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Reports and Recommendations

The following reports and recommendations have been approved by the Academic Council and/or the Academic Assembly. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view these files. Please use the Search function or the Find feature in your browser to locate specific documents.

 

2013-2014:

Challenges in Supporting Multi-campus Research, Letter from Chair Jacob to President Napolitano (7/14)

BOARS Statement on the Redesigned SAT Test, Memo from Chair Jacob to President Napolitano (7/14)

Proposed Outreach Program to Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Tribal Colleges and Universities, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (7/14)

UC International Engagement Vision Statement, Memo from Chair Jacob to President Napolitano (7/14)

Approval of Master of Applied Economics Degree at UCLA, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (6/14)

Proposed Revisions to the Compendium, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (6/14)

Recommendation to Borrow to Fund UCRP, Memo from Chair Jacob to Executive Vice President Brostrom (6/14)

Proposed Revisions to UC Policy on Copyright and Fair Use, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (6/14)

Proposed Revised UC Policy on Supplement to Military Pay - Four-Year Renewal, Memo from Chair Jacob to Vice Provost Carlson (6/14)

UCEP Comments on Report of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Evaluation of Online Instruction Pilot Project, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (5/14)

Assembly Approval of New Degree Title: Master of Public Policy (MPP) at Riverside, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (4/14)

BOARS-UCOPE Statement on the Importance of Writing at UC, Memo from Chair Jacob to President Napolitano (4/14)

The Role of WASC at UC Irvine, Memo from Chair Jacob to Mary Ellen Petrisko, President, WASC Senior College Commission (3/14)

Proposed Policies and Protocols for Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition (PDST), Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (2/14)

Assembly Approval of New Degree Title: Master of Finance (MF) at San Diego, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (2/14)

Proposed Revisions to Self-Supporting Graduate Professional Degree Programs Policy, Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr (2/14)

UC's Capital Outlay Program, Memo from Chair Jacob to Executive Vice President Brostrom and Vice President Lenz (2/14)

External Review of the California Institute for Information Technology and Telecommunications (CalIT2), Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr and Vice President Beckwith (2/14)

External Review of the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), Memo from Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr and Vice President Beckwith (2/14)

Report of the Senate-Administration Work Group on the Moreno Report (12-23-13)

External Review of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Memo from Academic Council Chair Jacob to Provost Dorr and Vice President Beckwith (12/13)

BOARS Report on Impact of the New Freshman Eligibility Policy at the University of California

UC Care Rollout and Further Development, Memo from Chair Jacob to President Napolitano (10/13)

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2013-14:

Proposed revisions to APM 025 and APM 670 and Proposed new APM 671, Memo from Chair Jacob to Vice Provost Carlson (2/14)

Proposed revision of APM 035 and the President’s Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence, Memo from Chair Jacob to Vice Provost Carlson (2/14)

 

Proposed Revisions to APM 600, Memo from Chair Jacob to Vice Provost Carlson (12/13)

Proposed Revisions to Whistleblower Protection Policy and APM 190 Appendix A2, Memo from Chair Jacob to Vice Provost Carlson (6/14)

 

2012-2013:

An Academic Senate Perspective on the University of California Prepared for President-Designate Janet Napolitano (8/13)

Enrollment Management Planning, Memo from Academic Council Chair Powell to Executive Vice President Brostrom (8/13)

Review Process for the California Institutes for Science and Innovation, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Dorr (8/13)

Open Access Policy, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost and Executive Vice President Dorr (8/13)

     Proposed Open Access Policy, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Dorr (4/13)

Proposed UC IT Accessibility Policy, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (7/13)

Recommendations of the Faculty Diversity Workgroup, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (7/13)

Academic Senate Chair's Statement on the Nomination of Janet Napolitano for UC President (7/13)

Adjustment to the Statewide Admissions Index to Identify the Top 9% of CA Public High School Graduates, Memo from Chair Powell to Vice President Sakaki (6/13)

The High Quality Research Act, Memo from Chair Powell to Associate Vice President Gary Falle (6/13)

Campus Salary Equity Plans, Memo from Chair Powell to Vice Provost Carlson (5/13)

Proposal to Increase UCRP Contribution Rates Effective July 1, 2014, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (5/13)

Assembly Approval of New Degree: Professional Masters of Technology Management (MTM) at Santa Barbara, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Dorr (4/13)

Student Financial Aid Funding Options, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Dorr and Executive Vice President Brostrom (4/13)

Open Letter to Members of the Academic Senate about Senate Bill 520 (3/13)

Shared Governance and the Executive Budget Committee, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Dorr (3/13)

TFIR Statement on the Urgency of Reaching the UCRP Annual Required Contribution, memo from Chair Powell to Executive Vice President Brostrom and Chief Financial Officer Taylor (2/13)

Request for a New Total Remuneration Study for Ladder-Rank Faculty, memo from Chair Powell to Executive Vice President Brostrom and Vice President Duckett (2/13)

Negotiated Salary Trial Program, Memo from Senate Chair Powell to Vice Provost Carlson (11/12)

Systemwide Laboratory Safety Policies, Memo from Chair Powell to Director Young (10/12)

