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May 23, 2017 Division Meeting Agenda


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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA ACADEMIC SENATE

ANNUAL AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE RIVERSIDE DIVISION

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Genomics Auditorium, Room 1102A
2:10pm

ORDER OF BUSINESS

  1. Regular Meeting of February 28, 2017
  2. Announcements by the President
    • President Janet Napolitano is unable to attend
  3. Announcements by the Chancellor at Riverside
  4. Announcements by Vice Chancellors
    • Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Cindy Larive will address the Division.
  5. Announcements by the Deans or other Executive Officers
  6. Announcements by the Chair
  7. Special Orders
    1. Consent Calendar*
      1. Approval of Curricula Changes
        1. BCOE – Bioengineering Major
        2. BCOE – Chemical Engineering Major
        3. BCOE – Computer Engineering Major
        4. BCOE – Computer Science Major
        5. BCOE – Computer Science Minor
        6. BCOE – Electrical Engineering Major
        7. BCOE – Environmental Engineering Major
        8. BCOE – Material Science and Engineering Major
        9. CHASS – B.A. in Anthropology Major
        10. CHASS – B.S. in Anthropology Major
        11. CHASS – Art Major
        12. CHASS – Creative Writing Major
        13. CHASS – Dance Major
        14. CHASS – Dance Minor
        15. CHASS – English Major
        16. CHASS – Languages and Literatures/Comparative Literature Major
        17. CHASS – Languages and Literatures/Comparative Ancient Civilizations Major
        18. CHASS – Languages and Literatures/French Major
        19. CHASS – Languages and Literatures/Languages Major
        20. CHASS – Languages and Literatures/Russian Major
        21. CHASS – Middle East and Islamic Studies Major
        22. CHASS – Middle East and Islamic Studies Minor
        23. CHASS – Political Science / International Affairs Major
        24. CHASS – B.S. in Psychology Major
        25. CHASS – Theatre, Film, and Digital Production Major
        26. CHASS/CNAS – Neuroscience Major
        27. CNAS – Biochemistry Major
        28. CNAS – Biology Major
        29. CNAS – Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology Major
        30. CNAS – Chemistry Major
        31. CNAS – Entomology Major
        32. CNAS – Environmental Sciences Major
        33. CNAS – Environmental Sciences Minor
        34. CNAS – Geology Major
        35. CNAS – Mathematics Major
        36. CNAS – Microbiology Major
        37. CNAS – Physics Major
        38. CNAS – Plant Biology Major
        39. CNAS – Plant Biology Minor
        40. GSOE – Education Minor
    2. Degree Reports, received and placed on file**
    3. Regular Reports of Standing Committees and Faculties, received and placed on file**
      1. Committee on Courses - Course approvals
      2. Committee on Courses - Instructor approvals
      3. Committee on Courses - Courses not offered for four or more years
      4. Committee on University Extension - Courses/Instructor approvals
      5. Executive Council - Campus Naming Committee
        1. The Teresa and Byron Pollitt Endowed Term Chairs for Interdisciplinary Research and Learning in the Humanities & Social Sciences
        2. The Stapleton Presidential Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
        3. The Shrimad Rajchandra Endowed Chair in Jain Studies Fund
  8. Report of the Representative to the Assembly
    1. Assembly Meeting, February 8, 2017
    2. Assembly Meeting, April 12, 2017
  9. Report of Special Committees
    1. None
  10. Reports of Standing Committees and Faculties
    1. Committee on Distinguished Campus Service - recipients of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Campus Service Award
      - Professor Jose Wudka, Physics and Astronomy
    2. Committee on Distinguished Teaching - recipients of the 2016-2017 Distinguished Teaching Award
      - Professor Gregory Beran, Chemistry
      - Professor William Walton, Entomology
    3. Graduate Council - recipients of the 2016-2017 Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award
      - Professor Christiane Weirauch, Entomology
    4. Faculty Research Lecturer Committee - recipient of the 2017-2018 Faculty Research Lecturer Award
      - Professor Timothy Lyons, Earth Sciences
    5. Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity - proposed changes to Bylaw 8.6.1 & 8.6.2
    6. Committee on Graduate Council - proposed change to App 6.5.4.3 Graduate Academic Integrity Committee (GAIC)
    7. Executive Committee of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences - proposed new B.S. in Earth Sciences
    8. Executive Committee of the Graduate School of Education - proposed new B.A. in Education, Society and Human Development
    9. Executive Council Proposed department name changes
      1. Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages
      2. Department of Biology
      3. Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience
      4. Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
    10. Executive Council - Proposed UCR Diploma Guidelines
  11. Petitions of Students
    1. None
  12. Unfinished Business
    1. None
  13. University and Faculty Welfare
    1. Food Insecurity Discussion
  14. New Business
    1. None
  15. May 15, 2017

    S. See, Secretary-Parliamentarian
    Riverside Division of the Academic Senate

*Approval of all items on the Consent Calendar requires a single unanimous vote called for as the first order of business under Special Orders. At the request of any member of the Division, any such item must be withdrawn and considered in its regular order on the agenda [bylaw 4.1.2].

**Reports received and placed on file "are received as presented and require no further action" [bylaw 4.1.3]. Only the reporting committee can change or withdraw these reports; however, at the request of any member of the Division, a report will be moved into its regular order on the agenda (Item 10. Reports of Standing Committees and Faculties) where it may be discussed, and motions relating to the report may be offered.


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