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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Senate met February 10

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 13, 2020

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Senate met Feb. 10.

Here is the agenda provided by the senate:

I. Call to Order — Andreas Cangellaris, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Provost

II. Approval of Minutes —December 9, 2019

III. Public Comment

IV. Senate Executive Committee Chair's Remarks — Rob Kar, SEC Chair

V. Chancellor’s Remarks — Andreas Cangellaris, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Provost

VI. Questions (senators only)

VII. Consent Agenda

If a senator wishes to move an item from the Consent Agenda to Proposals and have copies at the meeting, they must notify the Senate Office at least two business days before the meeting. Any senator can ask to have any item moved from the Consent Agenda to Proposals.

Educational Policy - E. Meyer, Chair

EP.19.69 Establish a Major in Translational Medical Sciences in the Carle Illinois College of Medicine for the Degree of Master of Science

EP.20.34 Establish a Minor in Disability Studies in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, College of Applied Health Sciences

EP.20.44 Eliminate the BS MS in Industrial Engineering

EP.20.45 Eliminate the BS MS in Mechanical Engineering

EP.20.46 Revision of Curriculum Requirements for the Ph.D. in Civil Engineering to Add a 96-Credit Hour Option

EP.20.47 Revision of Curriculum Requirements for the Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering to Add a 96-Credit Hour Option

EP.20.48 Revision to the Master of Accounting Science (MAS) Degree Course Requirements

EP.20.49 Revision to Taxation Concentration. Revision to the Master of Accounting Science (MAS) Degree Course Requirements

EP.20.50 Revision to the Data Analytics Concentration. Revision to the Master of Accounting Science (MAS) Degree Course Requirements

EP.20.51 Financial Reporting & Assurance Concentration. Revision to the Master of Accounting Science (MAS) Degree Course Requirements

EP.20.52 Establish Joint Program in the Department of Animal Sciences for the BS/MANSC

EP.20.53 Establish a Joint BS (CS+ANSC)/MANSC Program in the Department of Animal Sciences

EP.20.54 Revise the BALAS in Classics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, to Eliminate the Five Ways Students Can Choose a Classics Major (Major in Classics (Without a Concentration) and the Four Concentrations in Greek, Latin, Classics, Classical Civilization, and Classical Archeology. Add Concentrations in Classical Languages and Classical Civilizations as the Only Two Options Students May Pursue a Classics Major

EP.20.55 Revise the BALAS in Classics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Classical Archeology

EP.20.56 Revise the BALAS in Classics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Classical Civilization

EP.20.57 Elimination of the Undergraduate Minor: Classical Archaeology. In Conjunction with the Elimination of Three Other Undergraduate Minors in the Department of Classics: Classical Civilization, Greek, Latin; and the Creation of Two Minors: Classical Civilizations and Classical Languages

EP.20.58 Elimination of the Undergraduate Minor: Greek Minor

EP.20.59 Elimination of the Undergraduate Minor: Classical Civilization

EP.20.60 Elimination of the Undergraduate Minor: Latin Minor

EP.20.61 Creation of a new Undergraduate Minor: Classical Civilizations

EP.20.62 Creation of a new Undergraduate Minor: Classical Languages

EP.20.63 Revise the BALAS in Classics, Classical Civilizations

EP.20.64 Revise the BALAS in Classics, Classical Languages

EP.20.65 Revising EdD Degree Program Course and Exam Requirement

EP.20.66 Revise the Minor in German, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

EP.20.67 Revise the BALAS in Classics

EP.20.68 Revise the BALAS in Classics: Latin

EP.20.69 Establish a New Master of Science (M.S.) in Mental Health Counseling in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education

EP.20.70 Proposal to Establish a New Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Plant Biotechnology (B.S. in Plant Biotech) in the Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

EP.20.71 Revision to the Chemistry Minor

EP.20.72 Urban Studies & Planning: Social Justice

EP.20.75 Remove Art History PhD, Art Education PhD, and Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership MA, EdM, and CAS from a List of Programs Participating in the Writing Studies Floating Concentration

EP.20.76 Create a new Minor in German Business and Commercial Studies

EP.20.77 Computer Science & Philosophy, BSLAS (Revisions to the BSLAS in Computer Science & Philosophy, Department of Philosophy)

