A61.1: Admissions and Registration Committee


The Admissions and Registration Committee makes recommendations to the Faculty Senate for the establishment of policies and regulations governing admissions, registration, the grading system, university-wide academic regulations, transference and validation of credits, and university-wide graduation requirements. Additionally, this committee monitors the implementation of these policies and regulations. Through subcommittees, the committee rules on individual cases involving falsification of records, grade changes, petitions for waiver of university-wide graduation requirements and special admissions.

(Ten faculty members, including the chairperson, appointed by the Faculty Senate from at least four colleges or schools on the Albuquerque campus and one from a branch; two student members appointed by the Associated Students of UNM (ASUNM) and the Graduate And Professional Student Association (GPSA), respectively; the Director of Institutional Research; one dean (or designated representative) of a college or school to be elected by the Council of Deans; the Dean of Students; the Vice Provost for Extended University and Dean of Continuing Education and Community Services; the Vice President for Student Affairs or designee; the Director of Undergraduate Admissions; and the Registrar. The terms of office shall be for two years, set up on a staggered basis so that the terms of five members will expire each year. The chairperson is elected by the Committee.)

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