BOARS Report on Comprehensive Review in Admissions at the University of California: an Update (9/12)

 

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2012-13:

 

 

2011-2012:

Faculty Diversity Working Group Report, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice Provost Carlson (8/12)

Academic Council Principles for Enrollment Management in the Context of Rebenching, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof, Provost Dorr, and Executive Vice President Brostrom (8/12)

UC Davis Reaccreditation Review Template - Graduate Data, Memo from Chair Anderson to Ralph Wolff, President, WASC Senior College Commission (8/12)

Proposed Changes to the Compendium: Undergraduate Program Discontinuances, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost Dorr (8/12)

Proposed Masters of Professional Accountancy (M.P.Ac.) at UC Irvine, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost Dorr (8/12)

Report of the Taskforce on Competitiveness in Academic Graduate Student Support, Adopted by the UC Academic Council (7/12)

Proposed Moratorium on UCOE Loan Repayment, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (7/12)

Report of the Task Force on Principles, Process and Assessment of Universitywide Research, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice President Beckwith (7/12)

Response to the National Association of Scholars report, “A Crisis of Competence”, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (7/12)

Reconstitution of the UC Irivine Department of Education as a School of Education, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost Dorr (7/12)

Endorsement of Governor's November Ballot Measure, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (6/12)

Amendment to Senate Regulation 476.C on transfer pathways, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost Pitts and Vice President Sakaki (6/12)

Cuts to SMI CalTeach Program, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice Provost Rumberger (6/12)

Required Disclaimer Language for Programs Offering Courses to Non-Matriculated Students, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost and Executive Vice President Pitts (6/12)

ACSCOLI’S Letter on NNSA National Ignition Facility Time Allowance Procedures, Memo from Chair Anderson to Regent Norman Pattiz (6/12)

Rebenching Recommendations, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (5/12)

Senate Response to Faculty Salaries Task Force Report, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice Provost Carlson (5/12)


Statement in support of faculty harassed by opponents of their research
, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof and Vice President Beckwith (5/12)

Laboratory Fee Research Program, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (4/12)

Memorial to the Regents Voting Results, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (4/12)

Non-Senate Faculty and Ownership of Course Materials, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost and Executive Vice President Pitts, Vice Provost Carlson, and Associate Director Chester

Revision of Senate Regulation 480, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice President Sakaki (3/12)

The Research Works Act (HR 3699) and the Federal Research Public Access Act (S 2096), memo from Chair Anderson to Senior Vice President Dooley and Associate Vice President Falle (2/12)

Self-Identification of LGBT Applicants, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost and EVP Pitts and Vice President Sakaki (2/12)

Comments on Review of UC Observatories, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice President Beckwith and Director Bolte (2/12)

Task Force on Principles, Process, and Assessment of UC Systemwide Research Inititatives, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice President Beckwith (2/12)

Academic Senate comments on Graduation Proficiencies and Transparency, Memo from Chair Anderson to Ralph Wolff, President, WASC Senior College Commission (1/12)

UCEP White Paper on Peer Review as a tool for external validation of programs in higher education (12/11)

The Program Review Process at the University of California: a tool for holistic program evaluation and accreditation (12/11)

Academic Senate Concerns with Proposed Revisions to WASC Handbook, Memo from Senate Chair Anderson to Ralph Wolff, President, WASC Senior College Commission (10/11)

BOARS Resolution on the Evaluation of Residents and Nonresidents, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (12/11)

BOARS Resolution on Programs or Policies that Guarantee Admission to UC, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost Pitts (12/11)

Academic Council Statements on Protests and Police, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (11/11)

Senate Participation in ANR Governing Bodies, Memo from Chair Anderson to Vice President Allen-DIaz (11/11)

Implementation of Health Sciences Compensation Plan at UCR’s School of Medicine, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost Pitts (11/11)

Revised Patent Agreement Form, Memo from Chair Anderson to Provost Pitts (11/11)

Proposed UCRP employee contribution rate for 2013-14, Memo from Chair Anderson to Director Schlimgen (10/11)

The University's Competitiveness in Graduate Education, Memo from Chair Anderson to President Yudof (9/11)

 

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2011-12:

 

2010-2011:

Annual Report on Shared Governance, Memo from Academic Senate Chair Simmons to President Yudof (8/11)

Review of Self-Supporting Programs, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts, (8/11)

Guidelines for the Review of new Self-Supporting Programs, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (4/11)

Policy on Self-Supporting Graduate Degree Programs, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (2/11)

Working Smarter Matrix, Memo from Chair Simmons to EVP Brostrom & CFO Taylor (8/11)

Senate participation on Working Smarter Project Teams, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof and CFO Taylor (6/11)

Working Smarter Initiative, Memo from Chair Simmons to to President Yudof (3/11)

Report of the Academic Council Implementation Task Force, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof, Provost and EVP Pitts, and EVP Brostrom (8/11)

Academic Council Special Committee on a Plan for the University of California, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (7/11)

Senate Comments on the Report of the Library Planning Task Force, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost and EVP Pitts (8/11)

Senate Editorial Committee Resolution on the UC Press’s Flashpoint Series, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (8/11)

