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2016-10-10

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, October 10, 2016
Minutes: 
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Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from September 12, 2016 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Parliamentarian
    4. Trustee
  3. Old Business
    1. Committee Reports
      1. 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) (proposal approved by Senate (PDF)
    2. Proposed Changes to Administrative Regulations 2:10 ("Voluntary Series Faculty") (PDF)
    3. Candidates for Degrees
      1. Honorary Degree Nominee for December 2016 - Interim Graduate School Dean Brian Jackson
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) – Ernie Bailey, Chair
      1. Proposed New John. H. Schnatter Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise (PDF)

          Additional Information

        • Background: Concerns about Koch Foundation Support (PDF)
        • Background: Scholarship in the Economics Profession (PDF)
      2. Proposed Name Change of Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology to the Department of Neuroscience (PDF)
    2. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) – Joan Mazur, Co-Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 3.1.2 (“Blocks of Numbers for Certain Courses”) (PDF)
    3. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) – Scott Yost, Chair
      1. Review of Senate Rules 3.1.0 ("Course Numbering System") and Senate Rules 3.1.1 ("Exceptions") (PDF)
  5. Academic Ombud Report for 2015-16 – Ombud Michael Healy (PDF)
  6. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)