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Senate approves resolution on senior registration

University Senate Nov. 3 approved minutes of the Oct. 20, 2003, meeting and heard a report from Jayne Whitehead Irvin, vice president for university advancement, on the capital fund campaign.

University Senate approved Senate Resolution 04-03:

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that Senate recommend The Miami Bulletin: Section, Registering for Courses; Subsection, Graduate-level Courses for Seniors, be amended as set forth below:

Seniors may elect to earn either undergraduate or graduate credit in 500- and 600-level courses. Approval of the course instructor, academic adviser, and the dean of the Graduate School are required.

To participate, you must have earned 112 semester hours toward a bachelor’s degree, a cumulative grade point average (g.p.a.) of 2.75, and a g.p.a. of 3.0 in the concentration area of the graduate course. Up to 10 semester hours taken as an undergraduate may count toward a graduate degree. Credit from courses taken for graduate credit will not count toward a bachelor’s degree. Application forms, available in the Graduate School, must be completed prior to registration.

Course numbers 700 and above are restricted to graduate students.

University Senate approved Senate Resolution 04-04 revising the Bylaws of University Senate, Section 6.B.15, Committee Structure of University Senate, to update the name of University Honors and Scholars Program Committee, a Senate advisory committee.

Senate will meet at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in Shriver Center’s 1809 Room to discuss and recommend ways the university can encourage STRIVE, academic excellence through inclusion.

Twenty-five members of Faculty Assembly can challenge the resolutions by filing a petition with the secretary of the university within 10 class days after their publication in this 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.

Date Published: 11/06/2003
Volume: 23   Number: 14

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