UCAP Recommendation to Replace “Above Scale” with “Distinguished Professor” in the APM, Memo from Chair Simmons to Vice Provost Carlson (8/11)

UCFW Request for Review of APM 510: Intercampus Transfers, Memo from Chair Simmons to Vice Provost Carlson (8/11)

Request for UCOE Evaluation Plan, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (7/11)

Online Education Pilot Program Project Plan, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof, Provost Pitts, and Dean Edley (5/11)

Online Education Pilot Program, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (5/11)

Academic Council Resolution on Campus Budget Allocations, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (7/11)

Articulation of courses with California Community Colleges, Memo from Chair Simmons to Divisional Senate chairs (7/11)

UC Decisions Relating to the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (7/11)

Academic Council Resolution on Tuition and Fees, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof and Provost Pitts (6/11)

Proposal to Rename Certain "Fees" as "Tuition," memo from Senate Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (10/10)

Guidelines for Conversion of an Existing Graduate Degree Program from State-supported to Self-supported Status and from Self-supported to State-supported Status, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (6/11)

Revision of Principles for Non-Resident Enrollment, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof and Provost Pitts (6/11)

UCEP Policy on Approval for Systemwide Courses, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (6/11)

UC Systemwide Courses/SR 544, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (5/11)

UC Seminar Network, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof, Provost Pitts, Vice President Dooley, and Vice President Beckwith (6/11)

Metric for Funding Admissions, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof and Provost Pitts (6/11)

Online Education Pilot Program, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (5/11)

UCEP and UCAP Letters on Ladder Rank Faculty, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (4/11)

Recommendations for the Governance of Multicampus Research Entities, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (4/11)

Academic Council Special Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof and Vice President Dooley (3/11)

 

Redirection of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Endowment Funds, Memo from Chair Simmons to Vice President Dan Dooley (2/11)

Funding Streams Proposal, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts (3/11)

Report on Senate Efforts to Streamline Transfer, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (2/11)

Rebenching Task Force and Rebenching Principles, Memo from Chair Simmons to Provost Pitts and EVP Brostrom (12/10)

Draft Regents’ Resolution on Holistic Review, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (12/10)

Faculty Salary Scales and Proposed Salary Increase, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (12/10)

Funding for Divisional Senate Offices, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (12/10)

Allocation of Funds for Enrollment Growth, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (12/10)

Academic Council Resolution on Post-Employment Benefits, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (10/10)

Academic Council Letter on Post-Employment Benefits and Resolution on STIP Borrowing and the Post-Employment Benefits Finance Plan, Memo from Chair Simmons to President Yudof (11/10)

 

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2010-11:

 

2009-2010:

Annual Report on Shared Governance, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (8/10)

Council Comments on UCPB's Choices Report, Memo from Chair Powell to UCPB Chair Krapp (8/10)

Senate Response to the First Round of the Working Group Recommendations, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (6/10)

Senate Response to the Second Round of the Working Group Recommendations (8/10)

Area ‘d’ Laboratory Science Admission Requirement/EESS Courses, Memo from Chair Powell to Davis Divisional Chair Powell (8/10)

Report of the Senate Special Committee on Remote and Online Instruction and Residency, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (7/10)

BOARS’ Report on Comprehensive Review, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (6/10)

BOARS Report to the Regents on Admissions Tests and UC Principles for Testing, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (1/10)

BOARS Memo on UC Eligibility Reform and its Impact on Diversity, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (1/10)

Proposals for New Professional Degree Fees, Memo from Academic Council to Provost Pitts (6/10)

 

Differential Fees Proposal, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (1/10)

CCGA White Paper on the State of Graduate Education at the University of California (5/10)

Endorsement of Online Learning Pilot Project, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Pitts and Vice Provost Greenstein (5/10)

Recommendations for DANR Review Metrics, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Pitts and Vice President Dooley (5/10)

UCORP-UCPB Report on UC’s Indirect Cost Recovery Practices, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (5/10)

Council Comments on the EAP Task Force Final Report, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Pitts (3/10)

 

UOEAP Executive Director Position Description, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Pitts (11/09)

UCFW Statement on Assuring Adequate Funding for UCRP, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (3/10)

Memo on Consultation and Shared Governance, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (3/10)

UCAAD Statement on Racist Incidents at UCSD, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (2/10)

Report of the Undergraduate Educational Effectiveness Task Force, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Pitts (2/10)

Defunding of StatFinder, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (2/10)

Proposed SMG policies, Memo from Chair Powell to Vice President for Human Resources Duckett(12/09)

Furlough Exception for Faculty on Reduced Pay Sabbaticals, Memo from Chair Powell to Provost Pitts (12/09)

Impact of the Implementation of the Furlough Policy on Research, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (11/09)

Open letter from the Academic Council to the University of California Community regarding the Budget Protests (11/09)

Concerns over Graduate Student Fee Increases, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (11/09)

Importance of Budget Advocacy, Memo from Chair Powell to President Yudof (10/09)

2008-09 Plutonium Pits Production Report, Second Annual Report from President Yudof to the Academic Assembly  (10/09)

Response to an Open Letter to UC Faculty From the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Letter from Chair Powell and Vice Chair Simmons to the AAUP (9/09)

