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2013-03-18

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, March 18, 2013
Minutes: 
Transcript: 
Agenda is Below: 
  1. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair
  2. Minutes from February 11, 2013 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair (five minutes)
    2. Parliamentarian (five minutes)
  4. Old Business
    1. Proposed Changes to Governing Regulations II (Committee Structure) (PDF)
    2. Response from Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards on SACSCOC Residency Language - Senate Rules 5.4.1 ("Residence Requirements") (PDF)
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Raphael Finkel, Chair
      1. Proposed Change to University Scholars Program (exempt from submitting GRE/GMAT) (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to RN-BSN Admission Requirements (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Andrew Hippisley, Chair
      1. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Power and Energy (PDF)
      2. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Musical Theatre for Voice Majors (PDF)
      3. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Musical Theatre for Theatre Majors (PDF)
      4. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (PDF)
  6. Update on "Presentation U" - Deanna Sellnow (five minutes) (PDF)
  7. MOOCs, eLearning, Disruption and Higher Education - Chief Information Officer Vince Kellen and Interim Provost Tim Tracy
  8. Update on State of the Libraries - Libraries Dean Terry Birdwhistell (five to ten minutes)
  9. Winter Commencement Report - John Herbst, Commencement Committee Chair (PDF) (five minutes)

Handout for this meeting (PDF).