Academic Affairs

This office coordinates the academic affairs of the college and serves as a liason with other college and university units to enhance the quality of the college's curriculum and to provide the highest quality of instruction to all students.

The Associate Dean of Academic Affairs works directly with departmental chairs and directors concerning academic issues; supervises and coordinates curriculum development and review; directs faculty development, guides the assessment of academic programs, and the co-coordinators of the Learning and Teaching Center.

Title IX

All Title IX pertinent information once shared must be reported without delay to the UC Title IX Director. For more info on Title IX and UC’s Title IX Office, see http://www.uc.edu/titleix.html. At UCBA, Title IX matters involving students can be reported to Greg Metz. Title IX employee matters can be reported to Linda Burch. Greg Metz and/or Linda Burch will then without delay report the matters to the UC Title IX Office for follow up. Do not take it upon yourself to address Title IX matters, and do not report them to the UCBA therapist/counselor.

Disability Services

DSO info on UCBA web site has been expanded. See info on intake process for students, how accommodation eligibility determined, the follow through process for receiving accommodations and much more. Additionally, John Kraimer (Director) has sent faculty an updated DSP FAQ.

UCBA Counseling Services

UCBA therapist/counselor (Jill Trigg) can address prevalent student issues such as anxiety, stress, depression and many others in a safe, private and confidential setting. Jill is available 930 am – 230 pm Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made through Frances Lowery 745-5670 Muntz 140. Jill is located in Muntz 118A. See additional info and resources on UCBA web site. Refer students with urgent and immediate emotional health needs to Jill Trigg, Greg Metz or Frances Lowery. Should violence of threat of violence be involved, please immediately report to UCBA Security and inform Assistant Dean Metz, Associate Dean Miner and Dean Short-Thompson.

Judicial Affairs

See http://www.uc.edu/conduct/Academic_Integrity.html for information on UC academic misconduct protocols (see 1st Word document under Academic Misconduct). At UCBS, see Greg Metz for further information, conferral, questions or reports on academic integrity violations. Include clear guidelines regarding academic integrity on syllabus and where feasible each assignment. Refer any student who would like to discuss her/his rights and options under the Student Code of Conduct (SCOC) to Greg Metz. An overview of the reporting and adjudication process for non-academic misconduct allegations can be found at http://www.uc.edu/conduct/process.html. See Greg Metz on UCBA concerns.

Grade Grievances

The proscribed process for pursuing a grievance is (first and always first) speak to instructor and attempt to resolve, then (if necessary) speak to chair and only then file a formal grade grievance. See Greg Metz with any questions or consultation needs. Information on UC’s grade grievance processes and procedures can be found at http://www.uc.edu/content/dam/uc/ombuds/docs/Undergraduate%20Student%20Grievance%20Policy.pdf

Academic Standing Policies and Practices Issues Academic Alert, Academic Probation, Academic Suspension

Information on UC’s Academic Standing Policies and Procedures can be found at ttp://www.uc.edu/registrar/policies_and_procedures/undergrad_acad_standing.html. UCBA, Greg Metz oversees efforts to provide communication, outreach and support to UC Blue Ash Students who have Academic Standing issues. Academic advising support resides with the academic adviser. 


Contact Information

Muntz Hall - Room 140
Phone: (513) 745-5670
Hours: 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday
Email: frances.lowery@uc.edu