Non-Podium Instructional Days, Letter from Chair Powell and Vice Chair Simmons to the Senate Divisional Chairs (9/09)

 

2008-2009:

Academic Council Comments on the Implementation of Furlough Days on Instructional Days, Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Pitts (8/09)

 

Academic Senate Comments on Furlough/Salary Reduction Plan Options, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (7/09)

 

Systemwide Academic Senate Comments on SOR 100.4, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (6/09)

Documentation of Academic Council Consultation regarding SOR 100.4 and Furloughs, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (8/09)

Principles to Guide Fiscal Decision-Making and Planning for the Future of the University of California, Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Pitts (8/09)

Recommendations regarding the Cal Teach Program, Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Pitts (8/09)

An Open Letter to the Faculty on Textbook Affordability, Memo from Chair Croughan to UC Faculty Members (8/09)

Principles for Non-Resident Undergraduate Enrollment at the University of California, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (8/09)

 

Support for Enrollment Cuts, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (3/09)

Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) Academic Senate Review, Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Pitts (8/09)

Academic Council's Letter on 'Stratification' (Response to the San Diego Department Chairs’ Letter), Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (8/09)

UCEP White Paper on Impacted Undergraduate Majors, Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Pitts (8/09)

Academic Council Comments on the "UC Commission on the Future," Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (8/09)

Academic Council Support of Federal Research Public Access Act (S.1373), Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (8/09)

Academic Assembly Resolution to Grant Special Honorary Degrees to Students Affected
by Executive Order 9066 during World War II
, Memo to President Yudof (6/09)

Academic Assembly Resolution Opposing ACA 24 and SCA 21, Memo to President Yudof (6/09)

 

Principles to Guide Fiscal Decision-Making in the Current Budget Environment, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (6/09)

Coordination of Budget Planning and UC’s Future, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (6/09)

Academic Council Recommendation to Ensure Adequate Funding for UCRP, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (6/09)

 

Endorsement of the Restart of Contributions to UCRS, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (2/09)

Market Turmoil and the UCRP Lump Sum Cashout, UCFW Statement, Approved by Academic Council (2/09)

Evaluating UCRP Investment Returns: a Statement by the University of California Academic Senate, the University Committee on Faculty Welfare, and the Task Force on Investment and Retirement (3/09)

Academic Council Statement on RFP for Outsourcing of UCRP Benefits Administration: memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (9/08)

Promoting Open Access Policies, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (6/09)

Request for Addition to the UC Diversity Statement, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (5/09)

Comments Regarding Compliance with Mandatory Training Programs,

Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Larry Pitts (4/09)

Comments Regarding the Shared Research Computing Pilot Project, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (4/09)

Concerns Related to the MRU/MRPI Request for Proposals, Memo from Chair Croughan to EVP Steve Beckwith (4/09)

New Capital Funding Strategy/Proposed Revenue Bond Issue, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (3/09)

Expenditure and Accountability of New Funds Allocated to Graduate Student Support, Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Pitts (3/09)

Approval of Graduate Academic Certificate Programs, Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Pitts (3/09)

Effects of Academic Affairs Restructuring on the Academic Senate, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (3/09)

Appendix E, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (3/09)

Academic Senate Comments on the Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan, Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (2/09)

Academic Council Comments on the Proposed Business Plan for the Education Abroad Program: Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (1/09)

Council Comments on the Report of the Subcommittee on the Professional Doctorate: Memo from Chair Croughan to Vice President Beckwith (1/09)

Council Comments on the Draft UC Accountability Framework: Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (1/09)

  

Proposed Administrative Sanctions for Failure to Take Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training: Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Grey (1/09)

 

Assembly Action on UC Irvine Division Request for Variances to SR 780 and SR810A: Memo from Chair Croughan to Irvine Division Chair Huckhausen (1/09)

 

Academic Council Response to a CSHE Critique of Eligibility Reform Proposal: Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (1/09)

  • Prediction of College GPA from New SAT Test Scores – A First Look: A paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the California Association for Institutional Research (CAIR), November 16, 2007; by Sam Agronow, Coordinator, and Roger Studley, Assistant Director, Admissions Research and Evaluation University of California, Office of the President

  

Five-year Academic Review of the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3): Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Grey (1/09)

Assembly Approval of Proposed Amendment to Bylaw 337 – Privilege and Tenure: Divisional Committees – Early Termination Cases (12/08)

Proposed Changes to Policy on Re-employment of UC Retired Employees: Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (12/08)

 

 Policy on Re-employment of University of California Retired Employees (11/08)

Appreciation of 2009-10 University Budget: Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (12/08)

 

Approval of the Reconstitution of the UCR Anderson Graduate School of Management: Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Grey (12/08)

 

Council Comments on SMG Policies: Memo from Chair Croughan to President Yudof (12/08)


Concerns about Diversity Research and Implementation: Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Grey (12/08)

Approval of UC Irvine's Proposal to Establish a Master of Public Policy Degree Program: Memo from Chair Croughan to Interim Provost Grey (10/08)

 

Proposed Changes to UC Effort Reporting Policy: Memo from Council Chair Croughan to Vice President Beckwith (10/08)

