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University Senate adopts report on Western College, academic calendar

12/04/2006

University Senate Monday, Dec. 4, approved the minutes of the Nov. 20 meeting, a senate resolution endorsing a new academic calendar, and senate resolutions adopting the report of the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on the Establishment of an Honors College and a New Interdisciplinary Studies Program.

A full version of the calendar can be found online, and the Senate Ad Hoc Committee Report on the Establishment of an Honors College and A New Interdisciplinary Studies Program is also available online.

Copies of the senate resolutions also are available from the office of the university secretary, 205 Roudebush Hall, 9-3610.

In other news:


  • Jim Haley, associate vice president of facilities, and Robin Parker, university general counsel, reported on legislation pertaining to smoking policies.

  • Senate approved a bachelor of arts degree in classical languages, classics department.

  • Senate discussed increases in health insurance premiums to take effect in January 2007.


The next Senate meeting will be Jan. 22 in 111 Harrison Hall, Oxford campus.

*Twenty-five members of Faculty Assembly can challenge the resolutions by filing a petition with the secretary of the university during the 10 class days after publication in this online issue of The Miami Report. Absent a challenge by Faculty Assembly, these policies will be forwarded to the president and the board of trustees for consideration.

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