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AGENDA
Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
April 6, 2015
3:10 pm

Senate Packet

ILLINI UNION - ROOM 314 A & B

I.   Call to Order—Abbas Benmamoun, Vice Provost for Faculty & Academic Affairs
     
II.   Approval of MinutesMarch 9, 2015
     
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—Roy Campbell
     
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Abbas Benmamoun, Vice Provost for Faculty & Academic Affairs
     
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.15.20 Clarification of Policies on Graduate Minors and Concentrations

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.15.26 Proposal from the School of Social Work and the Graduate College to revise and rename the graduate concentration in Advocacy, Leadership, and Social Change

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.15.46 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Rename and Revise the Integrated Pest Management Concentration in the BS in Crop Sciences

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.15.47 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Revise the Concentrations in Agroecology, Biological Sciences, Crops, Crop Agribusiness, and Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology and to Add a New Concentration in Horticultural Food Systems to the Bachelor of Science in Crop Sciences

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.15.48 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Revise the Bachelor of Science in Psychology by Adding New Concentrations

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.15.50 Proposal from the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) and the Graduate College to Revise the Master of Science Curriculum in the Department of Recreation, Sport, and Tourism (RST)

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.15.52 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Revise the Bachelor of Science Major in Human Development and Family Studies in the Department of Human and Community Development

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.53 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) to Revise the Minor in Horticulture in the Department of Crop Sciences

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.57 Proposal from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) to Revise the Undergraduate Minor in Chemistry

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

     

 

  EP.15.58 Proposal to Revise the BSLAS in Molecular and Cellular Biology in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

       
  EP.15.59 Proposal to Revise the Undergraduate Curriculum in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism (RST), College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) Educational Policy
(G. Miller)
       
  EP.15.67 Proposal to Transfer the PhD in Neuroscience from the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology to the Neuroscience Program Educational Policy
(G. Miller)
     
VII.   Proposals
  CC.15.10 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

       
  SP.15.15 General Revisions to the Statutes
Motions #6, #7, and #8
SP.15.15 Revised

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher)

       
  RS.15.09

Resolution Supporting Faculty, Staff and Student Participation in Title IX Conduct Hearings
RS.15.09 as amended on 4/6/2015

M. Hill et. al.
       
VIII.   Reports
  EP.15.56 Administrative Approvals – March 2, 2015 Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)
       
  EP.15.70 Administrative Approvals – March 30, 2015 Educational Policy
(G. Miller, Chair)
       
  SC.15.09 BOT Observer Report – March 12, 2015 N. Burbules
       
  UC.15.07 USC Report – February 25, 2015 J. Tolliver
       
IX.   Background Checks
    Elyne Cole, Associate Provost for Human Resources
     
X.   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.
     
XI.   Adjournment