University Senate                                                          Proposed: November 17, 2005

                                                                                    Adopted:

 

Resolution to Authorize the MS Program in Information and Archive Management in the School of Continuing Education

 

WHEREAS    the Education Committee of the University Senate has favorably reviewed the proposal from the School of Continuing Education to offer a Master of Science degree in Information and Archive Management; and

 

WHEREAS    the School of Continuing Education has identified a hitherto unmet need for an MS degree in managing and archiving information that would qualify students for positions in government, business, and not-for-profit sectors; and

 

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

 

WHEREAS    the Committee is satisfied that the proposal has been approved by the Executive Committee of the School of Continuing Education;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED              that the school of Continuing Education be authorized to offer the Master of Science Program in Information and Archive Management; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED       that the University Senate approve this proposal and forward it to the Trustees for action with the proviso that the committee will review the program in five years.

 

                                                                                    Proponent:

                                                                                    Education Committee