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Review Procedures for Establishing Institutes, Centers or Similar Organizations

PREAMBLE: The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a University-wide policy on Centers and Institutes (Trustee Document T96-096, August 7, 1996, revised on October 9, 1996). The Amherst campus policy on Centers and Institutes amended to conform with the University policy was recommended by the Faculty Senate on February 20, 1997 (Doc. 97-027) and approved by the President in June, 1997.

[T96-096 (as revised) is shown in italics.]

A. DEFINITIONS AND DISTINCTIONS


B. CREATION AND APPROVAL OF CENTERS AND INSTITUTES


C. EVALUATION OF EXISTING CENTERS AND INSTITUTES

  I. GENERAL GUIDELINES
  II. DETAILED GUIDELINES FOR PERIODIC EVALUATION OF AN EXISTING CENTER OR INSTITUTE

 

Approval Guide Contents

 

 

 

Councils

Academic Matters
Academic Priorities
Athletic
Campus Physical Planning
General Education
Graduate
Health
International Studies
Program and Budget
Research
Research Library
Status of Diversity
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Student Affairs and University Life
Undergraduate Education
University Relations and Advancement
University Service, Public Service and Outreach

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Admissions and Records
Committee on Committees
Rules
University Computer and Electronic Communications
University Press
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