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AGENDA
Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
April 2, 2018
3:10 pm

ILLINI UNION - BALLROOM

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I.   Call to Order—Chancellor Robert Jones
     
II.   Approval of MinutesMarch 5, 2018 and March 12, 2018
     
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—SEC Chair Bettina Francis
     
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Chancellor Robert Jones
     
V.   Questions
     
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.18.28 Proposal to Establish the Master of Sustainable Urban Design as a Self-Supporting Program from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair

  EP.18.40 Proposal to Revise the BALAS in Geography and Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Establish the BSLAS in GIS from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair

  EP.18.42 Proposal to Revise the MA in Portuguese and Establish the concentration in Brazilian Studies within the MA in Portuguese from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair

  EP.18.51 Proposal to Transfer and Revise the existing graduate degree program leading to an M.S. with a major in Plant Biotechnology with a Professional Sciences Master's concentration, from the Department of Plant Biology, College of LAS into the Department of Crop Sciences, College of ACES

Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair

  EP.18.53 Proposal to establish the undergraduate minor in Musical Theatre from the College of Fine and Applied Arts

Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair

  EP.18.54 Proposal to transfer the Intensive English Institute from LAS to IIP from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Illinois International Programs

Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair

     

 

VII.   Proposals
  EC.18.04 Proposed Revisions to the Election Rules for the Faculty Electorate

Elections and Credentials
K. Graber, Chair

  SP.14.06 Proposed Revisions to the Statutes, Article XIII, Section 8 – to Authorize the University Senates Conference to Initiate Revisions to the Statutes (Second Reading; Action)

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
S. Gilmore, Chair

  SP.18.09 Proposed Revision to the Constitution, Article III, Section 3 – to expand representation of Academic Professionals from seven to ten Senate seats (First Reading; Information)

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
S. Gilmore, Chair

     
VIII.   Reports
  EP.18.55 Report of Administrative Approvals through March 12, 2018 Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair
  EP.18.56 Report of Administrative Approvals through March 26, 2018

Educational Policy
G. Miller, Chair

  SC.18.09 Report on the on the March 15, 2018 Board of Trustees Meeting

G. Miller

       
IX.   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. Such matters may not be acted upon at the meeting in which they are introduced, according to the requirements of the Open Meetings Act.
     
X.   Adjournment