RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN WOMEN'S STUDIES
Approved by the Mānoa Faculty Senate on March 21, 2007
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|March 21, 2007||CAPP|
Resolution to Approve a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Women's Studies
1. Whereas the Women's Studies Program has a 30-year history as an effective program in terms of faculty, students, and sufficient specialization; and
2. Whereas the women's Studies Program has a positive national and international reputation for the quality of its current degrees (undergraduate and graduate certificates, as well as the BA via Interdisciplinary Studies); and
3. Whereas the women's Studies Program appears stable, well staffed with faculty, and well established as a program that already has the same organizational status as an academic unit; and
4. Whereas the role that Interdisciplinary Studies plays as an incubator for programs of study is no longer necessary for Women's Studies;
Therefore be it resolved:
CAPP supports authorizing the Women's Studies Program to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Women's Studies.
The Senate approves the offering the degree BA in women's Studies No additional resources requested.