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The University Athletics Advisory Committee serves as an advisory and recommending body for intercollegiate athletics on policies and procedures that relate specifically to student-athlete welfare and academic progress.

Meeting Schedule

The meeting schedule is planned by the chair of the committee. No action can be taken at committee meetings unless a majority of the voting membership is present.


Meeting Materials

Because of the confidential nature of the committee, the Constitution exempts this committee from submitting an annual report or committee minutes.


Committee Members

Manoj Chopra, Chair and NCAA Faculty Representative
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering
Manoj.Chopra@ucf.edu

 

Membership

The committee shall consist of one faculty member from each academic unit (selected by the Committee on Committees in consultation with the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs or designee), three students (the president of the Student Government Association, a senator, and a student at large), the NCAA faculty representative, and one staff member (nominated by the USPS Staff Council). The NCAA faculty representative will identify other ex officio members and will make every effort to ensure that areas relating to University Athletics are represented. Terms of service shall be three years, staggered, with the exception of the student members, who shall serve for one year. The committee chair shall be designated annually by the president. The vice chair shall be elected annually by its membership at the first meeting of the committee after the new Faculty Senate is elected, normally in the early fall term.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To nurture and foster academic integrity through an oversight of academics matters related to University Athletics.
  2. To supervise the relationship of the university to the athletic conference in which it holds membership and the National Collegiate Athletic Association and to ensure that university policies and procedures are being followed in order to maintain the integrity of the university with NCAA rules and regulations.
  3. To review the academic advisement, retention, and admissions of athletes.
  4. To recommend to the Faculty Senate policies to ensure the academic integrity of the athletic programs.
  5. To serve as an advisory and recommending body for intercollegiate athletics on policies and procedures that relate specifically to student-athlete welfare and academic progress.

Committee Guidance


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