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Urbana-Champaign Senate
November 3, 2008; 3:10 p.m.
Levis Faculty Center

I.       Approval of October 6, 2008, Senate Minutes

II.       Senate Executive Committee Report—Nicholas Burbules, Chair


Proposed Organizational Changes to the Global Campus

Senate Executive Committee

III.       President’s Remarks—B. Joseph White

IV.       Chancellor’s Remarks—Richard Herman

V.       Questions/Discussion

VI.     Consent Agenda
               These items will only be distributed via  If a senator has questions about a proposal, they should contact the Committee Chair.  If they wish to move a proposal from Consent Agenda to Proposals for Action and have copies at the meeting, they must notify the Senate Office at least two business days before the meeting.


Proposal from MEDIA and LAS to Merge the Unit for Cinema Studies (LAS) and Program in Media Studies (MEDIA) into the Department of Media/Cinema Studies in the College of Media

Educational Policy
(A. Aminmansour, Chair)


Proposal requesting Establishment of the Center for Democracy in a Multiracial Society (CDMS)

Educational Policy


Proposal from the College of AHS to Establish a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health with Concentration in Health and Aging, Health Behavior Change and Health Diversity

Educational Policy

VII. Proposals for Action


Nominations for Membership on Standing Committees of the Senate

Committee on Committees
(K. Graber, Chair)


Resolution on Allowed Political Activities of Campus Employees

General University Policy
(J. Prussing, Chair)

VIII. Proposed Revisions to the Senate Constitution and Bylaws (First Reading)


Addition of Academic Professionals to the Senate Electorate – Senate Constitution and Bylaws Amendments

University Statutes and Senate Procedures
(W. Maher, Chair)

IX.  Reports for Information of the Senate


FAC/IBHE, October 10
IBHE, August 12
           October 7

K. Andersen


SURSMAC, October 14

K. Andersen, H. F. Williamson

X.       New Business
XI.       Adjournment