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Organizational Meeting
2007-2008 Urbana-Champaign Senate
April 23, 2007; 3:10 p.m.
Levis Faculty Center

I. Senate Executive Committee Report—Vernon Burton, Chair

(Senator Burton will introduce Senate Committee Chairs who are present; explain the role of Board of Trustees, campus and University administrative officers, Senates Conference, Senate Office, etc.)

II. Chancellor’s Remarks

III. Reports for Information

Results of the Election of Senate Executive Committee Chair and Vice-Chair and of Faculty Members of the Committee on Committees
Senate Executive Committee

(Senator and Senate Parliamentarian Ken Andersen will explain basic parliamentary procedure and describe the role of the University Statutes and Senate Procedures Committee.)

Faculty and Student Electorate and Senator Distribution
University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher, Chair)

2007-2008 Urbana-Champaign Senate Membership
University Statutes and Senate Procedures

  IV. Proposals for Action
(Senator Graber will review the committee nomination process. )

Nominations for Membership on the University Senates Conference (USC)
Committee on Committees
(K. Graber, Chair)

(Senator Aminmansour will explain the role of the Educational Policy Committee.)

(Senator Schacht will explain the role of the General University Policy Committee.)

If the USC representative to the Senate Executive Committee is not elected by majority vote on the first ballot, a run-off election will be held immediately.

Election of One Member of the Urbana Delegation to the USC to Serve on the Senate Executive Committee (ballot to be distributed)
Senate Executive Committee

Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate and the Military Education Council
Committee on Committees

After the preliminary balloting to elect Committee Chairs to the Senate Executive Committee has been completed, the final balloting, which includes the top five from the preliminary balloting, will be conducted. The top three from the final ballot will be declared elected.

Election of Committee Chairs to the Senate Executive Committee (preliminary ballot to be distributed)

We ask all senators to remain in the auditorium until all elections results have been announced.

V. Adjournment

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