Communicate with the Senate
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I AT MANOA
College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature
Department of Second Language Studies
July 9, 2003
TO: Manoa Faculty Senate Executive Committee
FROM: Robert Bley-Vroman
Chair, Manoa Faculty Senate Committee on Administration and Budget
RE: Proposed MS in Finance
The Committee on Administration and Budget has reviewed the proposal of the College of Business Administration (CBA) for a "self-sustaining" "off-line" executive MS in Finance. This proposal was forwarded to CAB by the Committee on Academic Policy and Planning (CAPP), because CAPP felt that the proposal should not go forward until concerns regarding budgetary and administrative aspects of the proposal were addressed.
CAB sees two important general issues raised by the proposal.
The extension of the concept of "consulting" to cover overload teaching in UH academic programs is problematic.
Distribution of "profits" from entrepreneurial education.
Under the proposed program, a special tuition would be set for the program, and all net revenue ("profit") from the program would be retained by CBA.
CAB notes the lack of a comprehensive University policy dealing with the concept of "profits" of entrepreneurial education and the distribution of such profits.
CAB's position is the following:
Maintained by Robert Valliant, SHAPS,
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