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College Governance

A5: Description of the Boards and Standing Committees

c. Administrative Affairs Board

2. Athletic Committee


  1. To develop current statements of policy, procedure, and philosophy for the College's athletic programs as required in the statements of the NCAA and the MIAA.

  2. To advise the directors of athletics on any matter of procedure and administration which they bring before them and to conduct, with the directors, periodic evaluations of the program in relation to the committee's own statements and the requirements of the MIAA and NCAA.

  3. To formulate and make recommendations to the Administrative Affairs Board on policies for all intercollegiate sports activities of the College.

  4. To approve all schedules for intercollegiate sports.

  5. To decide on recipients of all athletic awards, acting on the recommendations of the directors or coaches.

  6. To engage in a continuing study of the opportunities and possibilities for the development of the College's athletic program and to make recommendations to the proper boards, committees or administrative officers in such areas as recruitment, public relations, publicity, etc.

  7. To solicit and to consider ideas from members of the College community on the athletic program.

  8. To study and make recommendations on any policy items referred to it by the Administrative Affairs Board.


The athletic director(s), a member of the administrative staff (appointed by the President), faculty athletics representatives (one man, one woman) and student representatives (one man, one woman, one alternate) to the MIAA, one other faculty member, and two students appointed by Student Congress.


Two Faculty Athletics Representatives to the MIAA ( FARs) are selected by the Provost and the Chairperson of the Department of Kinesiology to serve three-year renewable terms. The current MIAA Operations Manual is in the possession of the college's FARs and Directors of Athletics. A detailed list of FAR responsibilities is on file in the Department of Kinesiology.

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