Resolution on the Designation of Colleges and the Redefinition of Schools and Departments

Reference Number: S94-190
Senate Approval Date: Saturday, January 01, 1994

POLICY RESOLUTION ON THE DESIGNATION OF COLLEGES

AND THE REDEFINITION OF SCHOOLS AND DEPARTMENTS

ACADEMIC POLICY #S94-190

At its meeting of April 12, 1994, the Academic Senate approved the following policy resolution on the designation of colleges and the redefinition of schools and departments:

WHEREAS A number of current academic departments at San Francisco State University have indicated a desire to be designated schools; and
WHEREAS For a variety of professional and disciplinary reasons, it may be in the best interests of some departments to be re-designated as schools; and
WHEREAS The designation of some departments as schools requires that current schools be re-designated as colleges; and
WHEREAS According to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the change in title of any academic unit will have no internal resource implication* for that or any other academic unit; therefore be it
RESOLVED That the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University endorse the designation of the eight current academic schools as colleges; and be it further
RESOLVED That the Academic Senate of San Francisco State University endorse the Characteristics of a Department/School attached to this resolution.

 

**APPROVED BY PRESIDENT CORRIGAN ON APRIL 18, 1994**