a) To maintain liaison with College and University
personnel responsible for developing special programs which might affect
admission and external course work policies.
b) To maintain liaison with University personnel
responsible for developing or changing admission, matriculation, and
transfer credit criteria on a University wide basis, and to report any
proposals for such changes to the Academic Senate.
c) To review and recommend to the Academic Senate
College wide policies for undergraduate admission procedures and
d) To review and recommend to the Academic Senate
College wide policies concerning the matriculation of non-degree students.
e) To review and recommend to the Academic Senate
College wide policies on the
acceptance of external course work towards a Queens College Baccalaureate
f) In consultation with all appropriate parties, to
hear and act only upon those student appeals which result from the
College-wide Academic Senate policies set forth in the areas of paragraphs
c, d, and e.
i. When a committee member fails to review two groups
of appeals, the Holder of the Chair of the Committee or the Holder of the
Chair of the Academic Senate may petition the Executive Committee, in
writing, to declare that member's seat vacant in accordance with the
procedures stated in Article VII Section 19 c-f.
g) To act, in accordance with University mandates,
on appeals from students who
would otherwise be barred from admission because they had not passed all CUNY
Skills Assessment Tests within their first 60 credits of college work.*
* University Policy no longer permits
students to enter Queens College after Spring 2000 without having passed
all parts of the CUNY Skills Assessment test.
a) The responsibility for preparing and recording student appeals to
College rulings on undergraduate admissions for matriculated and non-degree students,
and on external course work evaluation is assigned to the Office of
Undergraduate Admissions and the International Student Services Office. Such
preparation shall include:
1. Collecting supporting material for student appeal cases.
2. Presenting appeal cases to the Committee for decision.
3. Reporting Committee decisions to students.
4. Maintaining records of appeals and decisions, and preparing
summary reports as required.
5. Advising students of their right to appeal admissions and
re-entry (including Fresh Start) decisions directly to the Committee. This appeal right is
subject to the Committee's determination that such an appeal not be heard.
b) The Executive Director of Admissions, Marketing and Scholarship
Services or her/his designees shall be responsible for the administrative services
required by the Committee. Such responsibility shall include:
1. Working with the Committee and its Chairperson to see that
College policy is clear, appropriate in substance and form and applied fairly and
2. Drafting new or revised proposed policies for the Committee's
consideration as required.
3. Carrying out other Committee directives, e.g., interviews as
c) The Director of the International Student Services Office or her/his
designee, shall have the responsibilities outlined in a) and b) above for all
appeals and policy implementation which involve international students.
3. Membership: ten voting, five nonvoting.
a) Faculty: one from each of four divisions, one at large
Students: one from each of four divisions, one at large
b) Ex officio nonvoting: Director of Institutional Research
Registrar Executive Director of Admissions, Marketing, and Scholarship Services
Executive Officer of the Undergraduate Scholastic Standards Committee
Director of Academic Skills and Resource Center
Chair person: Joyce Tang