Faculty Assembly Meeting Minutes and Organizational Documents February 9, 2012

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Planning and Budgeting Committee proposed a policy on program discontinuance which addresses multiple paths for program discontinuance; motion was made to amend Item 4 and change the word “all” to “the majority of”. The amendment passed with one opposition. The policy on program discontinuance was adopted. 2/9/12 , motion was made to amend the effective date to “policy will be implemented as soon as is practicable.” The amendment passed and the graduation honors policy was adopted. 2/9/12 , motion was introduced to allow students who already have bachelor’s degrees from institutions in which the primary language instruction is in English to waive the upper division writing requirement. The motion passed. 2/9/12 , motion was introduced to accept up to 76 lower-division transfer credit hours instead of 64 when a student is accepted; motion passed to “request that the academic affairs committee draft a policy for minimum upper division credit requirements.”; motion to accept up to 76 lower-division transfer credits passed; 5 opposed. 2/9/12 , General Education Committee proposes that a committee of general education faculty be created , A motion was introduced to change the status of full-time graduate students from 12 to 9 credit hours per semester, which is the standard across the SUNY system. The motion passed. 2/9/12
Faculty Assembly meeting minutes and organizational documents