What is Substantive Change?

UK Substantive Change Checklist
SACS Definition 

May 6, 2019

  • Proposed New BS in Consumer Economics and Family Financial Counseling (PDF)
    • Motion presented to Senate: that the University Senate approve, for submission to the Board of Trustees, the establishment of a new BS degree in Consumer Economics and Family Financial Counseling, in the Department of Family Sciences, within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
    • Motion PASSED
  • Proposed Change to College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Minimum Graduation Requirements (PDF)
    • Motion presented to Senate: that the Senate approve the approve the proposal to change the minimum graduation requirements in the Bulletin for all B.S. degrees conferred by the college
    • Motion PASSED

April 22, 2019

  • Proposed New MS in Science Translation and Outreach (PDF)
    • Motion presented to Senate: that the University Senate approve, for submission to the Board of Trustees, the establishment of a new MS in Science Translation and Outreach, in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
    • Motion PASSED
  • Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Positive Youth Development (PDF)
    • Motion presented to Senate: that the University Senate approve the establishment of a new Graduate Certificate in Positive Youth Development, in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
    • Motion PASSED
  • Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Family and Consumer Sciences (PDF)
    • Motion presented to Senate: that the University Senate approve the establishment of a new Graduate Certificate in Family and Consumer Sciences, in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
    • Motion PASSED

March 18, 2019

  • Proposed Suspension of Admissions of the BSHE in Nutrition and Food Science (PDF)
    • Motion presented to Senate: that the Senate approve the proposal for suspension of admissions into the program
    • Motion PASSED

February 11, 2019

  • Proposed New BS in Sustainable Agriculture and Community Food Systems (PDF)
    • Motion presented to Senate: that the Senate approve, for submission to the Board of Trustees, the establishment of a new BS in Sustainable Agriculture and Community Food Systems, in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
    • Motion PASSED

November 2015 Email Message from G.T. Lineberry, Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Effectiveness

November 2014 Email Message from G.T. Lineberry, Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Effectiveness 


October 2013 Memorandum from Director, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

May 2012 Memorandum from VP for IRPE 

August 2011 Memorandum from VP for IRPE and Assoc. Provost for Acad. Admin.

February 2011 Memorandum from VP for IRPE

August 2010 Memorandum from VP for IRPE

February 2010 Memorandum from VP for IRPE

 

Submissions

Fall 2015

  • New on-line option within Master's degree program in Retailing and Tourism Management (the new option will operate online for all courses); approved by University Senate.
  • New Undergraduate Certificate in Distillation, Wine and Brewing Studies, Department of Horticulture; approved by University Senate.
  • Dual Ph.D Degree Program in Plant Pathology with Brazil's Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Department of Plant Pathology; implemented in Fall 2015.
  • New minor in Wildlife Biology and Management; approved by CAFE Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.

Fall 2014

  • Update on Undergraduate Certificate in Distillation, Wine & Brewing Studies in the Department of Horticulture

Spring 2014

  • Revision of Hospitality and Dietetic Administration Graduate Program to Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Food Systems
  • Landscape Architecture bachelor of science program change
  • Brewery Science certificate program—application is incomplete and not yet left the college
  • AGIDEA graduate certificate in advanced horticulture
  • Merchandising, Apparel & Textiles master’s to Retailing & Tourism Management master’s

Fall 2013

  • Department of Plant Pathology dual degrees with two universities in Brazil
  • Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering online MS degree program
  • Department of Community & Leadership Development modification in MS in CTL program
  • Department of Community & Leadership Development new undergraduate certificate program, with the College of Education

Spring 2012

  • NFS admission policy
  • FCS program suspension

Spring 2010   

  • NFS/MAT reorganization
  • Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences proposal to form a new PhD program 

Fall 2010

  • Community & Leadership Development-undergraduate degree curriculum change