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University Senate Agendas


TIME AND LOCATION CHANGE - MEETING WILL BE AT 2 PM IN THE LEXMARK ROOM, 209 MAIN BUILDING.

Monday, May 7, 2012

  1. State of the University Address - University Senate Chair Eli Capilouto
  2. Minutes and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Trustee
  4. UK May 2012 Degree List
  5. UK August 2012 Degree List (early list)
  6. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations II ("Governance of the University of Kentucky") (PDF)
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 3.2 ("Procedures For Processing Academic Programs And Changes") (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 3.3 ("Procedures For Creating Courses, Change Courses and Deleting Courses") (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Standing Committee (PDF)
    2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      1. (Nursing) Proposal to Change Senate Rules 4.2.1.2 (Allow 90 Hours of Transfer Credit for Students in the RN-BSN Program) (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes Regarding BHS Medical Laboratory Science (PDF)
        • Change to Existing Admission Requirement for BHS Medical Laboratory Science
        • Proposed Revision to Senate Rules 5.3.2.2.1 ("Clinical Laboratory Sciences Professional Program")
        • Proposed Revision to Senate Rules 4.2.2.2.E ("Medical Technology: Admissions Policy")
      3. "What is a Credit Hour?" for Different Meeting Patterns (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Program's Committee - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Risk Sciences (PDF)
      2. Proposed New Minor in Visual Studies (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Stream and Watershed Science (PDF)
      4. Proposed New Minor in Neuroscience (PDF)
      5. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Global Scholars (PDF)
      6. Proposed New Post-Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling (PDF)
      7. Proposed New MA in Linguistic Theory and Typology (PDF)
    4. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Herman Farrell, Chair
      1. Proposal to Change the Name of the Department of Nutrition and Food Science (PDF)
      2. Proposal to Change the Name of the Department of Art (PDF)
      3. Proposal to Change the Name of the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling (PDF)
      4. Proposed Restructuring of the School of Management in the Gatton College of Business and Economics (PDF) (Please see the SAOSC's 2011-12 web site for additional documentation.)
  8. Proposed Restructuring of the School of Management in the Gatton College of Business and Economics and Transfer of Ownership of Eight Bachelor of Business Administration Degrees (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, April 9, 2012

  1. Minutes and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Trustee
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in School Technology Leadership (PDF)
      2. Proposed New BS in Human Health Sciences (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Master of Arts in Arts Administration (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee - Herman Farrell, Chair
      1. Proposed Move of Appalachian Center from Vice President for Research to College of Arts and Sciences (PDF)
      2. Proposed Change to Name of the College of Communications and Information Studies (PDF)
    3. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Revisions to Senate Rules 3.3.2 ("Procedures Governing Creation, Consolidation, Transfer, Discontinuation, or Significant Reduction of an Academic Program or Educational Unit")
        1. Changes Tracked (PDF)
        2. Changes Accepted (PDF)
  4. "State of Student Affairs" - Vice President for Student Affairs Robert Mock
  5. University Appeals Board (2010 - 2011) Report - UAB Chair Joseph Fink

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, March 19, 2012

  1. Minutes from February 13 and Announcements
  2. QEP Update (Multimodal Communication Across the Curriculum) - Diane Snow and Deanna Sellnow
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Vice Chair
    2. Trustee
      • Background on Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations
        • History of Changes to Core Values (Governing Regulations I.C.3) (PDF)
    3. Chair
      • Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations I.C.3 (track changes) (PDF)
        • Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations I.C.3 (changes incorporated) (PDF)
      • Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations IV.C (PDF)
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      • Dual Credit / Proposed Change to Senate Rules 3.2.0 and Senate Rules 4.2.1.3.4 (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      • Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Global Studies (PDF)
      • Proposed New Minor in Information Studies (PDF)
      • Proposed new BSEd in STEM Education (PDF)
      • Proposed New PhD in Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)
        • Proposed New MA in Gender and Women's Studies (en passant) (PDF)
  5. State of Undergraduate Education - Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Mike Mullen
    1. State of Undergraduate Research - Professor Diane Snow

