The Committee on Instruction at Bucknell University was originally established as a committee of the University Senate. After the University Senate was dissolved in 1978, the Committee continued to exist as a University Committee. The Committee advises the Faculty with regard to the instructional programs of the University.
The responsibilities of the Committee on Instruction include:
a) Reviewing the curriculum as a whole and that of each college.
b) Formulating and recommending policy for all academic programs not
under the jurisdiction of a College, including the Graduate Program, Summer Programs, Honors Program, and University Course Program.
c) Formulating and recommending policy concerning grading and evaluating students, and the keeping of records thereof.
d) Overseeing the construction of the University Calendar, the scheduling of courses, and the publication of the Catalogue.
e) Reviewing, recommending, and, when charged by the University Faculty, making provision for the administration of experimental and special instructional programs beyond the jurisdiction of the Colleges.
f) Formulating and recommending policy for admissions and financial aid.
Membership of the Committee on Instruction:
The Dean of each College
Five members of the Faculty
One at-large member of the Congress of the Bucknell Student Government
The sub-committees of the Committee on Instruction include:
Committee on International Education
Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid
Committee on Academic Advising
Residential College Steering Committee
Committee on Assessment
Board of Review on Academic Responsibility