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Archival Agendas: 2008-2009 Senate Council Agendas

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


Tuesday, June 2, 2009

  1. Cliff Vesting

Monday, May 11, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements

  2. Proposed New Course A-E 680 (PDF)

  3. Proposed New BS Degree in Gender and Women's Studies - College of Arts and Sciences

  4. Request for Waiver of Senate Rules 5.1.8.5.A.2 (RWA & Two-Year Window)
    • Student SH-42 (PDF)
    • Student BB-32 (PDF)
    • Student NT-24 (PDF)
  5. Receipt of Report on Possible Senate IT Committee (PDF)

  6. Planning for SC Retreat (PDF)

  7. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 2.1.2 ("Academic Calendar") (PDF)

  8. Gen Ed Implementation Issues
    • Gen Ed Course Subsitution Policy

Monday, April 27, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from March 23, 2009
    • Minutes from March 30, 2009
    • Minutes from April 6, 2009
    • Minutes from April 20, 2009

  2. Proposed Change to BS/BA Telecommunications (PDF)

  3. Proposed New Degree Program: MS/PhD in Reproductive Sciences (PDF)

  4. Proposed New Degree Program: PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PDF)

  5. Proposed New Degree Program: MS in Epidemiology (PDF)

  6. Proposed New Degree Program: MS in Clinical Research Design (PDF)

  7. Proposal to Change Foreign Language Requirement (PDF)

  8. Proposed New Graduate Certificate: Maternal and Child Health (PDF)

  9. 2009-2010 Winter Intersession Calendar (PDF)
    • Snippet from March 26, 2007 Senate Council Minutes (PDF)

  10. Proposal to Change to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN Option) (PDF)

  11. Tentative Senate Agenda for May 4 (PDF)

Monday, April 20, 2009

  1. Minutes from March 23 and Announcements
    • Narrative Regarding Changes to Governing Regulations VII (PDF)
    • Governing Regulations VII (PDF)
  2. Proposed New Degree Program: MS/PhD in Reproductive Sciences (PDF)

  3. Proposed New Degree Program: PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PDF)

  4. Proposed New Degree Program: MS in Epidemiology (PDF)

  5. Proposed Changes to Foreign Language Requirement (PDF)

  6. Academic Approvals Workgroup - Process for New Degree Program (PDF)

  7. Update on Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1 (Combined Version) (PDF)

  8. Strategic Plan 2009 - 2014 (PDF)

  9. Planning for SC Retreat (PDF)

Monday, April 6, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements

  2. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations II-7.0-1 (Faculty Practice Plans) - UK Legal Counsel Harry Dadds & Marcy Deaton (PDF)

  3. Ethics Committee Ruling on Faculty Textbooks and Royalties - Ethics Committee Chair T. Lynn Williamson (PDF)

  4. Discussion on 2009 - 2014 Strategic Planning (PDF)

  5. UK May 2009 Degree List

  6. UK August 2009 Degree List

  7. Continuing Discussion on SGA Dead Week Proposal
    • Draft Email RE: Dead Week

  8. Planning for SC July Retreat (PDF)

  9. Tentative Senate Agenda for April 13 (PDF)


Monday, March 30, 2009

  1. Minutes from March 23 and Announcements

  2. New University Scholars Program: BS Mining Engineering and MS Mining Engineering (PDF)

  3. Proposed Prefix Changes for College of Pharmacy Courses (PDF)

  4. New Department: Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)

  5. KCTCS March 2009 Candidates for Credentials

  6. Discussion on Status of SGA Proposal Regarding Dead Week

  7. Changes to Governing Regulations VII (PDF)
    • Rationale (PDF)
    • (Previous Version of Proposed Changes to GR VII (PDF))

  8. Proposed Suspension of Minor in Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)

  9. Discussion on Implementation of Gen Ed

Monday, March 23, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from February 16, 2009
    • Minutes from February 23, 2009
    • Minutes from March 2, 2009

  2. Revisiting SGA Proposal Regarding Dead Week (PDF)

  3. Change to Graduation Standards: BS in Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)

  4. Preliminary Discussion on Proposal for Senate IT Committee (PDF)

  5. New Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science (PDF)

  6. Receipt of Report on Undergraduate Certifications from Undergraduate Council (PDF)

  7. Planning for Senate Gen Ed Discussion

  8. Ethics Committee Ruling on Faculty Textbooks and Royalties (PDF)


Monday, March 16 (no meeting due to spring break)


Monday, March 2, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements

  2. Proposed Changes to College of Engineering Probation and Suspension Rule (PDF)

  3. Change to Graduation Standards: BS in Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)

  4. Preliminary Discussion on Faculty Engagement
    • Report: Review of University Promotion and Tenure Regulations to Include Engagement (PDF)
    • Provost's Charge to Engagement Subcommittee (PDF)
    • Engagement Definition and Examples (PDF)
    • Engaged Scholarship Matrix (PDF)

