Splitting or Merging a Department

The splitting or merging of a department is at the discretion of the College (S13-9). A memo outling rationale for the proposed organizational change, Resource implications, RTP implications, Curriculum and accreditation implications, Implications for students faculty vote, and reason for merger from the dean's office to the Graduate and Undergraduate Programs Office who will work with the Provost office on approval. Once approved, the departments will need to ensure their department follows our guide on Guidelines and Checklist for Department Name Changes, Splits and Mergers.