EP.20.78 Computer Science Minor

EP.20.79 New Proposal for BFA in Theatre: Arts & Entertainment Technology

EP.20.80 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Scenic Design EP.20.80-EP.20.89 Summary

EP.20.81 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Sound Design & Technology

EP.20.82 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Lighting Design & Technology

EP.20.83 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Scenic Technology

EP.20.84 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Costume Design & Technology

EP.20.85 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Acting

EP.20.86 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre

EP.20.87 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Theatre Studies

EP.20.88 Revising Requirements for BFA in Theatre: Stage Management

EP.20.89 Revising Requirements in Theatre Minor, UG

EP.20.90 Computer Science & Astronomy, BSLAS (Revise the BSLAS in Computer Science & Astronomy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)

EP.20.91 Revising Requirements for BS in Civil Engineering EP.20.91-EP.20.104 Summary

EP.20.92 Revising Requirements for BS in Computer Engineering

EP.20.93 Revising Requirements for BSAG in Agricultural and Biological Engineering

EP.20.94 Revising Requirements for BS in Agricultural and Biological Engineering

EP.20.95 Revising Requirements for BS in Agricultural & Biological Engineering: Agricultural Engineering

EP.20.96 Revising Requirements for BS in Agricultural & Biological Engineering: Biological Engineering

EP.20.97 Revising Requirements for BS in Computer Science

EP.20.98 Revising Requirements for BS in Electrical Engineering

EP.20.99 Revising Requirements for BS in Engineering Mechanics

EP.20.100 Revising Requirements for BS in Engineering Physics

EP.20.101 Revising Requirements for BS in Systems Engineering & Design

EP.20.102 Revising Requirements for BS in Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

EP.20.103 Revising Requirements for BS in Mechanical Engineering

EP.20.104 Revising Requirements for BS in Materials Science & Engineering

VIII. Proposals

CC.20.16Election of Members on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees

C. Span, Chair

CC.20.17Faculty Nominations to the Athletic Board

Committee on Committees

C. Span, Chair

CC.20.18Student Nominations to the Athletic Board

Committee on Committees

C. Span, Chair

SC.20.13Election of a University Senates Conference (USC) Member to Serve on the Senate Executive Committee (SEC)

Senate Executive Committee

R. Kar

HD.20.10Nominations for Honorary Degree Awards - Bunch, Ellis

Honorary Degrees

M. Wheeler, Chair

SP.20.09Proposed Revision to the Constitution, Article II, Section 1.b; Article III, Section 1; and Article IV, Section 1 (Second Reading; Action)

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

S. Gilmore, Chair

SP.20.08Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.19 - Committee on University Statutes and Senate Procedures

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

S. Gilmore, Chair

SP.20.11Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.9 - Committee on Elections and Credentials

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

S. Gilmore, Chair

SP.20.12Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.5 - Committee on Campus Operations

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

S. Gilmore, Chair

SP.20.13Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.8 - Committee on Educational Policy (membership)

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

S. Gilmore, Chair

SP.20.21 Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.13 - Committee on Honorary Degrees

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

S. Gilmore, Chair

EC.20.03 Participation of Emeriti in the Senate and Senate Committees

Elections & Credentials

K. Graber, Chair

EQ.18.04 Resolution on Employee Accessibility and Disability Equal Opportunity & Inclusion

J. Pionke, Chair

IX. Reports

SP.19.01 Proposed Revisions to the Statutes (USC ST-77)

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

S. Gilmore, Chair

SUR.20.01 Report on SURSMAC* Meeting November 15, 2019

H.F. Williamson J. Kindt

SC.20.09 Report on the January 16, 2019 Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the System – Chicago

N. Burbules

EP.20.73 Report of Administrative Approvals through December 9, 2019

Educational Policy

E. Meyer, Chair

EP.20.74 Report of Administrative Approvals through January 27, 2020

Educational Policy

E. Meyer, Chair

EP.20.106 Report of Administrative Approvals through February 3, 2020

Educational Policy

E. Meyer, Chair

X. New Business

Matters not included in the agenda may not be presented to the Senate without concurrence of a majority of the members present and voting. Such matters may not be acted upon at the meeting in which they are introduced, according to the requirements of the Open Meetings Act.

XI. Adjournment

https://www.senate.illinois.edu/20200210a.asp

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