February 5, 2015
3:00 PM
South Administration Conference Room

Academic Council Minutes
December 2, 2014 (PDF)
University Curriculum Committee Minutes
January 27, 2015 (PDF)

Ratification – Email Vote APPROVED – January 16, 2015

On January 14, 2015, Academic Council Members were asked to review the following proposal and respond with a “yes, I approve”, or “no, I do not approve” email vote:

UT is requesting that the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation program in the Department of Family and Consumer Science, School of Education become the Department of Health and Human Performance, School of Health Sciences.

(Action: Approved)

Old Business

Evenly Distributed Block Dates Each Summer – Brenda Sabey/Julie Stender

New Business

Policies – Will Craver, Martha Talman
All drafts can be found at:

  • [New] Criminal & Other Background Checks
  • [New] Faculty Senate Constitution & Bylaws
  • 3-4 Faculty Rights & Responsibilities
  • 3-8 Faculty Evaluation
  • 5-23 Student Accommodations
  • 5-33A Academic Integrity

In addition, the following policies have been posted for deletion and are available on the same page:

  • 5-5 Counseling
  • 5-10 Student Health Program
  • 5-12 Financial Assistance (to be replaced by official handbook requiring AC or UC approval)
  • 5-28 Housing (to be replaced by official handbook requiring AC or UC approval)

Three-year Program Reviews – David Wade