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University Senate Rules (USR)

  • USR in Microsoft Word [changes incorporated, official version, September 2021] (DOCX)

    • Description of Approved Changes to Senate Rules
      • Corrections to SRs related to Lewis Honors College
        • SR 3.1.3.1.3 (“Significant changes”)
        • SR 5.5.2.2 (”Conditions of Merit and Circumstance for Degree Honors”)
        • SR 3.1.1.5 (“Graduate Composition and Communication Requirement”)
        • SR. 5.5.3.1 (“Diplomas Issued to Graduated Students”)
      • Change to SR 2.1.3 (“Academic Holidays”)
      • Change to SR 3.2.2 (“Course Numbering System”)
      • New definition of "online program" [specific locations of codification within Section 3 and Section 10 to be decided by SREC]
      • Change to SR 5.2.5.2.1 (“Excused Absences,” “Acceptable Excuses”)
      • Change to SR 5.5.2.2 for University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law ("Conditions of Merit and Circumstance for Degree Honors")
      • Change to SR 5.5.2.2 for PharmD ("Conditions of Merit and Circumstance for Degree Honors")
      • New section within SR 6.1.1 ("The Course Syllabus") related to regular and substantive interactions
      • Change to SR 10.5.2.1.1.1 ("University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law," "Placement on Probation")

    • USR in Microsoft Word [track changes, September 2021] (DOCX)
    • USR in Adobe Acrobat [PDF with changes incorporated, September 2021] (PDF)
    • Synopsis of Changes to Senate Rules from September 2020 to September 2021 (DOCX)


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