Current Legislation

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Legislation for 2021-2022

LEGISLATION COMPLETED, WITHDRAWN, OR CLOSED in 2021-2022

D 18764-18767 Proposal to Add Dual Electrical and Computer Engineering Honors and Canfield Business Honors Program Degree in the School of Business Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on a no-protest basis on July 13, 2021, and approved July 26, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Wood on July 28, 2021 and approved on August 3, 2021.

D 18910 Resolution from the Faculty Council Executive Committee Regarding Conferral of DegreesDistributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu August 31, 2021 and was approved by no-protest September 7, 2021. No further action is required.

D 18940-18942 Educational Policy Committee Resolution in Support of Exam Testing Space. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on August 31, 2021. Discussed by the Faculty Council May 3, 2021, and August 16, 2021. Approved by majority vote by the Council on September 20, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Wood for her information on September 22, 2021. Provost Wood responded to the resolution on October 19, 2021.

D 18785-18789 Revisions to the Handbook of Operating Procedures 2-1060-PM Entitled Standing Committees of the General Faculty - Institutional Policy or Governance Committees. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on August 4, 2021 and approved August 18, 2021 by no-protest. Approved by Provost Wood August 26, 2021. Final approved received from President Hartzell October 18, 2021.

D 18937-18939 Proposal to Revise the Examinations Policy in the General Information Catalog. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on August 31, 2021. Discussed by the Faculty Council May 3, 2021, and August 16, 2021. Approved by majority vote by the Council on September 20, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Wood for her approval on September 22, 2021, who gave her approval on October 4, 2021. Final approved received from President Hartzell October 18, 2021

D 18911-18936 Proposal to Revise the Principles for the Development of the Academic CalendarDistributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on August 31, 2021. Discussed by the Faculty Council May 3, 2021, and August 16, 2021. Approved by majority vote by the Council on September 20, 2021. Submitted to the General Faculty for no-protest approval September 20, 2021 and approved October 12, 2021. Transmitted to and approved by Provost Wood on October 13, 2021. Final approved received from President Hartzell October 18, 2021.

D 18999-19000         Proposal to Add Applied Economics Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on October 4, 2021 and approved by no-protest on October 11, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Wood on October 12, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 19001-19003         Proposal to Change Bachelor of Arts, Plan I Government Major in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on October 4, 2021 and approved by no-protest on October 11, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Wood on October 12, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021

D 18768-18770         Proposal to Delete Wealth Management Certificate in the School of Business Chapter in the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu/. Approved by a no-protest vote June 14, 2021 and sent to Interim Provost Jaffe for his approval June 16, 2021. Approved by Provost Wood November 8, 2021.

D 18943-18945         Proposal to Create New Sustainable Energy Minor in the Cockrell School of Engineering Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18946-18947         Proposed Deletion of the Computer Science Major in the Bachelor of Arts, Plan I in the College of Natural Sciences Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18948-18953         Proposal to Change the Bachelor of Arts Religious Studies Major in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18954-18955         Proposal to Create New Creative Writing in Spanish Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18956-18957         Proposal to Create New Bengali Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18958-18959         Proposal to Create New Hindi Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18960-18961         Proposal to Create New Malayalam Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18962-18963         Proposal to Create New Sanskrit Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18964-18965         Proposal to Create New Tamil Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 18966-18967         Proposal to Create New Urdu Minor in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021, and approved by no-protest September 8, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Sharon Wood on September 13, 2021 and approved November 8, 2021.

D 19043-19045         Proposed Changes to the Security Studies Certificate in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on November 17, 2021. Approved by no-protest November 24, 2021, and transmitted to Provost Wood for her approval November 29, 2021. Approved by Provost Wood December 10, 2021, and by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board December 21, 2021.

D 18968-18971         Proposal to Create New Bachelor of Science in Economics in the College of Liberal Arts Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu September 1, 2021. Approved by majority vote by the Council on September 20, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Wood on September 22, 2021 and approved October 13, 2021. Approved by the UT System Board of Regents on November 4, 2021. Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board November 30, 2021.

D 19041-19042         Proposed Change to the Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development in the College of Education Chapter of the Undergraduate Catalog, 2022-2024. Distributed through the Faculty Council website https://facultycouncil.utexas.edu on November 17, 2021, and approved via no-protest December 3, 2021. Transmitted to Provost Wood December 8, 2021, and approved by the Provost December 15, 2021. Approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board January 6, 2022.