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Legislation

Current Legislation

Following are Faculty Senate Bills approved during the current academic year:

Bills:

Bill #15-16-1 Graduate Council Informational Report, University Manual Section 10.44.18. Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-2 The Five Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-3 General Education Committee Report #15-16-1: Changes to the Structure of the General Education Program.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-4 General Education Committee Report #15-16-2: SCM 101 and HPR 201.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-5 Changes to By-Laws 10.1-10.7 and 4.5, and University Manual 8.81.10.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-6A The Five Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by the Faculty Senate on October 15, 2015.

Bill #15-16-6B The Five Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curriculum Changes. Approved by President Dooley on October 19, 2015.

Bill #15-16-7 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-3. Approved by the Faculty Senate on October 15, 2015.

Bill # 15-16-8 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2015-16-1.  Approved by President Dooley on October 19, 2015.

Bill #15-16-9 Constitution, By-Laws, and University Manual Committee Report #2015-16-1.  Approved by President Dooley on October 19, 2015.

Bill #15-16-10A Curricular Report No. 2015-16-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on November 19, 2015.

Bill #15-16-10B Curricular Report No. 2015-16-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Curricular Changes. Approved by President Dooley on December 2, 2015.

Bill #15-16-10C Curricular Report No. 2015-16-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Curricular Changes to Medical Physics and Master of Oceanography programs.  Approved by President Dooley on December 2, 2015.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on January 13, 2016.

Bill #15-16-11A The Five Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on November 19, 2015.

Bill #15-16-11B The Five Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curriculum Changes.  Approved by President Dooley on December 2, 2015.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on January 13, 2016.

Bill #15-16-12 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-4: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on November 19, 2015.

Bill #15-16-13 General Education Committee Report 2015-16-5: I. Minor Program Amendment and II. Manual and Catalog.  Approved by President Dooley on December 2, 2015.

Bill 15-16-14A Curricular Report No. 2015-16-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on December 10, 2015.

Bill #15-16-14B Curricular Report No. 2015-16-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Curricular Changes.  Approved by President Dooley on January 9, 2016.

Bill #15-16-14C Curricular Report No. 2015-16-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Master of Arts/Teacher Certification in Health, Physical Education, and Health/Physical Education.  Approved by President Dooley on February 15, 2016.  Pending review by the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Bill #15-16-15A The Five Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on December 10, 2015.

Bill #15-16-15B The Five Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curriculum Changes: Communication Studies and Anthropology.  Approved by President Dooley on January 9, 2016.

Bill #15-16-15C The Five Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curriculum Changes: Minor in Work, Labor, and Social Justice.  Approved by President Dooley on January 9, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on April 14, 2016.

Bill #15-16-15D The Five Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curriculum Changes: Creation of College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS), Awarding of degrees to CEPS, Closure of The Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education; and transfer of department and degree of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design to College of Business.  Approved by President Dooley on February 8, 2016.  Textiles to College of Business: presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on April 14, 2016.  Creation of the Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS): presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on May 25, 2016.

Bill #15-16-16 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-6: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on December 10, 2015.

Bill #15-16-17 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2015-16-2.  Approved by President Dooley on January 9, 2016.

Bill #15-16-18 The Five Hundred and Twenty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by the Faculty Senate on January 28, 2016.

Bill #15-16-19 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-7: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on January 28, 2016.

Bill #15-16-20 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-8.   Approved by President Dooley on February 2, 2016.

Bill #15-16-21A Curricular Report No. 2015-16-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on February 18, 2016.

Bill #15-16-21B Curricular Report No. 2015-16-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Curricular Changes.  Approved by President Dooley on March 1, 2016.

Bill #15-16-22A The Five Hundred and Thirtieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on February 18, 2016.

Bill #15-16-22B The Five Hundred and Thirtieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curricular Changes.  Approved by President Dooley on March 1, 2016.

Bill #15-16-22C The Five Hundred and Thirtieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curriculum Changes: Minor in Global Water Resources.  Approved by President Dooley on March 1, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on April 27, 2016.

