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

ILLINI UNION - BALLROOM

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I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Robert Jones
     
II.   Approval of MinutesMarch 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.17.37 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Science in Learning and Education Studies in the College of Education

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.44 Proposal to Establish Four New Graduate Concentrations, Eliminate Two Graduate Concentrations, and Rename and Revise One Graduate Concentration for the Master of Laws degree, from the College of Law

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.57 Proposal to Increase the Number of Major Credits for the Bachelor of Social Work, (BSW), in the School of Social Work

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.58 Proposal to Establish a Formal Addition of Winter Session to the Illinois Academic Calendar Starting in 2017-2018 Academic Year

Item moved to "proposals" for discussion.

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.59 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture Major from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.60 Proposal to Revise the BFA in Industrial Design from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.61 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography Major from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.63 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art History Major from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.64 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Crafts Major from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.65 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Major from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.66 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Fine Arts, New Media Major from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.67 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting Major from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.68 Proposal to Eliminate the MENG with a Major in Bioinstrumentation from the College of Engineering

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.69 Proposal to Establish a Graduate Concentration in Actuarial Science and Risk Analytics from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.71 Proposal to Revise the French Commercial Studies Concentration in the BALAS, French Major from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.72 Proposal to Revise the Concentrations in the Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Psychology Major from the College of LAS

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.75 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the College of Media

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.76 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Arts in the Teaching of French from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.81 Proposal to Revise the Bachelor of Science in Media and Cinema Studies, Eliminating the Concentrations in Media Studies and in Cinema Studies from the College of Media

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

     
VII.   Proposals
  SC.17.11 Extension of the Term for the Athletic Board Faculty Representative to the Big Ten Conference

Senate Executive Committee
G. Miller, Chair

  SC.17.12 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Senate Statement on Inclusion, Tolerance, and the Free Pursuit of Knowledge
SC.17.12 Revised

Senate Executive Committee
Burbules, Oberdeck, Steinberg

  EP.17.55 Proposal to Reorganize the Departments of Comparative Biosciences & Pathobiology into the Dept. of Comparative Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Item removed from agenda during meeting

Educational Policy
B. Francis, Chair

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

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

  SP.16.11 Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.2 – Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure

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

  SP.17.05 Revisions to the Bylaws, Part F.4 – Research Policy Committee

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

     
VIII.   Athletic Board Update – Thomas Ulen, Athletic Board Chair
AB.17.01 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Athletic Board
     
IX.   Current Benefits Issues (5 min.) - John Kindt, Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits
     
X.   Reports
  EP.17.79 Report of Administrative Approvals through March 13, 2017

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

  EP.17.82 Report of Administrative Approvals through March 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