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2017-2018 Senate Proposals

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Proposal or Report
Date Received in Senate Office
 
 
 
Committee Referral
 
 
Senate Floor Introduction
 
 
Senate Result
 
 
Administrative Response
Charter for the Pavlis Honors College
09-13-17
N/A
N/A
N/A
Approved by Administration 09-20-17
Electrical and Computer Engineering Departmental Charter
 
09-18-17
N/A
N/A
N/A
 Approved by Administration 09-22-17
Proposal 3-18:  Chemistry Departmental Charter
06-17
N/A
N/A
N/A
 Approved by Administration
10-05-17
Shelve the Computer Science – Secondary Education Concentration (SCS4)
10-18-17
Curricular Policy Committee
 10-25-17
 Senate approved proposal 11-29-17
Approved by Administration
01-26-18
Addition of a Section of the Role of Innovation and Commercialization to the Faculty Handbook
 10-25-17
Research Policy Committee
 3-7-18
 Senate approved proposal 3-28-18
 Approved by Administration 04-12-18
Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Departmental Charter
11-08-17
 N/A
N/A
N/A
Approved by Administration
11-08-17
Proposal 7-18:  Bachelor's of Science Degree in Sustainability Science and Society
11-16-17
Curricular Policy Committee
 11-29-17
Senate approved proposal 12-13-17 
Approved by Administration
1-23-18
Proposal 8-18: Sabbatical Leave for Lecturer Track Faculty
 12-11-17
 Academic and Instructional Policy Committee
 
 
 
Proposal 9-18:  Department of Social Sciences Charter
 12-15-17
 N/A
 N/A
 N/A
 Approved by Administration
1-23-18
Proposal 10-18: Minor in Cybersecurity
1-22-18
Curricular Policy Committee
 2-7-18
 Senate approved proposal
2-21-18
 Approved by Administration
3-20-18
Proposal 11-18: Proposal to Shelve the Interdisciplinary Graduate International Profile Certificate
1-31-18
Curricular Policy Committee
 2-7-18
 Senate approved proposal 
2-21-18
 Approved by Administration
3-20-18
Proposal 12-18: Proposal for new PhD in Statistics Department of Mathematical Sciences
2-1-18
Curricular Policy Committee
 2-21-18
 Senate approved proposal 3-7-18
 Approved by Administration
3-20-18
Proposal 13-18: Proposal for a new Master of Science degree in Statistics Department of Mathematical Sciences
2-1-18
Curricular Policy Committee
 2-21-18  Senate approved proposal 3-7-18

 Approved by Administration 

3-20-18

Proposal for a new Master of Science degree in Applied Statistics Department of Mathematical Sciences
2-1-18  Curricular Policy Committee  2-21-18  Senate approved proposal 3-7-18

 Approved by Administration 

3-20-18

Proposal 15-18:  Revision to Senate Policy 416.1: "Graduate Good Academic Standing and Dismissal"
2-7-18 Academic and Instructional Policy Committee  3-28-18  Senate approved proposal 4-11-18

 Approved by Administration

4-20-18

Proposal 16-18: Revision to Senate Policy 415.1: "Graduate Appeals of Suspension or Dismissal" 2-7-18 Academic and Instructional Policy Committee  4-11-18  Senate approved proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-18-18
Proposal 17-18: Faculty Distinguished Service Award 2-22-17 Administrative Policy Committee      
Proposal 18-18: Academic Calendar 2019-20 and Provisional Calendar 2020-21 3-5-18 Academic and Instructional Policy Committee  4-11-18  Senate approved proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-18-18
Proposal 19-18: Changing Scheduled Class Times 3-7-18  Sent directly to the Senate by Brian Barkdoll  3-7-18  Senate Rejected Proposal 4-11-18  
Proposal 20-18

Charter of the Department of Cognitive & Learning Sciences

3-22-18 N/A N/A N/A  
Proposal 21-18: Revisions to the Constitution & Bylaws 3-26-18 Library Ad-Hoc Committee  3-28-18  Senate approved Proposal 4-11-18  
Proposal 22-18: Modifications to Senate Procedures 504.1.1 Teaching Effectiveness Evaluations  4-9-18 Evaluations Ad-Hoc Committee  4-11-18  Senate approved proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-21-18
Proposal 23-18: Format for Academic Program Proposal 4-4-18 Curricular Policy Committee  4-11-18  Senate approved  proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-18-18
Proposal 24-18: Minor in Biomaterials 4-10-18 Curricular Policy Committee  4-11-18  Senate approved proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-18-18
Proposal 25-18: Minor in Biomedical Engineering 4-10-18 Curricular Policy Committee  4-11-18   Senate approved proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-18-18
Proposal 26-18: Minor in Medical Devices & Instrumentation 4-10-18 Curricular Policy Committee  4-11-18   Senate approved proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-18-18
Proposal 27-18: Minor in Tissue & Stem Cell Engineering 4-10-18 Curricular Policy Committee  4-11-18   Senate approved proposal 4-25-18  Approved by Administration 05-18-18
Proposal 28-18: Establish a Policy on the Quality of Online Courses 4-11-18 Academic & Instructional Policy Committee 4-11-18  Senate rejected proposal 4-25-18  
Proposal 29-18: Proposal for Minor in Forest Biomaterials 4-23-18 Curricular Policy Committee      
Proposal 30-18: Minor in Manufacturing Systems 4-23-18 Curricular Policy Committee  4-25-18  Senate approved proposal 09-12-18  
Proposal 31-18: Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences Department Charter 5-2-18 N/A N/A N/A  
Reports/Presentations Date Committee/Presenter      

Students' Textbook Lending Project

Textbook Project Proposal

09-13-17 Joshua Marshall      

University Parking Update

10-25-17 Kerri Sleeman      

Sabbatical Leave Committee Report

10-25-17 James Wood      

2018-19 Senate Base Budget

10-25-17 Stephen Patchin      

Set Bias Committee Proposal

11-29-17 Brian Barkdoll      

IT Update

2017 IT Survey Report

11-29-17 Josh Olson      

Outreach to Senate Members - Projected Enrollment Increases

11-29-17

Karen Siekas - Chair

Finance and Institutional Planning Committee

     

Accessible Technology Working Group Presentation

12-13-17

Susan Sullivan and Jeff Toorongian

     

Minor in Forest Biomaterials and HSTEM Building Possibilities

1-24-18

Mark Rudnicki

     

Graduate School Update

3-7-18

Pushpalatha Murthy

     

Library Ad Hoc Committee

3-23-18

Nora Allred