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2020-02-10

Meeting of the: 
Senate
Meeting Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2020
Minutes: 
Transcript: 
Agenda is Below: 
  1. Minutes from January 27, 2020 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Provost
    3. Vice Chair
    4. Parliamentarian
    5. Trustee
  3. Degree Recipients
    1. May 2020 In Memoriam Degree Recipient
      1. College of Education Student LK-11
    2. Spring 2020 Social Work Graduates at Ft. Sam Houston
    3. Late Addition to December 2019 Degree List (per Senate Rules 5.4.1.2.4 ("Late Addition to Degree List"))
      1. College of Arts and Sciences Student GA-69
  4. Committee Reports
    1. Senate's Academic Programs Committee (SAPC) – Aaron Cramer, Chair
      1. Proposed New MA in Orientation and Mobility (PDF)
      2. Proposed New MS in Teacher Preparation Program in Visual Impairments (PDF)
      3. Proposed New MS in Supply Chain Management (PDF)
      4. Proposed New BS in Product Design (PDF)
    2. Senate's Academic Organization and Structure Committee (SAOSC) – Zack Bray, Chair
      1. Proposed Name Change from the Department of Statistics to the Dr. Bing Zhang Department of Statistics (PDF)
  5. Proposed Change to Senate Rules 5.4.1.2.1 (“Application for Degrees,” “Undergraduate Degrees”) and Senate Rules 5.4.1.2.2 (“Application for Degrees,” “Graduate Degrees”) (PDF)
  6. Syllabus Initiative (Discussion Only) (PDF)
    • Background Information
    • Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 6.1.1 (“Academic Rights of Students”)
    • Web Page with Academic Policy Statements
    • Web Page with Resources for Students
  7. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)