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University Senate Agendas Archives: 2006-2007

All meetings are from 3:00 - 5:00 pm in the Auditorium of William T. Young Library unless otherwise noted.

Monday, May 7, 2007


  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from March 19, 2007
    • Minutes from April 9, 2007
  2. Change to Engineering Standing (PDF)
  3. New General Engineering Open Major (PDF)
  4. New Major: International Studies (PDF)
  5. New Minor: International Studies (PDF)
  6. New Minor: Sustainable Agriculture (PDF)
  7. New Program: Anthropology MA to PhD (PDF)
  8. Revised 2007 - 2008 Dentistry Calendar (PDF)
  9. New Institute of Research for Technology Development (PDF)
  10. New Graduate Certificate in Computational Fluid Dynamics (PDF)
  11. Items above have been posted for approval via the web transmittal sent to senators Tuesday, May 2. There will be a very brief opportunity for Q&A at the beginning of the meeting.

  12. Discussion on Revisions to Clinical Title Series (and Associated Administrative Regulations) (input only - no approval authority) (PDF)
  13. Move of Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences from Graduate School to College of Medicine (PDF)
  14. Revisiting a Proposed Change to Fall Break (PDF)
  15. Three-Year Pilot for Change to Course Withdrawal Deadline (freshmen only) (PDF)
  16. Rule Change: Pharmacy Disallow Repeat Option (PDF)
  17. Rule Change: Change to Senate Rules ("Retroactive Withdrawal" - Insert Language on Stops and Requiring Instructor Feedback Forms) (PDF)
    • Instructor Feedback Form (PDF)
  18. Discussion on Change to Governing Regulations X ("Tenure Clock Delay") (input only - no approval authority) (PDF)
    • Introduction (Narrative) (PDF)
    • Benchmark Definitions of "Relative" (PDF)
  19. Discussion on Proposed Changes/Combining of Administrative Regulations II-1.0-1 ("Faculty Appt., Reappt., Promotion & Tenure") (input only - no approval authority) (PDF)
  20. Discussion on Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations I  ("(l) Financial Advantage," "E. Kentucky Ethics Statutes," "M. Solicitation of Funds," & "N. Campus Sales" (input only - no approval authority) (PDF)

Monday, April 9, 2007

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. Memorial Resolution for Professor Emeritus Raymond Betts, Founding Director of the Gaines Center for the Humanities (Presented by Daniel Rowland, Director of the Gaines Center)
  3. Proposed Change to Senate Rules ("Two-Year Window") (PDF)
  4. UK May 2007 Degree Candidates
    • UK May 2007 Degree Candidates Summary Page
  5. March 2007 List of KCTCS Candidates for Credentials
  6. Winter Intersession Report - Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Phil Kraemer (PDF)
  7. Extension of Winter Intersession Pilot (PDF)
  8. 2007 - 2008 Winter Intersession Calendar (contingent upon approval of extending WI pilot) (PDF)
  9. USP Reform Steering Committee Progress Report - Committee Chair Phil Kraemer
  10. State of Academic Affairs - Provost Subbaswamy

Monday, March 19, 2007

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from Special Meeting on January 29, 2007
    • Minutes from February 12, 2007
  2. State of the Library Address - Libraries Dean Carol Diedrichs
  3. Senate's Library Committee Resolution (PDF)
  4. Proposed New Policy: Automatic Delay of Probationary Periods
  5. Senate Council's Ad Hoc Calendar Committee Proposal (DISCUSSION ONLY - Possible Action Item for April 9 Meeting) (PDF)
  6. Campus Management (SAP) Update - Phyllis Nash and Michelle Nordin

Addition to agenda: 7. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules ("Two-Year Window") (PDF)

Monday, February 12, 2007

  1. Announcements
  2. Ombud Report (Academic Year 2005 - 2006) (PDF)
  3. New Department: Department of Neurosurgery (PDF)
  4. New Program: University Scholars Program b/w BS in Electrical Engineering and MS in Biomedical Engineering (PDF)
  5. University 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)
  6. KCTCS List of Candidates for Degrees
  7. Honorary Degree Nominations - Graduate School Dean Jeannine Blackwell
  8. Athletics Association Board of Directors Update - Faculty Representative Alan DeSantis
  9. SAP Campus Management Update - IRIS Project Director Phyllis Nash and Lead Michelle Nordin

Monday, January 29, 2007

  1. Minutes from December 11, 2006 and Announcements
  2. Whitepaper on a Revision of USP to Continue UK's General Education Reform Effort (Discussion ONLY) (PDF)
    • Charge Letter Appointing a USP Reform Steering Committee (PDF)

