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AGENDA
Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
Febrary 8, 2021
3:10 pm - 5:15 pm

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I.   Call to Order — Rob Kar, SEC Chair
     
II.   Approval of MinutesNovember 20, 2020 & December 7, 2020
     
III.   Public Comment (no more than 3 minutes each)
     
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 request any item be moved from the Consent Agenda to Proposals.

  EP.21.028 Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation Minor, UG -- Proposal to Establish a New Undergraduate Minor in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.034 Business for Non-Business Majors Minor -- Revisions of the Business Minor’s lists of Required Courses, The Minor’s Required Two GPAS, And The Notation Of The Minimum Six Hours Of Coursework For The Minor Must Be Distinct From Credit Earned For The Student’s Major Or Another Minor Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.038 Suspension of Admission to MS Business Administration Program, Gies College of Business Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.040 Biomedical Image Computing, MS -- New program - the Master of Science in Biomedical Image Computing in the Department of Bioengineering Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.041 Engineering: Autonomy and Robotics, Meng -- Establish a Graduate Concentration in Autonomy and Robotics within the Master of Engineering in Engineering Degree Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.042 Physics, BS (LAS) -- Phase down all three LAS Physics programs (BSLAS, BS Specialized Curriculum, and BSLAS Physics, Teaching Concentration) effective Fall 2022, with the intent to consolidate all Physics instruction in The Grainger College of Engineering Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP. 21.043 Physics, BSLAS -- Phase down all three LAS Physics programs (BSLAS, BS Specialized Curriculum, and BSLAS Physics, Teaching Concentration) effective Fall 2022, with the intent to consolidate all Physics instruction in The Grainger College of Engineering Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.044 Physics: Physics Teaching, BSLAS -- Phase down all three LAS Physics programs (BSLAS, BS Specialized Curriculum, and BSLAS Physics, Teaching Concentration) effective Fall 2022, with the intent to consolidate all Physics instruction in The Grainger College of Engineering Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.045 Physics, BS -- Revision of program name from Engineering Physics, BS to Physics, BS.  This is part of the consolidation of the UIUC Physics programs in LAS and ENGR to one program in the Grainger College of Engineering Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.050 Industrial Engineering, MS (on campus & online) -- MS revision with multiple minor revisions. The other programs that are tied to this revision include: IE, PHD -- key 336; SE, MS -- key 338; SE, PHD -- key 335 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.051 Industrial Engineering, PhD -- PhD revision with multiple minor revisions. The other programs that are tied to this revision include: IE, MS -- key 337; SE, MS -- key 338; SE, PHD -- key 335 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.052 Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering, MS -- MS revision with multiple minor revisions.  The other programs that are tied to this revision include: IE, MS -- key 337; IE, PHD -- key 336; SE, PHD -- key 335 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.053 Systems & Entrepreneurial Engineering, PhD -- PhD revision with multiple minor revisions.  The other programs that are tied to this revision include: IE, MS -- key 337; IE, PHD -- key 336; SE, MS -- key 338 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.054 Business Administration, MBA - Online (iMBA) -- Change from two required focus area specializations to one focus area specialization plus elective courses to provide more flexibility to students Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.055 Teaching of Spanish, BA -- Revise the Bachelor of Arts in the Teaching of Spanish (BAT) Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
       
IX.   Proposals



  EP.21.062 Spring 2021 Academic Policy Modifications Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  SC.21.08

Resolution Confirming the Senate Executive Committee (SEC) Shall Provide Advice to the President on the 2020-2021 Review of the Chancellor

SC.21.08 as amended

Senate Executive Committee
S. Gilmore, Member

  SP.20.31 Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.10 – Committee on Equal Opportunity and Inclusion University Statutes and Senate Procedures
S. Gilmore, Chair

  SP.20.32

Proposed Revisions to the Statutes, Article X, Section 1 (Tenure of Academic Staff)(a)6 and 7 – to permit the use of five-year appointments for non-tenure track faculty)

(First Reading; Information)
University Statutes and Senate Procedures
S. Gilmore, Chair

       
X.   Reports for Information
  EP.21.039 Report of Administrative Approvals thorough January 25, 2021

Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair

  EP.21.061 Report of Administrative Approvals thorough February 1, 2021 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
       
XI.   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.
     
XII.   Adjournment
     

 

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