Governance: Committees

Governance:

The Following is a list of SANS Technology Institute Committees.

Curriculum, Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs Committee

This committee is responsible for the study of the educational programs of the Company and to promote a supportive educational environment that provides activities designed to give varied and meaningful experiences to help students develop academically and professionally. It investigates new programs and recommends programmatic changes. It conducts periodic reviews and evaluations of the policies of the Company to insure that the Company's mission is being met and that the aims and objectives are being achieved. It reviews enrollment data and student admissions to ensure alignment with the mission. This committee recommends policies to the Board of Directors for maintaining qualified and competent faculty, high academic standards, and sound instructional practices. This committee shall meet annually, or more often as required.

Faculty Sub-committee

The Faculty Committee is a sub-committee of the Curriculum, Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (CAFSA) committee. The faculty committee addresses any issues related to course-specific curriculum development or revision, to include student assessment, between meetings of the CAFSA committee and, in partnership with the Director of Curriculum Development, raises significant program level problems to the CAFSA committee.

Research Sub-committee

The Research Committee is a subcommittee of the Curriculum, Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (CAFSA) committee. The Research sub-committee works to improve the quality of and oversee student research practicums, to ensure graduate-level rigor of the research process and outcomes, and to improve the student research experience and to engage individually with students.

Finance Committee

Financial accountability and future financial stability are the major objectives of this committee. It is responsible for making recommendations to the Board of Directors on budgeting, short and long-term investments, tuition and fees, and all other matters relevant to the financial health and growth of the Institute. This committee shall meet annually.

Long Range Planning Committee

This committee is charged with identifying critical challenges facing the Company over the next five (5) years. It reviews and updates strategic and long-term issues for the Company and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors for long-range plans. This committee shall meet annually.