To advise the Director of First-Year Programs and the Associate Provost for Student Development and Public Affairs on initiatives involving the first-year experience (FYE) at Missouri State University. This includes, but is not limited to: 1) developing a first-year philosophy statement and over-arching goals for the program; 2) evaluating the effectiveness of GEP 101, and making recommendations to the Director concerning changes to the course designed to increase academic excellence, enhance student success, and integrate the public affairs mission; 3) providing assistance with the learning communities and common reader programs; and 4) serving as a liaison with other departments/colleges/student affairs as part of a larger effort to inform and address issues involving first-year students. (Members serve three-year terms. Student members will be appointed as needed to accommodate graduations.)
Past Advisory Councils
With the links on your left, you will find the past Advisory Coucil lists for 2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2009-2010, 2008-2009, and 2007-2008. There are also Student Success Committes for 2006-2007 and 2005-2006.