SECRETARY’S REPORT
OCTOBER 21, 2013


IX.
LEGISLATION UNDER REVIEW BY THE FACULTY COUNCIL.

D 10626 Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee Regarding Conferral of Degrees. Posted on the Faculty Council website on October 1, 2013, and classified as general legislation. The Faculty Council will act on the resolution at its meeting on October 21, 2013.

D 10674-10685 Proposed Changes to the Degrees and Programs Section in the School of Business Section in the Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2016. Posted on the Faculty Council website on October 10, 2013, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on October 9, 2013, and forwarded the proposal to the Office of the General Faculty. The proposal is being put to the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis. A voting member of the Faculty Council who wishes to protest the proposal must file an objection with reason with the Office of the General Faculty by October 20, 2013. If no objection is filed by the deadline, the Faculty Council will consider the legislation to have been approved. If an objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its November 18 15, 2013, meeting.

D 10686-10691 Request to Add a Business and Public Undergraduate Certificate Program and/or Request for Recognition on the University Transcripts. Posted on the Faculty Council website on October 10, 2013, and classified as legislation of general interest to more than one college or school. The Committee on Undergraduate Degree Program Review recommended approval of the changes on October 9, 2013, and forwarded the proposal to the Office of the General Faculty. The proposal is being put to the Faculty Council on a no-protest basis. A voting member of the Faculty Council who wishes to protest the proposal must file an objection with reason with the Office of the General Faculty by October 20, 2013. If no objection is filed by the deadline, the Faculty Council will consider the legislation to have been approved. If an objection is filed within the prescribed period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at its November 18 15, 2013, meeting. Final approval resides with UT System.

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