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University Senate Agendas, 2013 - 2014

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


Monday, April 14, 2014

  1. Minutes from March 10, 2014 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Trustee
  3. See tomorrow: Update on UK's Strategic Plan and Review of Recommendations - Provost Christine Riordan (presentation in PDF)
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.1.8.5.A ("Retroactive Withdrawal") (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking (PDF)
      2. Proposed Suspension of Graduate Certificate Public Health Nursing (PDF)
      3. Proposed Suspension of Graduate Certificate in Nursing Studies (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Greg Wasilkowski, Chair
      1. Proposed Transfer of the MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the College of Engineering to the Department of Mechanical Engineering, within the College of Engineering (PDF)
  5. Annual "State of the Libraries" Report - Dean of Libraries Terry Birdwhistell (presentation in PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, March 10, 2014

  1. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair (presentation in PDF)
  2. Minutes from February 10, 2014 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
  4. Old Business
    1. Proposed New BA/BS Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies (PDF)
  5. Two Honorary Degrees
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New JD/MHA Dual Degree Program (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Greg Wasilkowski, Chair
      1. Proposed New Department of Urology (PDF)
    3. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Greg Graf, Chair
      1. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 4.2.1.2 for BHS in Medical Laboratory Sciences (PDF)
  7. University of Kentucky-University of Louisville Joint Conferral of Executive MBA Degree (One Diploma for Graduates) (PDF)
  8. Senate's Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure (SACPT) 2012-13 Annual Report - Stephen Testa, Chair (PDF)

Monday, February 10, 2014

  1. Minutes from December 9, 2013 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Trustee
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Greg Wasilkowski, Chair
      1. Proposed New Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New BA/BS Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies (PDF)
      2. Proposed New Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation (PDF)
      4. Proposed New University Scholars Program: BA/BS Philosophy and MA Philosophy (PDF)
      5. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Health Communication (PDF)
    3. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Greg Graf, Chair
      1. Conditional Admissions for International Undergraduate Students (PDF)
        • Proposed Revision to Senate Rules 4.2.1.1.G (PDF)
    4. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. In Memoriam Posthumous Degrees (PDF)
  4. Two Honorary Degrees - Jeannine Blackwell, Graduate School Dean

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, December 9, 2013

  1. Minutes from November 11, 2013 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Trustee
  3. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations 5:4 ("Enrollment of Residents and Clinical Fellows") (PDF)
  4. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations 5:5 ("Grievance Procedure for House Officers") (PDF)
  5. Update on "Presentation U" - Diane Snow and Deanna Sellnow (five minutes)
  6. Update on UK's Hosting of April 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research - Diane Snow (five minutes)
  7. UK's December 2013 Degree List
  8. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Charge for Senate's Committee on Distance Learning and e-Learning (Change to Senate Rules 1.4.2.13) (PDF)
      2. Election Update
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Minor in Photography (PDF)
      2. Proposed New University Scholars Program - BA/BS Mathematics and MA/MS Mathematics (PDF)
  9. Academic Calendars
    1. 2014 - 2015 Calendar (PDF)
    2. 2016 - 2017 Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    3. 2014 - 2015 Dentistry (PDF)
    4. 2016 - 2017 Dentistry, Tentative (PDF)
    5. 2014 - 2015 Law (PDF)
    6. Summer I (four-week) 2015 Law (PDF)
    7. Summer 2015 Law (PDF)
    8. 2016 - 2017 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    9. Summer I (four-week) 2017 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    10. Summer 2017 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    11. 2014 - 2015 Medicine (PDF)
    12. 2016 - 2017 Medicine, Tentative (PDF)
    13. 2014 - 2015 Pharmacy (PDF)
    14. 2016 - 2017 Pharmacy, Tentative (PDF)
    15. 2014 - 2015 Winter Intersession (PDF)
    16. 2016 - 2017 Winter Intersession, Tentative (PDF)
  10. Change Graduate School Calendar - Additional Deadline to Apply for (early) August Degrees (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, November 11, 2013

  1. Minutes from October 14, 2013 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
  3. Presentation on Council on Post-Secondary Education (CPE) Budget Recommendation, 2014-2016 - Vice President for Financial Planning Angie Martin
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Appalachian Studies (PDF)
      2. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Clinical Healthcare Management (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Greg Wasilkowski, Chair
      1. Proposed Merger of the Department of Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology and the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences into a New, Single Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences (PDF)
    3. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 6.4.7.A.1 (PDF)
      2. Information on Officer and SC Member Elections
  5. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.4.1.10 ("Late Addition to Degree List") (PDF)
  6. Provost Christine Riordan - Update on Financial Model

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, October 14, 2013

  1. Minutes from September 9, 2013 and Announcements
  2. Provost Christine Riordan (presentation in PDF)
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair (five minutes)
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Greg Wasilkowski, Chair
      1. Proposed Transfer of MS in Radiological Medical Physics from the Dept. of Clinical Sciences in the College of Health Sciences, to the Dept. of Radiation Medicine in the College of Medicine (PDF)
      2. Proposed Name Change of the Department of Health Services Management (in the College of Public Health) to the Department of Health Management and Policy (PDF)
  5. Ombud's Report for 2012-2013 - Ombud Sonja Feist-Price (PDF)
  6. Proposed Change to Governing Regulations II (Executive Committee Composition) (PDF)
  7. Presentation on Dean Reviews - Mia Alexander-Snow, Director of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
  8. Senate's Retroactive Withdrawal Appeals Committee (SRWAC) - Tom Nieman, Chair
    1. Annual Reports for 2011 - 2012 and 2012 - 2013 (PDF)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)

Monday, September 9, 2013

  1. State of the University Address - President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair (presentation in PDF)
  2. Minutes from May 6, 2013 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
  4. Old Business
    1. Proposed New BA/BS in Information Communication Technology (PDF)
  5. August 2013 Degree List (second of two)
  6. Honorary Degree Recipients - Dean Jeannine Blackwell, Chair, University Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules Regarding MOOCs: Senate Rules 3.3.0 ("Procedures for Processing Courses and Changes in Courses") (PDF)
  8. Update on "Presentation U" - Diane Snow and Deanna Sellnow (five minutes)
  9. Update on UK's Hosting of April 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research - Diane Snow (five minutes)
  10. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.4.2.5 ("Senate Research Committee") (PDF)
  11. Other Business

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)