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Academic Standing Committee

The Admissions and Academic Status Committee shall be responsible for recommending to the faculty or the administration policies and procedures related to the admission, retention and academic standing of students.

The committee shall: monitor admissions standards in consultation with the administration, review admissions applications that fall below established standards, consider student academic petitions, oversee scholarship decisions, oversee selection of students for the Honors Program and review the program annually, advise the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Dean concerning retention of students doing poor academic work, advise on measures to correct students, academic deficiencies, and consider all cases which call for academic suspension.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs may set aside the judgment of the committee regarding suspension in any individual case, but if this is done, he/she shall report the action taken and reasons for this to the committee.