Faculty committees

Their members, duties, responsibilities, and meeting schedules are well set up as follows:

  • The faculty academic council or senate has replaced the former faculty board. Its main purpose is the integration of the academic members of the faculty in achieving high standard, professional, moral and spiritual in the training of students and in research work.

It is composed of the Dean as a chairman, assistant dean as a reporter, heads of departments and two members from each department. It meets as often as once a two weeks. The committee duties and responsibilities are mainly focused on the most different academic decision making and approval of these decisions for further process by upper authority.

  • The department committee, committee are responsible to the faculty academic council and consist of all the academic members at the department of each department. They are chaired by the respective department head. They are empowered to deal with administrative, financial, teaching and research affairs of each department. They are responsible for the implementation of the Ministry of Higher Education’s departmental regulations. Departmental committee are scheduled based on needs or at least twice in a month.

Specific committees:

The dean of the faculty, in consultation with the faculty academic council may establish special committees for the following purposes or subjects:

Curriculum and textbook and other teaching materials are responsible to revise and

update curriculum, oversee and monitoring their onward implementation. Add or omit

subjects or create subjects. The members for this committee are a representative from each

department. The committee schedules based on need but at least once in a semester.

Exam committee is selected by faculty council once a year. The members for this committee are a representative from each department. The committee is mainly responsible overall examination process and over sees safe evaluation of students at mid-term and final exams. The committee is responsible for the transparency of all exams. The committee will follow all rules and regulation of exams by law.

Disciplinary committee is also selected by faculty council once a year. The members of this committee are a representative from each department. The committee is responsible to care disciplinary procedure and evaluate abuse and misbehaviors. The committee schedules their meetings at least 2, 3 times in a semester or as required.

Research committee is responsible for overall activities of research or projects. The members of this committee are representative from each department. The committee schedules their meetings at least 2, 3 times in a semester or as required to provide awareness to academic members and students.

Center of excellence in quality assurance is mainly dealing with self- assessment and quality assurance programs, evaluation and assessment at the faculty and department level. Heads of the department are the members of this committee. The committee schedules their meetings at least 2, 3 times in a semester or as required.

Instructional center of excellence is responsible for the capacity building and enhancement of academic and administrative staff. Senior professors for decision making on short, medium and long life training are responsible to plan timely training based on need assessment of each academic members at each semester. The committee schedule their sessions at least each week or each 15 days. Policy of Teaching and Learning is applicable.

Strategic Planning Committee is mainly responsible for overall strategic and the planning at the departmental and faculty level. The members for this committee are a representative from each department. The committee schedules their meetings at least 2-3 times at a semester or as required.

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