Southeast Missouri State University

Bill 12-A-20 - Revising "Examinations and Grades" to establish a policy section (Approved)

FACULTY SENATE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY SENATE BILL 12-A-20

Approved by the Faculty Senate
April 4, 2012

BRIEF SUMMARY: This bill specifies the policy portion of the existing Faculty Handbook section on Examinations and Grades (Chapter 3, Section C6).

REVISING "EXAMINATIONS AND GRADES" TO ESTABLISH A POLICY SECTION

BE IT RESOLVED THAT: subject to the passage and approval of both this bill and its companion bill establishing a corresponding "procedures" section, Chapter 3, Section C6 of the Faculty Handbook be amended by replacing the existing content with the following "policy" section (with the companion "procedures" to follow it in the Handbook):

Examinations and Grades Policy

It is expected that periodic examinations or other assessments will be given in every course. Final examinations, including online finals, are required and should be administered at the times established for them in the regular or special final examination schedules. Online finals will be due during finals week. Faculty requests for exceptions from either of these schedules will be granted only in cases of extreme hardship.

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Action Date
Introduced to Senate 2/29/2012
Second Senate Meeting 3/21/2012
Faculty Senate Vote 4/4/2012
President's Review 4/23/2012
Board of Regents' Review 5/4/2012
Posted to Faculty Handbook

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