Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2014-05
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Eduardo Pagan, Chair
Date of First Reading: September 9, 2013
Date of Second Reading: October 7, 2013
Title of Motion: Request from the College of Technology and Innovation – Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management- for the name change of a graduate degree - from: MS in Agribusiness– to: MS in Environmental and Resource Management
Action Requested: The Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee recommends University Senate approval of a proposal submitted by the College of Technology and Innovation – Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management – for the for the name change of a graduate degree - From: MS in Agribusiness – To: MS in Environmental and Resource Management
Rationale: The proposed name reflects a redirection of the degree beyond agribusiness to environmental resource management . This change better enables the degree to meet market demand for broad-based professionals in the field of resource management and is a better fit with faculty expertise and philosophy. The change removes any perceived duplication with the W.P. Carey School of Business.