Dean William C. Powers of the School of Law has filed with the secretary
of the Faculty Council the following to allow undergraduate foreign
language courses to count toward the JD degree in the Doctor of Jurisprudence
section of The Law School Catalog, 2006-2008.
of the school approved the proposed changes on May 5, 2004. The dean
approved the proposed changes on May 7, 2004, and submitted the changes
to the secretary on August 17, 2005. 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 October 12, 2005, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate
Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on October
13, 2005. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office
of the General Faculty on October 17, 2005, 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 noon on October 28, 2005.
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council
This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site (http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/
on October 19, 2005. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of
the General Faculty, WMB 2.102, F9500.