Proposed Changes to Policy #3.06: Class Attendance and Make-Up Work

Calendar Item: 
1211
Docket Number: 
1107
First Name: 
Gerald
Last Name: 
Smith
Present such facts as are needed to establish the importance of the problem your petition addresses and to indicate its present status: 

The Educational Policy Commission (EPC) was asked to review and revise the University's policy regarding class attendance and make-up work in order to comply with requirements regarding the treatment of pregnant and parenting students.  These requirements were communicated to the University by a "Dear Colleague" letter, dated June 25th, 2013, from the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.  The EPC has completed its review and is proposing revisions to University policy #3.06:  Class Attendance and Make-Up Work. 

Clearly indicate the action you wish the Senate to take relative to your petition, beginning with the phrase, "Therefore, be it resolved....": 

Therefore, be it resolved that the Faculty Senate discuss and vote on the proposed revisions to Policy #3.06

Proposed Policy: 3.06: Class Attendance and Make-Up Work

This is the recommended new policy, highlighting the revisions proposed by the EPC.

Policy 3.06: Class Attendance and Make-Up Work, as approved by the Senate, 12-2-13
Final Action Taken: 
Delivered to University Counsel Tim McKenna, 12-6-13
Meeting Date: 
Dec 02, 2013