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2016-05-02

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, May 2, 2016
Minutes: 
Transcript: 
Agenda is Below: 

THE MAY MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 2 PM.

  1. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair and President
  2. Minutes from April 11, 2015 and Announcements
  3. Old Business
    1. Senate's Teaching and Course Evaluation Implementation Ad Hoc Committee - Jonathan Golding, Chair
      1. Final Report (30 minutes) (PDF)
      • Report with All Proposed Amendments Incorporated [not posted in advance, but handed out during the meeting] (PDF)
      • Final TCE Report Approved by Senate, Including Approved Amendments (PDF)
  4. Senate's Ad Hoc Calendar Committee - Kevin Real, Chair
    1. Final Report (15 minutes) (PDF)
  5. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustee
  6. Degree Recipients
    1. May 2016 In Memoriam Honorary Degree List
      1. College of Communication and Information Student
      2. College of Arts and Sciences Student
      3. College of Engineering Student
      4. Gatton College of Business and Economics Student
    2. May 2016 Degree List
    3. Early August 2016 Degree List
    4. Late Addition to the Degree List (per Senate Rules 5.4.1.1.D.1-2)
      1. College of Agriculture Student SN-53 (PDF)
  7. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Proposed New Department of Arts Administration (PDF)
      2. Proposed Move of Biosystems Engineering Major from College of Agriculture, Food and Environment to College of Engineering (PDF)
      3. Proposed Name Change of Department of Biomedical Engineering to F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering (PDF)
      4. Proposed New Sports Medicine Research Institute (PDF)
      5. Proposed New Institute for Biomedical Informatics (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Margaret Schroeder, Chair
      1. Proposed New Master of Science in Research Methods in Education (PDF)
      2. Proposed BLS Bachelor of Liberal Studies (PDF)
      3. Proposed BS Digital Media and Design (PDF)
      4. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Universal Design (PDF)
    3. Advisory Committee for Graduation Composition and Communication Requirement - Jane Jensen and Scot Yost, Co-chairs
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.4.3.1 ("Composition and Communication") (PDF)
      • GCCR Assessment Policy (PDF), Substitution Policy (PDF), Substitution Form (PDF) and Substitution Form Instructions (PDF)
    4. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Scott Yost, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 4.2.2.1 ("Admission to College of Nursing") (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 4.2.3.3 ("College of Medicine") (PDF)
  8. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations 2:10 ("Voluntary Series Faculty") (PDF)
  9. Title IX Language - Proposed Addition to Syllabus Template/Guidelines (PDF)
  10. Other Business (Time Permitting)

DRAFT Minutes from May 2, 2016 Meeting (PDF).