SECRETARY’S REPORT
March 24, 2008

VI.
STATUS OF LEGISLATION APPROVED BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL OR THE GENERAL FACULTY.

D. ITEMS UNDER REVIEW BY THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR.

D 5183 Faculty Welfare Committee Recommendations Concerning University Family Friendly Policies. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 6, 2006. Presented to the Faculty Council at its meeting on December 11, 2006. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on January 22, 2007. Transmitted to the president on January 23, 2007. On March 8, 2007, the president referred the legislation to the provost for review and recommendations. On July 2, 2007, Provost Leslie sent a letter to the president recommending approval. In a letter to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs dated December 14, 2007, President Powers requested approval of the proposal.

D 5189-5190 Natural Science Requirement of the Core Curriculum for all Undergraduate Students at UT Austin. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 11, 2006. Presented to the Faculty Council at its meeting on December 11, 2006. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on January 22, 2007. Presented to the General Faculty on a no-protest basis on February 5, 2007, and approved by the General Faculty on February 16, 2007. Transmitted to the president for approval as General Faculty legislation on February 19, 2007. The president referred the legislation to the provost for review and recommendations. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the president on March 7, 2007. Approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs ad interim on March 20, 2007. See D 5226 for notice of no-protest procedure.

D 5601-5602 Changes to the Youth and Community Studies Major in the College of Education Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-1010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 2, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on October 9, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on October 10, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 22, 2008.

D 5758-5760 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering in the School of Engineering Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 30, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 12, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 13, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 30, 2007.

D 5761-5764 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology in the School of Engineering Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 30, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 12, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 13, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 30, 2007.

D 5765-5768 Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in the School of Engineering Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on October 30, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 12, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 13, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on November 30, 2007.

D 5807-5809 Changes to the Enrollment Hours and Honors Designation in the Law School Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 12, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on November 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on November 21, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on December 7, 2007.

D 5895-5902 Changes to the Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I Degree in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted as no-protest legislation on the Faculty Council web site on December 6, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council on December 20, 2007. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on December 21, 2007. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on January 22, 2008.

D 5918-5966 Proposed Changes to the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. The following items were classified as legislation exclusive to a single college or school and were posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 10, 2008. They were approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on January 17, 2008, and transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on January 24, 2008. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 13, 2008.
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Biology (D 5918-5920).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (D 5921-5923).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science (D 5924-5925).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences (D 5603-5930).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Human Ecology (D 5931-5932).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Science (D 5933-5936).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Biology (D 5937-5944).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (D 5945-5953).
The following items were classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school and were posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 10, 2008. They were approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on January 24, 2008, and transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on January 25, 2008. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 13, 2008.
  • Changes to the Elements of Computing Program (D 5954-5956).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (D 5957-5961).
  • Addition of a Masters Option in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences (D 5962-5966).
D 5967-5985 Proposed Changes to the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. The following items were classified as legislation exclusive to a single college or school and were posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 10, 2008. They were approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on January 17, 2008, and transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on January 24, 2008.
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Psychology (D 5967-5971 ).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Classical Archaeology (D 5972-5974).
  • Changes in the Requirements for the African and African American Studies Concentration (D 5975-5977).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts in Scandinavian Studies (D 5978-5979).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Arts, Plan II Honors Program (D 5980-5985).
D 5994-5996 Changes to the Business Honors Program in the Red McCombs School of Business Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010.Posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 10, 2008, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on January 17, 2008, and transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on January 24, 2008. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 13, 2008.

D 5997-6000 Changes to the Business Foundations Program in the Red McCombs School of Business Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 10, 2008, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on January 24, 2008, and transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on January 25, 2008. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 13, 2008.

D 6070-6079 Proposed Changes to the Architecture Degrees in the School of Architecture Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 29, 2008, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on February 12, 2008, and transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 13, 2008. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 21, 2008.

D 6080-6081 Proposed Changes to the Graduation Completion Time Period in the Law School Catalog, 2008-2010. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on January 29, 2008, and classified as legislation exclusive to a single college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on February 5, 2008, and transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 6, 2008. Approved by the provost and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on February 13, 2008.

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