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-6- He is pleased with the results, the process, and the manner in which they kept the campus infonned of what was taking place. He also stated that he looks forward to becoming a full fledged alumnus and working with the new president, if he is approved by the board. K. Candidates for Degrees - University System (AACR l) Dr. Brockman passed the floor to Ms. Brown, chair of the Academic Affairs Committee, for her report. The first action item ofthe committee was AACR l, which lists candidates for May degrees at the university. Ms. Brown moved acceptance of AACR l. Mr. Farish seconded her motion, and it passed without dissent. (See AACR l at the end ofthe Minutes.) L. Change in Name of an Educational Unit (AACR 2) Ms. Brown described the recommendation and background ofthe suggested name change ofthe College of Agricultures Department of Family Studies to Department of Family Sciences in AACR 2 and moved approval. Her motion was seconded by Dr. Sachatello and passed with no dissent. (See AACR 2 at the end ofthe Minutes.) M. Academic Degree Recommendation (AACR 3) AACR 3 recommends the establishment of a Ph.D. degree in Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences as an umbrella degree program to provide an integrative and creative approach to graduate education in the plant and soil sciences. Ms. Brown, on behalf of her committee, recommended approval. Mr. Dawson seconded her motion. There was no discussion, and there was no dissent in the passage of AACR 3. (See AACR 3 at the end ofthe Minutes.) N. Change in Degree College of Agriculture (AACR 4) Moving to AACR 4, Ms. Brown related the recommendation and the background for another change in degree in the College of Agriculture. This resolution suggests a change in the name ofthe Master of Science with a major in Plant and Soil Sciences to Master of Science with a major in Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences. She recommended approval, which was seconded by Mr. Shoop. The motion passed without dissent. (See AACR 4 at the end ofthe Minutes.) O. Change in Degrees College of Agriculture (AACR 5) Faculty members in the Department of Family Sciences voted to change the names of the degrees in their area to create a consistent identity and better reflect the teaching, research, and engagement activities in the department. They have received the necessary approvals to bring their resolution to the Board of Trustees. Ms. Brown recommended approval. Mr. Dawson seconded, and the motion was approved without dissent. (See AACR 5 at the end of the Minutes.)