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AGENDA
Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
March 9, 2015
3:10 pm

Senate Packet

ILLINI UNION BALLROOM

I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
     
II.   Approval of MinutesFebruary 9, 2015 and February 16, 2015
     
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—Roy Campbell
     
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
     
V.   Questions/Discussion
     
VI.   Old Business
  A. Proposals
  RS.15.07 Concerns about Shared Governance and Academic Freedom B. McCall and
K. Sanders
  B. Reports
  EP.15.39 Administrative Approvals – January 26, 2015 Educational Policy
(G. Miller)
       
  EP.15.40 Administrative Approvals – February 2, 2015 Educational Policy
(G. Miller)
       
  HE.15.04 FAC/IBHE Report – December 12, 2014 A. Aminmansour
       
  HE.15.05 FAC/IBHE Report – January 16, 2015 A. Aminmansour
       
  SC.15.07 BOT Observer Report – January 15, 2015 G. Miller
       
  UC.15.05 USC Report – December 12, 2014 J. Tolliver
       
  UC.15.06 USC Report – January 22, 2015 J. Tolliver
       
  SC.15.08 Hiring Policies and Procedures Review Committee Report Senate Exec. Committee
(R. Campbell)
       
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.15.29 Proposal from the College of Education to establish a concentration in Digital Environments for Learning, Teaching & Agency in the B.S. in Learning & Education Studies

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.31 Proposal from the College of Engineering to Establish a Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for the Degree of Masters of Engineering

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.32 Proposal from the College of Engineering to Establish a Combined Bachelor of Science - Master of Engineering Degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.34 Proposal from the College of Business to add the Graduate Concentration in Business Data Analytics in the Department of Business Administration

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.41 Proposal from the College of Fine and Applied Arts to Rename and Revise the Undergraduate Minor in Urban Planning

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.43 Proposal from the College of Engineering and the Graduate College to Terminate Two Options, the Online MS and the Non-Thesis Option, in the Master's in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.45 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Terminate the Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
VIII.   Proposals
  RS.15.08 Resolution Endorsing the Final Report of the Hiring Policies and Procedures Review Committee
RS.15.08 Revised

M. Steinberg, et. al.

     

 

  CC.15.07 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

     

 

  CC.15.08 Nominations to the Athletic Board
CC.15.08 Revised

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

     

 

  CC.15.09 Nominations for Membership on the University Senates Conference

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

     

 

  SP.15.14 General Revisions to the Statutes
Motion #3

University Statutes and Senate Procedures (USSP)
(W. Maher)

       
IX.   New Business
    Matters not included in the agenda may not be presented to the Senate without concurrence of a majority of the members present and voting.
     
X.   Adjournment