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SECRETARY’S REPORT
October 25, 2010

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

A.
ITEMS COMPLETED SINCE THE LAST REPORT.

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 website 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 Faculty Council on a no-protest basis approved the updated legislation on May 3, 2010. The approved revisions were transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on May 4, 2010, which were subsequently transmitted to UT System by the provost on behalf of the president. On May 18, 2010, the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs transmitted notification of approval to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Final approval received from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on October 5, 2010.

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 website 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 Faculty Council on a no-protest basis approved the updated legislation on May 3, 2010. The approved revisions were transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on May 4, 2010, which were subsequently transmitted to UT System by the provost on behalf of the president. On May 18, 2010, the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs transmitted notification of approval to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Final approval received from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on October 5, 2010.

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 website 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 Faculty Council on a no-protest basis approved the updated legislation on May 3, 2010. The approved revisions were transmitted to the provost on behalf of the president on May 4, 2010, which were subsequently transmitted to UT System by the provost on behalf of the president. On May 18, 2010, the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs transmitted notification of approval to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Final approval received from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on October 5, 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 website 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. Approved by the provost on behalf of the president and transmitted to the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 6, 2010. Approval received from the executive vice chancellor for academic affairs on April 16, 2010. Final approval received from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on September 21, 2010.

D 8400 Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee Regarding the Creation of College Tuition and Budget Advisory Committees. Posted on the Faculty Council website on September 15, 2010. Endorsed by the Faculty Council at its meeting on September 20, 2010. Transmitted to the president for his information on September 21, 2010. No further action is required.

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