Academic Performance and Integrity Committee (APIC)

Membership: Four members elected from the faculty at large for three-year overlapping terms.

Advisory Membership: Provost; dean of students; a representative from the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities; a representative from the Center of Student Success; a representative from the Registrar’s office; a representative from the Office of Student Financial Services. Consistent with Article IV, Section 4, Subsection B, 7 and 8 of the Faculty Bylaws, advisory members shall have the same rights and privileges as any other member of the committee except the right to make motions and to vote.

General Purpose: To consider in a coordinative fashion matters pertaining to the academic aspects of university life.

Specific Duties:

  1. To review and decide on applications for reinstatement after a first academic dismissal at the request of the registrar or provost and by consent of the committee.
  2. To review the university’s policy regarding standards of student academic performance relevant to academic reinstatement and dismissal and the university’s Academic Integrity Policy, as stated in the Academic Integrity Policy, and to recommend changes to the provost or faculty assembly.
  3. To educate students and faculty on a regular basis about Academic Integrity Policy.
  4. To serve as faculty representatives to Academic Dishonesty Hearing Panels, as stated in the Academic Integrity Policy.
  5. To help with appointment of student representatives to Academic Dishonesty Hearing Panels as needed.
  6. The chair of the Academic Performance and Integrity Committee shall serve on the Conciliation Committee in accordance with Article VI, Section 1, b of the Faculty Bylaws.
  7. To make a written report to the faculty at least once a year. The chair of the committee shall file a record of the committee’s activities in duplicate reports—one with the faculty secretary and one with the president of the university at the close of the school year.

Membership for 2019-20:

Name:  Tom Edgar (edgar@plu.edu)
Department: Mathematics
Committee Seat: Expires 2020
Contact: 253-535-6198

Name:  Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen (ihssenbl@plu.edu)
Department: Religion
Committee Seat: Expires 2021
Contact: 253-535-7237

Name:  Craig Fryhle (fryhlecb@plu.edu)
Department: Chemistry
Committee Seat: Expires 2022
Contact: 253-535-8314

Name:  Roberto Arteaga (rarteaga@plu.edu)
Department: Library
Committee Seat: Expires 2022
Contact: 253-535-7505