UNIVERSITY SENATE Proposed: February 27, 1998

Adopted: _______________

RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH A MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE PROGRAM

IN PHYSICS AND PHILOSOPHY

WHEREAS, there is an increasing population of gifted students and scholars interested in pursuing the relationship between the philosophy of science and the foundations of contemporary physics, and

WHEREAS, the Education Committee has favorably reviewed a proposal from the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Departments of Philosophy and Physics to establish a program whose graduates will earn a Master of Arts degree in Physics and Philosophy, and

WHEREAS, the Committee is satisfied that the proposal has been approved by the Executive Committee of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, by the Registrar, the University Librarian, and the Provost;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the University Senate establish a new degree program in Physics and Philosophy, with the proviso that the Education Committee will review the program in five years;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution be forwarded to the Trustees for appropriate action.

 

 

Proponent:

Education Committee