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Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
October 20, 2014
3:10 pm


Please note: The meeting has been relocated in order to accommodate the large number of anticipated guests

I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
II.   Approval of MinutesSeptember 22, 2014
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—Roy Campbell
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Chancellor Phyllis Wise
V.   Questions/Discussion
VI.   Old Business
  a. Proposals
  CC.15.03 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

  CC.15.04 Nomination to the State Universities Retirement System Members Advisory Committee (SURSMAC)

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

  SP.15.05 Proposed Revision to Standing Rule 11.B – Election of a Senate Executive Committee Member from the Committee on the University Senates Conference

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher)

  RS.15.01 Resolution on Uniform Pay for Specialized Faculty

K. Riedel, et al

  RS.15.03 Senate Resolution on the SEC Resolution on Ad Hoc Committee Formation

D. Fairchild Ruggles, et al

  b. Reports
  HE.14.09 FAC/ IBHE Report – May 2014 A. Aminmansour
  HE.14.10 FAC/ IBHE Report – June 2014 A. Aminmansour
  EP.15.12 Report of Administrative Approvals through August 25, 2014 G. Miller
  SC.15.03 BOT Observer Report – September 11, 2014 J. Hart
  UC.15.01 USC Report – August 25, 2014 J. Tolliver
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.15.17 Proposal to Remove the Masters of Science in Human Factors Degree Program

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

  EP.15.19 Proposal to Revise Requirements for the Graduate Concentration in Writing Studies offered through the Center for Writing Studies

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

VIII.   Proposals
  CC.15.05 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate and the Military Education Council

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

  SC.15.04 Resolution in Support of the Council of Illinois University Senates “Statement of Concern”

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

  SP.14.03 Amendments to Nicknames in the Senate Election Rules for the Student Electorate

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

  SP.14.12 Revision to Standing Rule 13

(W. Maher)

  SP.15.07 Revisions to the Statutes, Article X, Section 2 – Academic Freedom (First Reading; Information)

(W. Maher)

  RS.15.02 Resolution on Academic Freedom and Civility

D. Rabin, et al

IX.   Reports
  HE.15.01 FAC/ IBHE Report – September 19, 2014 A. Aminmansour
  EP.15.21 Report of Administrative Approvals:
August 25 – October 13, 2014
G. Miller
  UC.15.02 USC Report – September 9-10, 2014 J. Tolliver
  UC.15.03 Proposed Revisions to the Statutes University Senates Conference (USC)
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


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