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AGENDA
Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
April 26, 2021
3:10 pm - 5:15 pm

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I.   Call to Order — Rob Kar, SEC Chair
     
II.   Approval of MinutesApril 5, 2021
     
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.21.102 Materials Science & Engineering, BS and Materials Science & Engineering, MS: -- The Department wishes to eliminate the program Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.103 Library & Information Science: Digital Libraries, CAS -- Eliminate the Digital Libraries (CAS-DL) Concentration within The Certificate of Advanced Study Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.104 Computer Science + Education, BS -- Proposal to Establish the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science + Education within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.105 Computing Fundamentals, CERT -- Establish a Campus Graduate Certificate in Computer Science Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.106 Community Health, BS & Epidemiology, MPH -- Establish the Joint Program in Community Health, BS & Epidemiology, MPH Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.107 Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, BS & Epidemiology, MPH -- Establish the Joint Program in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, BS & Epidemiology, MPH Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.108 Kinesiology, BS & Epidemiology, MPH -- Establish the Joint Program in Kinesiology, BS & Epidemiology, MPH Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.109 Electrical Engineering, BS and Electrical & Computer Engineering, MEng -- Phase Down/Elimination of the BS-MEng Joint Program in Electrical Engineering, BS and Electrical & Computer Engineering, MEng Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.110 Computer Engineering, BS and Electrical & Computer Engineering, MEng -- Phase Down/Elimination of the BS-MEng Joint Program in Computer Engineering, BS and Electrical & Computer Engineering, MEng Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.111 Request and Report to Suspend Admission to a Degree, Major, Concentration, or Minor - Suspension of Admission to Joint Degree Program - JD/MS in Chemistry Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.112 Health Administration, MHA -- Revise the Degree Associated with the Health Administration Major Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.113 Astronomy + Data Science, BSLAS -- Establish the BSLAS in Astronomy + Data Science in the Department of Astronomy within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.114 Astrophysics, BSLAS -- Establish Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences in Astrophysics in the Department of Astronomy within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.116 MHA - Master of Health Administration -- Establish a New Degree, the Master’s in Health Administration Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.117 Resolution Formally Recognizing University Efforts and Accomplishments during the COVID-19 Pandemic Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.122 Library & Information Science, MS (on campus & online) -- Update to reflect the new course numbers as of Fall 2020 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.124 Accountancy + Data Science, BS:  -- A proposal to create an Accountancy plus Data Science degree program (“ACCY+DS Degree”) as part of the University-wide “X+DS Degree” initiative Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.125 CyberGIS and Geospatial Data Science, MS:  -- Establish a Master of Science degree in CyberGIS and Geospatial Data Science non-thesis - online within the Department of Geography and Geographic Information Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.126 Finance + Data Science, BS:  -- A proposal to create a Finance plus Data Science degree program (“FIN+DS Degree”) as part of the University-wide “X+DS Degree” initiative Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.127 Predictive Analytics and Risk Management, MS:  -- Creation of a Master of Science degree in Predictive Analytics and Risk Management and corresponding concentrations within the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.128 Predictive Analytics and Risk Management: Enterprise Risk Management, MS -- Creation of Enterprise Risk Management Concentration within the MS in Predictive Analytics and Risk Management Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.129 Predictive Analytics and Risk Management: Financial and Insurance Analytics, MS -- Creation of Financial and Insurance Analytics concentration within the MS in Predictive Analytics and Risk Management Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.130 Information Sciences + Data Sciences, BS -- Establish the Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences + Data Sciences (IS + DS) Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  SC.21.10 2021-2022 Senate and Senate Executive Committee (SEC) Meeting Schedule Senate Executive Committee
R. Kar, Chair
       
IX.   Proposals
  EC.21.05 Revision to the Election Rules for the Academic Professional Electorate, Section 5 – Conducting Elections Elections & Credentials
K. Graber, Chair

       
X.   Committee of the Whole Discussions
  SP.21.10

Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.1.c - Senate Executive Committee, Membership [10 minutes]

University Statutes & Senate Procedures
S. Gilmore, Chair
  SP.21.11

Revision to the Bylaws, Part A.1 - Meetings (Speaker of the Senate)
[10 minutes]

University Statutes & Senate Procedures
S. Gilmore, Chair
       
XI.   Reports for Information
  (Verbal) Report on the Sustainability General Education Requirement [5 minutes]

Ahmad, Braslavsky, Nicholson, Yun

  EP.21.072 Classroom Materials Costs Task Force Report Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.101 Report of Administrative Approvals through April 12, 2021 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.115 Report of Administrative Approvals through April 12, 2021 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.123 Summary of Graduate College Policy Changes for Academic Year 2021-2022 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.131 Report of Administrative Approvals through April 19, 2021 Educational Policy
L. Moorhouse, Chair
  EP.21.132 Academic Standing Planning Meeting (April 7, 2021) 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