47. Undergraduate Council

(En. 10.29.14, Am. 05.03.17)
  1. Membership

This Committee consists of at least twelve Senate members, including a chair and a vice chair, the Vice President for Academic Affairs of the Associated Students of the University of California (Berkeley), ex officio, and at least two undergraduate student members.10 The Chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Honors, and Financial Aid is an ex officio member of this Committee.

  1. Duties
    • Considers and reports upon matters involving questions of undergraduate education.
    • Advises the Senate on matters related to undergraduate curriculum development.
    • Initiates proposals involving questions of undergraduate educational policy.
    • Makes recommendations to the Divisional Council on the establishment and disestablishment of curricula, colleges, schools, departments, institutes, bureaus, and the like.
    • Participates in campus program review of academic departments and units and the majors they sponsor, paying special attention to matters involving undergraduate education.
    • Reviews proposals for new undergraduate majors and specializations.
    • Advises the Senate on issues related to the quality of undergraduate student life, including residential living, mentorship and counseling, and health and wellness.
    • Through the Committee on Undergraduate Scholarships, Honors, and Financial Aid, recommends to the Chancellor policies related to awarding undergraduate financial aid and scholarships, and setting criteria for the award of undergraduate honors. 


10 See By-law 13.C.