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Monday, December 11, 2006

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from October 9
    • Minutes from November 13
  2. Update on New Medical Educational Complex - College of Medicine Dean Jay Perman
  3. New Program: Interdisciplinary PhD in Education Sciences (PDF)
  4. Update on SAP Campus Management Module - IRIS Director Phyllis Nash and Michelle Nordin, Lead Person for CM
  5. New Graduate Certificate: Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics (PDF)
  6. New Program: University Scholars Program with KY State University for MS in Rehabilitation Counseling (PDF)
  7. New Institute: Institute for Workplace Innovation (iWIN) (PDF)
  8. Temporary Waiver of Non-Transfer of Grades to UK GPA for College of Engineering's Paducah Campus Students (PDF)
  9. New Program: Dual BS (Electrical or Mechanical) Engineering and MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering (PDF)
  10. Policy Change: Minimum Language Requirements for International Teaching Assistants (PDF)
  11. Policy Change: Test of ESL for International Graduate Students (PDF)
  12. Disability Resource Center Resolution - DRC Director Jake Karnes (PDF)
  13. Ombud Report for 2005 - 2006 Academic Year - Kaveh Tagavi, Former Ombud (PDF)

Monday, November 13, 2006

  1. Minutes from October 9 and Announcements
  2. Honorary Degree Qualifications (effective 2007 - 2008) (PDF)
  3. UK Women's Place - Dorothy Edwards
  4. Writing Initiative Update - Janet Eldred
  5. MS in Athletic Training (PDF)
  6. Change to Senate Rules 6.4.4 (Deadline for Informal Resolution) (PDF)
  7. UK December 2006 Degree List
  8. Senate Rules Section V (track changes) (DOC)
  9. Senate Rules Section VII (track changes) (DOC)
  10. Change of Voting Status for One Ex Officio Member of Senate's RWA Committee (PDF)
  11. Work-Life Survey Results - Laura Koppes, Work-Life Director

Monday, October 9, 2006

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. Memorial Resolution for Associate Professor of Medicine Steve Zimmer (presented by Ernie Yanarella, past Senate Council Chair (PDF)
  3. KCTCS List of Candidates for Credentials
  4. Changes to Portions of Senate Rules VI
    • Revisions of Section 6.1, Section 6.2, and Section 6.5 with Track Changes (DOC)
    • Revision of Section 6.1, Section 6.2, and Section 6.5 with Revisions Incorporated (PDF)
  5. Change to Senate Rules 6.4.1.A Regarding Academic Offenses (PDF)
  6. Approval of Existing Qualifications for (2006-2007) Honorary Degrees (new qualifications will be created/approved in the coming year) (PDF)
  7. Granting of Ex Officio Non-Voting Membership in Senate to Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs (PDF)
  8. GERA Final Report (PDF)
    • Senate Council Motion Regarding GERA Final Report (PDF)
  9. Domestic Partner Benefits Discussion (PDF)
    • Senate Council Motion on DPB (PDF)
  10. 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)
  11. New Minor in Folklore and Mythology (PDF)
  12. UK Women's Place - Dorothy Edwards, Director

Monday, September 11, 2006

Call to order - University Senate Chair Lee T. Todd, Jr.

  1. State of the University Address - President Todd
  2. Strategic Plan 2006 - 2009 (Provisional) - Remarks by Provost Kumble Subbaswamy (PDF)
    • Vision, Mission and Values Statement (PDF)
    • Senate Council Resolution to Provost Subbaswamy RE: Strategic Plan (PDF)
  3. Memorial Resolution for Associate Dean for Extension Larry Turner (presented by College of Agriculture Dean Scott Smith) (PDF)
  4. Minutes from April 10, 2006 and Announcements
    • Rule Waivers by Senate Council (PDF)
  5. UK Degree List
  6. BCTC List of Candidates for Credentials
  7. Change to Administrative Regulations II-1.0-6 - Chief Academic Officer Merit Review (PDF)
    • Statement by Provost Subbaswamy RE: Age-65 Rule (PDF)
    • Anticipated Deletion of Portion of Administrative Regulation II-1.6-1 - "Age-65 Rule" (snippet, relative to mandatory retirement, page 18 of AR II-1.6-1 (PDF)
  8. Extension of Oral Communications Requirement Suspension (PDF)
  9. USP External Review Committee Final Report - Bill Rayens (PDF)