All new units of instruction (including new majors, departments or schools/colleges), new research or public service centers or institutes and new academic administrative units must be approved by the IBHE: http://www.ibhe.org/Academic%20Affairs/default.htm after approval has been received at the SIUE and SIU levels.
The forms to establish these units must be submitted electronically to the IBHE through the SIU President's Office. The SIUE Provost's Office submits the electronic forms to the President's Office.
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Establishing a New Unit of Instruction
When establishing a new major, department, school or college on the SIUE campus or within SIUE's service region, a Notice of Intent, an In Region Application and an In Region Budget Worksheet must be completed.
When establishing a new major, department, school or college outside of SIUE's service region, a Notice of Intent, an Out of Region Application and an Out of Region Budget Worksheet must be completed.
Establishing a New Research or Public Service Center/Institute or a New Academic Administrative Unit
When establishing a new research or public service center or institute or a new academic administrative unit, a Notice of New Units of Administration, Research or Public Service and an Administrative, Research or Public Service Unit Application must be completed.