsible to GFC for promoting an optimal learning environment for students and excellence in teaching, research, and graduate studies.

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Updated April 21 2016 by Office of the University Secretariat

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