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Archival Agendas: 2006 - 2007 Senate Council Agendas

All meetings are from 3:00 - 5:00 pm in Room 103, Main Building unless otherwise noted.


Tuesday, May 29, 2007

LOCATION CHANGE - MEETING IN 387 RGAN BUILDING

  1. Minutes from May 14 and Announcements
  2. President Todd's 2006 - 2007 Evaluation
  3. Discussion on Retreat

Monday, May 14, 2007

LOCATION CHANGE - MEETING IN 387 RGAN BUILDING (link to building picture/location info)

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from April 3, 2007
    • Minutes from April 16, 2007
    • Minutes from April 23, 2007
    • Minutes from April 30, 2007
  2. Clinical Title Series Wrap-Up (PDF)
  3. UK Candidates for Degrees Summer 2007 (Dietetics and Education)
    • Explanation (PDF)
  4. Rule Waiver Request - RWA Submitted to Dean Beyond "Two-Year Window" (PDF)
  5. Summer School Pay (PDF)

Monday, April 30, 2007

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. New Institute in College of Engineering: Institute of Research for Technology Development (PDF)
  3. New Graduate Certificate in Computational Fluid Dynamics (PDF)
  4. Change to Senate Rules 5.1.8.5 ("Retroactive Withdrawal")
    • Change to SR 5.1.8.5.B.1 (PDF)
    • Instructor Feedback Forms (PDF)
  5. Continuing Discussion on CTS Faculty (PDF)
  6. Continued Discussion on Tenure Clock Delay
    • Introduction (Narrative) (PDF)
    • Proposed Language for Governing Regulations X (begins on page 5) (PDF)
  7. Tentative Senate Agenda for May 7 (PDF)

Monday, April 23, 2007

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Nomination for SC Representative to the President's Commission on Women (for a term of July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009)
    • Reappointment of Academic Ombud
  2. Change to Engineering Standing Requirements (PDF)
  3. Open Engineering Major (PDF)
  4. Three-Year Pilot for Change to Course Withdrawal Deadline (freshmen only) (PDF)
  5. Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences (Move of the GCNS from Graduate School to College of Medicine) (PDF)
  6. Calendar Change: Dentistry (PDF)
  7. Continuing Discussion on Proposed Changes/Combining of Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1 ("Faculty Appt., Reappt., Promotion and Tenure") (PDF)

Monday, April 16, 2007

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Nomination for SC Representative to the President's Commission on Women (for a term of July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009)
  2. New Program: New Anthropology Track MA to PhD (PDF)
  3. Rule Change, College of Pharmacy: Disallow Repeat Option (PDF)
    • Senate Rules 5.3.0 ("Repeat Option") (PDF)
  4. Rule Change: Addition of "Duplicate Credit" Rule to Senate Rules (PDF)
  5. Proposed Changes/Combining of Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1 ("Faculty Appt., Reappt., Promotion and Tenure") (PDF with Chair Tagavi's comments)
  6. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations I: "(l) Financial Advantage," "E. 1. Kentucky Ethics Statutes," "M. Solicitation of Funds," & "N. Campus Sales" (PDF)
  7. Revisiting Calendar Committee Proposal (PDF)

Monday, April 2, 2007

  1. Minutes from March 26 and Announcements
    • Receipt of Winter Intersession Report
  2. Proposed Changes/Combining of Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1 ("Faculty Appt., Reappt., Promotion and Tenure") (PDF)
  3. May 2007 UK Degree List
  4. Revisiting Calendar Committee Proposal (PDF)
  5. Clinical Title Series Discussion: Six Questions (PDF)
  6. New Minor: Sustainable Agriculture (pending approval of associated courses) (PDF)
  7. New Major: International Studies (pending approval of associated courses) (PDF)
  8. New Minor: International Studies (pending approval of associated courses) (PDF)
  9. March 2007 List of KCTCS Candidates for Credentials
  10. Tentative Senate Agenda for April 9 (PDF)

Monday, March 26, 2007

  1. Minutes from March 5 and Announcements
    • CTS Discussions - Six Questions (PDF)
  2. Make the Difference Suggestion - Make the Last Day to Add a Class the Same Day as the Last Day to Drop a Class (w/o it appearing on student's transcript) (PDF)
  3. Winter Intersession Report - Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Phil Kraemer
  4. Winter Intersession (2007 - 2008) Calendar (PDF)
  5. Proposed Changes/Combining of Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1 ("Faculty Appt., Reappt., Promotion and Tenure") (PDF)
  6. Revisiting Calendar Committee Proposal
    • Kernel Editorial from March 21, 2007 (PDF)

