University Senate

Proposed: September 28, 2001

Adopted: September 28, 2001

 

RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE NAME CHANGE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY

 

WHEREAS,      the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, the faculty of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Provost of the University have approved a change of name for that department which better reflects the strategic plan for the Department, and

 

WHEREAS,      the amended name best reflects the Department's renewed commitment to build a strong chemical engineering program, and

 

WHEREAS      it is important to the Department's quest to become a top 20 program that the department name reflect a focus that is easily identified by prospective students and the University's peer institutions, and

 

WHEREAS,      a strong Chemical Engineering program, independent of but collaborative with the Chemistry Department, is to the best advantage of both the Department and the University, and

 

WHEREAS,      the Committee on Education has favorably received the request for a change of name,

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,      that the University Senate approve the change in name of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry to the Department of Chemical Engineering, and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,      that the University Senate request the Trustees to amend Section 40 of Chapter IV of the Statutes of the University and paragraph (3) of Subsection a of Section 153 of Chapter XV of the Statutes of the University to reflect this change.

 

Proponent:

Committee on Education