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University Senate Agendas

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


Monday, May 3, 2010

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. Proposed New Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education, Research, and Practice (PDF)
  3. UK August 2010 Degree List
  4. UK May 2010 Degree List Addendum (Western KY/UK Joint Engineering Programs)
  5. Proposed Relocation of Graduate Center for Biomedical Engineering from Graduate School to College of Engineering (PDF)
  6. Proposed New BA and BS in Japanese Language and Literature (PDF)
  7. Proposed Suspension of Dance Minor (PDF)
  8. Proposed Suspension of Dance Teacher Certification (PDF)
  9. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.1.1 ("General Grading System") (PDF)
  10. Proposal for a Three-Year December Commencement Pilot (PDF)
  11. Approval of Establishment of Interim General Education Oversight Committee (PDF)
  12. Proposed Change to Administrative Regulations 4:9 ("Heidelberg Scholarship Committee")
    • Track Changes Version (PDF)
    • Clean Version (PDF)
  13. Update from Vice President for Institutional Diversity Judy Jackson
  14. State of Academic Affairs - Provost Kumble Subbaswamy
  15. Ceremonial Handing of the Gavel

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, April 12, 2010

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from February 8, 2010
    • Minutes from March 8, 2010
  2. UK May 2010 Degree List
  3. Proposed Change to Engineering Standing Requirements for Chemical Engineering (PDF)
  4. Proposed New Dual Degree: PharmD and MS in Physician Assistant Studies (PDF)
  5. Proposed Change to Minor in Computer Science (PDF)
  6. Winter Intersession Report
  7. Proposed Permanent Winter Intersession (Discussion Only - First Reading)
  8. Code of Student Conduct (for Endorsement) (PDF)
  9. QEP Update
  10. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations (for Endorsement)
    • AR 3:4 ("Out-Of-State Employment or Assignment of Faculty and Staff")
      • Track Changes Version (PDF)
      • Clean Version (PDF)

    • AR 4:7 ("Student Financial Aid Appeals and Advisory Committee")
      • Track Changes Version (PDF)
      • Clean Version (PDF)

    • AR 10:2 ("Information Technology Advisory Committees")
      • Track Changes Version (PDF)
      • Clean Version (PDF)
  11. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations 2:9 ("Lecturer Title Series") (PDF)
  12. Update on Transfer Action Plan Legislation - Provost Kumble Subbaswamy
  13. Reminder on Submitting New Business (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, March 8, 2010

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. Proposed Change to Admissions Requirements for MA/MS in Library and Information Science (PDF)
  3. Proposed New University Scholars Program: BS Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles and MS Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)
  4. Open Discussion on Faculty Governance Options (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, February 8, 2010

  1. Minutes from December 14 and Announcements
  2. Proposed Change to Masters of Business Administration (PDF)
  3. Proposed Change to PhD Business Administration (PDF)
  4. Code of Conduct Issue - College of Pharmacy Senator (PDF)
  5. QEP Topic Selection Plan
  6. Relocation of Masters in Health Administration Degree Program (from Martin School of Public Policy and Administration to College of Public Health) (PDF)
  7. KCTCS December 2009 Candidate for Credentials
  8. Informational Presentation - TurnItIn
  9. Proposed Change to BS Nursing (PDF)
  10. Gen Ed Update
    • Interim Approval Process for Gen Ed Courses (PDF)
    • Gen Ed Course Approval Form (PDF)
  11. Honorary Degrees
  12. Third Bachelor's Degrees - Receipt of Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee's Report (PDF)
  13. Proposed Change to Graduate School Calendar - Change International Student Application Deadline (PDF)
  14. Memorandum of Understanding - Libraries and College of Law (PDF)
  15. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 1.4.2.9 ("Senate Institutional Finances and Resources Allocation Committee (SIFRAC)") (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, December 14, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from October 12, 2009
    • Minutes from November 9, 2009
  2. New Graduate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy (PDF)
  3. Informational Presentation on Center for Applied Energy Research - Rodney Andrews, Director
  4. Motion to Waive Senate Rules 1.2.3 (requires receipt of meeting materials six days in advance of the meeting)
  5. Vetting Teams' Report
  6. New University Scholars Program - Georgetown College Baccalaureate Degree in Economics and MS Agricultural Economics (PDF)
  7. Informational Presentation on Changes to New Employee Orientation - Vice President for Human Resources Kim Wilson
  8. Academic Calendars
    • 2010 - 2011 Calendar (PDF)
    • 2012 - 2013 Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    • 2010 - 2011 Dentistry (PDF)
    • 2012 - 2013 Dentistry, Tentative (PDF)
    • Fall 2010 Law (PDF)
    • Spring 2011 Law (PDF)
    • Summer 2011 Law (PDF)
    • Fall 2012 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    • Spring 2013 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    • Summer 2013 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    • 2010 - 2011 Medicine (PDF)
    • 2012 - 2013 Medicine, Tentative (PDF)
  9. Informational Presentation on the Department of Information Technology - Chief Information Officer Vince Kellen
  10. Revisions to Faculty Temporary Disability Leave (TDL) Policy (for endorsement) (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, November 9, 2009

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. SACS Requirements for Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) - Deanna Sellnow and Kaveh Tagavi
  3. Proposed Change to BA Art Studio (PDF)
  4. Proposed Change to BFA Art Studio (PDF)
  5. Counseling and Testing Center Presentation - Mary Chandler-Bolin, Director
  6. Proposed Change to College of Law Admissions Requirements (PDF)
  7. Work-Life Presentation on FWA - Robynn Pease
  8. Office of Academic Enhancement Presentation - Karin Lewis, Director of Academic Enhancement
  9. UK December 2009 Degree List
  10. Update on Gen Ed Activities

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, October 12, 2009

  1. Minutes from September 14 and Announcements
  2. Vetting Team Elections
  3. Informational Presentation on UK Bookstore - Manager Sally Wiatrowski
  4. Informational Presentation on UK Tobacco-Free Policy
  5. Presentation of Proposed Cliff Vesting of University Contribution to Retirement Plan for New Hires


Monday, September 14, 2009

LOCATION CHANGE: The meeting will be held in Lexmark Public Room (room 209) Main Building.

  1. State of the University Address - University Senate Chair Lee T. Todd, Jr.
  2. Minutes from April 13 and May 4 and Announcements
  3. Ombud Report, 2008 - 2009 Academic Year - Lee Edgerton (PDF)
  4. June 2009 KCTCS Candidates for Credentials
  5. August 2009 UK Degree List
    • August 2009 Supplemental Degree List
    • August 2009 Supplemental Summary
    • August Degree Summary Total
  6. Work+Life Connections - Ann Bassoni, WLC Coordinator (PDF)
  7. Update on Gen Ed and Selection of Experimental Vetting Teams
    • Snippet from Senate Council Meeting August 31, 2009 (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)