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Senate of the Urbana-Champaign Campus
April 4, 2016
3:10 pm


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I.   Call to Order—Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson
II.   Approval of MinutesMarch 7, 2016
III.   Senate Executive Committee Report—SEC Chair Gay Miller
IV.   Chancellor’s Remarks—Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson
V.   Questions/Discussion
VI.   Consent Agenda
  If a senator wishes to move an item from the Consent Agenda to Proposals and have copies at the meeting, they must notify the Senate Office at least two business days before the meeting. Any senator can ask to have any item moved from the Consent Agenda to Proposals.
  EP.16.54 Proposal to Revise the Professional Science Masters in Geographic Information Science, LAS and Graduate College

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)



  EP.16.56 Proposal to Revise the Undergraduate Minor in Asian American Studies, LAS

Educational Policy
(B. Francis, Chair)

VII.   Proposals
  SP.15.21 Revisions to the Statutes to Implement the Recommendations of the Hiring Policies and Procedures Review Committee

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



  SP.16.10 Revisions to the Bylaws, Part F, Section 1 – State Universities Retirement System Members Advisory Committee (SURSMAC)

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

VIII.   Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) (10 min. + Q&A)

Ben McCall, Associate Director for Campus Sustainability
PowerPoint Presentation Slides

IX.   Proposals
  CO.16.01 Resolution in Support of the Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP)

Campus Operations
(N. O’Brien, Chair)



  RS.16.06 Campus Senate Recommendation to University of Illinois Regarding Coal Divestment

M. Scanlan, et. al.



  BG.16.01 Resolution Calling for the State of Illinois to Enact a Budget

Budget Committee
(M. Sandretto, Chair)

X.   Reports
  EP.16.67 Expected Enrollment Increase for the Online Masters of Computer Science (MCS) Degree Focusing on Data Sciences

Educational Policy

  SC.16.28 BOT Observer Report – March 16, 2016

D. O'Brien

  UC.16.01 Report on the 2015-16 Meetings of the University Senates Conference (USC)

M. Wheeler

XI.   New Business
    Matters not included in the agenda may not be presented to the Senate without concurrence of a majority of the members present and voting.
XII.   Adjournment