The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee advises and consults with the president, the responsible senior administrators, and the director of Intercollegiate Athletics on policies and major decisions relating to intercollegiate athletics at the University. 

Regents policy delegates immediate administration of the athletics departments to the president, the central administration, and the director of Intercollegiate Athletics; this committee has no direct role in the day-to-day management of the department.

2021-22 Intercollegiate Athletics Committee Leadership

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Meeting Schedule

2021-22 Meeting Schedule

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee meets Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., unless otherwise noted. University Senate Governance senates and committees will continue meeting via Zoom during fall semester 2021 and spring semester 2022.

DATE TIME LOCATION
September 23, 2021 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Online Via Zoom
November 18, 2021 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Online Via Zoom
December 9, 2021 - Joint meeting with FAOIAC - CANCELED 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Online Via Zoom
February 24, 2022 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Online Via Zoom
April 21, 2022 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Online Via Zoom

Committee members will be automatically added to a Google Calendar invite for these meetings at the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year. 

Meeting Minutes

Committee Charge

University Senate Bylaws, Article II., Section 5

F. INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS COMMITTEE

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee will advise and consult with the President, the responsible senior administrators, and the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics on policies and major decisions relating to intercollegiate athletics at the University. 

Regents policy delegates immediate administration of the athletics departments to the President, the central administration, and the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics; this committee has no direct role in the day-to-day management of the department.

Membership

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee s shall be composed of: 

  • 8 tenured Twin Cities faculty members, 
  • 2 Twin Cities academic professional members, 
  • 4 Twin Cities student members, 
  • 1 Twin Cities civil service member, 
  • 2 alumni members, 
  • the 2 faculty athletics representatives to the NCAA, and
  • ex officio representation as specified by vote of the Twin Cities Delegation.

The chair, faculty, academic professional members, and civil service shall be appointed by the Senate Committee on Committees. Two student members shall be appointed by the Student Committee on Committees, and two student members shall be selected by the representatives of students in the intercollegiate athletics program. Alumni members shall be appointed by the director of alumni relations. 

No one, other than the Faculty Representatives to the NCAA, may serve more than six (6) consecutive years on this committee.

Duties and Responsibilities

a. To advise the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics regarding policies and major decisions relating to their programs and operations, except that academic and compliance issues are delegated to the Faculty Academic Oversight for Intercollegiate Athletics Committee.

b. To assist the Faculty Academic Oversight for Intercollegiate Athletics Committee in carrying out its responsibilities when requested. 

c. To advise and consult on issues of equity, diversity, and student welfare.

d. To advise and consult regarding the finances of the athletics departments.

e. To advise and consult regarding the physical facilities and services and their use.

f. To advise and consult on personnel matters of the athletics department.

g. To participate, either representative(s) or the full committee, in searches for the Directors of Intercollegiate Athletics, of Academic Center for Student-Athletes and of Athletic Compliance, and in searches for major coaching positions, and in any periodic comprehensive performance review of these positions, paying particular attention to the qualifications of candidates in the fields of academic performance and compliance.

(updated: 7/19/16)