Date of Notice: April 4, 2017
Current Status: Notice Given
Motion Type: Legislation
Sponsor: Alison Schmitke (Education), Chair of Undergraduate Council
1.1 WHEREAS, the Student Success Advisory Council and the Undergraduate Council are engaged in discussions regarding efforts to support student success in areas related to academic and curricular issues.
1.2 WHEREAS, the charge of the Undergraduate Council includes: (1) Review and promote the objectives and purposes of undergraduate education and assure that all policies and procedures, curricula, personnel and teaching decisions that affect undergraduate education are consistent and defensible with the institution’s undergraduate education mission as defined in the University’s Mission Statement and Statement of Philosophy, Undergraduate Education; (3) Formulate, monitor, and respond to general academic policies, especially those which have impact on undergraduate programs across the University.
1.3 WHEREAS, there is no current policy addressing the timing of declaring a major.
1.4 WHEREAS, the Undergraduate Council passed the Policy on Major Declaration on February 16, 2017.
2.1 BE IT HEREBY MOVED that the Policy on Major Declaration be implemented starting Fall 2017.