Bill #15-16-22D The Five Hundred and Thirtieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curriculum Changes: Allow College of Health Sciences to grant degrees.  Approved by President Dooley on March 1, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on April 27, 2016.

Bill #15-16-23 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-9.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on February 18, 2016.

Bill #15-16-24 Authorization of a Referendum of the General Faculty.  Approved by President Dooley on March 1, 2016.

Bill #15-16-25 Curricular Report No. 2015-16-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by the Faculty Senate on March 31, 2016.

Bill #15-16-26A The Five Hundred and Thirty-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by the Faculty Senate on March 31, 2016.

Bill #15-16-26B The Five Hundred and Thirty-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: New Course Code for SAF.  Approved by President Dooley on April 29, 2016.

Bill #15-16-27 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-10: New General Education Courses. Approved by the Faculty Senate on March 31, 2016.

Bill #15-16-28 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2015-16-3.  Approved by President Dooley on April 29, 2016.

Bill #15-16-29 Changes to By-Laws 2.2 and Editorial Changes to University Manual Chapter 4.  Approved by President Dooley on April 29, 2016.

Bill #15-16-30 Recommendations of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for Changes to the University Manual Chapter 8, Selected Sections.  Approved by President Dooley on May 18, 2016.

Bill #15-16-31A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by the Faculty Senate on April 21, 2016.

Bill #15-16-31B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curricular Issues.  Approved by President Dooley on April 29, 2016.

Bill #15-16-31C The Five Hundred and Thirty-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Philosophy Major, Creation of a Religious Studies Track. Pending additional information.

Bill #15-16-31D The Five Hundred and Thirty-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of Environmental Engineering Minor.  Approved by President Dooley on April 29, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on May 25, 2016.

Bill #15-16-32 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-11: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on April 21, 2016.

Bill #15-16-33 General Education Committee Report 2015-16-12 (Delete University Manual Section 8.20.15).  Approved by President Dooley on April 29, 2016.

Bill #15-16-34A Curricular Report No. 2015-16-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on May 5, 2016.

Bill #15-16-34B Curricular Report No. 2015-16-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Curricular Changes.  Approved by President Dooley on May 18, 2016.

Bill #15-16-35A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on May 5, 2016.

Bill #15-16-35B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curricular Issues.  Approved by President Dooley on May 18, 2016.

Bill #15-16-35C The Five Hundred and Thirty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of Criminology and Criminal Justice Bachelor of Arts program, Creation of Criminology and Criminal Justice Major, and Creation of Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJ) Course Code.  Approved by President Dooley on May 18, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on June 22, 2016.

Bill #15-16-35D The Five Hundred and Thirty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of a Landscape Architecture Minor.  Approved by President Dooley on May 18, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on June 22, 2016.

Bill #15-16-35E The Five Hundred and Thirty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of a Minor in Robotics Engineering.  Approved by President Dooley on May 18, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on June 22, 2016.

Bill #15-16-36 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-13: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on May 5, 2016.

Bill #15-16-37 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2015-16-4.  Approved by President Dooley on May 18, 2016.

Bill #15-16-38 Special Report and Recommendations from the Curricular Affairs Committee, May 18, 2016, no. 1 (catalog changes).  Approved by President Dooley on May 23, 2016.

Bill #15-16-39 Special Report and Recommendations from the Curricular Affairs Committee, May 18, 2016, no. 2 (General Education courses).  Approved by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee* on May 20, 2016.

Bill # 15-16-40 Special Report and Recommendations from the Curricular Affairs Committee, May 31, 2016, no. 3 (General Education courses).  Approved by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee* on June 1, 2016.

Bill #15-16-41  Special Report and Recommendations from the Curricular Affairs Committee, May 31, 2016, no. 4 (General Education courses).  Approved by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee* on June 29, 2016.

*On March 31, 2016, the Faculty Senate authorized the Faculty Senate Executive Committee to act on behalf of the Senate between May 5 and September 22, 2016 regarding the approval of courses and/or undergraduate curriculum changes pertaining to the implementation of the General Education Program. 

Resolution #15-16-1 Resolution of support for the Academic Strategic Plan 2016-2021.  Signed by President Dooley on January 9, 2016.

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