College of Health and Human Services committees on campus at NAU
Learn the function of each College of Health and Human Services Committee. Meeting minutes are available to college employees by accessing the public drive.
Academic Integrity Committee Accordion Closed
Academic Integrity Policy
Hearing Board Training & Procedures Manual
Northern Arizona University’s Academic Integrity Policy is based on the premise that members of the university community should display honesty and respect in their academic work. It sets forth the expectations of students in participating in academic activities and outlines the procedures for allegations of academic misconduct.
Each college at Northern Arizona University shall have an Academic Integrity Hearing Board. The Hearing Board can serve different functions under the Academic Integrity Policy. The Hearing Board may be an appeals board, reviewing the processes and actions taken by faculty members, Department Chairs, or Associate Deans in earlier stages of the process. Alternatively, the Hearing Board can be a board of first review for allegations of severe misconduct or where a finding of violation may result in program dismissal or other college or university sanctions.
It is important to remember that the goal of the Academic Integrity Policy is to reinforce the idea of Academic Integrity and to take corrective action when a student fails to exhibit academic integrity. Some violations are so bold and blatant that a student may lose the right to continue in a program or even to continue studies at NAU. Other violations may be more suited to educational assignments and loss of points on individual assignments. The Hearing Board is charged with protecting the integrity of the institution and the academic environment and their hearings and decisions should reflect that mission.
The College of Health and Human Services shall establish its own Academic Integrity Hearing Board. Not all members of the Hearing Board will serve on all hearings. If a college contains schools within the college, the Dean of the college may establish a separate Hearing Board for the school. A model Hearing Board consists of the following:
- A chairperson who is a member of the faculty and, preferably, an experienced Board member, appointed by the Dean of the college for a two-year term. A college may have two or more faculty members trained as chairpersons.
- Fourteen faculty members elected for three-year terms by the faculty of the college. Each CHHS department and the School of Nursing shall elect two representatives from their respective unit.
- Five students appointed by the Dean of the college for at least one year terms. At least one student should be a graduate student. When possible, student terms should be two years and should be staggered.
Curriculum & Assessment Committee Accordion Closed
Refer to Curriculum & Assessment for more information.
Honors and Scholarship Committee Accordion Closed
The purpose of the Honors & Scholarship committee is to recognize distinguished students within CHHS, to celebrate scholarly work through the selection of scholarship recipients, and to facilitate and promote student participation in the annual university-wide research symposia.
The CHHS Honors & Scholarship Committee is composed of representative faculty members from each department and the School of Nursing; the term of service is three consecutive years. The chair, or co-chairs, for the committee will be elected at the last meeting of the previous academic year (April/May), for a 1-year term.
In liaison with the NAU Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposia, the CHHS committee disseminates information, arranges for judging of undergraduate and graduate posters, and awards honors to poster winners associated with both the Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposia. In addition, the CHHS committee will ensure students (Distinguished Senior and Graduate Student of the Year and Department Students of the Year) are recognized accordingly within CHHS. Both the Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposia occur during the spring semester. The committee may elect to appoint additional faculty, staff, and/or student representatives to serve on sub-committee assignments as deemed necessary.
Each departmental recognition ceremony (if implemented) will be funded by each individual department within the College of Health and Human Services. Funding for the Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposia will be funded by The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity and the Graduate College. Each department/school is expected to publically recognize their award recipients.
The CHHS Honors and Scholarship Committee is to review and recommend the awarding of specialized CHHS scholarships. The committee is responsible for reviewing scholarship applications and making selections that satisfy the criteria.
The committee submits to the Office of the Dean, the names of selected recipients to receive specified nursing and health professions scholarships.
Interprofessional Education Committee Accordion Closed
The CHHS Interprofessional Education (IPE) Committee is composed of representative faculty members from each department and School of Nursing, two who are elected as co-chairs of the committee. The term of the committee and chairperson(s) is two years.
Faculty members outside of the committee are encouraged to participate to learn, contribute, and accelerate interprofessional education within the college. In order to participate in the committee, faculty members are to attend a minimum of one meeting per semester.
The purpose of the IPE Committee is to provide support, training and education for current Evidence Base Practice (EBP) implementation of all interprofessional endeavors in CHHS. In addition, the committee will evaluate interprofessional educational processes, events, and programs that engage faculty, provide evidence of high quality interprofessional collaboration, and optimal educational outcomes for every student.
The IPE Committee recommends and provides advisement to the Dean and faculty members within the college on recommendations related to interprofessional education, which may include, but is not limited to, faculty-faculty and faculty-student collaboration, curriculum, programs, and events.
Promotion & Tenure Committee Accordion Closed
Refer to the Conditions of Faculty Service for more information.
Technology Committee Accordion Closed
Visit the Faculty Senate for information regarding all university-level committees.