Academic Advising & Policy Leaders (AAPL) makes recommendations, or decisions when appropriate, about campus-wide advising policy in the best interest of undergraduate students, as well as the implementation of academic policy which intersect with advising.
Members share information, experiences, and ideas to support one another in work as undergraduate advising leaders.
AAPL coordinates with the University Council for Academic Affairs and Assessment, Crossroads, and the Council on Academic Advising.
The Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Advising and Career Services chairs AAPL. The committee meets twice per month, year-round.
AAPL members are associate/assistant deans and/or directors of academic affairs, advising, student affairs units.
There are one or two representatives per school/college/division (including Center for First Year Experience, Division of Diversity Equity and Educational Achievement, and the Office of Undergraduate Advising).
Cal Bergman – College of Letters & Science
Jenny Binzley – College of Engineering
Katie Bleier – School of Nursing
Jim Franzone – School of Business
Cheryl Gittens – Division of Diversity, Equity, & Educational Achievement
Kelley Harris – Cross-College Advising Service
Patrick Jackson -School of Human Ecology
John Klatt – College of Letters and Science
Christina Klawitter – School of Education
Karen Kopacek – School of Pharmacy
Christopher Lee – College of Letters & Science
Diana Maki – Office of Undergraduate Advising
Carren Martin – Center for the First Year Experience
Annette McDaniel – School of Human Ecology
Manuela Romero – College of Engineering
Martin Rouse – Division of Continuing Studies
Wren Singer – Office of Undergraduate Advising, Chair
Karen Wassarman – College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Eric Williams – Division of Diversity, Equity, & Educational Achievement