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AGENDA
Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
December 7, 2020
3:10 pm - 5:15 pm

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I.   Call to Order — Rob Kar, SEC Chair
     
II.   Approval of MinutesNovember 16, 2020
     
III.   Public Comment
     
IV.   Approval of Floor Privileges
     
V.   Senate Executive Committee Chair Remarks — Rob Kar, SEC Chair
     
VI.   Chancellor's Remarks—Robert Jones, Chancellor
     
VII.   Questions (senators only)
     
VIII.   Consent Agenda
    Any senator can ask to have any item moved from the Consent Agenda to Proposals.

  EP.21.003

Proposed Revision to the Policy Governing the Academic Calendar

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.025

Agricultural Education, MS (on campus & online) -- Proposal to phase-out the AGED MS degree program in Agricultural Education. This is part of a multi-element change with the proposal to create a new MS degree program in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications.

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.026

Agricultural & Biological Engineering, PhD -- Revision of Curriculum Requirements for the Ph.D. in Agricultural & Biological Engineering to add a 96-Credit Hour Option, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering (ABE), The Grainger College of Engineering

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.027

Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications, MS (on campus & online) -- Proposal to create a new MS degree program in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications, also requesting a non-degree code for this program.  This is part of a multi-element change with the proposal to phase-out the AGED MS degree program in Agricultural Education.

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.029

Creative Writing, BALAS -- Revision to the BALAS in Creative Writing

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.030

Statistics, MS -- Revising the MS in Statistics

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.031

Statistics: Analytics, MS -- Revising the MS in Statistics Concentration in Analytics

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.033

Animal Sciences, MANSC (on campus & online) -- Revision of the Animal Sciences, MANSC to change the program requirements and the delivery method to include online delivery. The revisions also impact the 4+1 BS/MANSC and the 4+1BS(CS+ANSC)/MANSC degrees

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.035

Animal Sciences BS & MANSC -- Revisions to the 4+1 BS/MANSC due to the program requirements changes and addition of online delivery to the Animal Sciences, MANSC.  The revisions also impact Animal Sciences, MANSC and 4+1BS(CS+ANSC)/MANSC degrees

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.036

Computer Science & Animal Sciences, BS & Animal Science, MANSC -- Revisions to the 4+1BS(CS+ANSC)/MANSC due to the program requirements changes and addition of online delivery to the Animal Sciences, MANSC. The revisions also impact Animal Sciences, MANSC and 4+1 BS/MANSC degrees

 

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
IX.  

Presentation on the Illinois Climate Action Plan (8-10 minutes)
Madhu Khanna, Associate Director
Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Environment (ISEE)

     
X.   Proposals



  CO.21.01

Resolution in Support of the Illinois Climate Action Plan

 

Campus Operations
J. Dallesasse, Chair

  CC.21.13 Election of Members on Standing Committees of the Senate at the December 7, 2020 Senate Meeting Committee on Committees
R. Alam, Member

  EC.20.07

Voting Unit Structure for the Student Electorate

 

Elections & Credentials
K. Graber, Chair

  EC.21.03

Apportionment of the Student Electorate

 

Elections & Credentials
K. Graber, Chair
  SP.21.02 Revision to the Bylaws, Part C – Elections University Statutes and Senate Procedures
S. Gilmore, Chair

       
XI.   Reports for Information
  EP.21.032 Report of Administrative Approvals through November 16, 2020

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair

       
XII.   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.
     
XIII.   Adjournment
     

 

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