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AGENDA
Urbana-Champaign Senate
October 6, 2008; 3:10 p.m.
Levis Faculty Center

     I.       Approval of April 21 and April 28, 2008, Senate Minutes

    II.       Senate Executive Committee Report—Nicholas Burbules, Chair

   III.       Chancellor’s Remarks

   IV.       Questions/Discussion

V.          Consent Agenda

 

Rename BALAS in Religious Studies to BALAS in Religion

 

Educational Policy
(A. Aminmansour, Chair)

 

EP.09.02

 

 

Establish a BALAS in Gender and Women’s Studies

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.03

 

 

Revision to the BSLAS: Astronomy

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.04

 

 

Revision to Undergraduate Minor in Astronomy

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.05

 

 

Minor in Community Based Art Education

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.06

 

 

Graduate Minor in College Teaching

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.07

 

 

Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.)

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.08

 

 

Revision of Stage Management Concentration

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.09

 

 

Revision of the B.A.: Teaching of Spanish

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.10

 

 

Revision of the Undergraduate Major in the Sciences/Letters Curriculum in Mathematics

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.11

 

 

Interdisciplinary Minor in Asian American Studies

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.13

 

 

Terminate the Professional Writing Concentration of the Rhetoric Major

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.14

 

 

Proposed Undergraduate Minor in Speech and Hearing Science, AHS

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.16

 

 

Revision to currently offered Master of Art in Art Education

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.17

 

 

Masters of Education in Art Education

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.18

 

 

Rename the M.A. in Speech Communication to Communication

 

Educational Policy

 

EP.09.19

 

VI. Proposals for Action

Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(K. Graber, Chair)

CC.09.03

 

 

Nomination for a Representative to the Faculty Advisory Council of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (FAC/IBHE)

 

Committee on Committees

 

CC.09.04

 

 VII. Proposed Revisions to the Senate Bylaws

Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.15 – Committee on Public Engagement

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

SP.09.04

 

                       
VIII.                           Reports for Information of the Senate

2007-08 Annual Report

Student Discipline
(J. Goldberg, Chair)

SD.08.01

 

Proposed Call for a State of Illinois Constitutional Convention and its Possible Impact on State Universities Retirement System Pensions

Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits
(R. Gorvett, Chair)

FB.09.01

 

 

BOT

 

May 22
July 24
September 11

 

A. Aminmansour
N. Burbules

 

SC.08.08
SC.08.09
SC.09.03

 

 

 

IBHE
FAC/IBHE

 

June 3
May 16
June 20
September 19

 

K. Andersen

 

HE.08.14
HE.08.13
HE.08.15
HE.09.01

 

 

 

 

USC

 

April 22
May 28
June 26

 

N. O’Brien

 

UC.08.08
UC.08.09
UC.08.10

 

 

 

   IX.       New Business

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

   XI.       Committee of the Whole Discussion
The Senate Executive Committee Chair will move that the Senate convene as a Committee of the Whole to participate in a discussion initiated by the:

Parking System Review Committee

One or more members of this Campus Committee will provide introductory remarks.  Subsequent comments and questions will be limited to 2 minutes each, with a 30 minute time limit for the entire discussion.

  XII.       Adjournment