Duties and Responsibilities of the CODL’s Council

The College of Open and Distance Learning Council has the following duties and responsibilities.

  1. Deliberate on and submit proposals to the Vice President of CODL and the President of the University on the short, medium and long-term plans of the College of Open and Distance Learning(CODL).
  2. Prepare the field of studies and timetable for the various courses offered in the distance education programs of the College of Open and Distance Learning(CODL).
  3. Determine the procedures for the selection of students who are admitted by the CODL in accordance with the general guidelines of the MOE, HERQA and St. Mary's Univeristy(SMU)
  4. Devise ways for improving the learning and teaching methods used in the College of Open and Distance Learning(CODL).
  5. Lay down the modalities of examinations and to approve grades and promotions of students in accordance with the general guidelines issued by MOE, HERQA and St. Mary's Univeristy(SMU).
  6. Undertake studies and suggest recommendations to the Vice President of the College of Open and Distance Learning(CODL) concerning the rate of service fees;
  7. Devise ways for strengthening the relations of the College of Open and Distance Learning(CODL) with other relevant institutions.
  8. Deliberate and submit recommendations on other academic affairs relating to the College of Open and Distance Learning(CODL).
  9. Determine its own rules of procedures.
  10. Approve the CODL’s Academic Calendar.
  11. Supervise the implementation of regulations passed by the president of the University and the Vice President of the College of Open and Distance Learning(CODL)
  12. Submit recommendations that can promote the training, research and consultation programs of the College to the Vice President of the CODL and the President of the University for approval.
  13. Undertake other activities assigned by the Vice President of the College or the President of the St. Mary's University(SMU).