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Meeting of the: 
Meeting Date: 
Monday, March 5, 2012
Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from February 20 (PDF) and February 27 (PDF) and Announcements
  2. Discussion on Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations IV C ("The University Senate") (PDF)
  3. Discussion on Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations I C.2 ("Vision, Mission and Values")
  • Chart of Changes to Vision, Mission and Values 2003 - present (PDF)
  • Governing Regulations I (snippet of Governing Regulations I C.2) (PDF)
  • Old Business
    1. Action Items
    2. A Brief History of the Graduation Writing Requirement (Discussion Only) - Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Mike Mullen
      • Revised Proposal for Communication Requirement in the Major (PDF)
      • Memo from Arts and Sciences to Undergraduate Council (PDF)
  • Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New MA in Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)
      2. Proposed New PhD in Gender and Women's Studies (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Minor in Information Studies (PDF)
      4. Proposed New BSEd in STEM Education (PDF)
    2. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee - Davy Jones, Chair
      1. SACS Comprehensive Standards on Coherence of Increasing Program Rigor
        • External Reviewer Comments on SACS Comprehensive Standard 3.6.1 (PDF)
        • Graduate Education Learning Outcomes (example from University of Mississippi) (PDF)
  • Area and Advisory Committee Nominees
  • Request for Nonstandard Calendar for One-Year Master's in Public Administration (PDF)
  • Tentative Senate Agenda for March 19 (PDF)