Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Chair: Tom Cohen (
Coordinator: Sarah Hughes (
Materials (for committee members only)

The Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee formulates and reviews policies, rules, and regulations governing the admission, readmission, academic standing, and dismissal of all students for academic deficiency. The committee examines policies and procedures for academic advisement, scheduling of classes, and registration. Additionally, APAS creates and analyzes policies to be observed by the instructional staff in conducting classes, seminars, examinations, students research, and student evaluations.

The committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; ten faculty members; one staff member; one graduate student; three undergraduate students; and the following persons or a representative of each: the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the University Registrar, and the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School.

^ Meetings & Agendas

Fall Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 1310B Marie Mount Hall


Friday, October 12, 2018 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 1310A Marie Mount Hall Agenda
Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 1310A Marie Mount Hall Agenda
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 1310A Marie Mount Hall Agenda
Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
18-19-09Proposal to Establish a University Policy on Repeating Undergraduate CoursesUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee
16-17-24Student Course Evaluation Improvement ProjectUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Ambrose, MichaelFacultyARCHambrosem@umd.edu2019
Barath, DeannaGraduate StudentSPHLdbarath@terpmail.umd.edu2019
Basu, ProgyanFacultyBMGTpbasu@rhsmith.umd.edu2020
Brown, LaurenUndergraduate StudentENGRlaurenebrown98@gmail.com2019
Cohen, ThomasChairCMNScohen@umd.edu2019
Cohen, WilliamEx-Officio - Provost's RepUGSTwcohen@umd.edu2019
Coleman, LindaFacultyARHUlkc@umd.edu2019
Cornelius, AdrianEx-Officio - University Registrar RepSVPAAPadrianc@umd.edu2019
Franke, JeffreyEx-Officio - Graduate School RepGRADjfranke@umd.edu2019
Friedman, LeeFacultyCMNSlaf2h@umd.edu2020
Gundy, ShannonEx-Officio - Director of Undergraduate Admissions RepSVPAAPsgundy@umd.edu2019
Kiely, LisaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTlkiely@umd.edu2019
Kim, Byung-EunFacultyAGNRbekim@umd.edu2019
Korzeniewicz, RobertoFacultyBSOSkorzen@umd.edu2020
Lindemann, MarileeFacultyUGSTmlindema@umd.edu2020
McDonald, CelinaFacultyLIBRcnichol5@umd.edu2019
Parrish, BenjaminUndergraduate StudentCMNSbenparri@terpmail.umd.edu2019
Savelski, JulianUndergraduate StudentBSOSsavelski@umd.edu2019
Sparrow, MichaelStaffBMGTmsparrow@rhsmith.umd.edu2019
Straney, DavidFacultyCMNSstraney@umd.edu2020
Warner, ElizabethFacultyCMNSewarner@umd.edu2019