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Business Proposal File

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 03-33-001

Scope and Contents

This file contains business proposals approved by the Academic Planning Committee for new Wilkes degrees and program.


  • Created: c. 2000 - present
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2015


Conditions Governing Access

Due to the fact that these records are still used on an ongoing basis by the University Business Office, access is restricted to Wilkes University employees conducting University Business until twenty years after the proposal has been submitted.

Biographical or Historical Information

Purpose: In pursuit of the Wilkes University mission, the charge of the APC is to serve three functions: 1) To monitor and advise on the shape of the university’s academic portfolio in the context of the university’s strategic plan; and ensure that new programs are consistent with the university’s Mission, Vision and Values as articulated. 2) To advise on the academic and fiscal feasibility of new programs and/or significant existing program changes within the context of the university academic program portfolio mix; and 3) To communicate throughout the university and coordinate academic program portfolio changes by defining, developing, and communicating procedures and criteria for proposals for significant new program additions or changes. Reports to: Provost, Strategic Planning Committee Membership: Provost Academic deans 5 elected faculty (one to serve as chair) 1 undergraduate student representative elected by Student Government 1 graduate student nominated by the Graduate Council Enrollment Services representative (ex-officio, non-voting member) Director of Information Analysis and Planning (ex-officio, non-voting member) Middle States Accreditation Liaison Officer [ALO] (ex-officio, non-voting member) Controller’s office representative (ex-officio, non-voting member)

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Custodial History

The files are circulated among the necessary signatories and deposited in the archives by the APC chair.

Source of Acquisition

Jeffrey Stratford, John Stachacz

Method of Acquisition

At least one copy of all proposals submitted to APC are submitted by the committee on an ongoing basis. Some earlier proposals found in the archives during the 2012 inventory that were not clearly part of any other record group have been added to this file.

Appraisal Information

Up to two copies are retained. At least copy with full signatures is preferred.

Accruals and Additions

This file is added to on an ongoing basis as proposals are submitted.

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Repository Details

Part of the Wilkes University Archives Repository

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