The UAF Faculty Senate passed the following at its Meeting # 90 on November 1, 1999: MOTION: ====== The UAF Faculty Senate moves to change the deadline for students to select the credit/no credit option as follows: CURRENT POLICY: The credit/no credit option deadline is the 10th day of instruction for the semester. PROPOSED CHANGE: The credit/no credit option deadline is the 3rd Friday following the first day of instruction. EFFECTIVE: Spring 2000 RATIONALE: This change will put the deadline for this option in line with all other deadlines (adding classes, dropping classes, withdrawal deadline, etc.) that were adjusted several years ago. This adds two days (normally) to the amount of time a student has to select this option. *************** The UAF Faculty Senate passed the following at its Meeting # 90 on November 1, 1999: MOTION: ====== The UAF Faculty Senate moves to amend the wording for substitutions under the Humanities and Social Science section for the Associate of Arts degree as follows: [[ ]] = Deletion CAPS = Additions Two semester-length courses in a single Alaska Native language or non- English language or three semester-length courses (9 credits) in American Sign Language taken at the university level may substitute for TWO [[one]] of the [[required]] courses above. [[and the 3-credit humanities or social science elective.]] EFFECTIVE: Fall 2000 RATIONALE: To provide consistency between the baccalaureate and associate degree options. *************** The UAF Faculty Senate passed the following at its Meeting # 90 on November 1, 1999: MOTION PASSED AS AMENDED: ====================== The UAF Faculty Senate moves to amend the policy on Advancement to Candidacy for Ph.D. as follows: [[ ]] = Deletion CAPS = Addition Doctor of Philosophy You may apply for advancement to candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy degree if you are in good standing and have accomplished the following: 1. completed the full-time equivalent of two academic years of graduate study. 2. completed at least [[one semester in residence]] 9 UAF CREDITS [[at the University of Alaska Fairbanks]]. 3. received approval of the [[finalized]] Graduate Study Plan. 4. obtained approval of the advisory committee for the title and synopsis of the thesis. 5. passed a written comprehensive examination. EFFECTIVE: Fall 2000 RATIONALE: Follow current policy of having residence tied to UAF registration for credit (see page 41 in catalog).