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Meeting of the: 
Meeting Date: 
Monday, April 13, 2020
Agenda is Below: 

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the University Senate (Senate) meeting originally scheduled for April 13 has been replaced by a specially called Senate Council (SC) meeting. At this meeting, SC will review items that would normally have been presented to the Senate; any votes made by SC at this meeting to approve an item will be made on behalf of the Senate.

Below is the link to access Monday's meeting via Zoom. Email Stephanie Woolery for the password if you have not already received it.

  1. Minutes from March 9, 2020 and Announcements
  2. Consent Agenda Items
    1. Proposed Change to BHS Medical Laboratory Sciences (Curriculog agenda dated April 13, 2020)
    2. Proposed Change to MS Chemistry (Curriculog agenda dated April 13, 2020)
    3. Proposed Change to BSHM Hospitality Management and Tourism (PDF)
    4. Proposed Change to BS Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles (PDF)
    5. Proposed Suspension and Closure of MS Crop Science (PDF)
    6. Proposed Suspension and Closure of PhD Crop Science (PDF)
    7. Proposed Suspension and Closure of PhD Plant Physiology (PDF)
    8. Proposed Suspension and Closure of PhD Soil Science (PDF)
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Provost
    2. Chair
    3. Vice Chair
    4. Parliamentarian
    5. Trustee
  4. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules ("Senate Retroactive Withdrawal Appeals Committee (SRWAC)") (PDF)
  5. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules ("Senate Academic Advising Committee (SacAC)") (PDF)
  6. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules ("Making Up Graded Work") (PDF)
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) – Bill Smith, Chair
      1. Proposed Suspension and Closure of the BHS Physical Therapy (PHTH-BHS) (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition for Human Performance (PDF)
      3. Proposed Changes to JD and Senate Rules (“Attendance and Academic Discipline in the Professional Programs,” College of Law”) (PDF)
      4. Proposed changes to MSEP Epidemiology (PDF)
      5. Proposed Changes to PhD Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) – Aaron Cramer, Chair
      1. [significant change] Proposed New Plan B Option for MS Plant Pathology (PDF)
      2. [significant change] Proposed Change to Master of Music (PDF)
      3. [significant change] Proposed Change to Doctor of Musical Arts (PDF)
      4. Proposed New USP between the BS Agricultural Economics and Master of Public Administration (MPA) (PDF)
      5. Proposed New MA Liberal Studies (Curriculog agenda dated April 13, 2020)
    3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) – Zack Bray, Chair
      1. Proposed Move of BSHPS in Plant and Soil Science from Department of Plant and Soil Science to Department of Horticulture (PDF)
  8. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)