SECRETARY’S REPORT
April 12, 2010

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

F. ITEMS REFERRED BY THE PRESIDENT TO THE PROVOST FOR REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION.

D 7494-7498 Addition of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a Major in Biological Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 24, 2009, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. On December 4, 2009, approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on December 7, 2009.

D 7499-7503 Addition of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a Major in Geographical Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 24, 2009, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. On December 4, 2009, approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on December 7, 2009.

D 7504-7508 Addition of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a Major in Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 24, 2009, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. On December 4, 2009, approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on December 7, 2009.

D 7651-7653
Addition of the Admission Criteria for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a Major in Biological Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 9, 2009, 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 December 21, 2009, and transmitted to the provost on January 4, 2010. Final approval rests with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

D 7654-7656 Addition of the Admission Criteria for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a Major in Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 9, 2009, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than onecollege or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on December 21, 2009, and transmitted to the provost on January 4, 2010. Final approval rests with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

D 7657-7659 Addition of the Admission Criteria for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a Major in Geological Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 9, 2009, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than onecollege or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on December 21, 2009, and transmitted to the provost on January 4, 2010. Final approval rests with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

D 7825-7844

Proposed revisions of the Handbook of Operating Procedures, Sections 3.18 and 4.03 from the Faculty Grievance Committee. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 9, 2010, and classified as general legislation. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on February 15, 2010. Transmitted to the president on February 16, 2010. In a letter dated March 22, 2010, the president's office requested written recommendations regarding the legislation from Provost Leslie and Vice President Ohlendorf.

  • Faculty Grievance Procedure (D 7825-7835).
  • Teaching Assistant and Assistant Instructor Grievance Procedures (D 7836-7844).
    This legislation supersedes D 6174-6183.
D 7845-7846 Proposal to Changes to the Functions of the Committee on Committees and the Faculty Rules and Governance Committee. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 9, 2010, and classified as general legislation. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on February 15, 2010. Transmitted to the president on February 16, 2010. In a letter dated February 18 2010, written recommendations regarding the legislation were requested from Provost Leslie and Vice President Ohlendorf.

D 7859-7861 Additional Update to the Core Curriculum Course Lists for the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 10, 2010, and classified as general legislation. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on February 15, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 16, 2010.

D 7862-7864 Change of the Minimum Grade Requirement in the Bridging Disciplines Certificate Programs as Specified in the School of Undergraduate Studies Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 10, 2010, 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 22, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 23, 2010.

D 7865-7868 Proposed Changes to the Science Requirement for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the School of Nursing Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 10, 2010, 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 22, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 23, 2010.

D 7869-7871 Changes to the Dietetics Option in the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 10, 2010, and classified as legislation of exclusive interest to only one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on February 16, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 17, 2010.

D 7887-7944

Changes to the Cockrell School of Engineering Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 12, 2010, and classified as legislation of exclusive interest to only one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on February 17, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 18, 2010.

  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering (D 7887-7892).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Architectural (D 7893-7898).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Chemical (D 7899-7908).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (D 7909-7914).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (D 7915-7928).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degrees (D 7929-7934).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (D 7935-7941).
  • Elimination of the Minimum Number of Hours in the Long Session Policy (D 7942-7944).
D 7945-7961

Changes to the Cockrell School of Engineering Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 12, 2010, and classified as legislation of exclusive interest to only one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on February 22, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on February 23, 2010.

  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (D 7945-7952).
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Geosystems Engineering and Hydrogeology (D 7953-7957). **This item will also change the Jackson School of Geosciences chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012.**
  • Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering (D 7958-7961).
D 7976-7978 Proposals from the Faculty Committee on Committees Affecting Terms of Service, Term Limits, Chairs, and Chair Elects. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 12. 2010. Approved by the Faculty Council on March 22, 2010. Transmitted to the president on March 23, 2010. In a letter dated March 26, 2010, written recommendations regarding the legislation were requested from Provost Leslie , Vice President Hegarty, and Vice President Ohlendorf.

D 7979 Proposal from the Faculty Rules and Governance Committee Recommending Changes to the Parliamentarian Language in the Rules and Regulations. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 12. 2010. Approved by the Faculty Council on March 22, 2010. Transmitted to the president on March 23, 2010. In a letter dated March 26, 2010, written recommendations regarding the legislation were requested from Provost Leslie and Vice President Ohlendorf.

D 7987-7999 Proposed Changes to Doctor of Pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 3, 2010, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. On April 9, 2010, the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis approved the legislation. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on April 12, 2010. Final approval resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

D 8000-8002 Addition of th eALEKS Exam Requirement in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter in the General Information Catalog, 2010-2011. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on March 3, 2010, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. On April 9, 2010, the legislation was approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on April 12, 2010. Final approval resides with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

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