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2014-12-08

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, December 8, 2014
Minutes: 
Transcript: 
Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from November 10, 2014 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustees
  3. Degree Recipients
    1. Honorary Degree Nominees - Interim Graduate School Dean Susan Carvalho
    2. December 2014 In Memoriam Posthumous Degree Candidate
    3. December 2014 Degree List
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Planning and Priorities Committee (SAPPC) - Wally Ferrier, Chair
      1. Update on Committee Activities
    2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Greg Graf, Chair
      1. Masters Final Examination Enrollment Policy (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Proposed New Department of Integrated Strategic Communications (ISC) and Move of BA/BS in ISC to the Proposed New Department of ISC (PDF)
    4. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Margaret Schroeder, Chair
      1. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Inclusive Education (PDF)
  5. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.1.2.1.D ("Limitation on Pass/fail Units Creditable for College of Law Students") and Senate Rules 5.3.3.1.C ("Limitation on Pass/fail Units Creditable for College of Law") (PDF)
  6. University Calendars
    1. 2015 - 2016 Calendar (PDF)
    2. 2017 - 2018 Calendar, Tentative (PDF)
    3. 2015 - 2016 Dentistry (PDF)
    4. 2017 - 2018 Dentistry, Tentative (PDF)
    5. 2015 - 2016 Law (PDF)
    6. 2016 Summer I (four-week) Law (PDF)
    7. 2016 Summer Law (PDF)
    8. 2017 - 2018 Law, Tentative (PDF)
    9. 2018 Summer I (four-week) Law, Tentative (PDF)
    10. 2018 Summer Law, Tentative (PDF)
    11. 2015 - 2016 Medicine (PDF)
    12. 2017 - 2018 Medicine, Tentative (PDF)
    13. 2015 - 2016 Pharmacy (PDF)
    14. 2017 - 2018 Pharmacy, Tentative (PDF)
    15. 2015 - 2016 Winter Intersession (PDF)
    16. 2017 - 2018 Winter Intersession, Tentative (PDF)
  7. Proposed Revision to Governing Regulations X ("Employment") & Governing Regulations
    XIV
    ("Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct") - Marcy Deaton, Associate General Counsel
    • Governing Regulations X (PDF)
    • Governing Regulations XIV (PDF)
  8. University Appeals Board Report for 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14 and Trends - Joe Fink,
    UAB Chair
  9. UK's Learning Management System (LMS)- Patsy Carruthers, Director of Academic Technologies
    (15 minutes) (presentation in PDF)
  10. Proposed Changes to the UK Retirement Plan - Joey Payne, Chief Benefits Officer (15
    minutes) (presentation in PDF)
  11. Other Business (Time Permitting)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)