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AGENDA
Urbana-Champaign Senate
September 16, 2013, 2013
3:10 pm
Illini Union - Illini Room C

I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
     
II.   Approval of MinutesApril 22, 2013 and April 29, 2013
     
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—Roy Campbell
     
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
    Chancellor's Presentation (slides added online 4/17/2013)
     
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.13.40 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) Educational Equality and Cultural Understanding; and 3) Workplace Training and Development.

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.14.02 Proposal from the School of Social Work to establish an undergraduate minor in Social Work

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.14.03 Proposal from the College of Engineering and the Graduate College to establish a Bioengineering concentration in the Master of Science Bioinformatics

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.14.04 Proposal from the College of Education and the Graduate College to terminate the Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Special Education

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.14.05 Proposal from the College of Education and the Graduate College to terminate the Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Human Resource Education

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
  EP.14.06 Proposal from the College of Fine and Applied Arts to establish an undergraduate minor in Art and Design

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
VII.   Proposals
  CC.14.03 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

       
  CC.14.04 Nominations for Membership on the Seventh Senate Review Commission

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

       
  SP.13.08 Revision to Standing Rule 14

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher)

       
  SP.14.05 Proposed Revisions to the Bylaws, Part D.12 – Committee on Honorary Degrees

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher)

       
  EP.14.01 Proposal from the Senate Committee on Educational Policy to revise the 2013-2014 Academic Calendar

Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)

       
VIII.   Current Benefits Issues (5 min) - John Kindt, Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits
     
IX.   Reports
  HE.13.09 FAC/ IBHE Report – May 17, 2013 A. Aminmansour
       
  SC.14.03 BOT Observer Report – July 25, 2013 N. Burbules
       
  UC.13.09 USC Report – May 15, 2013 J. Tolliver
       
  UC.13.10 USC Report - June 18, 2013 J. Tolliver
       
  HD.14.01 Request for Nominations for Honorary Degrees J. Tyson
       
X.   Committee of the Whole
    XFC.14.01 Task Force Report on Faculty Issues and Concerns
     
XI.   New Business
     
XII.   Adjournment
     

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