Proposed Plenary Agenda, April 17, 2017

OPEN FLOOR PERIOD:  2:00 - 2:10 p.m.

The Open Floor Period provides an informal opportunity for campus community members to raise questions or make comments directed to Senate officers or to university administrators.  Please arrive promptly at 2:00 p.m.

CALL TO ORDER: 2:10 p.m.

  1. Approval of the Agenda for April 17, 2018
  2. Approval of the Minutes for April 3, 2018
  3. Announcements from the Floor
  4. Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Standing Committees
      1. Strategic Issues Committee
      2. Academic Policies Committee
      3. Curriculum Review and Approval Committee
      4. Faculty Affairs Committee
      5. Student Affairs Committee
  5. Report from Trevor Getz, Manual Perez and Leti Marquez-Magana – Equity and Inclusion Educational Opportunities Working Group Concept Paper (time approximate 4:30)

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Resolution in Support of a Campus Academic Master Planning Process (first reading)
  2. Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Resolution in Support of the Black Unity (second reading)
  3. Recommendation from the Faculty Affairs Committee: Proposed Policy on Graduate Teaching Associate Tuition Waivers (first reading)
  4. Recommendation from the Academic Policies Committee: Proposed Revision of #F10-256, Policy on Declaration of an Undergraduate Major (first reading)
  5. Recommendation from the Educational Policies Council: Proposed Discontinuance of the MBA, Concentration in Sustainable Business (second reading)
  6. Recommendation from the Educational Policies Council: Proposed Temporary Suspension of the Master of Arts in Education, Concentration in Language and Literacy Education (second reading)
  7. Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Proposed Minor in Art History (second reading)
  8. Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Proposed new concentration: BS in Nutrition and Dietetics, Concentration in Dietetics and Nutrition Science (second reading)
  9. Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Proposed new concentration: BS in Nutrition and Dietetics, Concentration in Foods and Community Nutrition (second reading)
  10. Recommendation from the Student Affairs Committee: Proposed Creation of a Student Health Advisory Committee (first reading)
  11. Recommendation from the Academic Policies Committee: Proposed Revision to #S04-230, Grade Appeals Policy (first reading)

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Recommendation from the Educational Policies Council: Proposed Discontinuance of the Bachelor of Arts in Art: Concentration in Art Education (first reading)
  2. Recommendation from the Academic Policies Committee: Proposed Revision to #S17-255, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees, Majors, Concentrations, Minors and Certificates (first reading)
  3. Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Policy on Undergraduate Student Instruction (first reading)
  4. Recommendation from the Curriculum Review and Approval Committee: Proposed Bachelor of Arts in Art, Concentration in Art History (first reading)
  5. Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Proposed Revision to #S17-243, Charge for the Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching and Learning (first reading)
  6. Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Proposed Revision to #F15-271, Policy on Assigned Time for Exceptional Levels of Service to Students (first reading)
  7. Recommendation from the Executive Committee: Proposed Revision to #S12-265, Graduate Council Policy (first reading)
  8. Adjournment – no later than 5:00 p.m.