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Urbana-Champaign Senate
March 17, 2003; 3:10 p.m.
Foellinger Auditorium

I. Approval of February 17, 2003, Senate Minutes

II. Senate Executive Committee Report - Robert Fossum, Chair

III. Chancellor's Remarks - Dr. Charles Colbert, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Human Resources, will discuss initiatives within his portfolio.

IV. Questions/Discussion

V. Consent Agenda

Revision of the Graduate Programs in Materials Science and Engineering
Educational Policy (P. Mortensen, Chair) EP.03.11

Revision of the Teaching of Chemistry Option
Educational Policy EP.03.14

Revision to the Physics Teaching Option of the Sciences & Letters Curriculum in Physics, LAS
Educational Policy EP.03.15

Revision of the Teacher Certification Option in the Agricultural and Environmental Communications and Education Curriculum
Educational Policy EP.03.16

Proposed LAS Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Major in Gender and Women's Studies
Educational Policy EP.03.17

Proposal from the Council on Teacher Education to Revise the Earth Sciences Teaching Option in the College of LAS
Educational Policy EP.03.13

VI. Proposals for Action
Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate Committee on Committees
(J. Prussing, Chair) CC.03.09

Resolution on Benefits
Faculty Benefits (N. Denzin, Chair) FB.03.02

Resolution on Health Coverage for Contraception
Faculty Benefits FB.01.05

Report to the Senate on Scholarly Communication
Library (B. Wicks, Chair) LB.02.02

VII. Reports for Information of the Senate

Items Under Consideration
Budget (B. G. Jones, Chair) BG.03.01

Implementation of Severe Sanctions Other Than Dismissal for Cause
General University Policy (R. Schacht, Chair) GP.03.03

Report of Information to the Senate on Alternatives to Dissection in Undergraduate Courses
Educational Policy EP.03.18

BOT February 12-13
P. Mortensen SC.03.08

BHE February 4
K. Andersen HE.03.08

FAC/IBHE February 28
K. Andersen HE.03.09

USC February 20
N. O'Brien UC.03.05

VIII. New Business

IX. Adjournment