It is the policy of the University of Washington (UW) Provost to seek and consider the input and advice of the UW student body through the Provost's Advisory Committee for Students (PACS) on the following subjects:
PACS shall inform the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) on the matters elaborated above and shall be guided by the advice of ASUW and GPSS on matters of policy.
A vice chair, to become chair the following year, shall be elected by the PACS at the beginning of each academic year. It shall be the responsibility of the chair to report PACS activities on a regular basis to, and seek advice from, the ASUW and GPSS.
At the request of the chair, the Provost shall provide the PACS with all non-confidential information (per the definitions in APS 2.4) provided to the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting and the Board of Deans and Chancellors pertaining to the issues noted in Section 1.
The PACS shall, during fall quarter of each academic year, establish official budgeting principles to submit to the Provost for consideration.
The Provost shall, during the annual budgeting process, provide the PACS with regular updates and information in conjunction with those given to the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting. Once final budget proposals are established, as time allows, the PACS shall have the opportunity to review the proposals and submit recommendations to the Provost regarding tuition changes, financial aid, budgeting decisions, and any other matter deemed appropriate by the PACS.
The PACS membership shall consist of:
|A.||Fourteen voting student members, including:
|B.||Ex officio members, invited by the chair, including:
Terms of members shall begin in Fall Quarter of each academic year, unless otherwise specified at the time of appointment. No later than the second meeting of each year, the Provost and/or the Executive Vice Provost, or their designee, shall orient new members on information relevant to the work of the PACS.
AP, June 3, 2011; RC, June 20, 2012.