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Urbana-Champaign Senate
February 15, 1999, 3:10 p.m.
Foellinger Auditorium

I. Approval of November 30, 1998, Minutes

II. Senate Council Report-Richard Schacht, Chair

III. Chancellor's Remarks

IV. Questions/Discussion

V. Consent Agenda

Revision of the Undergraduate Curriculum in Materials Science and Engineering
Educational Policy (R. L. Belford, Chair)

Elimination of the M. S. in the Teaching of Computer Science
Educational Policy

Proposal to Change the Name of the Department of Nuclear Engineering
to the Department of Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering
Educational Policy

VI. Proposals for Action

Senate Approval of Nominations for the Athletic Board
Committee on Committees (N. P. O'Brien, Chair)

Nomination for Senate Council Vice-Chair
Committee on Committees

Nomination to the State Universities Retirement System Members Advisory Committee (SURSMAC)
Committee on Committees

Proposal to Transfer the Department of Biochemistry from the School of Chemical Sciences
to the School of Life Sciences
Educational Policy

Report to the Senate and Request for Endorsement of Resolution
in Support of the FY2000 Library Budget

Library (A. Scheeline, Chair)

Senate Resolution on the "Support Services Strategy" (S3) Report
General University Policy

VII. Proposed Revisions to the University Statutes First Reading

Proposed Revisions to the University Statutes
Article IX Section 6. g. and Article X Section 1. b. (1)
University Statutes and Senate Procedures (R. M. Fossum, Chair)

VIII. Prefiled Resolutions

Reaffirmation of the Senate vote on the procedures to be followed
in transfers of departments

(Sens. Girolami, Nuzzo, and Scheeline [LAS 26], co-sponsors)

Resolution on the Distribution of Course Syllabi
(Sen. J. Oberweis [CBA B-02], sponsor)

Resolution on the Student Senate Caucus
(Sen. J. Oberweis, sponsor)

IX. Reports for Information of the Senate

Tenure Issues Committee Update and Draft Recommendations
Tenure Issues (D. L. Uchtmann, Chair)

X. Reports of the Proceedings of Other Meetings

BOT, November 18-19, N. O'Brien, SC.99.06

FAC/IBHE, November 6 - HE.99.03, December 11 - HE.99.04, T. Weech

USC, November 24, G. Belford, UC.99.03

UPC, October 14; December 3, R. L. Belford, UP.99.01

XI. New Business
Matters not included on the agenda may not be presented to the Senate without the
concurrence of at least two-thirds of the members present and voting.

XII. Adjournment