 

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2008-09:

 

2007-2008:

Annual Report on Shared Governance, Open letter from Chair Brown to President Yudof (8/08)

Re-establishment of CCGA's Authority over Reviews of First Professional Degree Proposals, Memo from Academic Council to Provost Grey (8/08)

Implementation of RE-89 – Restrictions on Tobacco Company-Funded Research, Memo from Chair Brown to Senate Divisional Chairs (8/08)

Results of Program Review Practices Survey, Memo from Chair Brown to Provost Grey (8/08)

Proposal to Reform UC's Freshman Eligibility Policy, memo from the Academic Assembly to President Yudof (6/08)

 

American Indian Tribal Affiliation as a Factor in Undergraduate Admissions, Memo from Chair Brown to Vice President for Student Affairs Sakaki (8/08)

 

Report on the English as a Second Language (ESL) Needs of Transfer Students, Memo from Chair Brown to Provost Grey (8/08)

Proposed Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 5, Memo from Chair Brown to President Yudof (7/08)

UC Merced Budget Concerns, memo from Chair Brown to President Yudof (7/08)

Outsourcing of Benefits Administration, memo from Chair Brown to EVP Lapp (7/08)

Salary Scale Funding Priorities for Year 2, memo from Chair Brown to President Yudof (7/08)

UCRP Funding Policy, memo from Chair Brown to President Yudof (7/08)

Proposed Amendment to Section 5150 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code, memo from Chair Brown to Director Haden (6/08)

'Non-Progressing' Faculty Members, memo from Chair Brown to President Yudof and Provost Hume (6/08)

Contingent Approval of a New School of Medicine at UCR, memo from Council to Provost Hume (6/08)

Review of the ITGC Report, "Creating a UC Cyberinfrastructure," memo from Council to Provost Hume (6/08)

Revised Code of Conduct for Health Sciences Faculty, memo from Council to Provost Hume (6/08)

Assembly Resolution on Limiting UC's Role in Manufacturing Nuclear Weapons, 2/08)

 

 

Allocating Net Fee Income Received from the DOE National Laboratories, memo from Council to Vice President Beckwith (6/08)

Policy on Supplement to Military Pay, memo to Chief HR Officer Monroe (6/08)

Proposed Modified Regulations and Guidelines Governing Participation of Graduate Students in Delivering University Instruction, Including Proposed Modifications to APM 410-4a, -4b, and -20a, memo from Council to Provost Hume (5/08)

Staff Academic Reduction in Time (START) program, memo to AVP Boyette (4/08)

Endowment Cost Recovery Rate and Endowment Payout, memo to EVP Lapp (4/08)

Statement on the Faculty Salary Plan, from Council to President Dynes (4/08)

 

The Cuts Report (Report on the Cuts Proposed by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger), from Council to President Dynes (4/08)

Request for Systemwide Review of the UC Law Faculty Salary Scales, from Council to Provost Hume (3/08)

Student Freedom of Scholarly Inquiry Principles, memo from the Assembly to President Dynes (3/08)

Statement on Animal Research, memo from Council to President Dynes (3/08)

Support for Sustainable SMI Funding, memo from Council to Provost Hume (3/08)

Request for a Joint Senate/Administrative Committee to Establish a Funding Mode for Graduate Education, from Council to Provost Hume, (3/08)

Council Response to the Report of the Joint UCOP/Senate Ad Hoc Committee on International Education (3/08)

WASC Report, memo from Council to President Dynes (1/08)

Proposed Regulations Governing Conduct of Non-Affiliates, memo to EVP Lapp (1/08)

Academic Council Response to the Campus Security Task Force Draft Report, (12/07)

Proposal on Guidelines Regarding Vendor Relations, Council's response (12/07)

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2007-08:

 

2006-2007:

UCOP Report on Differential Fee Programs and New Data on Self-Supporting Graduate Degree Programs, Coordinating Committee on Graduate Affairs Request for, memo from Academic Council to Provost Hume (8/07)

An Introductory Guide to UC’s Ties to LANS LLC and LLNS LLC and their Management of the Weapons Labs at Los Alamos and Livermore, prepared by Council Chair Oakley and University Counsel Bill Eklund (8/07)

Advice to the Advisory Committee for Review of Interim Job Slotting Process, memo from Council to Regent Hopkinson and EVP Darling (8/08)

Draft Guiding Principles for Policy Setting and Compensation Governance, Academic Council Comments on the UCOP Governance Work Team's, memo to President Dynes (8/08)

The University of California Retirement Plan (UCRP), Council Statement and memo to President Dynes (8/07)

Policy on Receiving Estimates of Fiscal Impact, Council memo to President Dynes (8/07)

Academic Council Priorities for 07-08 Allocation of Net Fee Income, memo to President Dynes (7/07)

Draft Proposal on Guidelines Regarding Vendor Relations, memo from Academic Council to Director Jaffe (7/07)

Academic Council Resolution on the Transcript Evaluation Service to Provost Hume (7/07)

Proper Use of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE), proposed Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates (ICAS) resolution, memo from Council to ICAS (7/07)

Policy for Addressing Religious Holiday Conflicts with Residence Hall "Move-In" Days, memo from Council to Provost Hume (7/07)

