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2016-02-08

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, February 8, 2016
Minutes: 
Transcript: 
Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from December 14, 2015 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustee
  3. Update on University Budget - President Eli Capilouto and Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Eric Monday (presentation in PDF)
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee - Margaret Schroeder, Chair
      1. Proposed Suspension of BS Spanish (PDF)
      2. Deletion of Dramatics and Speech Education Teacher Certification Program (PDF)
      3. Graduate Certificate in College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Teaching and Learning Certificate (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Proposed Name Change of the Department of Health Behavior to the Department of Health, Behavior & Society (PDF)
      2. Proposed New Department of Linguistics and Move of the Minor in Linguistics, BA/BS Linguistics, and MA in Linguistic Theory and Typology to the Proposed New Department (PDF)
    3. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Scott Yost, Chair
      1. Excused Absences vs Unexcused Absences: Contradiction in Senate Rules 5.2.4.2 (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 6.3.1 ("Plagiarism") (PDF)
      3. Proposed Changes to College of Dentistry "Academic Discipline Policies" and "Miscellaneous Academic Policies" (PDF)
      4. Proposed Changes to Admissions Requirements for BS Dietetics (PDF)
      5. Proposed Changes to Admissions Requirements for BS Human Nutrition (PDF)
    4. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - Connie Wood, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.4.4.2.B ("Senate Advisory Committee on Privilege and Tenure (SACPT)") (PDF)
  5. Safety Presentation - Chief of Police Joe Monroe (presentation in PDF)
  6. Other Business (Time Permitting)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)