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University Senate Agendas


Monday, May 9, 2011

NOTE LOCATION CHANGE - MEETING WILL BE IN THE LEXMARK ROOM, 209 MAIN BUILDING.

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. Officer Reports
    1. Chair
      • SC Resolution (PDF)
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Faculty Trustee Report
  3. UK August 2011 Degree List (first)
  4. Winter Intersession Calendar 2011-2012 (PDF)
  5. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.3.3.A ("Senate Council Chair") (PDF)
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Dan Wermeling, Chair
      • Proposed Deletion of Master of Arts in Distributive Education (PDF)
      • Proposed New Masters of Music in Music Therapy (PDF)
      • Proposed New Minor in Chinese (PDF)
      • Proposed New BA in Chinese Language and Literature (PDF)
    2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee - Alison Davis, Chair
      • Proposed Change to College of Medicine 800- and 900-Level Courses (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee - Dwight Denison, Chair
      • Proposed New Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (PDF)
  7. Gen Ed Naming (PDF)
  8. State of Academic Affairs - Provost Kumble Subbaswamy
  9. Comprehensive Tenure Review Process - Discussion Only (PDF)
  10. Proposed New Administrative Regulation on International Travel (PDF) - For Endorsement
  11. Presidential Search Committee Faculty Representative
  12. Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


    Monday, April 11, 2011

    1. State of the University: The Faculty's Perspective - Chair Hollie I. Swanson
    2. Comments from Board of Trustees Chair Britt Brockman, MD - The Presidential Search
    3. Minutes and Announcements
      • Presidential Search Committee Update - Faculty Representative
    4. UK May 2011 Degree List
    5. Old Business
      1. Proposed Name Change for Department of Family Studies (PDF)
    6. Committee Reports
      1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Dan Wermeling, Chair
        • Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Public Health Management (PDF)
        • Proposed New Graduate Certificate Lean Systems (PDF)
    7. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations 6:10 ("Hazing") (PDF)

    Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


    Monday, March 21, 2011

    1. Minutes and Announcements
    2. Officer Reports
      1. Chair
      2. Vice Chair
      3. Faculty Trustee Update
      4. Presidential Search Committee Faculty Representative
      5. QEP Presentation - Deanna Sellnow and Diane Snow
    3. Committee Reports
      1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Dan Wermeling, Chair
        • Proposed New PhD in Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences (PDF)
        • Proposed New Graduate Certificate Pharmaceutical Science (PDF)
      2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee - Alison Davis, Chair
        • Proposed New Grade Type, College of Pharmacy (PDF)
      3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee - Dwight Denison, Chair
        • Proposed Name Change for Department of Family Studies (PDF)
    4. August 2010 KCTCS Candidate for Credentials
    5. Discussion on Proposed Governing Regulation X.B.2.d.vii ("Entrepreneurial Leaves of Absence") (for endorsement) (PDF)
    6. UAB Report - Joe Fink, UAB Hearing Officer
    7. UK Faculty Athletics Representative to the SEC and NCAA Report - Joe Fink
    8. State of Libraries Report - Libraries Dean Terry Birdwhistell
    9. Presentation on Statewide Learning Outcomes - Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Mike Mullen

    Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


    Monday, February 14, 2011

    1. Minutes and Announcements
      • Minutes from November 8, 2011
      • Minutes from December 13, 2011
    2. Officer Reports
      1. Chair
      2. Vice Chair
      3. Parliamentarian
      4. Faculty Trustee - Joe Peek
      5. Presidential Search Committee Faculty Representative - Lee Meyer
    3. Committee Reports
      1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Dan Wermeling, Chair
        • Proposed Suspension of Minor in Agriculture (PDF)
        • Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Teaching Nursing (PDF)
        • Proposed Suspension of Masters in Civil Engineering (PDF)
        • Proposed Suspension of Master of Arts in Distributive Education (PDF)
      2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee - Alison Davis, Chair
        • Proposal to Create Undergraduate Certificates (PDF)
    4. Three Proposed 2011 Honorary Degree Recipients
    5. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules Pertaining to Honorary Degrees (PDF)
    6. Two Additional Nominees from University Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees
      • Contingent upon Senate's vote on Agenda Item Number Five.
    7. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations II ("Governance of the University of Kentucky") (PDF)
    8. Proposed New Senate Rule on Excused Absences for Religious Holidays (PDF)
    9. "Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Costs: Fact and Fiction" - Presentation from Vice President for Research Jim Tracy
    10. University Appeals Board Report - Joe Fink, UAB Hearing Officer
    11. UK Faculty Athletics Representative to the SEC and NCAA Report - Joe Fink

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, December 13, 2010

NOTE LOCATION CHANGE - MEETING WILL BE IN THE LEXMARK ROOM, 209 MAIN BUILDING.

