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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


October 6, 2004

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Flor Blanco, Belknap Hall 110A, Ext. 4604,

The Advising Center has requested the following action:

Action: Change the catalog description of Academic Advising

New description:

Academic Advising Mission Statement
Quality Academic Advising involves a strong relationship between the advisor and the advisee. At Mansfield University Academic Advising assists students in developing their educational and career goals. Mansfield University recognizes advising as a shared responsibility of both the student and the advisor. The Mansfield University Advising Center promotes this model throughout the university community.

Advising Center
The advising center is dedicated to the advising of liberal studies majors, academic exploratory students, academic opportunity students, probationary, readmitted, reinstated and qualifying students assigned to the center.

An academic advisor assigned to the center will help guide students in developing plans and taking specific actions to improve their academic progress and meet the goals associated with the university advising mission statement.


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