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University Senate Agendas


Monday, May 6, 2013

The meeting begins at 3 pm and will be located in the Lexmark Public Room, 209 Main Building.

  1. Minutes from April 8, 2013 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
  3. UK's May 2013 Degree List
  4. UK's Early August 2013 Degree List
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Pre-Major Requirements for BS Accounting, BBA in Analytics, BBA in Finance, BBA in Management, BBA in Marketing and BSBE in Economics (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to the College of Education's Policy on Admission, Retention and Completion of Educator Preparation Programs (PDF)
      3. PhD Nursing Admission Requirements (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Herman Farrell, Chair
      1. Proposed New Center for Research on Environmental Disease (PDF)
      2. Proposed Name Change for the School of Interior Design (PDF)
      3. Proposed Name Change and Change of the Organizational Structure of the Graduate Center for Biomedical Engineering (PDF)
    3. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Reference in Senate Rules to Nonexistent Form for "I" Grade Reference in Senate Rules to Nonexistent Form for "I" Grade (PDF)
    4. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Peace Studies (PDF)
      2. Proposed New University Studies Program - BS Accountancy and MS Accountancy (PDF)
      3. Proposed New BA/BS in Information Communication Technology (PDF)
    5. Senate's UK Core Education Committee (UK CEC) - Ruth Beattie, Chair
      1. UK Core SR Language (Changes to Senate Rules 1.4.3.0 & 5.4.3.2) (PDF)
  6. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair - End-of-Year Remarks
  7. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules Regarding Graduation Composition and Communication Requirements
    • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.3.3.5.1 ("Advisory Committee for Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement") (PDF)
    • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.4.3.1 ("Composition and Communication") (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, April 8, 2013

  1. Minutes from March 18, 2013 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair (five minutes)
    2. Vice Chair (five minutes)
    3. Trustee (five minutes)
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to the College of Communication and Information Undergraduate Major Entrance Requirements (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders (PDF)
      2. Proposed New Minor in Journalism Studies (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) (PDF)
      4. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Power and Energy (PDF)
      5. Proposal to Offer BA Social Work Via Extended Campus - Hazard (PDF)
  4. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations I ("The University of Kentucky") (PDF)
  5. Proposed New Governing Regulations XIV ("Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct") (PDF)
    • Memo from Legal Ethical Workgroup (PDF)
  6. Vice President for Research Jim Tracy - The Sequester and Grant Funding (presentation in PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, March 18, 2013

  1. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair
  2. Minutes from February 11, 2013 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair (five minutes)
    2. Parliamentarian (five minutes)
  4. Old Business
    1. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations II (Committee Structure) (PDF)
    2. Response from Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards on SACSCOC Residency Language - Senate Rules 5.4.1 ("Residence Requirements") (PDF)
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      1. Proposed Change to University Scholars Program (exempt from submitting GRE/GMAT) (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to RN-BSN Admission Requirements (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Power and Energy (PDF)
      2. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Musical Theatre for Voice Majors (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Musical Theatre for Theatre Majors (PDF)
      4. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (PDF)
  6. Update on "Presentation U" - Deanna Sellnow (five minutes) (PDF)
  7. MOOCs, eLearning, Disruption and Higher Education - Chief Information Officer Vince Kellen and Interim Provost Tim Tracy
  8. Update on State of the Libraries - Libraries Dean Terry Birdwhistell (five to ten minutes)
  9. Winter Commencement Report - John Herbst, Commencement Committee Chair (PDF) (five minutes)

Handout for this meeting (PDF).


Monday, February 11, 2013

  1. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair
  2. Minutes from December 10, 2012 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair (five minutes)
    2. Trustee (five minutes)
  4. Proposed May 2013 Honorary Degree Recipients (three nominees) - Dean Jeannine Blackwell, Chair, University Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees
  5. Proposed Final Approval for One-Year Masters in Public Administration and One-Year Masters in Public Policy Programs (PDF)
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New University Scholars Program - BA/BS German and MA German (PDF)
      2. Suspend Admissions to Master of Science in Nursing (PDF)
      3. Suspend Admissions to Master of Arts in Library Science (PDF)
      4. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Instructional Communication (PDF)
    2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Admissions Requirements for Human Nutrition and Dietetics Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science (PDF)
      2. Response from Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards on SACSCOC Residency Language - Senate Rules 5.4.1 ("Residence Requirements") (PDF)
    3. Ad Hoc Committee on Multidisciplinary Centers and Programs Report (PDF)
  7. Education Abroad Course Approval Process (First Annual Report) - Associate Provost for International Affairs Susan Carvalho (PDF)

Handout for this meeting (PDF).