Monday, March 5, 2007

  1. Minutes from February 26 and Announcements
  2. Calendar Committee Report (PDF)
  3. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.1.8.5.A.2 ("Two-Year Window") (PDF)
  4. Proposed DRAFT of New Policy: Tenure Clock Delay (PDF)
  5. Proposed Resolution from Senate's Library Committtee (PDF)
  6. Make the Difference Suggestion RE: University Calendar
  7. Tentative March 19 Senate Agenda (PDF)

Monday, February 26, 2007

  1. Minutes from February 19 and Announcements
  2. Initial Discussion on Proposed Changes to HR 4.1.1.1 (Deans, Provost, etc. as Faculty Members) (PDF)
  3. Clinical Title Series Faculty Follow-Up Discussion

Monday, February 19, 2007

  1. Minutes from February 5 and Announcements
  2. Clinical Title Series Follow-Up discussion
  3. Initial Discussion on Proposed Changes to HR 4.1.1.1 (Deans, Provost, etc. as Faculty Members) (PDF)
  4. Rule Waiver Request - RWA Past "Two-Year Window" (BA-13) (PDF)
  5. Rule Waiver Request - RWA Past "Two-Year Windo" (VM-49) (PDF)

Monday, February 5, 2007

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from January 8
    • Minutes from January 22
  2. New Department: Department of Neurosurgery (PDF)
  3. Clinical Title Series Discussion - Colleges of Health Sciences, Law, Public Health and Social Work
    • CTS Questions (PDF)
    • AR II-1.0-1 (PDF)
    • Clinical Title Series Proposal (dated November 2005) (PDF)
  4. Honorary Degree Nominations
  5. Post Mortem on Special Meeting and Discussion on SC Input to Provost RE: LEAP
  6. Academic Area Advisory Committees
    • List of AAAC and Other Academic Cmtes Appointed by the Senate Chair with Nominees
    • List of All Full Professors
    • List of Administrative Committees with Nominees
  7. Tentative Senate Agenda for February 12 Senate Meeting (PDF)

Monday, January 22, 2007

  1. Minutes from January 8 and Announcements
  2. New Program: University Scholars Program b/w BS in Electrical Engineering & MS in Biomedical Engineering (PDF)
  3. Clinical Title Series Discussion - Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy
  4. Proposed Change to HR Policy 4.1.1.1 (Deans, Provost, etc. as Faculty Members) (PDF)

Monday, January 8, 2007

  1. Minues and Announcements
    • Minutes from December 4
    • Minutes from December 18
  2. Academic Calendars
    • 2007 - 2008 Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Tentative Calendar (PDF)
    • 2007 - 2008 Medicine Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Medicine Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    • 2007 - 2008 Law Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Law Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    • 2007 - 2008 Dentistry Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Dentistry Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
  3. KCTCS Candidates for Degrees
  4. Continuing Discussion on UK-LEAP (General Education Reform) (PDF)

Monday, December 18, 2006

  1. Minutes from December 4 and Announcements
  2. The Future of the General Education Initiative
    • Charge Letter Appointing a USP Reform Steering Committee (PDF)
    • White Paper on a Revision of USP to Continue UK's General Education Reform Effort (PDF)
  3. Preliminary Discussion: Proposed Change to Human Resources Policy 4.1.1.1 (Deans as Faculty Members) (PDF)
  4. Fond Farewells

Monday, December 4, 2006

  1. New Policy: Information Systems Use Policy (PDF)
    • Background Information (PDF)
  2. New Policy: Minimum Language Requirements for ITAs (PDF)
  3. New Policy: Test of ESL for International Graduate Students (PDF)
  4. Clinical Title Series Follow-Up
  5. Minutes from November 20 and November 27 and Announcements
  6. Posthumous Degrees
    • Description of Situation
    • Possible Suggestion
    • SR 5.1.8.4 ("Credit for Students who Withdraw to Enter Military Service") (PDF)
  7. Senate Council Officer Elections
  8. Rule Waiver Request - RWA Past "Two-Year Window" (GT-12)
  9. Rule Waiver Request - RWA Past "Two Year Window" (JR-86)
  10. Tentative University Senate Agenda for December 11 (PDF)
  11. Calendar Committee Composition (PDF)

Monday, November 27, 2006

  1. Minutes from November 20 and Announcements
  2. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations II (Board of Trustees Appeal) (PDF)
  3. Changes to Clinical Title Series
    • History and Proposal (PDF)
    • Memo from Provost Subbaswamy (PDF)
  4. Rule Waiver Request - Retroactive Withdrawal Application Past "Two-Year Window"
    • Letter from Student
    • Letter from RWA Committee Chair
    • Letter from Advisor
  5. Posthumous Undergraduate Degrees
    • Description of Situation
    • Possible Suggestion

