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6. Academic Programs and Requirements

6.3. Academic Support Services

6.3.1. Continuing Education

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6.3.1.1. Continuing Education Division

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Effective Date: 12-20-1978

Revision Date:

The Division of Continuing Education is a unit of the Division of Academic Affairs.

The unit is headed by a dean who reports to the provost and vice president for academic affairs. The dean acts with other academic deans to form the Advisory Council to the provost and vice president for academic affairs.  The dean of continuing education is responsible to the provost and vice president for academic affairs for extending the academic services of the University beyond the campus classroom and laboratory.

The Division of Continuing Education provides leadership and is administratively responsible for working cooperatively with deans and departments of instruction for developing:

  1. Off-campus credit courses.
  2. Innovative or special credit courses on or off campus which fall outside the usual or established academic class schedule.
  3. Non-credit projects such as workshops, contract courses and conferences.
  4. An extension of departmental curriculum interests to high school youth through special summer programs.
  5. Correspondence courses.
  6. Consultative services.

The Division of Continuing Education administers the program of travel tours, international studies and the Upward Bound Program.

The Division of Continuing Education is charged with the development of additional programs or projects consistent with the goals of the University and within the established administrative guidelines of the University and the Division of Academic Affairs.

 

Authority for Creation and Revision

Minutes of the Board of Regents, December 20, 1978, para. .2035M.