Proposed University of California Open Access Policy memo from Council to Provost Hume (7/07)

Ten Grand Challenges, University Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications Policy's (ITTP) list of long-term information technology goals (6/07)

Response to RE-89, the Proposed Regents' Policy Restricting University Acceptance of Funding from the Tobacco Industry, Assembly of the Academic Senate (5/07)

Council Report on Institutional Review Boards at UC, memo to Provost Hume (5/07)

Academic Senate Resolution Calling for the Rejection of the Senior Leadership Compensation Group Salary Structure that Differentiates Grades by Campus, (5/07)

Plans to Establish a Trust to Comply with New Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Relating to Annuitant Health Benefits Obligations, Council memo to President Dynes (5/07)

Proposed Revisions and Modifications to the Mortgage Origination Program, Council and memo to President Dynes (5/07)

Comments on the Proposed Presidential Policy and Guidelines on Stewardship of Electronic Information Resources, memo to Associate VP Kristine A. Hafner (3/07)

Current Budget Trends and the Future of the University of California, Academic Council Report (1/07)

Safeguarding the University's Future: Academic Council Resolution on Returning UC to a Sound Fiscal Basis, memo to President Dynes (1/07)

Recommendations of the Joint Senate/UC Office of Research Multicampus Research Unit (MRU) Workgroup, Council response (12/06)

Proposed Guiding Principles for Professional School Fees, Council response (12/06)

Implementation of the President's Task Force on Faculty Diversity, the role of the Universitywide Committee on Affirmative Action and Diversity:

  1. Academic Council memo to Provost Wyatt R. Hume (12/06)
  2. Academic Council memo to the Divisional Chairs (12/06)

Total Remuneration and the 2007-2008 Budget: An Academic Council Analysis and Recommendation, memo to President Dynes (11/06)

Assignment of the Budget Function at the Office of the President, memo from Academic Council to President Dynes (11/06)

Academic Senate Resolutions on the Research-Funding Issue, memo from the Assembly to President Dynes (10/06)

Statement of the Academic Senate on Interaction Between UC's Faculty and UC-Associated National Laboratories, memo from the Assembly to President Dynes (10/06)

 

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2006-07:

 

2005-2006:

Current Budget Trends and the Future of the University of California, AKA "The Futures' Report," memo to President Dynes (7/06)

Request for Copy of UCOP Budget for 2005-06 and 2006-07 and Update on Proposed Joint Task Force to Develop an Appropriate Senior Management Salary Scale, from Council to President Dynes (8/06)

Request for Inclusion of Academic Senate Members on Standing Committees of the Los Alamos National Security (LANS) LLC Board of Governors, and the Proposed Lawrence Livermore Security (LLNS) LLC Board of Governors, to President Dynes (8/06)

Request for UCOP Analysis of Fee Levels for Self-Supporting Professional Degree Programs, to Provost Hume (8/06)

Proposed Joint Task Force - Guidance to High Schools on the 'a-g' Subject Requirement, to Provost Hume (8/06)

Competitive Graduate Student Financial Support Advisory Committee (GSAC) "Final Committee Report and Recommendation to the Provost," Academic Council endorsement to President Dynes (8/06)

UC Irvine and UC Riverside Law School Proposals, memo from Council to Provost Hume (8/06)

Senior Management Compensation Plan, Additional Recommendations from the Academic Council on the Proposed, memo from Council to President Dynes (7/06)

Assembly resolution on Proposed Principles on Private Funding for Senior Leadership Salaries at the Level of Dean and Above (7/06)

Additional Review Recommendation for California Institutes for Science and Innovation (CAL ISI), memo to Provist Hume (7/06)

Academic Council Endorsement of the Science and Mathematics Initiative Group (SMIG) Recommendation for On-going Science and Mathematics Initiative Administration, Oversight and Implementation, memo to President Dynes (7/06)

Statement of the Academic Council on Interaction Between UC's Faculty and UC-Associated National Laboratories, memo to President Dynes (7/06)

UCEP's Preliminary Recommendations on Summer-Session Instruction, Council Approval (7/06)

Proposed UC Faculty - Scholarly Work Copyright Rights Policy, memo from the Assembly to President Dynes (5/06)

 

Proposed Review of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR), memo to President Dynes (5/06)

 

Recommendations on Consultation with the Academic Senate on UC Compensation Issues, memo to President Dynes (5/06)

Memorial to The Regents on Non-Resident Tuition for Graduate Students (5/06)

Resumption of Contributions to the University of California Retirement Plan, Council memo (5/06)

 

Report of the Task Force on UC Compensation, Accountability, and Transparency; and General Commentary on Select Recommendations of the Task Force, Council Responses to (5/06)

 

Academic Assembly's Proposed University of California Statement on Diversity (5/06)

Review of Compensation for the Senior Management Group, Council Recommendation (2/06)

 

Additional Recommendations on Senior Management Pay, memo to President Dynes (4/06)

Compensation Principles Recommended for the University of California by the Assembly of the Academic Senate (2/06)

Assembly of the Academic Senate Resolutions on UC Employee Compensation (11/05)

