Southeast Missouri State University

Bill 12-A-23 - Revising "Eight-Week Interim Grades" to establish a procedures section (Approved)

FACULTY SENATE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY SENATE BILL 12-A-23

Approved by the Faculty Senate
April 4, 2012

BRIEF SUMMARY: This bill specifies the procedures portion of the existing Faculty Handbook section on Eight-week Interim Grades (Chapter 3, Section C2).

REVISING "EIGHT-WEEK INTERIM GRADES" TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURES SECTION

BE IT RESOLVED THAT: subject to the passage and approval of both this bill and its companion bill establishing a corresponding "policy" section, Chapter 3, Section C2 of the Faculty Handbook be amended by replacing the existing content with the following "procedures" section (to follow the companion "policy" in the Handbook):

Eight-week Midterm Grades Procedures

A student's reported midterm grades shall be made available by the Registrar's Office to: 1) that student through an on-line mechanism, 2) that student's faculty advisor, 3) the college advising center to which that student is assigned, and 4) other units/entities authorized by the student to receive them, such as Athletic Advising, International Programs, Learning Assistance Programs, fraternities, sororities, etc. These units/entities shall receive the student progress information which they require solely through this reporting mechanism, and shall not request faculty assessment of student progress through other means. Faculty who receive such requests are entitled to refuse or disregard them.

A student who receives a midterm grade below a C, or one indicating unsatisfactory progress, shall receive a follow-up e-mail from the Dean of Students. In this e-mail, the student will be provided with suggestions for improving performance, be notified of available university resources, and be encouraged to take responsibility for his/her own academic success. The midterm grade will be replaced by the final grade, and no permanent record of the midterm grade will be kept.

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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
15 Day Review 4/2012
Posted to Faculty Handbook

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