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Meeting of the: 
Meeting Date: 
Monday, November 6, 2017
Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from October 23, 2017 (PDF) and November 1, 2017 (PDF) and Announcements
  2. Old Business
    1. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) – Joan Mazur and Davy Jones, Co-Chairs
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules (“University Senate Council,” “Elected Faculty Membership,” “Election”)
        • Language in Track Changes (PDF)
        • Language with Changes Accepted (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes To Senate Rules Regarding Changes In Provost's Area (PDF)
        • Summary of Changes (PDF)
  3. Special Senate Meeting Roundtable and Next Steps
  4. Degree Recipients
    1. Honorary Degree(s)
    2. Request for Waiver of Senate Rules (“Circumstances for Award of Honorary Degrees”) (PDF)
    3. Honorary Degree [Pending Approval of SR Waiver]
    4. Late Additions to December 2015 Degree List (per Senate Rules
      1. Graduate School Student HR-21 (PDF)
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) – Herman Farrell, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to BS Kinesiology (non-teacher certification in Exercise Science) (PDF)
      2. Proposed Change to MA Sociology (PDF)
      3. Proposed Changes to PhD Sociology (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) – Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Proposed Transfer of Undergraduate Certificate in Global Studies from Undergraduate Education to the College of Arts and Sciences (PDF)
    3. Senate Committee on Distance Learning and eLearning (SCDLeL) – Roger Brown, Chair
      1. Update on Activities (PDF)
      2. Proposed Implementation of a Syllabus Bank (PDF)
  6. Tentative Senate Agenda for November 13, 2017 (PDF)
  7. Roundtable Discussion – SC Chair Katherine McCormick
    • Administrative Regulations 6:1 (“Policy on Discrimination and Harassment”)
    • Administrative Regulations 6:2 (“Policy and Procedures for Addressing and Resolving Allegations of Sexual Assault, Stalking, Dating Violence, and Domestic Violence”)
    • Employment Questionnaire
  8. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)