University Committee on Educational Policy Recommendation for the Formation of a Task Force on Undergraduate Education, Council memo to Acting Provost Hume (4/06)

Campus Childcare Facilities and Priorities for the Recruitment and Retention of Faculty, Council Recommendations on (4/06)

Deliberations of the Graduate Support Advisory Committee, memo to Acting Provost Hume(4/06)

Implementation of the University Committee on Affirmative Action and Diversity's Recommendations for Local Diversity Committee Empowerment, Council memo to Division chairs (4/06)

Los Alamos National Security and UCRS: Proper Shift of Assets, memo to President Dynes (2/06)

Proposed Policy Changes Related to UC Effort Reporting, Council response (1/06)

Health Care Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts, Council Informational Report (12/05)

Protocol for Five-Year Reviews of the California Institutes for Science and Innovation, Academic Council Proposed (12/05)

Academic Council Statement on University Divestment from Sudan, (12/05)

Draft UC Guidelines on Non-Competitive Funding (12/05)

Academic Council Resolution on Maintaining the Public Status of the University of California (11/05)

Academic Council Report on the Decline of UC as a Great International University (10/05)

BOARS Guidelines for Implementation of University Policy on Admissions by Exception, (9/05)

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2005-06:

2004-2005:

First Annual Report on Shared Governance (8/05)

UCAP report on Passing the Step VI Barrier (8/05)

Strategic Sourcing Initiative and Graduate Student Support, Memo to the president (08/05)

Extension of Agreement on Oversight of ORU Actions, Memo to the provost (08/05)

Proposed Cap on Entry-Level Writing Class Size, Memo to the provost (7/05)

IGCC Funding and Oversight of Multi-Campus Research Units, Memo to President and provost (7/05)

Policy on University Management of Health, Safety and the Environment, and draft Guiding Principles to Implement the University of California Policy on Health, Safety and the Environment, Council's response to SVP Joseph Mullinix (7/05)

Electronic Communications Policy Council's response to the provost and senior VP (7/05

Recirculation of MRU Funding and Proposed Joint Task Force, Council Statement (7/05)

Academic Council response to the Provost on Draft Human Subjects Injury Policy and Guidelines on Implementation (6/05)

Letter of Congratulations to the UC Merced Senate Members upon the Establishment of the Merced Division (6/05)

American Chemical Society and the NIH's PubChem project (6/05)

Amendment to SR 478 - SciGETC, Notice of Assembly Action (5/05)

Research Funding Sources, Assembly Resolution, memo to the president (5/05)

Problematic Restrictive Clauses In Contracts, Grants and Gifts For Research, Council Report (5/05)

Academic Council's position on Assembly Bill 992, Law Enforcement Surveillance, to Senior Vice President Mullinix (5/05)

Policy on Public Access and Archiving of Research Results, letter to Robert Klein, Chair, Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC), California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, from President Dynes (5/05)

Examination of the Policy of Admitting Student from the Full Range of the Eligibility Pool, BOARS Response to 2003-04 Eligibility and Admissions Study Group and Recommendation (4/05)

 

 

Examination of the Extent to which Campuses Consider the Quality of Writing in the Personal Statement, BOARS Response to 2003-04 Eligibility and Admissions Study Group and Recommendation (4/05)

 

 

BOARS White Paper on the University of California's Distinctive Freshman Admissions Process (3/05)

BOARS' Position Statement on Admission Selection Criterion #14 - Geographical Preferences Based on Proximity to a Campus (10/04)

 

 

Resolution of the Academic Council on the Failure of The National Merit Scholarship Program to Meet the Requirements of UC's Definition of Academic Merit (6/05)

Proposed Policy on Use of Recordings of Course Presentations (4/05)

The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Bond Act of 2004: Proposed Policy on Public Access and Archiving of Research Results, memo to President Dynes (4/05)

Concurrent Resolution on Graduate Education, Notice of Assembly Action (3/05)

Approval of Policy Governing the Senate’s Role in the Development of a New UC Campus, Notice of Assembly Action: (3/05)

Amendment of Senate Bylaw 336. B.4 (3/05)

Systemwide Strategic Directions for Libraries and Scholarly Information at the

University of California, Council response to Provost Greenwood (2/05)

Alignment of Campus Calendars, Council memo to Provost Greenwood (12/04)

Senate Regulation 544 Amended by the Assembly, memo to Provost Greenwood (11/04)

Statement of Principles On Competing for the NNSA Laboratories, Council statement to President Dynes (11/04)

Budget Priorities, Academic Council's memo to President Dynes (10/04)

 

  Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2004-05:

response to proposed revision to (10/04)

 

Council's response to proposed revisions to (10/04)

 

2003-2004:

President Dynes memo to Chancellors re: Framework for Establishing a Divisional Academic Senate Office (9/04)

Academic Council's Resolution on Restrictions on Research Funding Sources (7/04)

Council report on Problematic Restrictive Clauses in Contracts, Grants and Gifts (7/04)

ACSCONL's Final Report on the Survey of UC Senate Faculty Regarding the National Laboratories (7/04)

Systemwide Professional School Planning: Recommended Guidelines and Model (7/04)

