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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

RESOLUTION FROM THE FACULTY RULES AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE REGARDING CONFERRAL OF DEGREES

Professor Janet Staiger (radio-television-film and committee chair) submitted the following resolution on behalf of the Faculty Rules and Governance Committee regarding conferral of degrees. It will be presented to the Faculty Council at its meeting on November 15, 2010.
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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council and General Faculty


RESOLUTION FROM THE FACULTY RULES AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE REGARDING CONFERRAL OF DEGREES

RESOLVED: In reference to the Handbook of Operating Procedures, Chapter 1, Section III: Faculty Council,1 A. Authority and Functions, and D. Approval of Degree Candidates, the Faculty Rules and Governance Committee recommends that the Faculty Council, by affirmative vote, delegate for the academic year 2010-2011 the approval or disapproval of all candidates for degrees to the respective deans.

The Committee also recommends that at the Spring Commencement Ceremony the Faculty Councilís delegation of this approval or disapproval to the deans be announced by the Faculty Council chair prior to the presentation of the candidates for graduation by the deans.


Posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 3, 2010.



1 On November 18, 2010, a correction was made to reflect the correct chapter and section being referred to in the Handbook of Operating Procedures.

 

 


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