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AGENDA
Urbana-Champaign Senate
April 29, 2013
3:10 pm
3rd Floor - Levis Faculty Center

I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
     
II.   Approval of MinutesMarch 4, 2013
     
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—Matthew Wheeler
     
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
    University Budget Update - Michael Andrechak (added online 4/30/13)
     
V.   Questions/Discussion
     
VI.   Consent Agenda
  If a senator wishes to move an item from the Consent Agenda to Proposals and have copies at the meeting, they must notify the Senate Office at least two business days before the meeting. Any senator can ask to have any item moved from the Consent Agenda to Proposals.
       
  EP.13.20 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to revise the BALAS in History, in the Department of History

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.23 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to Establish a New Graduate Minor in Global Studies

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.26 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Establish a new option in the Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics.

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.30 Proposal from the Graduate College and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences to transfer the Master of Science in Agricultural Education from the Department of Human and Community Development to the Agricultural Education Program

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.31 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) Department of English to revise the Major in the Science and Letters Curriculum: BALAS English- English Concentration and English Teaching Concentration

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.32 Proposal from the College of Media Journalism Department to reorganize and revise the News Editorial major and Broadcast Journalism major as a new unitary Journalism major

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.33 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Establish a Graduate Concentration in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE)

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.34 Proposal from the College of Applied Health Sciences to Change the Name of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Health to the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.38 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Establish a Minor in Slavic Language, Literature, and Culture, in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.39 Proposal from the College of Engineering to establish a Combined Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Master of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.41 Proposal from the College of College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Revise Requirements for Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
VII.   Proposals
  CC.13.09 Approval of Nominations for the Athletic Board

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

       
  SP.13.06 Revisions to Standing Rule 3 – Proposed Amendments to Documents

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher)

       
  SP.13.07 Revisions to the Bylaws, Part D. 5 – Committee on Campus Operations

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher)

       
  EP.13.35 Proposal to Establish the Institute for Universal Biology (IUB)

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.37 Revisions to 2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.13.40 Proposal from the College of Education to establish a non-licensure Bachelors of Science in Learning and Education Studies with concentrations in: 1) Applied Learning Science; 2) Education, Globalization, and Social Justice; 3) Workplace Training and Development; and 4) International and Cultural Perspectives in Early Schooling

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  CG.13.01 Revisions to the Academic Integrity Portions of the Student Code

Conference on Conduct Governance
(G. Gollin, Chair)

       
  NB.13.01 Electronic Communications Policy

Campus IT Privacy and Security Committee

       
  SC.13.14 2013-2014 Senate/SEC Calendar

Senate Executive Committee
(M. Wheeler, Chair)

       
VIII.   Current Benefits Issues (5 min) - John Kindt, Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits: FB.13.02, Current Benefit Issues (distributed at the door and added online 4/30/13)
     
IX.   Reports
  HE.13.07 FAC/ IBHE Report – March 15, 2013 A. Aminmansour
       
  HE.13.08 FAC/IBHE Report - April 2, 2013 A. Aminmansour
       
  SC.13.13 BOT Observer Report – March 7, 2013 J. Tolliver
       
  UC.13.06 USC Report – February 19, 2013 J. Tolliver
       
  UC.13.07 USC Report - March 27, 2013 J. Tolliver
       
  UC.13.08 USC Report – April 18, 2013 J. Tolliver
       
  SUR.13.02 SURSMAC - April 9, 2013 J. Kindt
H.F. Williamson
X.   New Business
    Letter from Randy McCarthy and Nicholas Burbules (distributed at the door and added online 4/30/13)
     
XI.   Adjournment
     

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