University Senate                                                                                

Proposed: February 27, 2009

Adopted: by voice vote without dissent

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FU FOUNDATION
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES TO ESTABLISH
A NEW B.S./M.S. DEGREE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

WHEREAS,     the Education Committee has favorably reviewed a proposal from the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to establish a new program leading to the Combined B.S./M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, and


WHEREAS,     the proposed degree program does not duplicate the existing degree programs offered by the several schools of the University, and


WHEREAS,     The Fu Foundation School has established that the proposed degree program would provide a much needed program of professional preparation for careers in the engineering professions in the City of New York, and will greatly facilitate the acquisition of an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering by qualified undergraduates in the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Mechanical Engineering program, and


WHEREAS,     the deans of the professional schools have no objection to the creation of such a degree program, and


WHEREAS,     the proposed degree program has been approved and endorsed by the Provost of the University,


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,       that the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will establish a Combined B.S./M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED,      that the Senate forward this resolution to the Trustees for appropriate action.


Proponent:
Committee on Education