Academic Committees

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost initiates, develops, and promotes the advancement of Florida Tech's academic vision to provide high-quality education to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare students for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities.

In the spirit of shared governance, the following academic committees are formed with the goal of ensuring faculty engagement to support the University's academic vision. The academic committees are responsible for reviewing the requests received from academic units and providing recommendations to the Executive Vice President and Provost.

Academic Affairs Committee

The Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) is responsible for reviewing and recommending to the Provost the creation of new and modification of existing academic process, procedures, and policy. This committee serves as hub for the creation of new and modification of existing academic process, procedures, and policy to ensure faculty input and review, and ensuring consistency among university academic matters and compliance with academic policy requirements.

Academic Curriculum Committee

The Academic Curriculum Committee (ACC) is responsible for reviewing and recommending to the Provost the addition of new or the deletion or modification of existing undergraduate and graduate curricula.  The Academic Curriculum Committee is also responsible for the oversight, on-going review, and improvement of the university’s core (general education curriculum).

Academic Program Assessment Committee

The Academic Program Assessment Committee (APAC) is responsible for making recommendations to the Provost to maintain a robust culture of assessment at the university. The committee reviews the quality of assessment plans submitted by academic units within colleges, encourages assessment to be used to improve student learning, and regularly reports to the Provost the status of the academic assessment processes at the institution. Committee members are liaisons to their college on academic assessment matters.

Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is responsible for reviewing and recommending to the Provost the addition of new or the deletion or modification of existing graduate curricula.  The Graduate Council is also responsible for reviewing and recommending to the Provost the appointment of external, guest membe, part-time faculty or faculty without terminal degree to serve as Graduate Faculty at the Master's level.

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UGCC) is responsible for reviewing and recommending to the Provost the addition of new or the deletion or modification of existing undergraduate curricula including the general education curriculum.