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Resolutions | 2020-2021

Title Commission or Body Number Status
Resolution to Approve New Major, Automotive Engineering, In Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21A Approved by University Council, November 2, 2020
Resolution to Approve New Major, Robotics and Mechatronics, In Bachelor Science in Mechanical Engineering Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21B Approved by University Council, November 2, 2020
Resolution to Retire Presidential Policy Memorandum No. 194, Transfer Credit for Master's Degrees Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Policies CGPSP 2020-2021A Approved by University Council, February 15, 2021
Resolution to Recommend Authorization of the Establishment of a Center for Economic and Community Engagement (CECE) Commission on Outreach and International Affairs COIA 2020-21A Approved by University Council, February 15, 2021
Joint Resolution to Revise Shared Governance Commission on Faculty Affairs
Commission on Administrative and Professional Faculty Affairs
Commission on Staff Policies and Affairs
Commission on Student Affairs
CFA 2020-21C
CAPFA 2020-21B
CSPA 2020-21A
CSA 2020-21A
Approved by University Council, February 15, 2021
Resolution to Increase University Institute Representation on the Commission on Research Commission on Research COR 2020-21C Approved by University Council, March 15, 2021
Resolution to Approve New Major, Ecological Restoration, in Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21E Approved by University Council, March 15, 2021
Resolution to Revise Faculty Handbook Promotion and Tenure Guidelines Commission on Faculty Affairs CFA 2020-21A Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
Resolution to Revise Chapter 5 of the Faculty Handbook Commission on Faculty Affairs CFA 2020-21B Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
Resolution to Approve the 2020 Climate Action Commitment Commission on University Support CUS 2020-21A Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
Resolution to Establish a Scholarly Articles Open Access Policy (Revision to Policy 13000) Commission on Research COR 2020-21A Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
Resolution to Approve New Degree, Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education, and New Major, Elementary Education (PK-6) Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21C New Major was Approved by University Council, February 1, 2021 and New Degree was approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021 which can be found at the following link: Attachment H of the March 22, 2021, BOV meeting minutes
Resolution to Approve New Degree, Bachelor of Arts in Education in Secondary Education, and New Majors: English Language Arts Education, and History and Social Sciences Education, and New Degree, Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education with new Majors: Mathematics Education, Career and Technical Education - Agricultural Education, and Career and Technical Education Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21D New Majors were Approved by University Council, February 1, 2021 and New Degrees were approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021 which can be found at the following link: Attachment I of the March 22, 2021, BOV
Resolution to Approve the Constitution and Bylaws for the Administrative and Professional (A/P) Faculty Senate Commission on Administrative and Professional Faculty Affairs CAPFA 2020-21A Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
Resolution to Clarify Probationary Reappointment Language in the Faculty Handbook Commission on Faculty Affairs CFA 2020-21D Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
Resolution to Modify Membership to Commission on Equal Opportunity and Diversity (CEOD) Commission on Equal Opportunity and Diversity CEOD 2020-2021A Approved by University Council, April 5, 2021
Resolution to Approve New Major, EUropean & Transatlantic Studies, in Bachelor of Arts in International Studies Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21G Approved by University Council, April 5, 2021
Resolution to Amend Faculty Senate Operations Commission on Faculty Affairs CFA 2020-21E Approved by University Council, April 5, 2021
Resolution to Approve New Major, Advertising, in Bachelor of Arts in Communication Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-2021H Approved by University Council, April 19, 2021
Resolution to Discontinue Major, Family and Consumer Sciences, in Bachelor of Science in Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21I Approved by University Council, April 19, 2021
Resolution to Approve the Establishment of an Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) Commission on Student Affairs CSA 2020-21B Approved by University Council, May 3, 2021
Resolution to Establish Continuous Enrollment Policy for Undergraduate Students Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21J Approved by University Council, May 3, 2021
Resolution to Approve Revisions to Policy 13015 Ownership and Control of Research Data, Results and Related Materials Commission on Research COR 2020-21B Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Establish the School of Environmental Security Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Policies CGPSP 2020-21B Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Approve New Degree, Bachelor of Science in Plant Science with New Majors: Crop and Soil Sciences, Landscape Design and Turfgrass Science, Plant Science, and Environmental Horticulture; and to Discontinue Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Horticulture Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies CUSP 2020-21F New Majors were Approved by University Council, March 15, 2021 and New Degree and Discontinuation of Degrees were approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021, which can be found at the following link: Attachment N of the June 8, 2021, BOV meeting minutes
Resolution to Discontinue Degree, Master of Science in Biomedical Technology Development and Management Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Polices CGPSP 2020-21C Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Discontinue Degrees, Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), in Career and Technical Education (EDCT) Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Polices CGPSP 2020-21D Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Approve the Awarding of Tenure in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Commission on Faculty Affairs CFA 2020-21F Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Extend Term Limit for Postdoctoral Associate Faculty Appointment Commission on Faculty Affairs CFA 2020-21G Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Revise Chapter 7 of the Faculty Handbook Commission on Administrative and Professional Faculty Affairs CAPFA 2020-21C Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Rename the Department of Interprofessionalism to the Department of Healthcare Innovation and Implementation Science in the VTCSOM Commission on Graduate and Professional Faculty Affairs CGPSP 2020-21E Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
Resolution to Amend in its Entirety The Constitution of the Graduate Student Assembly and Reenact as "The Constitution of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate" Commission on Student Affairs CSA 2020-21C Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
  • assets/CUSP_Resolution 2020-21A.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, November 2, 2020
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Major, Automotive Engineering, In Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • assets/CUSP_Resolution 2020-21B.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, November 2, 2020
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Major, Robotics and Mechatronics, In Bachelor Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • assets/CGPSP Resolution 2020-2021A.pdf

    Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, February 15, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Retire Presidential Policy Memorandum No. 194, Transfer Credit for Master's Degrees

  • assets/COIA Resolution 2020-21A.pdf

    Commission on Outreach and International Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, February 15, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Recommend Authorization of the Establishment of a Center for Economic and Community Engagement (CECE)

  • assets/CFA_CAPFA_CSPA_CSA_Joint_Resolution.pdf

    Commission on Faculty Affairs
    Commission on Administrative and Professional Faculty Affairs
    Commission on Staff Policies and Affairs
    Commission on Student Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, February 15, 2021
    Status: Joint Resolution to Revise Shared Governance

  • assets/COR Resolution 2020-21C.pdf

    Commission on Research
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, March 15, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Increase University Institute Representation on the Commission on Research

  • assets/CUSP Resolution 2020-21E.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, March 15, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Major, Ecological Restoration, in Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment L_Resolution to Revise Faculty Handbook Promotion and Tenure Guidelines.pdf

    Commission on Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Revise Faculty Handbook Promotion and Tenure Guidelines

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment M_Resolution to Revise Chapter Five of the Faculty Handbook Employment Policies and Procedures for Non-Tenure Track Faculty.pdf

    Commission on Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Revise Chapter 5 of the Faculty Handbook

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment T_Resolution to Approve the Virginia Tech 2020 Climate Action Commitment.pdf

    Commission on University Support
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve the 2020 Climate Action Commitment

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment J_Resolution to Establish a Scholarly Articles Open Access Policy.pdf

    Commission on Research
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Establish a Scholarly Articles Open Access Policy (Revision to Policy 13000)

  • assets/CUSP Resolution 2020-21C.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number New Major was Approved by University Council, February 1, 2021 and New Degree was approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021 which can be found at the following link: Attachment H of the March 22, 2021, BOV meeting minutes
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Degree, Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education, and New Major, Elementary Education (PK-6)

  • assets/CUSP Resolution 2020-21D.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number New Majors were Approved by University Council, February 1, 2021 and New Degrees were approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021 which can be found at the following link: Attachment I of the March 22, 2021, BOV
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Degree, Bachelor of Arts in Education in Secondary Education, and New Majors: English Language Arts Education, and History and Social Sciences Education, and New Degree, Bachelor of Science in Education in Secondary Education with new Majors: Mathematics Education, Career and Technical Education - Agricultural Education, and Career and Technical Education

