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2016-11-14

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, November 14, 2016
Minutes: 
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Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from October 10, 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 Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) - Ernie Bailey, Chair
        1. Change of Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology to the Department of Neuroscience (PDF)
      2. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) – Joan Mazur, 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)
    2. Academic Ombud Report for 2015-16 – Ombud Michael Healy (PDF)
  4. Provost’s Initiatives – Provost Tim Tracy (handout in PDF and presentation in PDF)
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) – Scott Yost, Chair
      1. Proposed Admissions Requirement Change for BHS in Clinical Leadership and Management (PDF)
    2. Senate Committee on Distance Learning and eLearning (SCDLeL) – Roger Brown, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.1.8.3 (“Permissive Withdrawals”) (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.2.4.2 (“Excused Absences”) (PDF)
      3. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 5.1.8.1 (“Unilateral Removal for Failure to Attend First Two Class Periods”) (PDF)
      4. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 9.1 (“Glossary of Terms”) (PDF)
      5. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 1.4.2.13 (“Senate Committee on Distance Learning and eLearning (SCDLeL)”) (PDF)
    3. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) - Margaret Schroeder, Chair
      1. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Engineering in Healthcare (PDF)
      2. Proposed Suspension of BS International Studies (PDF)
  6. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)

Handout for this meeting. (PDF)