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Centers, Institutes & Bureaus


 

What Type of CIB am I?

Not all CIBs need Board of Regents Approval. Click HERE for descriptions of the different types of centers and find out what type of approval is required.

How to Start a Center, Institute or Bureau

  1. Check HERE to see if your center needs to submit this proposal
  2. Review the policies/guidelines on Centers, Institutes or Bureaus
  3. Generation from Department, Faculty, Chair, & Dean
  4. Submit Letter of Intent to Cathy Anderson
  5. Approval from College Council
  6. Proposal
    1. Fill out the Proposal Template
      1. Faculty Consultation
    2. Statement of mission, vision and goals
    3. Collect letters of support from participating areas
    4. Review CIB Bylaws
  7. Submit Proposal and Supporting Documents to curriculum@utah.edu by deadline.
  8. The proposal will go through the following Approval Process:
    1. Undergraduate and/or Graduate Council
    2. SRVPAA or SRVPHS
    3. Senate Executive Committee/Academic Senate
    4. Board of Trustees
  9. You will be notified of final approval at this point and you may begin operations

Provisional Center

Approval process may be expedited when there is a time sensitive issue, such as a donor or other legitimate urgency, making the provisional or expedited temporary approval necessary. Verification of urgency will be made in writing by the President or Senior Vice President.

  1. Check HERE to see if your center needs to submit this proposal
  2. Review the policies/guidelines on Centers, Institutes or Bureaus
  3. Generation from Department, Faculty, Chair, & Dean
  4. Submit Letter of Intent to Cathy Anderson
  5. Proposal
    1. Fill out the Proposal Template
      1. Faculty Consultation
    2. Statement of mission, vision and goals
    3. Collect letters of support from participating areas
    4. Review CIB Bylaws
  6. Graduate School Dean
  7. Senate Executive Committee/Academic Senate (Information Item)
  8. Graduate School Dean
  9. Notify Board of Trustees (Information Item)
  10. Notification to Curriculum Administration
  11. Curriculum Administration will send out campus notification of Provisional Approval

List of Centers

  1. In-Progress Centers
  2. Approved Centers

Center Review

Click HERE for additional information on CIB Reviews.

Name Change

Contact curriculum@utah.edu for more information.

Discontinue Center/Provisional Center

Contact curriculum@utah.edu for more information.

Contact Information:

Proposals:

Lyndi Duff
Curriculum Coordinator801-587-7843

Reviews:

Danny Nelson
Graduate School Office801-585-5529

Last Updated: 5/28/21