Professor Step System Task Force Report, Academic Council's Recommendation (7/04)

Academic Council's Resolution on the USA PATRIOT ACT (7/04)

Academic Council's Recommendation on the Implementation of Senate Regulation 544-Concurrent Enrollment (6/04)

Academic Council's Recommendation on Restructuring the MRU Review Process (6/04)

Academic Council's Request for Formal Evaluation of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) (6/04)

Model Plan for Faculty Recalled for Post-Retirement Teaching (Council Resolution) (5/04)

Assembly Resolution on California's Budget Crisis and the University of California (5/04)

Academic Council Resolution on Including Private Equity Investments within the 403(b) Plan and Proposed New 457(b) Plan (4/04)

Academic Council's Response to the Green Building Design and Clean Energy Standards Policy and Procedures (4/04)

Alignment of Campus Calendars, Academic Council's Recommendation for the (4/04)

Academic Council's Response to the State's Proposed Surcharge on Extra Units (3/04)

Academic Council's Response to UC Health Sciences Faculty Retirement Proposal (2/04)

Educational Fee Waiver, Academic Council Resolution on (1/23/04) and President Dynes Response (4/04)

Graduate and Professional School Admissions Task Force Report with Council Chair's Cover Letter to the President (12/03)

Instructional Activities Reports, Academic Council's Response to (12/03)

Sexual Harassment and Procedures for Responding to Reports of Sexual Harassment, Academic Council's Response to Proposed Revised Policy on (12/03)

New Policy on Conflicts of Interest Created by Consensual Relationships, Academic Council's Response to Proposed (12/03)

Revisions to SBL 335 B to Comply with Whistleblower Policies, Academic Council's Letter of Approval for Proposed (12/03)

Increasing Access and Sustaining Excellence: A Budget Proposal from Academic Council (12/03)

Resolution on SUTI: Academic Council Recommendations Regarding Sensitive but Unclassified Technical Information (12/03)

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2003-04:

 

2002-2003:

Academic Council's response to Health Sciences Task Force Report Recommendations for Improving Retirement Benefits for UC Health Sciences Faculty (8/03)

Memo to President Atkinson re: Academic Senate Operations and Resources (8/03)

Report on the President's Summit on Faculty Gender Equity (6/03)

Classification by Race, Ethnicity, Color, and National Origin (CRECNO) ballot measure update (7/03)

Academic Council's position on the Classification by Race, Ethnicity, Color, and National Origin (CRECNO) initiative (4/03)

Course Description Task Force report (4/03)

UCORP Subcommittee Report on the Relationship between UC and DOE (2/03)

Academic Council Response to the September 9, 2002 Report of the Joint Committee To Develop A Master Plan For Education (2/03)

Course Task Force Report on UCB English R 1A Course Section (2/03)

BOARS' Report: First-Year Implementation of Comprehensive Review in Freshman Admissions (11/02)

Academic Personnel Manual Reviews 2002-03:

 

2001-2002:

Report of the Academic Council's Group on Compensation (6/02)

UCFW Parking Policy Principles (6/02)

Academic Literacy: A Statement of Competencies Expected of Students Entering California's Public Colleges and Universities (Spring 2002)

UCFW Task Force report on Health Care Costs: Trends and Relationship to Insurance Premiums (2/02)

BOARS' discussion paper on the Use of Admissions Tests by the University of California (1/02)

 

2000-2001:

Questions and Answers for UC Faculty Regarding UC's Labor Contract with Its Teaching Assistants (10/00)

Background Documents Regarding Contract Renewal Negotiations for Management of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos Laboratories (Fall/Winter 2000-2001)

 

1999-2000:

Discussion Paper on Community Service Graduation Requirement (1/00)

Report of the Task Force on Faculty/Staff Partnership (12/99)

Report of the Academic Senate Workgroup on the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) (12/99)

 

1998-1999:

UCFW Ensuring Full Equality in Benefits for UC Employees with Domestic Partners (6/99)

UCFW Proposed UC Policy on Childcare (6/99)

Statewide Senate Communications Report (6/99)

Issues of Articulation and Transfer: A Workshop Presented By the Intersegmental Committee of Academic Senates (7/98)

 

1997-1998:

Academic Senate Task Force on Governance Report No. 1: Findings of the Panel on Shared Governance (4/4/98)

 

1996-1997:

UCORP Indirect Cost Recovery/Overhead Distribution Summary Report (7/97)

Statement on Competencies in Mathematics Expected of Entering College Students (6/97)

The Deteriorating Environment for Conducting Research at the University of California (5/97) (with tables)

 


The Deteriorating Environment for Conducting Research at the University of California (without tables)

Setting the Conditions of Undergraduate Admissions: The Role of University of California Faculty in Policy and Process (2/97)

 

Prior to 1996:

Report of the Senate Task Force on Administrative Compensation (1/95)

Agenda of Major Policy Issues for 1994-95, Memo from Council Chair Dan Simmons and President Jack Peltason

Statement on Executive Compensation to the Regents by Faculty Representative . Elliot Brownlee (Chair, Academic Council) on October 5, 1992

Report of the Universitywide Task Force on Faculty Rewards (Pister Report) (6/91)_