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This Committee is responsible for reviewing admission requirements and procedures and language competency standards as determined by Faculty/Department Education Committees and formulating recommendations to Education Council. In addition, it is responsible for recommending changes to policy guidelines regarding admission and English language competency standards for all courses and programs.
The Committee on behalf of Education Council will:
The Committee is composed of faculty representatives from each Faculty/Department, the Associate Registrar, Recruitment and Admissions, one staff representative, one student and the Registrar. All members are voting members, except for the Chair. The Registrar or Associate Registrar will act as Chair and the Registrar will act as formal liaison to Education Council.
The Chair of Education Council is responsible for the appointment of the student representative. The student representative will serve for a one-year period and may be appointed for subsequent terms.
Each Faculty may appoint a minimum of one representative and a maximum of two.
The Dean/Director of each Faculty/Department is responsible for the election or appointment of individuals to serve on the Committee. Each member will serve for a 2 year period and may be appointed to subsequent terms. The Dean may also appoint one alternate for each faculty committee member.
Access to the Committee will be through the Faculty/Department Education Committees. The agenda will be determined by the Chair.