On April 24 the members of the Faculty Council approved a proposal to change the name of the Standing Committee on Higher Degrees in Systems Biology to the Standing Committee on Higher Degrees in Systems, Synthetic, and Quantitative Biology. They also approved preliminary versions of Courses of Instruction for 2019–20 and of the University Extension School courses for 2019–20. Finally, they approved changes to the Handbook for Students for 2019–20.

The last regular meeting of the Faculty will be on May 7.