View Bill 12-13-37

Senate Bill 12-13-37

Bill ID: 12-13-37
Name: Revisions to the College of Information Studies INFO Plan of Organization
Proposed: 12/18/2012
Sponsor: College of Information Studies (INFO)
Proposal: Section 11.1.c of the University's Plan of Organization stipulates that each College, or each School, and of the Library, and any revisions thereto, shall be filed with the Senate for approval or disapproval. The College of Information Studies (INFO) is submitting its revised Plan of Organization for Senate review.
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Status: Under Review
Under Review By: Elections, Representation, & Governance (ERG) Committee and Faculty Affairs Committee
Received: 01/22/2013
Actions: ERG Committee:

The ERG Committee briefly discussed the Plan of Organization at its meetings on January 28th and February 21st, 2013. It assessed the Plan in-depth at its meetings in March 2013. It decided to integrate its comments into the Plan and Best Practices Checklist so that it can be sent back to INFO for revision. The committee's comments were sent back to INFO on May 15, 2013.

INFO returned a revised Plan of Organization in December 2014. The ERG Committee reviewed the revised Plan in spring 2015 and sent comments back to INFO in early April 2015. On April 24, 2015, the ERG Committee met with representatives of INFO to discuss the revisions. INFO agreed to additional changes to resolve the ERG Committee's concerns, and agreed to submit a final revised Plan in fall 2015 after approval by the INFO Assembly.

In fall 2015, INFO indicated that there had been significant changes in the College and that their College Advisory Committee would be revising the Plan to reflect those changes. INFO indicated their timeline for returning revisions was late summer/early fall 2016.

Faculty Affairs Committee:

The Faculty Affairs Committee received the APT section for the Plan of Organization in January 2013. The section was assigned to a subcommittee, which presented its recommendations to the committee on February 28, 2013. The committee voted to send suggestions back to INFO for revision. The committee's comments were sent back to INFO on May 15, 2013.

INFO returned a revised Plan of Organization in December 2014. The Faculty Affairs Committee reviewed the revised APT Section in spring 2015. The Faculty Affairs Committee will review a revised APT section when INFO submits a revised Plan of Organization for review.
Next Step: SEC Review