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Committees

Provost

Boardroom

Provost Council

University Level Standing Committee.  The Charter shall be reviewed annually in September by the Provost for determination of continued need and, if continued, necessary revisions or updates of the Charter.

Charge

  1. The Provost’s Council shall be the voting authority that makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees on all new academic programs and revisions to existing academic programs.
  2. The Council shall serve as a deliberative body that assesses and votes on new policies or changes in policy that relate to or influence academics, faculty, and/or students.
  3. The Provost’s Council shall advise the Provost on any aspects of the academic administration of the Medical University of South Carolina upon request.
  4. The Council will serve as an important mechanism for the communication of information related to the MUSC enterprise that would be of interest to its members (i.e. updates from University Leadership Council).

Membership

Voting Members

Ten (10) voting members shall consist of the Provost, the six academic deans (Colleges of DentalMedicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy), the Associate Provost forEducational Affairs and Student Life, Vice President for Research, Academic Affairs Faculty Chair, and the Department Chair for the Department of Library Science and Informatics. 

Ex-Officio Members

Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Comparative Medicine Department Chair, Director of Communications & Special Projects, Chief Innovation Officer, Faculty Senate president, Director of Hollings Cancer Center, Assistant Provost for Finance & Administration, and the SC AHEC Executive Director.

Officers

The Provost shall serve as permanent Council Chairperson.

University Tenure Committee

University Level Standing Committee.  The Charter shall be reviewed annually in September by the Provost for determination of continued need and, if continued, necessary revisions or updates of the Charter.

Charge

  1. Review and advise upon the specific recommendations from each college of faculty proposed for tenure.
  2. Periodically review and advise upon University-wide criteria for tenure against which recommendations from the various colleges can be judged.
  3. When requested, judge referred problems or questions regarding faculty rank.
  4. Always act in an advisory capacity to the Provost.

Membership

All members shall be appointed in writing by the Provost.Total membership consists of 13 tenured faculty with at least one member from the College of Medicine, College of Dental Medicine, College of Health Professions, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and Basic Sciences.

Ex-Officio Member:

Provost

Officers

Provost shall act as Chair without vote, except in case of a tie. A temporary chair may be appointed in writing by the Provost.

Academic Deans Council

This is a university-standing committee.

Membership

Deans of the six colleges