GFC Committees

Academic Standards Committee (ASC)

Terms of Reference

The committee shall:

  • initiate, review and recommend to the GFC policies to maintain and improve academic standards;
  • review established policies and procedures (other than those assigned to APPC) with a view to recommending revisions, deletions or additions;
  • receive, review and make recommendations to GFC with respect to cyclical program reviews;
  • receive, review and make recommendations to GFC with respect to Annual Reports to Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC); and
  • monitor and make recommendations regarding the status of the Comprehensive Institutional Review of CAQC to GFC.

The committee shall formulate and review policies:

  • concerning the articulation of academic standards with academic goals and priorities;
  • designed to establish criteria and methods for the evaluation and improvement of instructional processes, courses and programs;
  • concerning the academic success of students at Mount Royal University;
  • concerning the institutional criteria, including recommendations from any review of the detailed criteria developed by the Faculty Councils pertaining to promotion and tenure of faculty members to the General Faculties Council. Criteria shall be reviewed as necessary, with a full review of all criteria normally occurring every five years.
    • review the outcomes of the bargaining process to determine if there is any additional work that needs to be undertaken and respond as necessary. 

The Committee shall review its Terms of Reference annually and make recommendations for changes to the By-laws and Striking Committee as required.

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Aliyah Dosani
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Chair, Faculty Councillor
Shane Gannon
Faculty of Arts
Faculty Councillor
Rajbir Bhatti
Faculty of Business and Communication Studies
Faculty Councillor
Sara Sharun
University Library
Faculty Councillor
Murray Holtby
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Faculty Councillor
Indy Lagu
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty Councillor
Michael Truscello
General Education
Faculty Councillor
Gaye Warthe
Associate Vice-President, Academic, pro tempore
Dean Representative, elected by GFC
Cordelia SnowdonStudent Representative
Kainat JavedStudent Representative
Allison MacKenzieMRFA Academic Liaison Officer
Phil Warsaba
Associate Vice-President, Enrolment Management and Registrar
Ex Officio
Nicole Cross
Registrarial Designate
Sheena Jensen
Governance Assistant, GFC
Recording Secretary

For further information, contact:

Sheena Jensen


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