Current Legislation

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Legislation for 2019-2020

LEGISLATION COMPLETED, WITHDRAWN, OR CLOSED in 2019-2020

Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee Regarding the Conferral of Degrees (D 17236) 
Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on August 30, 2019. On September 9, 2019, the Faculty Council endorsed the resolution on a no-protest basis. No further action is required.

Proposal to Change the Name of the Information Studies Minor in the School of Information Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2020-2022 (D 17261-17262)
On September 18, 2019, the Undergraduate Curriculum Changes Committee endorsed the proposal on behalf of the Faculty Council and forwarded it to the Office of the General Faculty. Because the changes were considered non-substantive and did not require approval from the Provost, the committee agreed that no further action was needed. On October 10, 2019, Dean Eric Meyer was notified of the decision.

Proposed Changes to the College of Liberal Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2020-2022 (D 17284-17301)
On September 18, 2019, the Undergraduate Curriculum Changes Committee endorsed the proposals listed below on behalf of the Faculty Council and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. Because the changes were considered non-substantive and did not require approval from the Provost, the committee agreed that no further action was needed. On October 10, 2019, Dean Ann Huff Stevens was notified of the decision.

Proposal to Change the Science and Technology Management Major In The Bachelor Of Business Administration Degree Program in the McCombs School of Business Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2020-2022 (D 17302-17304)
On September 18, 2019, the Undergraduate Curriculum Changes Committee endorsed the proposal on behalf of the Faculty Council and forwarded it to the Office of the General Faculty. Because the changes were considered non-substantive and did not require approval from the Provost, the committee agreed that no further action was needed. On October 10, 2019, Dean Jay Hartzell was notified of the decision.

Proposal to change the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Degree Program in the College of Natural Science (D 17265-17271)
Distributed through the faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on September 23, 2019, and classified as general legislation. On October 7, 2019, the FAculty Council approved the legislation on a no-protest basis. Because the changes were considered non-substantive and did not require approval from the Provost, the committee agreed that no further action was needed. On October 10, 2019, Dean Paul Goldbart was notified of the decision.

​Proposal to Changes to the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Degree Program in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2020-2022 (D 17404-17409)
Distributed through the faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on October 28, 2019, and classified as being of exclusive interest to only one college or school. On November 20, 2019, the Faculty Council approved the legislation on a no-protest basis. The items were transmitted to Executive Vice President and Provost Maurie McInnis on November 11, 2019. Final approval pending Graduate Assembly.. 

Proposed Changes to the McCombs School of Business Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2020-2022 (D 17410-17432)
On October 25, 2019, the Undergraduate Curriculum Changes Committee endorsed the proposals listed below on behalf of the Faculty Council and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. Because the changes were considered non-substantive and did not require approval from the Provost, the committee agreed that no further action was needed. On October 28, 2019, Dean Jay Hartzell was notified of the decision.

Proposed Changes to the College of Natural Sciences Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2020-2022 (D 17433-17502)
On October 25, 2019, the Undergraduate Curriculum Changes Committee endorsed the proposals listed below on behalf of the Faculty Council and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. Because the changes were considered non-substantive and did not require approval from the Provost, the committee agreed that no further action was needed. On October 28, 2019, Dean Paul Goldbart was notified of the decision.

Proposed Changes to the School of Nursing Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2020-2022 (D 17503-17506)
On October 25, 2019, the Undergraduate Curriculum Changes Committee endorsed the proposals listed below on behalf of the Faculty Council and forwarded them to the Office of the General Faculty. Because the changes were considered non-substantive and did not require approval from the Provost, the committee agreed that no further action was needed. On October 28, 2019, Dean Alexa M. Stuifbergen was notified of the decision.