Academic Affairs Council
The Academic Affairs Council shall consist of the Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs of each of the public universities. The Council shall be chaired by the Board of Regents System Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Academic Affairs Council shall, at the request of the Board, the Executive Director, or the Council of Presidents and Superintendents, review existing or proposed courses, programs, departments, degrees, colleges, or academic policies and make recommendations to the Board through the Council of Presidents and Superintendents with due regard to the quality of higher education in the state, the avoidance of duplication, and the attainment of economy and efficiency.
The Academic Affairs Council also may be tasked with the study and review of academic programs, academic standards, transfer of courses, and other matters as may be referred to it by the Board, the Executive Director, the Council of Presidents and Superintendents, or that may come to its attention from other sources. The Council shall act as an advisory group to the Board, the Executive Director, and the institutional Presidents.