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Proposal 15-16

The University Senate of Michigan Technological University

Proposal 15-16
(Voting Units: Academic) 

“Proposal to Shelve Certificate Program: Certificate in Writing”

PDF version of Proposal 15-16
Submitted by
Department of Humanities
Contact: Ron Strickland, Professor and Chair
Department of Humanities (

1. Full name of program to be shelved: Writing Certificate

2. Final term program will be open for new admits: Fall 2015 

3. Plan to complete all enrolled students and any returning students:
No courses are being eliminated. Enrolled and returning students will have the option of completing the certificate with existing courses.

4. Reason for shelving: Certificate is no longer needed; we are proposing to establish a Minor in Writing.

5. Financial impact (if any) to the department and university: None

Introduced to Senate:  03 February 2016
Approved by Senate:  17 February 2016
Approved by Administration:  26 February 2016