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AGENDA
Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
March 6, 2017
3:10 pm

ILLINI UNION - BALLROOM

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I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Robert Jones
     
II.   Approval of MinutesFebruary 6, 2017
     
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—SEC Chair Gay Miller
     
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Chancellor Robert Jones
     
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.17.46 Proposal to Revise the BALAS in Spanish from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.47 Proposal to Revise the Undergraduate Spanish Minor from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.53 Proposal to Revise the Curriculum Requirements for the Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Science & Engineering

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

     
VII.   Proposals
  CC.17.13 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(L. Monda-Amaya, Chair)

  CC.17.14 Nominations for Membership on the Search Committee to Advise the Chancellor on the Selection of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Committee on Committees
(L. Monda-Amaya, Chair)

  SP.15.08 Proposed Revisions to the Senate Constitution and Bylaws to provide representation for Specialized Faculty (First Reading)

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher, Chair)

  SP.17.06 Revision to the Bylaws, Part E – Joint Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Licensing and Investment

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher, Chair)

     
VIII.   Emergency Preparedness Presentation - Chief Jeff Christensen and Lt. Todd Short
Presentation Slides
     
IX.   Current Benefits Issues (5 min.) - John Kindt, Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits
     
X.   Reports
  EP.17.51 GEB (General Education Board) Proposed Revisions to the Criteria for Approval of Courses in All Cultural Studies Categories

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.56 Report of Administrative Approvals through February 13, 2017

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.70 Report of Administrative Approvals through February 27, 2017

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

     

 

XI.   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.
     
XII.   Adjournment