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2018-04-23

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, April 23, 2018
Minutes: 
Transcript: 
Agenda is Below: 

REMINDER: Meeting will be in Lexmark Public Room (room 209) of the Main Building.

  1. President Eli Capilouto, University Senate Chair (presentation in PDF)
  2. Minutes from March 19, 2018 and Announcements
  3. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
  4. Degree Recipients
    1. May 2018 In Memoriam Degree Recipients
      1. College of Medicine Student RC-05 (PDF)
      2. College of Engineering Student GR-90 (PDF)
      3. College of Engineering Student TM-15 (PDF)
    2. May 2018 Degree List
    3. Early August 2018 Degree List
    4. Late Addition to December 2017 Degree List (per Senate Rules 5.4.1.1.D.1-2)
      1. College of Arts and Sciences Student KD-06 (PDF)
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) – Margaret Schroeder, Chair
      1. Proposed New PhD in Forest and Natural Resource Sciences (PDF)
      2. Proposed New MAT in Secondary STEM Education (PDF)
      3. Recommendations for Significant Changes (PDF)
    2. Senate's Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) – Herman Farrell, Chair
      1. Proposed Changes to BSMAE Materials Engineering (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to BSMIE Mining Engineering (PDF)
      3. Proposed Changes to BSCHE Chemical Engineering (PDF)
      4. Proposed Changes to BSCOE Computer Engineering) (PDF)
      5. Proposed Change to Master of Public Policy (PDF)
      6. Proposed Suspension of Admissions into Dual Degree Program: MS Physician Assistant Studies and PharmD (PDF)
      7. Proposed Changes to College Medicine Grading System for MD Students (Proposed Changes to SR 5.1.2.3 (“Grading Systems,” “College of Medicine”); SR 5.3.3.3.A (“Attendance and Academic Discipline in the Professional Colleges,” “College of Medicine,” “Assessment of Student Learning”); and SR 5.3.3.3.B (“Attendance and Academic Discipline in the Professional Colleges,” “College of Medicine,” “Promotion and Retention Criteria”) (PDF)
    3. Senate's Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) – Davy Jones, Chair
      1. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 1.2.3 (“Meetings”) (PDF)
    4. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) – Al Cross, Chair
      1. Proposed New Center for Health Equity Transformation (PDF)
      2. Proposed Transfer of Undergraduate Certificate in Universal Design from Undergraduate Education to School of Interiors (within the College of Design) (PDF)
  6. Proposal from Student Government Association (SGA) on Proposed New Fall Break – Ben Childress, SGA President (Second Reading – Discussion and Vote) (proposal presented to Senate: PDF) (proposal approved by Senate: (PDF)
  7. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)