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment Z_Resolution to Approve the Constitution and Bylaws for the Administrative and Professional Faculty Senate.pdf

    Commission on Administrative and Professional Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve the Constitution and Bylaws for the Administrative and Professional (A/P) Faculty Senate

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment N_Resolution to Clarify Probationary Reappointment Language in the Faculty Handbook.pdf

    Commission on Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, March 22, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Clarify Probationary Reappointment Language in the Faculty Handbook

  • assets/CEOD Resolution 2020-21A.pdf

    Commission on Equal Opportunity and Diversity
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, April 5, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Modify Membership to Commission on Equal Opportunity and Diversity (CEOD)

  • assets/CUSP Resolution 2020-21G.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, April 5, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Major, EUropean & Transatlantic Studies, in Bachelor of Arts in International Studies

  • assets/CFA Resolution 2020-21E.pdf

    Commission on Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, April 5, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Amend Faculty Senate Operations

  • assets/CUSP Resolution 2020-2021H.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, April 19, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Major, Advertising, in Bachelor of Arts in Communication

  • assets/CUSP Resolution 2020-2021I.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, April 19, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Discontinue Major, Family and Consumer Sciences, in Bachelor of Science in Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management

  • assets/CSA Resolution 2020-21B.pdf

    Commission on Student Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, May 3, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve the Establishment of an Undergraduate Student Senate (USS)

  • assets/CUSP Resolution 2020-21J.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by University Council, May 3, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Establish Continuous Enrollment Policy for Undergraduate Students

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment I_Resolution to Approve Revisions to Policy 13015 Ownership and Control of Research Data, Results, and Related Materials.pdf

    Commission on Research
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve Revisions to Policy 13015 Ownership and Control of Research Data, Results and Related Materials

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment K_Resolution to Approve School of Environmental Security in College of Natural Resources and Environment.pdf

    Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Establish the School of Environmental Security

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment N_Resolution to Approve BS in Plant Science and Discontinue BS in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences and BS in Horticulture.pdf

    Commission on Undergraduate Studies and Policies
    Resolution Number New Majors were Approved by University Council, March 15, 2021 and New Degree and Discontinuation of Degrees were approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021, which can be found at the following link: Attachment N of the June 8, 2021, BOV meeting minutes
    Status: Resolution to Approve New Degree, Bachelor of Science in Plant Science with New Majors: Crop and Soil Sciences, Landscape Design and Turfgrass Science, Plant Science, and Environmental Horticulture; and to Discontinue Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment O_Resolution to Discontinue Master of Science in Biomedical Technology Development and Management.pdf

    Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Polices
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Discontinue Degree, Master of Science in Biomedical Technology Development and Management

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment P_Resolution to Discontinue PhDEdD in Career and Technical Education.pdf

    Commission on Graduate and Professional Studies and Polices
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Discontinue Degrees, Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), in Career and Technical Education (EDCT)

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment M_Resolution to Approve the Awarding of Tenure in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.pdf

    Commission on Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Approve the Awarding of Tenure in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment T_Resolution to Extend Term Limit for Postdoctoral Associate Faculty Appointment.pdf

    Commission on Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Extend Term Limit for Postdoctoral Associate Faculty Appointment

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment AA_Resolution to Revise the Faculty Handbook Employment Policies and Procedures for Administrative and Professional Faculty.pdf

    Commission on Administrative and Professional Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Revise Chapter 7 of the Faculty Handbook

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment L_Resolution to Change Name of Department of Interprofessionalism to Department of Healthcare Innovation and Implementation Science.pdf

    Commission on Graduate and Professional Faculty Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Rename the Department of Interprofessionalism to the Department of Healthcare Innovation and Implementation Science in the VTCSOM

  • https://bov.vt.edu/assets/Attachment LL_Resolution to Approve Constitution and Bylaws of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.pdf

    Commission on Student Affairs
    Resolution Number Approved by the Board of Visitors, June 8, 2021
    Status: Resolution to Amend in its Entirety The Constitution of the Graduate Student Assembly and Reenact as "The Constitution of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate"