2007-2008 Legislation

2007-2008 Year

Bill No. 0708-01:
Faculty-Initiated Major In "Public Health"

 (Approved by Susan Herbst, Officer in Charge 10/08/07)
Bill No. 0708-02:   (Re-numbered to 0708-26)
Bill No. 0708-03:
Process for Election of Senate Officers

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 12/05/07)
Bill No. 0708-04:   Proposed name change for CETL
(The bill was "held" at Senate on 03/10/08.)
Bill No. 0708-05:
Guidelines for the UAlbany Selection Committee for Distinguished Teaching Professors (DTP) and Distinguished Service Pofessors (DSP)

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/12/08)
Bill No. 0708-06:
Proposal to Amend the M.S. General Educational Studies Program & Establish New Graduate Certificate Programs

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 12/05/07)
Bill No. 0708-07:
Expansion of the Minor in Informatics

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 12/05/07)
Bill No. 0708-08:
Proposal to est. a Ph.D Progam in Communication

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 1/23/08)
Bill No. 0708-09:
Proposal to Suspend Graduate Admissions in Geological Sciences

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 12/05/07)
Bill No. 0708-10:
Revision of Requirements to Graduate from the Honors College

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/12/08)
Bill No. 0708-11:
Proposal for Faculty-Initiated Interdisciplinary Major in Financial Market Regulation

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 1/23/08)
Bill No. 0708-12:
Revisions to the Information Technology Policy Usage Committee (Charter Amendment)

(Not Approved, Returned to Governance Council at 05/12/08 Senate)
Bill No. 0708-13:
Minor in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 3/10/08)
Bill No. 0708-14:
Financial Analyst Honors Program

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/12/08)
Bill No. 0708-15:
Amendment to the Deregistration Policy for Failure to Attend

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/12/08)
Bill No. 0708-16:
Combined BA in Economics and MA in Public Affairs & Policy

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-17:
Deactivation of Asian Studies Major and Minor

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-18:
Individual Concentration within BS Business Administration Major

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/12/08)
Bill No. 0708-19:
Combined BS in Economics and MA in Public Affairs & Policy

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-20:
UUNI399 University Peer Educators Course

(Returned to Governance Council 04/25/08 Senate Exec. Comm.)
Bill No. 0708-21:
Revision of Anthropology Minor Requirements

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-22:
Revision of Admission and Retention Criteria to the School of Business

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/14/08)
Bill No. 0708-23:
Proposal to Establish a Combined M.A. Women's Studies/Ph.D. Sociology Program

(Approved by Interim President Georg M. Philip 11/25/08)
Bill No. 0708-24:
University Writing Program

(Sent to the UPC at 05/2/08 Senate Exec. Comm.)
Bill No. 0708-25:
IRCAP-Initial Review Committee of Academic Proposals (Charter Amendment)
(Postponed to the Fall, at 05/16/08 Senate)
Bill No. 0708-26:
UFSP101 Proposal

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-27:
Proposal to Establish Undergraduate Academic Programs Leading to the BS in Nanoscale Science and the BS in Nanoscale Engineering, the Minor in Nanotechnology, and the Nanoscale Science and Nanoscale Engineering Honors Programs
Proposal Attached

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/15/08)
Bill No. 0708-28:
Revision to the Minor in Computer Science

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-29:
Computer Science Departmental Honors

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-30:
Revisions to the Major in Computer Science
(Approved by Interim President George M.Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-31:
Honors Program in Theater

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-32:
Revision to the Human Biology Major

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)
Bill No. 0708-33:
Proposal to Establish Undergraduate Academic Programs Leading to the BS in Nanoscale Science and the BS in Nanoscale Enginering
Announcement Attached

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 05/15/08)
Bill No. 0708-34:
New Chemical Biology Emphasis within the BS in Chemistry Major

(Approved by Interim President George M. Philip 06/17/08)

2007-2008 Resolutions

Resolution #01: Environmental Sustainability Planning
(Approved by Senate 10/22/07)
Resolution #02: Support of Officer in Charge Herbst
(Approved by Senate 10/22/07)
Resolution #03: Support for the RPI Faculty Senate
(Approved by Senate, 10/22/07)