Joining a JACADA standing committee is a great way to get involved further in JACADA and to help make and facilitate the things that advisors need on campus! Each year when you complete your membership form, you can select the committee on which you wish to serve.
The purpose of the Professional Development Committee shall be to promote the individual and corporate professional growth of the membership for the benefit of the advisors, students and the university as a whole.
The purpose of the Campus Affairs Committee shall be to advocate for advisors to the campus and greater university community about affairs that directly impact the quality of work life for advisors—both faculty and staff.
The purpose of the Membership Committee shall be to promote, establish, and maintain active membership in JACADA. The committee will work with the Steering Committee to determine the need for or amount of annual membership dues.
The purpose of the Communications Committee shall be to facilitate communication of relevant information to IUPUI/IUPUC advisors and to the university, local communities, and media as appropriate; to heighten awareness of the importance of academic advising best policies and best practices; and to manage the JACADA newsletter, website, and listserv.
The purpose of the Research and Assessment Committee shall be to promote research and assessment of advising at IUPUI and of the advising profession as a whole. This committee can consult with faculty and staff in advising-related studies and shall oversee the research grant process.
The purpose of the Policy and Procedures Committee shall be to advise JACADA on IUPUI advising policies and procedures, as well as to coordinate JACADA election procedures. This committee shall also be responsible for interpreting the JACADA constitution when necessary. This committee shall coordinate an annual review of the organization’s bylaws.
Research and Assessment
Policies and Procedures