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Rename a Minor

Academic Action

Change the name of an existing minor with no changes in any of the minor’s requirements.

Curricular Requirements

Not applicable.

Originator of Process

 Interdisciplinary, Disciplinary, or Other Unit Executive Committee

Approval Process

 CourseLeaf: Program Admin: Edit Program

Approvals/Recommendations Needed:

A – Approval Needed

R – Recommendation

I – Information Only

AMinor Executive Committee
AAcademic Affairs Council
AProvost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
IUniversities of Wisconsin Administration and Board of Regents

Approval Process

The chair of the Executive Committee responsible for the minor prepares a proposal to rename the minor following the Edit Program form in CourseLeaf .  The chair should consult with Enrollment Services and University Communication and Marketing to assess the impact the name change may have.

The Dean reviews the proposal and supporting documentation.

After review and recommendation or non-recommendation by the Registrar and the Library, the Dean has the option of approving the proposal, not approving the proposal or requesting changes to the proposal.  Approved proposals and supporting documentation are sent to the Academic Affairs Council.

The proposal with supporting documentation is reviewed by the Academic Affairs Council.  Following the AAC review, an approved proposal is forwarded to the Provost.  If not approved by the AAC, the proposal is returned to Dean.

The proposed name change with supporting documentation is reviewed by the Provost.  If approved by the Provost, the initiating Executive Committee Chair, Dean, Registrar, Library, and SOFAS are informed of the decision.  If not approved by the Provost, the proposal is returned to the Dean.

The Provost (or designee) notifies the UW Associate Vice President for Academic Programs and Educational Innovation (APEI) via the Online Program Planning Form that program has been discontinued and the effective date of the change