Monday, December 10, 2012

  1. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair (presentation in PDF format)
  2. Minutes from November 12, 2012 and Announcements
  3. Memorial Resolution for Professor Emeritus Robert N. Bostrom (Presented by Professor Alan DeSantis) (PDF)
  4. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Campuswide Committees
      1. Representative from Provost's Council on Metrics - Hollie Swanson
  5. UK's December 2012 Degree List
  6. Academic Calendars
    1. 2013 - 2014 Calendar (PDF)
    2. 2015 - 2016 Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    3. 2013-2014 Dentistry (PDF)
    4. 2015 - 2016 Dentistry, Tentative (PDF)
    5. Fall 2013 Law (PDF)
    6. Spring 2014 Law (PDF)
    7. Summer I (four-week) 2014 Law (PDF)
    8. Summer 2014 Law (PDF)
    9. Fall 2015 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    10. Spring 2016 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    11. Summer I (four-week) 2016 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    12. Summer 2016 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    13. 2013 - 2014 Medicine (PDF)
    14. 2015 - 2016 Medicine, Tentative (PDF)
    15. 2013 - 2014 Pharmacy (PDF)
    16. 2015 - 2016 Pharmacy, Tentative (PDF)
    17. 2013 - 2014 Winter Intersession (PDF)
    18. 2015 - 2016 Winter Intersession, Tentative (PDF)
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed Reactivation of BA/BS in Foreign Language and International Economics (PDF)
    2. Senate's Honors Program Committee- Ben Withers, Director
      1. Proposed Addition to Senate Rules: Honors Program (PDF)
    3. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Clarification of Senate Rule on Duplicate Credit (PDF)
  8. Proposed New Standing Committee: Senate Advisory Committee on Disability Accommodation and Compliance (PDF)
  9. Proposed Name Change of the Center for Health Services Management and Research to the Center for Health Services Research (PDF)

Handout for this meeting (PDF).


Monday, November 12, 2012

  1. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from October 8, 2012
    • Minutes from October 22, 2012 Special Meeting
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair (5 minutes)
    2. Vice Chair (5 minutes)
    3. Trustee (5 minutes)
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Herman Farrell, Chair
      1. Proposed Name Change of the College of Agriculture (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New BA in Environmental and Sustainability Studies (PDF)
  4. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations VIII ("University Appointments") (PDF)
  5. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations II (Athletic Committee (PDF)
  6. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations II (Committee Structure) (PDF)
  7. Informational Presentation on April 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research and Motions (5 - 10 minutes) (PDF)
  8. Interim Provost Tim Tracy (PDF of Provost Tracy's Presentation)
  9. Open Discussion on Budget Issues and Process

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, October 22, 2012 - SPECIAL MEETING

LOCATION: Center Theater (located inside Student Center)

TIME: 3 - 5 pm

President Capilouto will address the Senate Council Memo of October 4, 2012 (PDF) and the University Senate Resolution of October 8, 2012 (PDF).

A PDF version of the President's presentation can be found here: presentation.


Monday, October 8, 2012

  1. Minutes from September 10, 2012 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Trustee
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Master of Arts in Arts Administration (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Herman Farrell, Chair
      1. Proposed Name Change of Department of Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (to the Department of Retailing and Tourism Management) and Transfer of BS in Hospitality and Management Program from the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition to the Proposed New Department of Retailing and Tourism Management (PDF)
  4. Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement G. T. Lineberry
  5. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.3.1.2 and Senate Rules 1.3.1.3 (Pertains to Election of Senate Council Officers) (PDF)
  6. Proposed Change to Name of UK Core Committee (to UK Core Education Committee)
  7. Ombud's Report for 2011 - 2012 - Ombud Sonja Feist-Price (PDF)
  8. Discussion on Faculty Response to UK's Financial Situation and Anticipated Budget Cuts

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, September 10, 2012

  1. State of the University Address - University Senate Chair Eli Capilouto
  2. Minutes and Announcements
    • Minutes from March 19, 2012
    • Minutes from April 9, 2012
    • Minutes from May 7, 2012
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustee
  4. UK August 2012 Degree List (second of two)
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.4.1 ("Residence Requirements") (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Facilities Committee - Alice Christ, Chair
      1. 2011 - 2012 Annual Report (PDF)
  6. Proposed December 2012 Honorary Degree Recipients (three nominees) - Dean Blackwell, Chair, University Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees
  7. Report on Student Government Association - Stephen Bilas, SGA President

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)