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AGENDA
Urbana-Champaign Senate
November 8, 2010; 3:10 p.m.
Levis Faculty Center

     I.       Approval of October 4 and October 18 Senate Minutes

    II.       Senate Executive Committee Report—Joyce Tolliver, Chair

   III.       Chancellor’s Remarks

   IV.       Questions/Discussion

    V.       Old Business

Proposed Amendments to the Statutes and the General Rules

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

SP.11.04

   VI.       Consent Agenda

Proposal from the College of LAS to Establish New Minors: Integrative Biology; Conservation Biology

Educational Policy
(A. Aminmansour, Chair)

EP.11.02


Proposal from the College of ACES to rename the undergraduate minor in Quantitative Methods in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) as the Spatial and Quantitative Methods in NRES


Educational Policy


EP.11.03


Proposal from the Graduate College to revise the policy regarding how repeated courses are factoring into graduate GPA's


Educational Policy


EP.11.04


Proposal from the Graduate College to clarify the policy regarding how graduate GPA's are calculated


Educational Policy


EP.11.05


Proposal from the College of Engineering to establish the Customized Concentration in the B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering


Educational Policy


EP.11.06


Proposal from the College of ACES to establish a Minor in Natural Resource Conservation


Educational Policy


EP.11.07


Proposal from the College of LAS to eliminate the B.S. in Biophysics


Educational Policy


EP.11.08


Proposal from the College of ACES to establish the Agricultural Leadership and Science Education (ALSE) Program


Educational Policy


EP.11.09


Proposal from the College of ACES to establish the B.S. in Agricultural Leadership and Science Education


Educational Policy

 

EP.11.10


Proposal from the Graduate College to Establish a Graduate Minor in Gender Relations in International Development (GRID)


Educational Policy


EP.11.12

 VII.   Proposed Revisions to the University Statutes (2nd Reading, Action)

Revisions to the Statutes, Article X, Section 2 – Academic Freedom

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

SP.10.11

VIII. Proposals for Action

Procedures for Selecting a Search Committee to Advise the President on the Selection of a Chancellor

Senate Executive Committee

SC.11.07


Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate


Committee on Committees
(K. Graber, Chair)


CC.11.04


Proposal to Rename the Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability to the Prairie Research Institute


General University Policy
(M. Mallory, Chair)


GP.11.01


Proposed Amendment to the Admissions Task Force Report Regarding Communications on the Admission Status of Recruited Wheelchair Athletes


Admissions
(M. Biehl, Chair)


AD.11.01

IX.    Reports for Information

HE.11.01
HE.11.02

FAC/IBHE

September 17
October 15

A. Aminmansour

SC.11.04

BOT

September 23

A. Scheeline

SUR.11.01

SURSMAC

October 12

K. Andersen


Conflict of Interest and Commitment


General University Policy


GP.11.02

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.   New Business

XII.  Adjournment

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