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AGENDA
Urbana-Champaign Senate
April 28, 2008; 3:10 p.m.
Levis Faculty Center

I.         Approval of March 31, 2008, Senate Minutes

II.       Senate Executive Committee Report—Nicholas Burbules, Chair

III.       Chancellor’s Remarks

IV.       Questions/Discussion

V.         Consent Agenda

NOTE: These proposals are only distributed electronically via this agenda.  If senators have questions about a proposal, they should contact the Chair of the relevant Committee well in advance of the Senate meeting.  If a senator wishes to move an item from the Consent Agenda to Proposals for Action, they must notify the Senate Office of this intent at least two business days (by Thursday, April 24) before the meeting.

Proposal from the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations to Change the Name and Status of the Institute to the School of Labor and Employment Relations

Educational Policy
(A. Aminmansour, Chair)

EP.08.52

 

Revision of the Concentrations in the Undergraduate Major in the Science and Letters Curriculum in German, College of LAS

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.08.55

 

Proposal from the Graduate College to Establish a Graduate Minor in Heritage Studies

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.08.56

 

Establishment of an Undergraduate Minor in Scandinavian Studies, College of LAS

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.08.57

 

Proposed Revisions to the BALAS in Spanish, College of LAS

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.08.58

 

Proposed Revisions to the Undergraduate Minor in Spanish, College of LAS

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.08.59

 

Rename the Department of, and all Degrees from, Speech and Hearing Science to Department of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences, College of AHS

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.08.60

 

Rename the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering to the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, College of ENGR

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.08.61

VI.        Proposals for Action

Recognition of 2008 Graduating Class

Senate

SS.08.02

 

Senate and Senate Executive Committee (SEC) Calendar for 2008-2009

 

Senate Executive Committee

 

SC.08.06

 

Multi-Year Contract Option for Eligible Academic Staff: Dismissal Appeals Process

 

General University Policy
(J. Prussing, Chair)

 

GP.07.04A

 

Resolution Concerning Racial and Ethnic Stereotypes

 

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

 

EQ.08.03

 VII.          Reports for Information of the Senate

Position Paper

Equal Opportunity and Inclusion

EQ.08.04

 

Report of the Director of Undergraduate Admissions on the Admission of Student-Athletes

 

Admissions and Records

 

SS.08.01

 

Update on the Academics of Student Athletes at the University of Illinois

 

Athletic Board

 

AB.08.01

 

BOT

 

March 26

 

J. Finnerty

 

SC.08.07

 

FAC/IBHE
IBHE

 

April 1
April 1

 

K. Andersen

 

HE.08.12
HE.08.11

 

SURSMAC

 

April 8

 

K. Andersen

 

SUR.08.02

 

USC

 

February 19
March 28

 

N. O’Brien

 

UC.08.06
UC.08.07

 

Senate Committee Annual Reports

 

 

VIII.       Committee of the Whole Discussion

The Senate Executive Committee Chair will move that the Senate convene as a Committee of the Whole to consider the subject below:

Library Planning Update

Paula T. Kaufman, University Librarian and Dean of Campus Libraries, will provide an overview of this planning effort.  Other representatives from the Library and the campus administration may also be on hand to answer questions and contribute to the discussion.  Comments and questions will be limited to 2 minutes each, with a 30 minute time limit for the entire discussion.

IX.       New Business

X.       Adjournment