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2020-02-17

Meeting of the: 
Council
Meeting Date: 
Monday, February 17, 2020
Minutes: 
Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from February 3, 2020 and Announcements
  2. Old Business
    1. Nominees for Committees
    2. Planning for 2019-20 Faculty Evaluation of the President (PDF)
    3. Proposal Regarding Phased Retirement and Senate Membership (PDF)
      • Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations IV (“The University Senate”)
      • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.2.2 (“Functions and Composition of the University Senate,” “Composition”)
      • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.2.2.1.2 (“Elected Faculty Membership,” “Election”)
      • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.3.1.2.1.1 (“University Senate Council,” “Eligibility for Membership”)
      • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.3.1.3.1 (“Officers of the Senate Council,” “Senate Council Chair”)
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Ad Hoc Committee to Review the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise – Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Final Report (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) – Zack Bray, Chair
      1. Proposed Move of BA and Minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies from College to Department of Geography (PDF)
    3. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) – Bill Smith, Chair
      1. Proposed Suspension and Closure of Pre-Physician Assistant Studies (Major Code: PPAS-BHS; Degree Code: BHS-AH) (PDF)
      2. Proposed Suspension and Closure of Graduate Certificate in Reproductive Biology (PDF)
      3. Proposed Suspension and Closure of MS Reproductive Biology (PDF)
      4. Proposed Suspension and Closure of PhD Reproductive Biology (PDF)
      5. Proposed Suspension of Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) (PDF)
      6. Proposed New Admissions Path into Lewis Honors Program for Sophomores (PDF)
  4. Nominees for Ad Hoc Committee on Self-Authored Textbooks
  5. January Senate Meeting Roundtable
  6. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)