The Instructional Support Committee (ISC) is responsible for encouraging teaching initiatives and ensuring the auxiliary support necessary for the successful completion of pedagogical objectives. Duties:
- To support the development of teaching initiatives through the dispersing of curricular development funds available through the operating budget or, when applicable, special grants.
- To raise issues of immediate concern and participate in long-range planning regarding the development and maintenance of facilities and services to support teaching, including those provided by the libraries, bookstore, audio-visual center, and computer center.
- To assist in the development and review of policies regarding the use of computer software and hardware, the internet, and the libraries.
- To initiate and participate in reviews of the instructional support facilities and services.
Membership includes six elected faculty members (two from each division). The faculty terms are for two years. It is recommended that the terms be staggered. The Dean of the College or a designated Associate Dean, the Librarian of the College, and the Director of Computer Services shall be non-voting, ex-officio members. The committee will invite representatives from the bookstore, audio-visual department, the faculty secretaries and other constituencies of the college to attend, when relevant issues are being discussed. Two students, one elected by the Student Government Organization and the other by the Student Academic Computing Committee will be invited to attend meetings, when appropriate. The chair of the committee shall be a faculty member chosen at an organizational meeting to be called in the spring semester after the elections to committees for the next year.