July 8-9, 2004

REVISED

ITEM 124-1007-R0704                Approval of Proposal to create an interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Natural Resources Conflict Resolution.

 

THAT:                                       The Board of Regents authorizes The University of Montana—Missoula to offer a graduate certificate in Natural Resources Conflict Resolution.

 

EXPLANATION:                        The University of Montana—Missoula proposes an interdisciplinary graduate certificate in Natural Resources Conflict Resolution. Students will acquire an in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of building agreements and resolving disputes among people with diverse interests and viewpoints. The training that leads to a certificate will integrate teaching, research, and public service through an interdisciplinary program designed to help citizens and leaders resolve natural resource disputes, thereby promoting health communities, vibrant economies, and healthy landscapes.