Monday, November 20, 2006

  1. Minutes from November 6 and Announcements
  2. Temporary Waiver of Non-Transfer of Grades (to UK GPA) for Engineering's Paducah Campus Students (PDF)
  3. Institute for Workplace Innovation (iWIN) - College of Social Work (PDF)
  4. Disability Resource Center Resolution - Jake Karnes, Director (PDF)
  5. New Program: Joint University Scholars Program with KY State University for MS in Rehabilitation Counseling (PDF)
  6. Naming of Subset of Senate Council for Reinstatement Committee (PDF)
  7. New Program: Dual BS in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) and MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering (PDF)
  8. New Program: Interdisciplinary PhD in Educational Sciences (PDF)
  9. Journalism, Integrated Strategic Communication, Telecommunications Test-Out (objection to posting on transmittal)
    • Senate Rules 5.2.1.2.B (PDF)
    • Journalism, Integrated Strategic Communication & Telecommunications Test-Out Proposal (PDF)
  10. Posthumous Undergraduate Degree
  11. Rule Waiver Request - Retroactive Withdrawal Application Past "Two-Year Window"

Monday, November 6, 2006

  1. Minutes from October 30 and Announcements
  2. December UK Degree List
  3. Agenda for November Senate Meeting (PDF)
  4. Discussion Regarding Timeline for December SC Officer Nominations/Elections (PDF)
  5. Revision to Updated Senate Rules Section VII ("Retention Period of Student Records") (PDF)

Monday, October 30, 2006

  1. Minutes from October 23 and Announcements
  2. Nursing Program Deadline Change (PDF)
  3. Process of Senate Approval of Curricular Items (PDF)
  4. Historical - Graduate Certificate in Orff-Schulwerk (PDF)
  5. Historical - DISCUSSION ONLY - Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities
    • Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities Proposal from July 13, 2001 (one paragraph) (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities Requirements from Graduate School Website (PDF)
  6. Historical Graduate Certificate in Reproductive Laboratory Sciences
    • Graduate Certificate in Reproductive Laboratory Sciences Proposal Approved by SC 4/1/02 (begins pg. 11) (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Reproductive Laboratory Sciences Requirements from Graduate School Website (PDF)
  7. Historical Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science
    • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Systems Transmittal from Graduate Council 10/3/01 (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Systems Requirements from Graduate School Website (PDF)
  8. Extend Tenure Clock for Adoption/Birth DRAFT - Judy Lesnaw (PDF)

Monday, October 23, 2006

  1. Minutes from October 16 and Announcements
  2. Additional Revision to Senate Rules 6.4.4 ("Academic Offenses") (PDF)
  3. New Graduate Certificate: Applied Statistics (PDF)
  4. New Program: MS in Athletic Training (PDF)
  5. Honorary Degree Requirements (from Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee) (PDF)
    • Senate Rule 5.4.2.4 ("Conditions of Merit for Honorary Degrees") (PDF)
  6. Discussion - Presentation to Senate RE: Chandler Hospital Update
  7. Historical - Graduate Certificate in Gerontology (PDF)
  8. Historical - Graduate Certificate in Health Communication (PDF)
  9. Historical - Graduate Certificate in Informatics (PDF)

Monday, October 16, 2006

  1. Minutes from October 2 and Announcements
  2. Motor Vehicle Record Release Form - Guests Todd Adkins and Lou Drapeau from Risk Management (PDF)
  3. Transcripts at Senate Meetings (PDF)
  4. Changes to Senate Rules Section V
    • Section V with "Track Changes" (DOC)
    • Section V with Changes Incorporated (PDF)
  5. Changes to Senate Rules Section VII
    • Section VII with "Track Changes" (DOC)
    • Section VII with Changes Incorporated (PDF)
  6. Request by Associate Dean to Waive Two-Year Window for RWA Case (PDF)
  7. Committee Preferences
    • Senate's Rules and Elections Committee Chair
  8. Request to Change Voting Status of One Member of Senate's RWA Committee (PDF)

Monday, October 2, 2006

  1. Minutes and Annoucements
    • Minutes from August 28
    • Minutes from September 18
    • Minutes from September 25
  2. Granting of Ex Officio Non-Voting Membership in Senate to Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
  3. KCTCS Candidates for Degrees
  4. Update on Writing Initiative - Janet Eldred
  5. Approval of Existing Qualifications for (2006 - 2007) Honorary Degrees (new qualifications will be created/approved in the coming year) (PDF)
  6. Updated (from informal discussion on 9/25/06) Modification to Senate Rules 6.4.1.A (PDF)
  7. Discussion Regarding Senate's Research Committee
    • Recommendation to Add Two to Three New Committee Members - Chuck Staben, Interim EVPR
  8. Senate's Library Committee Motions
    • Motion #1: Suggest UK Become Signatory to Public Letter of Support for Senate Bill S.2695 (PDF)
    • Motion #2: Annual "State of the Library" Report from Library Dean (PDF)
  9. Tentative Senate Agenda for October 9 University Senate Meeting (PDF)

