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Meeting of the: 
Meeting Date: 
Monday, April 27, 2020
Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from March 30, 2020 and Announcements
  2. Consent Agenda for April 27, 2020
  3. Old Business
    1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 4.2.8 ("Undergraduate Certificates") and Senate Rules 4.2.9 ("Graduate Certificates") (PDF)
  4. Degree Recipients
    1. May 2020 In Memoriam Degree Recipients
      1. Request for Waiver of Senate Rules (“In Memoriam Degrees,” “Conditions for Conferral of In Memoriam Degrees,” “Eligibility”) (PDF)
      2. College of Arts and Sciences Student SW-66
      3. Gatton College of Business and Economics Student JB-83
    2. May 2020 Degree List
    3. August 2020 Degree List
    4. Late Addition to December 2019 Degree List (per Senate Rules (“Late Addition to Degree List”))

      1. College of Engineering Student WT-61
    5. Gatton College of Business and Economics Undergraduate Appeals and Probation Changes (Including Changes to Senate Rules ("Gatton College of Business and Economics," "Appeal Process") and Senate Rules ("Undergraduate Colleges Probation and Suspension Policies," "Gatton College of Business and Economics," "Other Programs") (PDF)
    6. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules (“Repeat Option”) Regarding Pass/Fail Grading (PDF)
    7. Committee Reports
      1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) – Aaron Cramer, Chair
        1. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Filmmaking: Production and Dramatic Writing (Curriculog Agenda April 27, 2020)
        2. Proposed New PhD in Health Services Research (PDF)
        3. [significant change] Proposed Changes to BSN (Curriculog Agenda April 27, 2020)
      2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) – Bill Smith, Chair
        1. Proposed Changes to Graduate School Bulletin (pg. 29 of 2018-19 version) to Match SC-Approved Revisions to Senate Rules ("Postbaccalaureate Student")
          • Original Proposal from April 15, 2019 (PDF)
          • SC Minutes from April 15, 2019 (pg. 5) (PDF)
          • Current Proposal (PDF)
        2. Proposed Change to Senate Rules ("Admission Requirements," "Undergraduate Programs," "Admission to the College of Communication and Information Degree Programs") [pending SAASC Approval] (PDF)
        3. Proposed Policy to Limit Undergraduate Transfer Credit Hours for Undergraduate Degrees and Minors in Gatton College of Business and Economics [pending SAASC Approval] (PDF)
      3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) – Zack Bray, Chair
        1. Proposed New Department of Product Design and Move of BS Product Design from the College of Design to the Department of Product Design within the College of Design (PDF)
      4. Ad Hoc Committee on Calendars - Jennifer Osterhage, Chair
        1. Proposed Changes to Academic Calendars (PDF)
    8. Tentative Agenda for Specially Called SC Meeting for May 4, 2020 (PDF)
    9. Proposed Change to College of Dentistry Calendar (PDF)
    10. Proposed One-Time Change to Doctor of Physical Therapy (PDF)
    11. Proposed Provisional Pilot for Badges (PDF)
    12. COVID-19 Ongoing Policy Discussion
    13. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)