Updates & Revisions

Announced on April 24, 2019

  • Provost Levit met with the deans to begin developing teach-out plans for the programs that will wind down over the next several years. Read more here.

Announced on April 29, 2019

  • The University Council, with changes to its charge, structure and membership, will become the implementation steering committee this summer. Read more here.

Announced on May 21, 2019

  • The President’s Leadership Team has approved updates to the University Council’s charge to act as a steering committee as we implement the True Commitment plan. This update includes an addition of faculty positions to account for proportional distribution of our faculty among the colleges. Read more here. 

Announced on June 5, 2019

  • The data was sent to deans for distribution to interested department chairs and faculty. Faculty can submit questions, concerns or proposals to deans for deans’ council consideration, as well as president’s and provost’s consideration.

Announced on June 7, 2019

  • Three university-wide ad hoc task forces created to provide substantive details and formalize implementation plans for 1) University Studies; 2) the professional college(s); and 3) the Graduate School. These task forces will meet throughout the academic year and work with other appropriate committees and governing bodies. Read more here.

Following revisions to the Academic Strategy for The University of Tulsa as of June 19, 2019:

  • Page 32, English Language and Literature, M.A. – Removed “no direct admissions” from the diagram.
  • Page 33, Clinical Psychology, M.A. – Removed “no direct admissions” from the diagram.
  • Page 34, Chemical Engineering, M.S.E. – Removed “no direct admissions” from the diagram.
  • Page 34, Computer Engineering, M.S.E. – Removed “no direct admissions” from the diagram.
  • Page 34, Mechanical Engineering, M.S.E. – Removed “no direct admissions” from the diagram.
  • Page 34, Petroleum Engineering, M.S.E. – Removed “no direct admissions” from the diagram.
  • Page 34, Chemical Engineering, M.E. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Page 34, Computer Science, M.S. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Page 34, Computer Engineering, M.E. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Page 34, Electrical Engineering, M.E. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Page 34, Mechanical Engineering, M.E. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Page 34, Petroleum Engineering, M.E. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Page 35, Biological Science, M.S. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Page 35, Geosciences, M.S. – Changed “redesign to 12 months” to “redesign to offer a 12-month option.”
  • Removed “super” from all mentions of “professional super college.”

Released on July 16, 2019

  • Statement reaffirming TU’s Commitment to the Arts & Humanities. Read more here.