Monday, September 25, 2006

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from August 28
    • Minutes from September 18
  2. Granting of Ex Officio Non-Voting Membership in Senate to Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
  3. Update on Writing Initiative - Janet Eldred
  4. Motor Vehicle Record Release Form - Guests Todd Adkins and Lou Drapeau from Risk Management (PDF)
  5. Approval of Existing Qualifications for (2006 - 2007) Honorary Degrees (new qualifications will be created/approved in the coming year) (PDF)
  6. Modification to Senate Rule 6.4.1.A - Presented by Bob Grossman, Former Chair of Academic Offenses Ad Hoc Committee (PDF)
  7. Board of Trustees Report - Dembo/Yanarella

Monday, September 18, 2006

  1. Announcements
  2. Request to Solicit Input on Domestic Partner Benefits - Dembo (PDF)
    • Staff Senate (Approved) Resolution on DPB (PDF)
  3. GERA Final Report (PDF)
  4. Change to Senate Rules 5.1.8.5 (PDF)
  5. Proposed Vice President for Institutional Diversity
  6. Legislation on Public Access to Federally-Funded Research
    • Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006 (PDF)
    • Update on FRPAA by Dean Diedrichs (PDF)
    • Moody Medical Library Weblog (PDF)

Monday, August 28, 2006

  1. Minutes from August 21 and Announcements
  2. Extension of Oral Communications Requirement Suspension (until Fall 2008) (PDF)
  3. Graduate Certificates for Expedited Review and Approval
    • Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Systems (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in German Studies (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Health Communication (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Informatics (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Orff Schulwerk (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Sensing Technologies (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Social Theory (PDF)
    • Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies (PDF)
  4. Senate Committee Composition
  5. Request to Solicit Input on Domestic Partner Benefits (Dembo)
    • Domestic Partner Benefits Report with Appendices Included (PDF)
  6. Agenda for September 11 Senate Meeting (PDF)

Monday, August 21, 2006

  1. Minutes from July 24 Special Meeting and Announcements
  2. Senate Committee Structure*
  3. Definition of "Privilege" as it Relates to Appeals by Faculty Members and the Charge of the SACPT*
  4. KCTCS Candidates for Credentials List
  5. UK Degree List
  6. Senate Council Member Liaisons to Councils
    • Graduate Council 2006-2007 Meeting Dates (PDF)
    • Health Care Colleges Council 2006 - 2007 Meeting Dates (PDF)
    • Undergraduate Council 2006 - 2007 Meeting Dates (PDF)
  7. Request to Solicit Input on Domestic Partner Benefits (Dembo)
    • Domestic Partner Benefits Report with Appendices Included (PDF)
  8. Term of University Senate Committee Chairs
    • Snippet from Senate Rules 1.4.1 (PDF)
  9. Rule Waiver Request for Retroactive Withdrawal (PDF)
  10. Planning for Reaction to Strategic Plan
    • Strategic Plan 2006 - 2009 (Provisional) (PDF)

*Agenda item limited to discussion on how to proceed.


Monday, July 24, 2006 (SPECIAL MEETING)

  1. Minutes from June 5 and July 10 and Announcements
  2. Status of Assistant Provost for Program Support on Senate Council
  3. Planning for Senate Council/Senate Analysis and Response to (DRAFT) 2006-2009 Strategic Plan
    • Timeline for DRAFT 2006-2009 Strategic Plan (DOC)
  4. Chief Academic Officer - Administrative Regulations (AR)
    • AR II-1.0-6 - Part 3. Assessment (PDF)
    • Proposal by Administration to Remove "Rule of 65" from AR
    • Benchmark Contacts
  5. University Senate Committee Structure (PDF)
    • Current (05-06) Committee Membership (PDF)
  6. Definition of "Privilege" as it Relates to Appeals by Faculty Members and the Charge of the SACPT

Monday, July 10, 2006

The Senate Council's annual retreat will be held from 12:00 - 4:00 pm in the Commonwealth House of the Gaines Center for the Humanities.

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Arrivals and Lunch with President Todd
12:45 - 1:45 pm: Provost Subbaswamy
1:45 - 1:50 pm: Break
1:50 - 2:00 pm: Reflections on Conversations
2:00 - 4:00 pm: (below, as time permits)

4:00 pm: Adjournment