New Centers - Level II Proposals

A proposal for a new Center is considered a Level II proposal and requires both Faculty Senate and Board of Regents approval.

To submit a proposal for a new center:

  1. Submit the appropriate proposal forms to the Office of the Provost for review. This includes forms required by both Faculty Senate AND the Board of Regents:
    1. Faculty Senate Forms:
      1. Proposal for the establishment of a new center (required by UM Policy 103)
      2. Center Review Budget Form.
      3. Faculty Senate Level II Form (with all required signatures)
    2. Montana University System forms:
      1. Level II Request Form
      2. Curriculum Proposal Form
  2. The Provost will distribute copies to the President, relevant administrators, and the Faculty Senate.
  3. The Provost and the Faculty Senate provide a written rationale for a recommendation of approval or disapproval to the President.
  4. The President considers all recommendations and provides a written explanation of the decision to each reviewer and the University community.
  5. Upon approval, the proposal will be sent to the Board of Regents for final authorization.

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