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Urbana-Champaign Senate
March 30, 2009; 3:10 p.m.
Levis Faculty Center

I.             Approval of February 23, 2009, Senate Minutes

II.           Senate Executive Committee Report—Nicholas Burbules, Chair

III.          Chancellor’s Remarks

IV.          Questions/Discussion

V.           Consent Agenda


Revision to the Industrial Design Undergraduate Major within the Bachelor of Fine Arts, FAA

Educational Policy
(A. Aminmansour, Chair)


Creation of a 5-year BALAS/MA degree program in Germanic Languages and Literatures, LAS

Educational Policy


Arabic Studies Minor, LAS

Educational Policy


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Queer Studies Minor

Educational Policy


Graduate Minor in African Studies

Educational Policy


Graduate Minor in American Indian and Indigenous Studies

Educational Policy

VI.          Proposals for Action


Identification on the Diplomas of Degrees Awarded by the Global Campus outside the Global Campus Partnership agreement of 2007

Educational Policy


Senate Resolution on Faculty Commitments outside the Urbana-Champaign Campus

Senate Executive Committee


Revision to the Bylaws, Part D.16 (b) – Committee on Student Discipline, Membership

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


Revisions to Senate Standing Rule 13

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

VII.         Proposed Revisions to the University Statutes (First Reading;Information)


Revision to the Statutes, Article VIII

University Statutes and Senate Procedures

VIII.        Reports for Information of the Senate


FAC/IBHE, February 20

A. Aminmansour

IX.          New Business

X.           Committee of the Whole Discussion
The SEC Chair will move that the Senate convene as a Committee of the Whole to discuss ProQuest and Dissertation Deposits.  After introductory remarks, comments and questions will be limited to 2 minutes each, with a 30 minute time limit for the entire discussion.  (Background material is available at

XI.          Adjournment