Charge to the Committee

The Committee on Academic Advising is responsible for all aspects of Colgate’s programs for academic advising. The committee will:

  • respond to questions and requests proposed to it by the board;
  • review proposed changes in policies and programs affecting academic advising, and;
  • review existing academic advising policies and programs and make recommendations to the board as seems desirable to the committee.

Membership will consist of:

  • Chair of Academic Advising, a faculty member appointed to a three-year renewable term by the dean of the faculty
  • Four faculty members (one each from the Divisions of the Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social Sciences, and University Studies; elected by the faculty for staggered three-year terms) 
  • Two students elected by the Student Senate
  • The chair of the First-Year Seminar Program
  • A representative of the Academic Affairs Board
  • Dean of First-Year Students (ex officio)
  • Director of Academic Support & Disability Services (ex officio)
  • Registrar (ex officio)

Meeting Times

The committee will convene as needed, at least once each semester.


Contact the chair of the advising committee for agenda and minutes.