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Due to the COVID pandemic, all Senate meetings will be held via video conference until further notice. Below is the link to access Monday's meeting via Zoom. Email Stephanie Woolery with questions about Zoom.

  1. Minutes from November 9, 2020 and Announcements
  2. Officer and Other Reports
    1. Chair
    2. Provost (PDF)
    3. Vice Chair
    4. Parliamentarian
  3. Degree Recipients
    1. Additions to December 2020 Degree List
      1. College of Education Student UH-33
      2. College of Fine Arts Student CK-90
    2. Honorary Degree Recipient(s)
    3. Late Addition to May 2020 Degree List (per Senate Rules (“Late Addition to Degree List”))
      1. College of Arts and Sciences Student DJ-48
    4. Late Addition to August 2020 Degree List (per Senate Rules (“Late Addition to Degree List”))
      1. Gatton College of Business and Economics Student KF-21
  4. Memorial Resolution for Professor Paul G. Sears, Past Senate Council Chair
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Senate’s Academic Programs Committee - Leslie Vincent, Chair
      1. Proposed New MS Marketing (Curriculog Agenda for December 14)
      2. Proposed New Graduate Certificate in Orofacial Pain (Curriculog Agenda for December 14))
      3. Proposed New Undergraduate Certificate in Pre-Medicine (PDF)
      4. Proposed Significant Change to Graduate Certificate in Public Health Management (Curriculog Agenda for December 14)
      5. Proposed Significant Change to MS Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences (Curriculog Agenda for December 14)
      6. Proposed Significant Change to PhD Integrated Plant and Soil Sciences (Curriculog Agenda for December 14)
      7. Proposed Significant Change to BSEDU Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (Curriculog Agenda for December 14)
    2. Admissions and Academic Standards Committee (SAASC) - Jennifer Bird-Pollan, Chair
      1. Proposed Change to College of Health Sciences Behavioral and Technical Standards (PDF)
      2. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules Pertaining to Retroactive Withdrawal Appeals (PDF)
      3. Proposed Changes to Senate Rules 4.2.8 from Engineering (PDF)
    3. Senate’s Academic Organization and Structure Committee - Zack Bray, Chair
      1. Proposed Closure of Seven Multidisciplinary Research Centers (PDF)
        • Center for Developmental Change
        • Center for Learning Resources
        • Center for Research on Environmental Disease
        • Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
        • Center for Advancement of Women’s Health
        • Center for Microelectrode Technology
        • Center for Manufacturing
    4. Senate’s Rules and Elections Committee (SREC) - DeShana Collett, Chair
      1. Explanation of Revised Senate Rules
  6. Ad Hoc Committee on Calendars’ Proposed Changes to Academic Calendars - Jennifer Osterhage, Chair (PDF)
  7. Proposed Modifications to Graduate School Policies for International Students (PDF)
  8. University Appeals Board 2019-20 Annual Report - Joe Fink, Chair (PDF)
  9. Items from the Floor (Time Permitting)