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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. Approval by 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. Approval by 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 approval 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.  Approval by 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: approval by the Council on Postsecondary Education on April 14, 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.  Approved by 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.  Approved by 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. Pending approval.

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. Pending approval.

Bill #15-16-29  Changes to By-Laws 2.2 and Editorial Changes to University Manual Chapter 4. Pending approval.

Bill #15-16-30  Recommendations of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for Changes to the University Manual Chapter 8, Selected Sections. Pending approval.

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. Pending approval.

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 approval.

Bill #15-16-31D  The Five Hundred and Thirty-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of Environmental Engineering Minor. Pending approval.

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). Pending approval.

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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