  5. Revisiting Summer School Courses (PDF)

  6. Resolution on KCTCS and Tenure

  7. Continuing Discussion on Combined Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1, Parts I-III [Version B] (PDF)

  8. Undergraduate Education Portfolio Decision (PDF)

  9. Tentative Senate Agenda for March 9 (PDF)

Monday, February 23, 2009

  1. Minutes from February 16 and Announcements

  2. Rule Waiver Request for Student (WE-96) (PDF)

  3. New Graduate Certificate: Global Health (PDF)

  4. Change to Graduation Standards: BS in Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)

  5. New Program: BA Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)

  6. Discussion on KCTCS and Tenure (PDF)

  7. Summer School Courses (PDF)

  8. Academic Area Advisory Committees

  9. Discussion on Web Transmittals

Monday, February 16, 2009

  1. Minutes and Annoucements
    • Minutes from January 26
    • Minutes from February 2
  2. New Graduate Certificate: Global Health (PDF)

  3. New Program: BA Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)

  4. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations IV ("The University Senate") (PDF)

  5. Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership for Higher Education (COSFL) Meeting Update

  6. New Graduate Certificate: Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (PDF)

  7. Preliminary Discussion on SGA Proposal Regarding Dead Week (PDF)

  8. Continuing Discussion on Combined Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1, Parts I-III [Version B] (PDF)
    • Accompanying Email (PDF)
  9. Preliminary Discussion on Faculty Engagement Document - Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Heidi Anderson and Associate Provost for University Engagement Phil Greasley

Monday, February 2, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements

  2. Program Deletion - Minor in Quantitative Financial Analysis (PDF)

  3. New Graduate Certificate in Distance Education (PDF)

  4. New University Scholars Program: BS Hospitality Management and Tourism & MS Hospitality and Dietetics Administration (PDF)

  5. New University Scholars Program: BS Dietetics & MS Hospitality and Dietetics Administration (PDF)

  6. New Dual Degree: PharmD and Masters of Public Health (PDF)

  7. 2009 Honorary Degree Nominees

  8. Tentative Senate Agenda for February 9 (PDF)

Monday, January 26, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from December 1
    • Minutes from December 15
    • Minutes from January 12

  2. Discussion on The Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (Invited Guests - Bruce Walcott and Scott Kelley, Faculty Representatives to the Athletics Association Board of Directors)

  3. Senate's Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure Report (PDF) on Combined Administrative Regulations
    • Combined Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1, Parts I-III [Version B] (PDF)

  4. Undergraduate College (PDF)


Monday, January 12, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements

  2. Confirmation of New SREC Chair

  3. December 2008 List of BCTC Candidates for Credentials

  4. SACPT Vacancies
    • Request for SOP on Vacancies in Advisory Committees

  5. Curricular Teams

  6. Undergraduate College (PDF)

  7. Receipt of SACPT Report on Administrative Regulations - Version A/B (PDF)

Monday, December 15, 2008 (location: 231 Student Center)

  1. Minutes and Announcements

  2. Election of SC Officers

  3. Preliminary Discussion on Undergraduate College

  4. Receipt of SACPT Report on Administrative Regulations - Version A/B

  5. Next Steps for Gen Ed

Monday, December 1, 2008

  1. Minutes from November 24 and Announcements

  2. Turnitin Discussion - Ruth Beattie, Chair, Instructional Computing Subcommittee

  3. New Program: BS in Equine Management and Science (PDF)

  4. New University Scholars Program: BS Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and MS Biomedical Engineering (PDF)

  5. Academic Calendars
    • 2009 - 2010 Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Dentistry Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Dentistry Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Law Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Law Calendar (PDF)
    • 2009 - 2010 Medicine Calendar (PDF)
    • 2011 - 2012 Tentative Medicine Calendar (PDF)

  6. Tentative Senate Agenda for December 8 (PDF)

Monday, November 24, 2008

  1. Minutes from November 17 and Announcements

  2. Name Change: Department of Diagnostic Radiology (PDF)

  3. New Graduate Certificate: Vocal Pedagogy (PDF)

  4. Name Change: Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology (PDF)

  5. New Graduate Certificate: Clinical and Translational Science (PDF)

  6. Distance Learning Checklist (PDF)

  7. University Senate Syllabi Standards (PDF)

  8. Gen Ed - Discussion on December Senate Meeting

Monday, November 17, 2008

  1. Minutes from November 3 and Announcements

  2. Proposal to Expand University Scholars Program to Doctoral Students (PDF)

  3. Request for Rule Waiver: Senate Rules 5.1.8.5.A.2 (PDF)

  4. Proposed Rule Change: Senate Rules 1.2.2.1 ("Elected Faculty Membership" - CTS Apportionment) (PDF)

  5. Proposed Rule Change: Senate Rules 5.3.1.2 ("Prohibition of Duplicate Credit") (PDF)

Monday, November 3, 2008

  1. Minutes from October 20 and Announcements

  2. Discussion on Proposed Changes to Human Resources Policy and Procedure 4.0

  3. UK December 2008 Degree List

  4. Proposed New Center: Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center (PDF)

  5. Proposal for Nursing Provisional Admissions (PDF)

  6. Gen Ed Steering Committee Update

  7. Tentative Senate Agenda for November 10 (PDF)


Monday, October 27, 2008

No meeting.


