Minor Revision to Section 5.3 of the New University "Policy on Policies"

Number: 
US14/15-54
Date of Notice: 
Wed, 02/18/2015
Legislation, Resolution, or Policy Adoption: 
Legislation
Current Status: 
Approved on 03/04/15
Motion: 
The University Senate approves the following revision (redlined) to Item 5.3 in the new University "Policy on Policies" (US 14/15-50):
 
"5.3 Proposals for regarding majors, programs, minors, certificates, courses, and degree requirements originate in academic units and are drafted by faculty. These items are not considered policies for the purpose of this Policy."
Financial Impact: 
Cost neutral
Sponsor: 

Senate Executive Committee

Date of Effectiveness:
 
Immediately
 
Background:
 
After the University Senate approved the new University "Policy on Policies" (US 14/15-50, "Revision of the University's 'Policy on Policies'" on February 11, 2015), the Policy Advisory Council (PAC) unanimously recommended the minor revision printed above (that is, the revision of a single word), which was also requested by the UO Board of Trustees.