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HCBE Standing Committees

The role of HCBE’s standing committees are to facilitate faculty governance and assist HCBE in the continuous improvement process. Such committees review and consider actions and propose policy to the Dean regarding their specific area of purview. With input from the Department Chairs, the Dean will determine which committees are required, committee charges, membership composition, committee chairs, and length of service.

The role of the SPC is to assist the Dean in setting priorities and guiding decisions toward fulfillment of the College’s mission. The SPC will make recommendations for tactical and strategic decision making in alignment with the goals of the strategic plan. This committee will help foster an environment of continuous improvement and innovation by identifying opportunities and emerging issues in the College and academe. The SPC will assist in the collection and analysis of data to review HCBE’s strategic goals. Through this analysis, the committee will report goal and mission alignment and make recommendations for plan adjustments. Membership of this committee includes one faculty from each academic department and staff throughout HCBE totaling no more than 11 members including the Director of Accreditation Information Processes. Committee service will range from two to three years with a goal of no more than 50% of the membership rotating off the committee in a single year.

The charge for the FRRC is to assist in developing standards of review of faculty and appropriate documentation of artifacts that support a review across scholarship/research, teaching, and service responsibilities and evaluate faculty consistent with the standards established by NSU and HCBE. The FRRC will include in the review process recommendations from the department rank and review committee (DRRC) and department chair. The FRRC and DRRC are guided by University policy set forth in the Faculty Policy Manual with specific reference to the following:

The FRRC serves in an advisory capacity for faculty contract renewal and/or promotion to the Dean. Additionally, the FRRC will review requests for sabbatical and make recommendations for approval or denial to the Dean. Committee composition will include one faculty from each academic department. Committee service will range from two to three years with a goal of no more than 50% of the membership rotating off the committee in a single year.

The FDC provides the means for faculty to engage in continuous improvement of pedagogy and teaching-related activities. Relevant activities include: external scholars' visits (who provide support for pedagogy), assessing and incorporating materials employed at AACSB-accredited business schools, adopting or adapting peer reviewed models on pedagogy, developing and hosting workshops for junior and senior faculty, and supporting the sponsorship of faculty to attend teaching conferences. The FDC develops evaluation criteria and recommends to the Dean the winner of HCBE’s annual faculty teaching award and potential University-wide teaching awards. In addition, the FDC maintains and solicits contributions to the Teaching Together site. Committee membership will include faculty from various departments yet having one member from each academic department is optional. Committee membership will range from two to four years.

The FRC’s role is to promote the research mission of HCBE by fostering an environment that encourages and supports high quality faculty research. The committee is responsible for but not limited to creating workshops to promote faculty research, reviewing journals for potential addition to the approved HCBE journal quality list, recommending to the Dean summer semester faculty research grant criteria, developing evaluation criteria and recommending to the Dean the winner of HCBE’s annual faculty research award and potential University-wide research awards, helping to identify appropriate outlets for mission driven research, and assisting in finding research partners internal to HCBE. Committee composition will include one faculty from each academic department. Committee service will range from two to three years with a goal of no more than 50% of the membership rotating off the committee in a single year.

UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE (UCC)

The UCC reviews proposals for new or modified undergraduate courses, minors, majors, and degree programs. Included in the proposal review process, the UCC will consider alignment with HCBE’s mission and vision, potential accreditation impact, and overall academic quality and outcomes. As appropriate, approved proposals will go before the fulltime faculty for a vote. The committee will also review proposals related to educational policy as appropriate. Committee composition will include one faculty from each academic department. Committee service will range from two to three years with a goal of no more than 50% of the membership rotating off the committee in a single year.

The GCC reviews proposals for new or modified undergraduate courses, certificates, concentrations, majors, and degree programs. Included in the proposal review process, the GCC will consider alignment with HCBE’s mission and vision, potential accreditation impact, and overall academic quality and outcomes. As appropriate, approved proposals will go before the fulltime faculty for a vote. The committee will also review proposals related to educational policy as appropriate. Committee composition will include one faculty from each academic department. Committee service will range from two to three years with a goal of no more than 50% of the membership rotating off the committee in a single year.

The role of the committee is to promote best practices in online learning, course design, and faculty instruction. Online learning includes internet-based courses and other technology-driven learning such as modalities that incorporate artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality. The committee enhances online learning quality by developing course quality measures, training workshops, and effective course design strategies and serves as a liaison between the HCBE faculty and NSU’s Center for Teaching and Learning. The committee collaborates with HCBE’s internal course design team and makes recommendations for resource allocation. Instructional designers serve in an ex officio capacity. Committee membership will include faculty from various departments yet having one member from each academic department is optional. Committee membership will range from two to four years.

The committee is charged with the design, delivery, measurement, and continuous improvement of the graduate orientation programs for new students and to aid in developing academic and career success. Committee membership will include faculty from various departments yet having one member from each academic department is optional. Committee membership will range from two to four years.

The AOL committee is charged with clearly defining learning goals and objectives for each of HCBE's academic programs and communicating to all stakeholders the primary learning outcomes of each academic program. The committee will systematically measure and assess student achievement with respect to learning goals and objectives on a regular basis and no less frequently than required by our accreditors. The committee will provide faculty members and the UCC or GCC with data on student attainment for review to help identify curricular strengths and weaknesses and consider curricular changes as appropriate. Committee composition will include one faculty from each academic department. Committee service will range from two to three years with a goal of no more than 50% of the membership rotating off the committee in a single year. 

HCBE Committees

Honors College Faculty Committee

Experiential Learning Taskforce

Academic Integrity Taskforce

Admission Committees (by program)

 

NSU Committees

Faculty Advisory Council

New Program Development Committee

IRB

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