Monday, October 20, 2008

  1. Minutes from October 6 and Announcements

  2. Proposed College Standards Changes: Gatton College of Business and Economics (PDF)

  3. Committee Preferences (Round 2)

  4. Proposed Reading Period Ad Hoc Report

Monday, October 6, 2008

  1. Minutes from September 22 and Announcements

  2. Proposed Change to Human Resources Policy and Procedure 4.0 (information only) (PDF)

  3. Request for Rule Waiver: Senate Rules 5.1.8.5.A.2 (PDF)

  4. September 2008 KCTCS Candidates for Credentials

  5. Motion from SREC Chair - College of Agriculture Senate Elections

  6. Tentative Senate Agenda for October 13 (PDF)


Monday, September 29, 2008

No meeting.


Monday, September 22, 2008

  1. Minutes from September 15 and Announcements

  2. Proposed Ad Hoc Committee on a Reading Period (PDF)

  3. Joint SC and Provost Group - Broad Look at Salary Adjustment Policies

  4. Academic Approvals Work Group - Proposed Membership and Charge

  5. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 1.3.1.2.A.2 (Election of SC Members) (PDF)

  6. Proposed Change to Senage Rules 1.5.2 (Faculty Trustee Election) (PDF)

Monday, September 15, 2008

  1. Minutes from August 25 and Announcements

  2. Request to Waive Senate Rules 5.2.4.8.1 ("Common Examinations") - MA 110 (PDF)

  3. Senate Committee Preferences

  4. Discussion on Academic Approvals Work Group (PDF)

  5. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 1.4.3.2 - Composition of RWA Committee (PDF)

  6. Proposed Editorial Revision to HCC Student Professional Behavior Code

  7. Proposed New Center - Kentucky Center for Obesity and Diabetes (PDF)

  8. Proposed New Ad Hoc Committee on a Proposed Reading Period (PDF)

Minutes from this meeting.


Monday, August 25, 2008

  1. Minutes from August 18 and Announcements

  2. Gen Ed Reform Update - Susan Carvalho, Gen Ed Steering Committee Convener
    • Gen Ed Design Principles (approved by Senate in March 2008) (PDF)
    • Gen Ed Learning Outcomes (distributed in July 2008) (PDF)

  3. Proposed Change to the Calendar - Reading Period (PDF)

  4. Proposed Changes to Health Care Colleges Professional Student Behavior Code (PDF)

  5. Proposed New Administrative Center - Kentucky Center for Obesity and Diabetes (PDF)

  6. Tentative Senate Agenda for September 8, 2008 (PDF)

Minutes from this meeting.


Monday, August 18, 2008

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from April 28
    • Minutes from May 23
    • Minutes from July 11
  2. Proposed New Administrative Regulation ("Policy on Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence") (input only - possible endorsement) (PDF)

  3. June 2008 BCTC List of Candidates for Credentials

  4. UK August 2008 Degree List

  5. College of Law Program Change (PDF)

  6. Liaisons to Undergraduate Council; Graduate Council; and Health Care Colleges Council (PDF)

  7. Evaluation of the Provost - Questions Discussion

  8. Term of the Chair - Discussion (PDF)

Minutes from this meeting.


Friday, July 11, 2008 (Annual Retreat)

The Senate Council Annual Retreat will be held from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm in the Hilary J. Boone Center.

  1. Breakfast with Provost Subbaswamy and Vice President for Research James Tracy
  2. Student Retention and the Faculty's Role - Provost Subbaswamy and Graduate School Dean Jeannine Blackwell
  3. Minutes from April 28 & May 23, 2008 and Announcements
  4. Introduction to Vice President for Institutional Diversity Judy Jackson
  5. Lunch with VPID Jackson and Assistant Provost for International Affairs Susan Carvalho
  6. Update on General Education Reform - General Education Reform Steering Committee Chair Susan Carvalho
  7. www.turnitin.com (PDF)
    • turnitin.com Background Information (PDF)
    • turnitin.com Brochure (PDF)
  8. Closing Remarks - Chair David Randall

Minutes from this meeting.