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AGENDA
Urbana-Champaign Senate
February 10, 2014
3:10 pm

Levis Center - 3rd Floor

I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
     
II.   Approval of MinutesDecember 9, 2013
     
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—Roy Campbell
     
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
     
V.   Campus Safety Presentation
Lieutenant Todd Short, Office of Campus Emergency Planning
     
VI.   Questions/Discussion
     
VII.   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.14.18 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Establish a Non-Thesis Option in the Master of Science in Chemical Engineering in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, School of Chemical Sciences

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.14.22 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Revise the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences in the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.14.23 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Revise the Undergraduate Minor in the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.14.24 Proposal from the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) to Revise the Undergraduate Concentrations in the BS in Speech and Hearing Science

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
VIII.   Proposals
  CC.14.07 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

       
  HD.14.03 Nominations for Honorary Degrees

Honorary Degrees
(J. Tyson, Chair)

       
  SC.14.05 Endorsement of the Chancellor’s statement on the Israeli Universities Boycott

Senate Executive Committee
(C. Campbell, Chair)

       
IX.   Specialized Faculty Presentation
Katherine Galvin, Associate Provost for Administrative Affairs
  SC.14.07 Draft of Provost's Communication for Specialized Faculty
     
X.   Fall 2013 Report of the MOOC Strategy Advisory Committee (MSAC)
Chuck Tucker, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Innovation
Laurie Kramer, Associate Dean of Academic Programs Laurie Kramer
     
XI.   Current Benefits Issues (5 min.)
John Kindt, Chair, Senate Committee on Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits
     
XII.   Reports
  FAC.13.01 2012-2013 Annual Report to the Senate C. Koslofsky
       
  HE.14.04 IBHE-FAC Report – December A. Aminmansour
       
  HE.14.05 IBHE-FAC Report – January A. Aminmansour
       
  SC.14.06 BOT Observer Report – September 12, 2013 C. Campbell
H. Hilton
G. Miller
       
  SUR.14.02 SURSMAC Report – January 13, 2014 H.F. (Bill) Williamson
John Kindt
       
XIII.   New Business
     
XIV.   Adjournment
     

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