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AGENDA
Urbana-Champaign Senate
February 25, 2008; 3:10 p.m.
Levis Faculty Center

I.        Approval of December 3, 2007, Senate Minutes

II.       Senate Executive Committee Report—Nicholas Burbules, Chair

III.       Chancellor’s Remarks

IV.       Questions/Discussion

V.       Old Business

Resolution Concerning Homecoming Displays

Equal Opportunity and Inclusion
(A. B. Fields, Chair)

EQ.08.01

VI.      Consent Agenda

These proposals will be approved by unanimous consent unless a senator requests that one or more should be moved to Proposals for Action.  If senators have questions about a proposal, they are strongly encouraged to contact the Chair of the relevant Committee in advance of the meeting.

Proposal to Rename the College of Communications to the College of Media

Educational Policy
(A. Aminmansour, Chair)

EP.08.21


Revision to the B.S. in Elementary Education, College of Education


Educational Policy


EP.08.22


Non-Thesis Option for M.S. students in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine


Educational Policy


EP.08.23


Graduate Minor in Latina/Latino Studies


Educational Policy


EP.08.24


Proposal to Revise the Undergraduate Major in the Sciences and Letters Curriculum in Speech Communication, College of LAS


Educational Policy


EP.08.27


Joint Degree Program in Law and Philosophy (J.D./Ph.D.)


Educational Policy


EP.08.25


An Undergraduate Minor in Communication, Dept. of Speech Communication, LAS


Educational Policy


EP.08.28


Revision of the Joint Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) and Master’s of Public Health (M.P.H.) Program


Educational Policy


EP.08.32


Elimination of the BSLAS: Bioengineering, College of LAS


Educational Policy


EP.08.33


Graduate Minor in Information Technology and Control


Educational Policy


EP.08.34


Proposal to Discontinue the Concentration in Park and Natural Resource Management within the B.S. in Recreation, Sport and Tourism


Educational Policy


EP.08.36

VII.         Proposals for Action

Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(K. Graber, Chair)

CC.08.06


Approval of Nominations for the Athletic Board


Committee on Committees


CC.08.07


Resolution on Parking


Campus Operations
(S. Katz, Chair)


CO.08.01

VIII.       Proposed Revisions to the Senate Bylaws

Revision to the Bylaws, Part A.12 – Meetings

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W.Maher, Chair)

SP.07.06


Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.10 – Committee on Faculty Benefits


University Statutes and Senate Procedures


SP.08.07


Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.14 – Committee on the Library


University Statutes and Senate Procedures


SP.08.08


Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.19 – Committee on University Student Life


University Statutes and Senate Procedures


SP.08.09

IX.         Reports for Information of the Senate

BOT

November 14
January 17

J. Finnerty
N. Burbules

SC.08.04
SC.08.05


FAC/IBHE


IBHE


November 16
December 7
January 18
December 4


M. Grossman
K. Andersen


HE.08.04
HE.08.06
HE.08.07
HE.08.05


USC


December 5


N. O’Brien


UC.08.04

X.       New Business

XI.       Executive Session
All visitors will be asked to leave before the Senate considers nominations for honorary degrees from the Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees.

XII.       Adjournment