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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION IN THE RED MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2000-2002

 

Dean Robert G. May of the Red McCombs School of Business filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following proposed changes in the special requirements for graduation in the Red McCombs School of Business chapter of The Undergraduate Catalog, 2000-2002. The dean and the faculty of the school approved and submitted the proposed changes to the secretary on October 31, 2001. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive application and primary interest to a single college or school.

The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications on November 12, 2001, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on December 3, 2001. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office of the General Faculty on December 14, 2001, recommending approval. The authority to grant final approval on behalf of the General Faculty resides with the Faculty Council.

If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member of the Faculty Council.

To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General Faculty by February 11, 2002.


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John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council



This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 4, 2002. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.


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PROPOSED CHANGES IN THE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION IN THE RED MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS CHAPTER OFTHE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2000-2002

 

In Chapter 3, on page 44, in the section GRADUATION, under the heading SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE RED MCCOMBS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, make the following change:


3. If a student has been given permission by the dean to take correspondence work along with residence coursework during his or her last semester, the correspondence work (including examination and grading) must be completed [at least fifteen days before the end of the semester or summer session] by the deadline to apply for graduation. [If the student has been given permission to take correspondence work to complete requirements during the last semester but is not also enrolled in residence coursework, the student must complete correspondence work by the deadline for registering in absentia.]

Rationale: This change is being made to bring the catalog into alignment with current dean's office policy. The policy for students enrolled in residence was made consistent with that of students enrolled in absentia due to the high removal rate from graduation certification of students who failed to complete correspondence courses in time for certification.