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Legislation

Current Legislation

Faculty Senate Bills approved during the 2016-2017 academic year are listed here when available.

Bill #16-17-1 General Education Committee Report #2016-17-1. Approved by the Faculty Senate on September 22, 2016.

Bill #16-17-2A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by the Faculty Senate on October 20, 2016.

Bill #16-17-2B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curricular Proposals. Approved by President Dooley on November 1, 2016.

Bill #16-17-2C The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Transfer of the Schmidt Labor Research Center to the College of Business for Administrative Purposes. Approved by President Dooley on November 1, 2016. Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on December 7, 2016.

Bill #16-17-3 General Education Committee Report #2016-17-2. Approved by the Faculty Senate on October 20, 2016.

Bill #16-17-4A Curricular Report No. 2016-17-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (courses). Approved by the Faculty Senate on November 17, 2016.

Bill #16-17-4B Curricular Report No. 2016-17-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Curricular Changes. Approved by President Dooley on November 29, 2016.

Bill #16-17-5A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (courses). Approved by the Faculty Senate on November 17, 2016.

Bill #16-17-5B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curricular Proposals. Approved by President Dooley on November 29, 2016.

Bill #16-17-5C The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of an Undergraduate Certificate in Energy Economics and Policy. Approved by President Dooley on November 29, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on February 1, 2017.

Bill #16-17-5D The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of a New Course Code for School of Professional and Continuing Studies (SPC). Approved by President Dooley on November 29, 2016.

Bill #16-17-6 General Education Committee Report #2016-17-3. Approved by the Faculty Senate on November 17, 2016.

Bill #16-17-7 Council for Research Report No. 2016-17-1: University Manual changes to section 10.72.11. Approved by President Dooley on November 29, 2016.

Bill #16-17-8 Changes to the Policy for the Administration of Grants, Contracts, and Gifts. Approved by President Dooley on November 29, 2016.

Bill #16-17-9 Discontinue the Admissions Advisory Committee (delete University Manual sections 5.77.10 – 5.77.12). Approved by President Dooley on November 29, 2016.

Bill #16-17-10A Curricular Report No. 2016-17-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by the Faculty Senate on December 8, 2016.

Bill #16-17-10B Curricular Report No. 2016-17-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Program Changes. Approved by President Dooley on December 21, 2016.

Bill #16-17-10C Curricular Report No. 2016-17-2A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Creation of Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems. Approved by President Dooley on December 21, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on February 1, 2017.

Bill #16-17-11A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by the Faculty Senate on December 8, 2016.

Bill #16-17-11B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Program Changes, Suspend BS in Sociology program. Approved by President Dooley on December 21, 2016.  Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on February 1, 2017.

Bill #16-17-12 General Education Committee Report #2016-17-4: New General Education Courses. Approved by the Faculty Senate on December 8, 2016.

Bill #16-17-13 Council for Research Report No. 2016-17-1: Changes to Sections 4.56 and 4.57 of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on December 21, 2016.

Bill #16-17-14A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Seventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by the Faculty Senate on January 26, 2017.

Bill #16-17-14B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Seventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Program Changes. Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2017.

Bill #16-17-15 Honors Program and Visiting Scholar Committee Report, Changes to Manual Sections: 8.60.10 – 8.65.13. Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2017.

Bill #16-17-16 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2016-17-2, Editorial Changes to Previous Calendars, University Manual Changes Section 8.70.11, and Summer Calendars. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2017.

Bill #16-17-17A Curricular Report No. 2016-17-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by the Faculty Senate on February 23, 2017.

Bill #16-17-17B Curricular Report No. 2016-17-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Program Changes. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2017.

Bill #16-17-18 Curricular Report No. 2016-17-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: University Manual Changes, Sections 3.30.10-3.30.17, and 5.65.10. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2017.

Bill #16-17-19A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on February 23, 2017.

Bill #16-17-19B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Program Changes. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2017.

Bill #16-17-19C The Five Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: New Bioinformatics Track in Cell and Molecular Biology. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2017. Presented to the Council on Postsecondary Education on April 26, 2017.

Bill #16-17-20 General Education Committee Report #2016-17-5: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on February 23, 2017.

Bill #16-17-21 Constitution, By-Laws, and University Manual Committee Report #2016-17-3, Changes to University Manual Chapter 5, Sections 5.70.11, 5.78.10-5.78.12, 5.84.10-5.84.13.  Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2017.

Bill #16-17-22 Recommendations of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, Changes and Additions to University Manual Chapter 8.  Approved by President Dooley on April 3, 2017.

Bill #16-17-23  Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2016-17-3, Accelerated Online Calendar for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, Academic Calendar for 2022-2023. Approved by President Dooley on April 3, 2017.

Bill #16-17-24A Curricular Report No. 2016-17-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.   Approved by the Faculty Senate on March 23, 2017.

Bill #16-17-24B Curricular Report No. 2016-17-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Program Changes. Approved by President Dooley on April 3, 2017.

Bill #16-17-25A The Five Hundred and Thirty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.   Approved by the Faculty Senate on March 23, 2017.

Bill #16-17-25B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Program Changes.  Approved by President Dooley on April 3, 2017.

Bill #16-17-26A General Education Committee Report #2016-17-6: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on March 23, 2017.

Bill #16-17-26B General Education Committee Report #2016-17-6: Changes to University Manual Section 8.20.14.  Approved by President Dooley on April 3, 2017.

Bill #16-17-27A  Curricular Report No. 2016-17-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on April 20, 2017.

Bill #16-17-27B Curricular Report No. 2016-17-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Program Changes. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017.

Bill #16-17-27C Curricular Report No. 2016-17-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017. Pending presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Bill #16-17-28A The Five Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on April 20, 2017.

Bill #16-17-28B The Five Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Program Changes. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017.

Bill #16-17-28C The Five Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of Data Science Program-BA, BS and Minor. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017. Pending presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Bill #16-17-28D The Five Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of Creative Writing Option for the English major. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017. Pending presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Bill #16-17-28E The Five Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of a Business of Digital Media (BDM) Minor. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017. Pending presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Bill #16-17-28F The Five Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of a Minor in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017. Pending presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

Bill #16-17-28G The Five Hundred and Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Creation of a Minor of Proficiency in Ocean Data Science.

Bill #16-17-29 General Education Committee Report #2016-17-7: New General Education Courses.  Approved by the Faculty Senate on April 20, 2017.

Bill #16-17-30 Recommendations of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, Changes and Additions to University Manual Chapter 8, Sections 8.51.11-8.51.13. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017.

Bill #16-17-31 Constitution, By-Laws, and University Manual Committee Report #2016-17-3: Changes to By-Laws Sections 4.31 – 4.86. Approved by President Dooley on May 10, 2017.

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