SECRETARY’S REPORT
May 10, 2010

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

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

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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 19, 2010. Non-substantive changes were made to the legislation and approved by the three proposing colleges on March 30, 2010. The updated legislation was approved by to the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 3, 2010. The changes replaced what was previously sent to UT System on April 19, 2010. Final approval resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 19, 2010. Non-substantive changes were made to the legislation and approved by the three proposing colleges on March 30, 2010. The updated legislation was approved by to the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 3, 2010. The changes replaced what was previously sent to UT System on April 19, 2010. Final approval resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 19, 2010. Non-substantive changes were made to the legislation and approved by the three proposing colleges on March 30, 2010. The updated legislation was approved by to the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on May 3, 2010. The changes replaced what was previously sent to UT System on April 19, 2010. Final approval resides with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 22, 2010. Final approval resides 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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 22, 2010. Final approval resides 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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 22, 2010. Final approval resides 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. Upon the recommendations from Provost Leslie and Vice President Ohlendorf, the proposals were approved by the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 23, 2010.

  • Faculty Grievance Procedure (D 7825-7835).
  • Teaching Assistant and Assistant Instructor Grievance Procedures (D 7836-7844).
    This legislation supersedes D 6174-6183.
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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 19, 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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 19, 2010. Final approval resides with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

8013-8014 Deletion of the Pre-Sport Management Major in the General Information Catalog, 2010-2011.Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 7, 2010. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive interest to one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on April 13, 2010. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 19, 2010. Final approval resides with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

8015-8016 Proposed Changes to the Special Requirements Section for the Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies in the College of Communication Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 7, 2010. The secretary has classified this proposal as legislation of exclusive interest to one college or school. Approved by the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis on April 12, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on April 13, 2010. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 22, 2010. Final approval resides with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

D 8060-8062 Proposed Changes to the Legal Research and Writing Curriculum in the Law School Catalog, 2010-2012. Posted on the Faculty Council web site on April 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 April 19, 2010. Transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on April 20, 2010. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 22, 2010. Final approval resides with the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.

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