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University Senate Agendas, 2014 - 2015

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


Monday, December 8, 2014

  1. Minutes from November 10, 2014 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustees
  3. Degree Recipients
    1. Honorary Degree Nominees - Interim Graduate School Dean Susan Carvalho
    2. December 2014 In Memoriam Posthumous Degree Candidate
    3. December 2014 Degree List
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Planning and Priorities Committee (SAPPC) - Wally Ferrier, Chair
      1. Update on Committee Activities
    2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Greg Graf, Chair
      1. Masters Final Examination Enrollment Policy (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Proposed New Department of Integrated Strategic Communications (ISC) and Move of BA/BS in ISC to the Proposed New Department of ISC (PDF)
    4. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Margaret Schroeder, Chair
      1. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Inclusive Education (PDF)
  5. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.1.2.1.D ("Limitation on Pass/fail Units Creditable for College of Law Students") and Senate Rules 5.3.3.1.C ("Limitation on Pass/fail Units Creditable for College of Law") (PDF)
  6. University Calendars
    1. 2015 - 2016 Calendar (PDF)
    2. 2017 - 2018 Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    3. 2015 - 2016 Dentistry (PDF)
    4. 2017 - 2018 Dentistry, Tentative (PDF)
    5. 2015 - 2016 Law (PDF)
    6. 2016 Summer I (four-week) Law (PDF)
    7. 2016 Summer Law (PDF)
    8. 2017 - 2018 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    9. 2018 Summer I (four-week) Law, Tentative (PDF)
    10. 2018 Summer Law, Tentative (PDF)
    11. 2015 - 2016 Medicine (PDF)
    12. 2017 - 2018 Medicine, Tentative (PDF)
    13. 2015 - 2016 Pharmacy (PDF)
    14. 2017 - 2018 Pharmacy, Tentative (PDF)
    15. 2015 - 2016 Winter Intersession (PDF)
    16. 2017 - 2018 Winter Intersession, Tentative (PDF)
  7. Proposed Revision to Governing Regulations X ("Employment") & Governing Regulations XIV ("Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct") - Marcy Deaton, Associate General Counsel
    • Governing Regulations X (PDF)
    • Governing Regulations XIV (PDF)
  8. University Appeals Board Report for 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14 and Trends - Joe Fink, UAB Chair
  9. UK's Learning Management System (LMS)- Patsy Carruthers, Director of Academic Technologies (15 minutes) (presentation in PDF)
  10. Proposed Changes to the UK Retirement Plan - Joey Payne, Chief Benefits Officer (15 minutes)
  11. Other Business (Time Permitting)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, November 10, 2014

  1. Minutes from October 13, 2014 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustee
  3. Health and Safety Implementation Plan - Vice President for Student Affairs Robert Mock (10 minutes, followed by Q&A) (presentation in PDF)
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 Report from Senate's Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure (SACPT) - Stephen Testa, Past Chair (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Proposed New Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Margaret Schroeder, Chair
      1. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Health Coaching (PDF)
      2. Proposed New BA/BS in Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures (PDF)
  5. Motion to Amend Something Previously Adopted (May 2014 Degree List): Rescind Double Major and Bestow Dual Degree (PDF)
  6. Other Business

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, October 13, 2014

  1. Minutes from September 8, 2014 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustee
  3. Solicitation for Honorary Degree Nominations - Susan Carvalho, Interim Dean of the Graduate School
  4. Proposed Change to Diplomas Awarded in Calendar Year 2015 (Sesquicentennial Celebration) (PDF)
  5. Committee Reports
    1. 2013-14 Report from Senate's Retroactive Withdrawal Appeals Committee (SRWAC) - Tom Nieman, Chair (PDF)
    2. Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 Report from Senate's Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure (SACPT) - Stephen Testa, Past Chair (PDF)
  6. Ombud's Report for 2013-2014 - Past Ombud Sonja Feist-Price (PDF)
  7. Update on "Presentation U" - Deanna Sellnow (five minutes)
  8. Other Business

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)


Monday, September 8, 2014

  1. State of the University Address - President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair (presentation in PDF)
  2. Minutes from May 5, 2014 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Secretary
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Faculty Trustee
  4. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations XI ("University Appeals Board") (PDF)
  5. Honorary Degree Recipients - Susan Carvalho, Interim Dean of the Graduate School
  6. Other Business

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)