Subject: Organization and Establishment of Major Units
Last Revised: 4/25/03
Procedures for Organization and Establishment of Major Units
Proposals for major university reorganization, the establishment of a new unit, or the merger of two or more units should include a rationale that describes how the proposed change or addition will enhance the university’s ability to carry out its mission, a projected five-year budget, and a proposed review process.
Proposals for elimination of a unit should provide a rationale and budget and personnel implications.
Proposals should be submitted by the university President to the Chancellor for review and submittal to the Board of Trustees.
The establishment and maintenance of research and public service centers, institutes, laboratories, and bureaus will follow the Policy for Establishing and Maintaining Centers.