  1. State of the University Address - University Senate Chair Lee T. Todd, Jr.
  2. Minutes and Announcements
  3. Officer Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice chair
    3. Parliamentarian
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee - Alison Davis, Chair
      • Proposed Change to BHS Clinical Leadership and Management (PDF)
      • Proposed Change to Progression Requirements for BA Art Studio (PDF)
      • Proposed Change to Progression Requirements for BFA Art Studio (PDF)
      • Proposed Change to Progression Requirements for BA Art Education (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Dan Wermeling, Chair
      • Proposed New PhD in Clinical and Translational Sciences (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee - Dwight Denison, Chair
      • Proposed New Dept of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education (College of Education) (PDF)
  5. Academic Calendars
    1. 2011 - 2012 Calendar (PDF)
    2. 2013 - 2014 Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    3. 2011 - 2012 Dentistry (PDF)
    4. 2013 - 2014 Dentistry, Tentative (PDF)
    5. Fall 2011 Law (PDF)
    6. Spring 2012 Law (PDF)
    7. Summer 2012 Law (PDF)
    8. Fall 2013 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    9. Spring 2014 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    10. Summer 2014 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    11. 2011 - 2012 Medicine (PDF)
    12. 2013 - 2014 Medicine, Tentative (PDF)
  6. Implementation of General Education Curriculum (second reading and vote) (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, November 8, 2010

  1. Minutes from October 11, 2010 and Announcements
  2. Memorial Resolution for College of Pharmacy Professor Thomas Scott Foster (presented by Professor Daniel Wermeling) (PDF)
  3. Officer Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Parliamentarian
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Retroactive Withdrawal Appeals Committee 2009-2010 Annual Report (PDF)
    2. Update on Presidential Search Committee - Committee Member Shelly Steiner
  5. UK's December 2010 Degree List
  6. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations 1:2 ("Requests to Address the Board of Trustees")
    • Flow Chart (PDF)
    • Tracked Changes Language (PDF)
  7. Approval of New General Education Curriculum (first reading) (PDF)
  8. Trustee Report

Addition to agenda: 9. SACS Accreditation - Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) Update

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, October 11, 2010

  1. Minutes from September 13, 2010 and Announcements
  2. Officer Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
  3. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.2.2.1.D ("Elected Faculty Membership," "Vacancy") (PDF)
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee 2009-10 Annual Report (PDF)
    2. Senate's Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure 2009-10 Annual Report (PDF)
    3. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee Report - Current and Upcoming Events
  5. Recognition of 2009-2010 Recipients of Provost's Awards for Outstanding Teaching - Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Heidi Anderson
  6. Recent Changes to Provost's Awards for Outstanding Teaching
  7. KCTCS September 2010 Candidates for Credentials

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)

Monday, September 13, 2010

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

  1. Minutes from April 12, 2010 and May 3, 2010 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Trustee Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Faculty Trustee
  3. "State of Financial Affairs" - Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Frank Butler and Vice President for Financial Operations (and Treasurer) Angie Martin
  4. Old Business
    1. Winter Intersession Proposal (second reading and vote) (PDF)- Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Mike Mullen
    2. 2010-2011 Winter Intersession Calendar (PDF)
  5. Ombud's Report for 2009-2010 - Professor Lee Edgerton, Ombud
  6. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.4.1.3 ("More Than Two Bachelor's Degrees") (PDF)
  7. August 2010 UK Degree List
    • August 2010 Degree List and Summary
    • August 2010 (June and August) Summary
  8. SACS Accreditation - Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) Update
  9. Discussion Regarding Proposed Waiver of Administrative Regulations 2:1-1VII.B.5 (for endorsement) (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)