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Urbana-Champaign Senate
April 27, 1998; 3:20 p.m.
Foellinger Auditorium

I. Approval of the March 30, 1998, Minutes

II. Senate Council ReportóRichard Schacht, Chair

III. Chancellor's Remarks

IV. Questions/Discussion

V. Consent Agenda

Revision of the Master of Arts in the Teaching of German, LAS
Educational Policy (R. Linn Belford, Chair), EP.98.19

Senate and Senate Council Calendar for 1998-99
Senate Council, SC.98.12

VI. Proposed Revisions to the Statutes (Second Reading; Action)
Proposed Editorial Revisions to the University Statutes
University Statutes and Senate Procedures (H. George Friedman, Chair), SP.98.06

VII. Proposals for Action

Nomination for a Representative to the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Illinois Board of Higher Education
Committee on Committees (Nancy O'Brien, Chair), CC.98.15

Proposed Revision in Section 3 of "Nondiscrimination and other Policy Statements Related to Affirmative Action and to Equal Opportunity and Treatment for all Students" in the Code of Policies and Regulations Applying to all Students
Conference on Conduct Governance (Carl J. Jones, Chair), CG.98.02

Guidelines for Campus-wide Undergraduate Minors
Educational Policy, EP.97.18

Approval of CBOC Nomination Slate
Senate Council, SC.98.14

VIII. Reports of the Proceedings of Other Meetings

March 11-12, 1998, D. Uchtmann, SC.98.18
April 8-9, 1998, H. G. Friedman, SC.98.19

UPC, March 31, 1998, J. L. Robinson, UP.98.03

USC, March 24, 1998, G. Belford, UC.98.06

IX. Senate Committee Annual Reports

X. New Business
Matters not included on the agenda may not be presented to the Senate without the concurrence of at least two-thirds of the members present and voting.

XI. Committee of the Whole Discussion
The Senate Council Chair will move that the Senate convene as a Committee of the Whole to discuss the topic below.

Post-Tenure Review

Senate Council Vice-Chair Donald Uchtmann, chair of the ad hoc Tenure Issues Committee, whose preliminary report was recently distributed to all faculty, will provide introductory remarks. The preliminary report of the ad hoc Committee, as well as other tenure-related documents, may be found at the Senate Tenure Documents website (

XII. Executive Session
All visitors will be asked to leave before the Senate considers the following report, which will be distributed to senators in attendance, and collected before each member leaves the auditorium.

Nominations for Honorary Degrees
Honorary Degrees (Richard O. Buckius, Chair), HD.98.04

XIII. Adjournment