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Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
October 19, 2015
3:10 pm

Senate Packet


I.   Call to Order—Interim Provost Edward Feser
II.   Approval of MinutesSeptember 21, 2015
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—SEC Chair Gay Miller
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Interim Provost Edward Feser
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.16.02 Proposal to Revise the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Curriculum in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism (RST), College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
  EP.16.04 Proposal to Revise the Undergraduate Minor in Food and Environmental systems in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
  EP.16.09 Proposal to Request to move Gender Relations in International Development (GRID) Graduate Minor from College of ACES to School of Social Work Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
  EP.16.11 Proposal to Revise the Undergraduate Curriculum in the Finance Department, College of Business Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
  EP.16.15 Graduate Concentrations in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
  EP.16.19 Proposal to Eliminate the Joint J.D./Ph.D. Degree Program in Law and Philosophy Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
  EP.16.20 Proposal to Establish (4) Four Graduate Concentrations for the Master of Laws (LL.M.) Degree at the College of Law Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
  EP.16.21 Proposal to Establish a Graduate Concentration in "U.S. Legal Practice Skills" for the Master of Laws (LL.M.) Degree at the College of Law Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)
VII.   Proposals
  CC.16.06 Nominations for Membership on Standing and ad hoc Committees of the Senate Committee on Committees
(P. Kalita, Chair)
  SP.16.03 Revisions to the Election Rules for the Student Electorate University Statutes & Senate Procedures
(W. Maher, Chair)
  SC.15.12 Open Access to Research Articles Senate Excutive Committee
(G. Miller, Chair)
  SC.16.17 Statement in Support of the Faculty Senate of the University of Iowa Senate Excutive Committee
(G. Miller, Chair)
VIII.   Current Benefits Issues (5 min.) - John Kindt, Chair of Faculty and Academic Staff Benefits
IX.   Reports
  EP.16.22 EPC Administrative Approvals through September 28, 2015 Educational Policy
  SUR.15.02 SURSMAC Meeting Report – June 18, 2015 J. Kindt
H.F. Williamson
  HE.16.01 FAC/IBHE Report – September 18, 2015 A. Aminmansour
  SC.16.12 Coal Divestiture Report Senate Executive Committee
  SC.15.13 Background Check Policy Response Senate Executive Committee
  EP.16.24 Report of Administrative Approvals through October 12, 2015 Educational Policy
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