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ABOUT UGE

Councils and Committees

The Division of Undergraduate Education convenes several committees of academic leadership from across the colleges offering undergraduate degrees. These committees offer a forum for discussion about UK undergraduate student success overall. They also guide the University-wide decisions about undergraduate academic experience and helps to develop those academic policies and procedures that impact undergraduate students.

STUDENT SUCCESS COMMITTEE

This committee convenes annually under the co-facilitation of the Provost and the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education.

Members: undergraduate colleges' deans, academic associate deans, professional academic advising staff directors, Provost's Senior Staff

Minutes [goes to SharePoint document library]

Listserv: UGSUCCESS-L@LSV.UKY.EDU (membership by invitation only)

Guide for Success (wiki): http://academics.uky.edu/UGE/guide

COUNCIL OF DIRECTORS OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

The Council of Directors of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) convenes annually under the facilitation of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

Members: faculty assigned as DUS in each of the departments offering undergraduate degrees

Minutes [goes to SharePoint document library]

COUNCIL OF ACADEMIC DEANS IN UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGES

The Council of Academic Associate Deans in Undergraduate Colleges convenes annually under the facilitation of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education.

Members: faculty assigned as academic associate deans, associate deans for curriculum and instruction or those faculty leaders as assigned by the dean to represent their college on this group; Associate Dean of Students, Student Affairs; Senior Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies.

Minutes [goes to SharePoint document library]

UNDERGRADUATE COUNCIL

The Undergraduate Council functions to proposals for new and revised undergraduate courses and degree programs. Visit the Undergraduate Council Page.

UK ADVISING NETWORK

The UK Advising Network is an affiliate organization of professional academic advisors, student support services professionals, counselors, faculty advisors and administrators who are interested in data-driven and strategic efforts toward improving student success at the University of Kentucky. This group hold annual elections for its leadership and is sponsored by the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education.
website: http://www.uky.edu/UGE/advising_network

Listserv: UKADVNET@LSV.UKY.EDU (membership by request)

Twitter: @UKAdvNetwork

PROVOST'S RETENTION WORKGROUP

Provost's Retention Workgroup: Launched in response to the Provost's call in 2007 for a collaborative approach to improving undergraduate retention and graduation rates, this workgroup originally consisted of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, Vice President for Student Affairs, the Dean of Arts & Sciences, Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management and the Vice President for Institutional Research. The group eventually expanded to include the new Chief Information Officer and the new Vice President for Institutional Diversity, and now includes multiple representatives from the above divisions and meets twice a year.

Minutes [goes to SharePoint document library]

Webpage: http://www.uky.edu/UGE/retention.html