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Board of Trustees Approves New Degree Program and Department

Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2012

At its meeting on 6/1/12, the Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new degree, a Master of Science (MS) degree in BioEngineering, and an academic department of BioEngineering.

The Board acted on the recommendation of the University's Academic Affairs Committee which recommended that the MS degree become effective for the cohort entering the University in summer/fall 2012. Provost Jacobs thanks Yuling Yan for her work in developing an excellent proposal for the new degree. For their careful review of the proposal the Provost also thanks the Dean's Offices in the School of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences, and the members of the Academic Affairs Committee: Phyllis Brown, Elsa Chen (chair), Steve Chiappari, Dave Feldman, Robert Henderschott, Pat Hoggard, Katrina Jaber (student representative), Diane Jonte-Pace, and Jeff Zorn.