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Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC)

Chair: 

 

Roster Year: 
2021-22
Members: 
  • Bob Coleman, '23
  • Antonio Garcia, '24
  • John Kirn, '22
  • Mahesh Kudrimoti, '24
  • Kaveh Tagavi, '24
  • Tom Troland, '24
  • Allison Wright, '22
  • ​Scott Yost, '22
Current Items for Review
  • Proposed Changes to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) (Curriculog)
  • Proposed Change to SR 5.3.1.1 ("Undergraduate Students," "Repeat Option") (PDF)
  • Uniformed Services and SR 5.2.5.2.3.2 ("Excused Absences for Military Duties")
  • Compressed Courses and Permissive Withdrawals (PDF)
  • Proposed Suspension and Closure of Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Science (Curriculog)
  • Proposed Change to DNP Nursing Practice (PDF)
  • Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.5.2.2 (“Conditions of Merit and Circumstance for Degree Honors”) for the College of Pharmacy (PDF)
  • Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.5.2.2 (“Conditions of Merit and Circumstance for Degree Honors”) for the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law (PDF)
  • Review of Senate Rules 10.6 ("Senate-Approved Policy for Determining Meeting Times and Number of Credit Hours for Courses")
  • Review of Admissions Policies (SC Meeting June 22, 2020, Agenda Item Number 4)
  • Proposed Changes to SAASC Charge (PDF)
Past Items for Review
Charter: 
Senate Rules 1.4.2.2

The Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) is charged to examine and recommend to the University Senate changes: in the admission requirements and grading rules; standards for granting academic credit; probation and suspension procedures; and degree and graduation requirements. Basically, the SAASC shall review Sections IV and V of the Senate Rules but may consider other related areas. Recommendations by the SAASC on conditions of merit and circumstance for (1) graduation requirements, (2) honors with degrees that are conferred to graduating students (SR 5.4.2.2) and (3) Honorary Degrees conferred to others (SR 5.4.2.3), shall be acted upon by the elected University Faculty Senators, as per KRS 164.240