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, February 13, 2012

  1. Minutes from December 12 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
      • Q&A with President's Chief of Staff Bill Swinford
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Retroactive Withdrawal Appeals Committee (SRWAC) - Tom Nieman, Chair
      • 2010 - 2011 Annual Report (PDF)
    2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      • Proposal to Change BS in Community Communications and Leadership Development (PDF)
      • Proposal to Change Minor in Community Communications and Leadership Development (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      • Proposed New University Scholars Program for a BS to MS in Civil Engineering (PDF)
    4. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.4.4.2 ("Senate Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure (SACPT)") (PDF)
      • SREC Recommendation on Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 3.1.0 ("Course Numbering System") (PDF)
      • SREC Recommendation on Certain 800- and 900-Level Courses (PDF)
  4. Proposed 2011 Honorary Degree Recipients - Dean Blackwell, Chair, University Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees
  5. Preliminary Discussion on Financial Disclosure Policy (Presentation and Clarification Only)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, December 12, 2011

  1. Update on Current and Future Initiatives - President Eli Capilouto
  2. Minutes from November 14 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Update on Document Handling System - Anna Bosch, College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean

    3. Vice Chair
    4. Parliamentarian
    5. Trustee Peek
  4. Academic Calendars
    1. 2012 - 2013 Calendar (PDF)
    2. 2014 - 2015 Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    3. 2012-2013 Dentistry (PDF)
    4. 2014 - 2015 Dentistry, Tentative (PDF)
    5. Fall 2012 Law (PDF)
    6. Spring 2013 Law (PDF)
    7. Summer I (four-week) 2013 Law (PDF)
    8. Summer 2013 Law (PDF)
    9. Fall 2014 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    10. Spring 2015 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    11. Summer I (four-week) 2015 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    12. Summer 2015 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    13. 2012 - 2013 Medicine (PDF)
    14. 2014 - 2015 Medicine, Tentative (PDF)
    15. 2012 - 2013 Pharmacy (PDF)
    16. 2014 - 2015 Pharmacy, Tentative (PDF)
    17. 2012 - 2013 Winter Intersession (PDF)
    18. 2014 - 2015 Winter Intersession, Tentative (PDF)
  5. Establishment of Senate Committee to serve as Faculty of Record for the Honors Program (PDF)
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      • Proposed New Graduate Certificate in International Education (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Planning and Priorities Committee (SAPPC) - Walter Ferrier, Chair
      • Update on Current Activities
    3. Interim General Education Oversight Committee (IGEOC) - Bill Rayens, Chair
      • Report to the Senate
  7. "We Are Student Affairs" - Vice President for Student Affairs Robert Mock

Addition to agenda: 6.d Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee - Herman Farrell, Chair (Proposed New Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing) (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, November 14, 2011

  1. Minutes from October 10, 2011 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Q&A With Bill Swinford, President's Chief of Staff

    3. Vice Chair
    4. Parliamentarian
    5. Trustee Peek
  3. UK's December 2011 Degree List
  4. Program Assessment Overview - Mia Alexander-Snow, Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure - Jim Geddes, Chair
      • 2010 - 2011 SACPT Final Report (PDF)
    2. Faculty Evaluation of the President
      • Presentation Slides (PDF)
      • Presentation Narrative (PDF)
  6. Executive Review Committee Report (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)

Note: the University Senate formally adopted the Executive Review Committee's report, with no dissent, during the meeting.


Monday, October 10, 2011

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from February 14, 2011
    • Minutes from March 21, 2011
    • Minutes from April 11, 2011
    • Minutes from May 9, 2011
    • Minutes from September 12, 2011
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustee Peek
  3. SACS Reaffirmation Update - Interim Vice President for Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness Heidi Anderson
  4. Quality Enhancement Plan Update - Diane Snow and Deanna Sellnow
  5. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.2.4.7 ("Final Examinations") (PDF)
  6. A&S Wired Presentation - College of Arts and Sciences Dean Mark Kornbluh
  7. Motion from Senate Council Regarding Summer Calendar (PDF)
  8. Initial Discussion on Proposed New Policies on Faculty Productivity and Accountability

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, September 12, 2011

  1. State of the University Address - University Senate Chair Eli Capilouto
  2. Minutes and Announcements (PDF)
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Faculty Trustee Report
  4. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.3.1.3.A ("Senate Council Chair") (second reading and vote) (PDF)
  5. UK August 2011 Degree List (second of two)
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Research Committee
      • 2010 - 2011 Final Report on Animal Care (PDF)
      • 2010 - 2011 Final Report on Graduate Studies (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee
      • 2010 - 2011 Final Report on Guidelines for Proposals to Change the Organizational Structure of an Academic Unit (PDF)
  7. Ombud's Report for 2010 - 2011 - Past Ombud Lee Edgerton (PDF)
  8. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 6.2.1.1, 6.5.1.2 and 6.5.1.3 (PDF)
  9. Discussion on Interpretation of Senate Rules 5.2.4.7 (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)