Athens Technical College Faculty Council Committee Purpose StatementDownload PDF copy
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- Executive committee
The purpose of the executive committee shall be a conduit between the administration and faculty. The executive committee is comprised of the chair, vice-chair, and secretary.
- Calendar committee
The purpose of the calendar committee is to have representation of the faculty on the ATC College Calendar committee to ensure the concerns of the faculty are addressed.
- Curriculum committee
The purpose of the curriculum committee is to inform faculty of significant curricular additions, deletions, and revisions to ensure that instructional quality, curricular innovation, and stakeholder fairness are achieved.
- Faculty issues committee
The purpose of the faculty issues committee is to assist in addressing the concerns from the faculty, and provide information and recommendations to the full Faculty Council prior to presenting to the Vice-President of Academic Affairs.
- Facilities committee
The purpose of the facilities committee is to assist the Executive Director of Facilities to;
- Provide input and oversight for the maintenance, revitalization, and construction of the College’s land, buildings, equipment, and technology infrastructure at all campuses;
- Relay faculty concerns to the administration regarding allocation of facility resources;
- Promote a safe and healthy environment for students, employees, and visitors to our campus facilities, and;
- Ensure that students have a positive learning experience.
- Student success and retention committee
The purpose of the student success and retention committee is to serve as liaison/bridge between the faculty, Academic Affairs, Office of Recruitment and Retention, and Student Affairs and facilitate open communication and make recommendations for strategies, initiatives, programs, and services to improve student success and retain and support out diverse student body.
- Executive committee
Ad Hoc Committees
- Attendance committee
The purpose of this committee is to provide a recommendation for a college attendance policy and implementation strategies and timeline to promote students retention and success.
- Distance learning committee
The purpose of the distance learning committee is to establish and maintain open communication between faculty and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). The committee will help develop policies and procedures regarding distance learning and will recommend and promote best practices and new opportunities for distance learning and teaching. The committee can offer the CTL the unique, real-world experiences of instructors who experience first-hand the challenges of teaching our specific student population online. In addition, the committee will help explore new technologies, emerging trends, and open access resources.
- Cost effectiveness committee
The purpose of the cost effectiveness committee is to review ways to decrease educational costs in our current programs and classrooms.