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Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Admissions 2011-2012 Report Bobbi Owen Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Arts and Sciences.

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1 Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Admissions Report Bobbi Owen Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Arts and Sciences Michael R. McVaugh Distinguished Professor, Department of Dramatic Art

2 Charge  The committee, appointed by the Chancellor, serves in an advisory capacity to the director of undergraduate admissions. In particular, it addresses the design and application of admissions policy, recommends guidelines for special talent and exceptional admissions, and monitors and responds to the national college admissions environment.  The committee meets at least once each semester or more on call of the chair. The chair calls a meeting whenever requested by the director of undergraduate admissions. Faculty Code 4-24.b-c

3 Membership  Dean of the Arts and Sciences (or designee) as chair  Associate dean for academic advising  Two other academic deans from outside Arts and Sciences  Seven faculty members engaged in undergraduate instruction, with at least five holding primary appointments in Arts and Sciences  University registrar, director of undergraduate admissions, vice chancellor for student affairs (ex officio and non-voting) Faculty Code 4-24.a

4 Members Chair:Bobbi Owen Advising:Lee May Deans:Gary Marchionini, Information and Library Science William McDiarmid, Education Faculty:Paul Cuadros, Journalism and Mass Communication Reginald Hildebrand, Arts and Sciences Tim Marr, Arts and Sciences Layna Mosley, Arts and Sciences Mitch Prinstein, Arts and Sciences José A. Rial, Arts and Sciences Jennifer L. Smith, Arts and Sciences

5 Members Chair:Bobbi Owen Advising:Lee May Deans:Gary Marchionini, Information and Library Science William McDiarmid, Education Faculty:Sabrina Burmeister, Arts and Sciences Jon Engel, Arts and Sciences Paul Cuadros, Journalism and Mass Communication Reginald Hildebrand, Arts and Sciences Tim Marr, Arts and Sciences Layna Mosley, Arts and Sciences Jennifer L. Smith, Arts and Sciences

6 Subcommittee on Disabilities  Advises on the admission of students who disclose disabilities  Educates about disabilities and their likely impact on students’ academic and extracurricular performance  Advises about individual candidates who voluntarily disclose disabilities and provide documentation  Evaluates appeals of admissions decisions lodged by candidates who have disclosed disabilities  Consists of at least three ex officio members

7 Subcommittee on Special Talent  Advises on the admission of students recruited by programs that require special talents—currently athletics, dramatic art, music  Recommends admissions policies that are consistent with University mission and policies  Establishes procedures that maintain academic integrity, respect the competitiveness of admission, recognize the contributions of talented students, and encourage the success of those who enroll  Evaluates prospective special-talent students who meet any of several criteria  Consists of at least six voting members, the majority of whom are tenured or tenure-track faculty members in Arts and Sciences

8 Subcommittee on Transfer Students  Develops strategies to enhance the experience of transfer students, and especially their retention and graduation rates  Focuses on the needs of students from recruitment through graduation, with a special emphasis on the needs of those who transfer as juniors  Expands programming and services, including advising, orientation, and evaluation of transfer credit  Increases participation in learning opportunities outside the classroom  Consists of thirteen members appointed by the chair of the Advisory Committee

9 Activities  Met with and offered advice to faculty chairs of the Academic Plan Implementation Committee  Discussed the strategic plan for the Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes  Reviewed and approved guidelines for the use of standardized testing in admissions  Reviewed the minimum admissions requirements for UNC- system universities scheduled to take effect for Fall 2013  Discussed the appeals policy  Received reports and statistics

10 Activities  Discussed the profile of the entering class  Advised the admissions office about draft priorities  Reviewed the findings of an admissions office-Odum Institute study of the association between college-level courses in high school and first-year academic performance at the University  Reviewed and revised the charges of the three subcommittees  Discussed Fisher vs. Texas and possible race-neutral alternatives in the evaluation of candidates  Still to come: advising the admissions office about goals for the next three to five years; implementing findings of college- level course study; learning about need- and merit-based aid


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