III. Student Participation in Academic Policy-Making

In light of the basic assumption of student involvement in academic affairs, each department or academic unit administering a degree program should encourage formation of an organization of its majors to reflect student views on matters of academic policy; and each department or other academic unit administering a degree program shall establish an advisory council representing faculty, students, and others as deemed advisable so as to provide a meaningful exchange of views on departmental policies among the parties so represented; provided, however, that the application to specific individuals of department policies on salary, promotions, and tenure is a matter of faculty responsibility.

In addition, clearly defined means for student participation in academic policy-making at the college or school level of the respective schools and college, where college- or school-wide advisory councils have not been established in accordance with the provisions above, shall be developed by faculty-student committees.

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