The purpose of The University of Texas at Arlington College of Education and Health Professions
(COEHP) Visiting Committee is to provide a connection between the programs
in teaching and research in the College and those elements in the life of
the State and Nation to which the practicing professional is most related.
Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities of the College Visiting Committee in fulfillment
of its stated purpose include:
serving as an information source on the points of view
and needs of industry and professions that will help to bridge the gap between
academic procedure and professional practice;
reviewing the status of the current relationships between
the College activities and external constituents;
advising on opportunities for enhancing and expanding
external involvement and advancement;
advocating for the College its various constituent groups;
providing the instructional staff expert comment on and
appraisal of efforts.
Membership and Meetings
Members of the Visiting Committee are appointed by the Dean of the
College of Education and Health Professions and serve for a two-year
term. The Committee consists of 20 members
with one-third being added annually.
The Committee meets twice each year, in the fall and again in the spring,
and are invited to other special events. Its proceedings as well as any specific
reports and recommendations will be made in writing. The Dean submits an annual
report of the committee actions/recommendations to the University President.
Jeanne Marcum Gerlach, Associate
Vice President for K-16 Initiatives and Dean
Office of Advancement