At the request of the department, and the endorsement of the college dean, approval has been granted to officially change the name of the Department of Government and Politics to the Department of Politics effective immediately. This name change applies only to the department; the name of the major will remain the same.
At the request of the department chair and faculty, and the endorsement of College Council of Department Chairs and the college dean, approval has been granted to officially change the department name from Environmental and Natural Resources Sciences Department to Environmental Science and Management, which better reflects the two majors housed in the department, effective July 1, 2010.
At the request of the departments, and the endorsement of the college dean, approval has been granted to officially merge the current departments of Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies into one department named Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies (CRGS), effective June 1, 2010. This name change applies only to the department; the name of the major will remain the same until proposed changes have been approved.
In accordance with Sections 13.5, 14.5 and 15.4 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and upon the recommendation of the University Faculty Personnel Committee, I hereby approve the attached 2010/2011 dates for submission of periodic evaluations and performance reviews to the Department Personnel Committee, the College Personnel Committee, and the University Faculty Personnel Committee, as appropriate.
Effective July 1, 2009, the International Programs Department will report directly to the Director of Extended Education.
Effective July 1, 2009, the Academic Affairs Budget and Institutional Data unit was restructured.
The Academic Affairs budget office will continue to report directly to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and will be included in the Provost’s Office.
Effective July 31, 2009, both the Department of Psychology and the Department of Nursing will be in the College of Professional Studies rather than the College of Natural Resources and Sciences.
The policy on the assignment of faculty and library office space was recommended by Academic Senate on November 8, 1988, and accepted by the P & VPAA (Wartell) on