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Shared Governance at Detroit Mercy: Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee

Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee

The Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee reviews and makes recommendations of proposals for new undergraduate certificates, minors and parameters for what should be included in an undergraduate syllabus, student recruitment strategies, student retention strategies, faculty and staff development initiatives to contribute to retention processes for undergraduate programs, honors standards, transfer standards, grading policy, marketing strategies of programs, and any cross-cutting undergraduate-related policies. This committee is also charged with providing recommendations to both the MFA and the Provost/VPAA on the restructuring of academic advising procedures.

Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee Structure

The thirteen-member MFA Committee includes:

  • one faculty representative elected from each of the colleges/schools on the McNichols Campus
  • one librarian from the Libraries that report to the Dean of University Libraries and Instructional Technology
  • one faculty member selected by the MFA from among its members
  • six non-voting administrative representatives designated by the Provost/VPAA, one from the Office of the Registrar, one from the Office of Admissions, one from the Office of Student Affairs, one from the Office of Student Life, one resident advisor from the dorms, and one from Athletics.

Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee Minutes

Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee Roster

School of Architecture and Community Development
Kristen Nelson (term expires 8/22)

College of Business Administration
Ram Kesavan (term expires 8/23)

College of Engineering and Science
Greg Grabowski (term expires 8/23)*

College of Health Professions
Louis Davis (term expires 8/22)

College of Liberal Arts and Education
Miao Qian (term expires 8/22)

Libraries
Rebecca Tull (term expires 8/23)* - Secretary

MFA Representative
James Leach, SOA (term expires 8/22) - Chair

Non-Voting Administrative Representatives
Diane Praet, Associate Vice President and Registrar, Office of the Registrar (term not limited)
Tyra Rounds, Office of Admissions (term expires 8/23)
OPEN, Office of Student Affairs, (term expires 8/23)
OPEN, Office of Student Life (term expires 8/23)
OPEN, Resident Advisor (term expires 8/23)
OPEN (term expires 8/23)

*Served two terms, ineligible to serve a third term.

Committee and Team Roles and Responsibilities

Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee Charges

2021-2022 Undergraduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee Charges

  1. Support retention strategies outlined in the Strategic Plan and the activities of the Retention Task Force. Develop prioritized recommendations to present to the Office of Academic Affairs.
  2. Update template/guidelines for new certificate and minor proposals.
  3. Develop guidelines/standards for online/hybrid courses (with Graduate Standards and Enrollment Management Committee and in consultation with ODE/CETL).

2021-2022 Standing Charges for All Committees and Teams

  1. Review the preliminary charges for 2021-2022 and contact Provost/VPAA academicaffairs@udmercy.edu  with any additional Committee/Team goals for the 2021-2022 year.
  2. Review the Roles and Responsibilities for MFA Committees and University Teams.
  3. Review the University of Detroit Mercy 2019-2024 Strategic Plan.
  4. Review the Shared Governance webpage to determine information provided for the specific Team or Committee is accurate.
  5. Keep the University community informed of Committee/Team activities by providing mid-year and annual reports to be posted to the Shared Governance webpage. The secretary of the committee is responsible for sending these documents to sharedgovernance@udmercy.edu.
  6. Submit proposals, recommendations, or documents for consideration by the Shared Governance Clearinghouse to the Provost/VPAA and the MFA President for review and discussion.