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Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
November 17, 2014
3:10 pm


I.   Call to Order—Abbas Benmamoun, Vice Provost for Faculty & Academic Affairs
II.   Approval of MinutesOctober 20, 2014
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.15.15 Proposal to Revise the Biochemistry Specialized Curriculum

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

  EP.15.16 Revision to the Major in the Science and Letters Curriculum: BALAS Creative Writing, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

  EP.15.18 Proposal to Rename the Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology & Rename MS and PhD

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

  EP.15.23 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences to eliminate the Food Industry and Business concentration in the Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

  EP.15.24 Proposal from the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences to establish a minor in Adult Development

Educational Policy
(G. Miller)

VII.   Proposals
  CC.15.06 Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita)

  SP.15.07 Revisions to the Statutes, Article X, Section 2 – Academic Freedom (Final; Action)

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher)

VIII.   Current Benefits Issues (5 min.)
John Kindt, Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits
IX.   Reports
HE.15.02   FAC/ IBHE Report – October 2014 A. Aminmansour
UC.15.04   USC Report – October 8, 2014 J. Tolliver
SC.15.05   New Provost Communications
Communication #26: Promotion to Teaching, Research or Clinical Associate or Full Professor Titles
Communication #27: Shared Governance for Academic Units
R. Campbell
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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