The University Record, February 27, 1996

Bylaw change related to School of Art proposed for vote at Regents' meeting

The following changes are proposed for Regents' Bylaw 6.02, 11.011 and 13.13 regarding the School of Art. Comments on the changes should be made to the Office of the Secretary of the University, 2012 Fleming Administration Building 1340, by March 12.


Sec. 6.02 Degree Program Definitions
Undergraduate degree programs are offered by:

The University of Michigan
(Ann Arbor Campus)

College of Architecture and Urban Planning; School of Art and Design; School of Business Administration; School of Dentistry; School of Education; College of Engineering; Division of Kinesiology; College of Literature, Science and the Arts; School of Music; School of Natural Resources and Environment; School of Nursing; College of Pharmacy.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters; School of Education; School of Engineering; School of Management.

The University of Michigan-Flint
College of Arts and Sciences; School of Health Professions and Studies; School of Management.

Graduate degree programs are offered by the schools and colleges on all three campuses through the agency of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, leading to the master's, doctoral, and related degrees. In addition, the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, the School of Business Administration, the School of Health Professions and Studies, the School of Natural Resources and Environment, and the Schools of Management at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and at the University of Michigan-Flint are authorized to offer the master's degree in appropriate professional fields and the School of Music, the master's degree in applied music.

Graduate professional degree programs are offered by the: School of Dentistry, Law School, Medical School, College of Pharmacy, School of Public Health and the School of Social Work.


Sec. 11.011 The School of Art and Design Executive Committee
The executive committee shall consist of the dean and six members of the faculty to be appointed by the Board on recommendation by the president. The appointed members shall not be eligible for reappointment until after the ;lapse of one year. the terms shall be adjusted so that three shall expire each year. The dean shall chair the committee.


Sec 13.13 Museum of Art
The Museum of Art shall be maintained as a separate administrative unit for the purpose of collection, conservation, study , and exhibition of works of art, and the preparation of publications with respect thereto. It shall not serve as a formal instructional unit. It shall, however, serve as a laboratory and educational resource for the University community and especially for the Department of History of Art, the School of Art and Design, and other related departments and shall cooperate with all University agencies in furthering their educational programs in this field.

The administration of the museum shall be in the charge of a director assisted by an executive committee. The director shall be appointed by the Board of Regents on recommendation of the president. The director shall report to the provost and ex ecutive vice president for academic affairs.

The membership and terms of office of the executive committee shall be determined by the president in consultation with the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, with membership to reflect the interdepartmental and interdiscip linary character of the museum by inclusion of representatives of the visual arts, art history, the humanities, and other elements of the University community.