UC Riverside Academic Senate

December 5, 2017 Division Meeting Agenda

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Genomics Auditorium, Room 1102A


  1. Regular Meeting of May 23, 2017
  2. Announcements by the President
    • President Janet Napolitano is unable to attend
  3. Announcements by the Chancellor at Riverside
    • Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox will address the Division
  4. Announcements by Vice Chancellors
    • None
  5. Announcements by the Deans or other Executive Officers
    1. Secretary-Parliamentarian: Election Results
  6. Announcements by the Chair
  7. Special Orders
    1. Consent Calendar*
      1. Approval of Curricula Changes
        1. BCOE - Mechanical Engineering Major
        2. CHASS - Dance Major
    2. Annual Reports of Standing Committees, received and placed on file**
      1. Committee on Academic Freedom
      2. Committee on Academic Personnel
      3. Committee on Charges
      4. Committee on Committees
      5. Committee on Courses
      6. Committee on Distinguished Campus Service
      7. Committee on Distinguished Teaching
      8. Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity
      9. Committee on Educational Policy
      10. Committee on Executive Council
      11. Committee on Faculty Research Lecturer
      12. Committee on Faculty Welfare
      13. Graduate Council
      14. Committee on In Memoriam - N/A
      15. Committee on International Education
      16. Committee on Library and Information Technology
      17. Committee on Physical Resources Planning
      18. Committee on Planning and Budget
      19. Committee on Preparatory Education
      20. Committee on Privilege and Tenure
      21. Committee on Research
      22. Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction
      23. Committee on Scholarships and Honors
      24. Committee on Undergraduate Admissions
      25. Committee on University Extension
    3. Annual Reports of the Faculties, received and placed on file
      1. Executive Committee - Bourns College of Engineering
      2. Executive Committee - College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
      3. Executive Committee - College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences
      4. Executive Committee - Graduate School of Education
      5. Executive Committee - School of Business Administration
      6. Executive Committee - School of Medicine
      7. Executive Committee - School of Public Policy
    4. Degree reports, received and placed on file**
    5. 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. Executive Council - Item Approved in Lieu of the Division - SoBA Bylaw Change 4.1.1, 4.2.1
      5. Executive Council - Item Approved in Lieu of the Division - SoM Bylaw Change ME-ME 5.8.3
      6. Executive Council - Item Approved in Lieu of the Division - Committee on Undergraduate Admissions change to Admission by Exception Policy
      7. Executive Council - Item Approved in Lieu of the Division - Committee on Undergraduate Admissions Membership Bylaw 8.23.1
      8. Committee on Preparatory Education - Entry Level Writing Report
      9. Committee on University Extension - Course/Instructor approvals
  8. Report of the Representative to the Assembly
    1. Assembly meeting, June 14, 2017
  9. Report of Special Committees
    1. None
  10. Reports of Standing Committees and Faculties
    1. Executive Committee of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences - proposed changes to Bylaws N1.1 to N4.3
    2. Executive Committee of the Graduate School of Education - proposed changes to Bylaws 1.1 to 5.1.1
    3. Executive Council - Proposal to transfer the Public Policy Major from CHASS to SPP
    4. Executive Council - Proposed department name change - School of Business Administration (SoBA) to the School of Business (SB)
  11. Petitions of Students
    1. None
  12. Unfinished Business
    1. None
  13. University and Faculty Welfare
    1. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) discussion
    2. Wellness Program Coordinator Julie Chobdee and Dr. Cheney will address the Division
    3. UCR Bookstore Manager Tabitha Rosser will address the Division
    4. President of the Graduate Student Association Shawn Ragan will address the Division
  14. New Business
    1. None
  15. Appendix: Academic Senate Committee Attendance Report, 2016-2017

    November 27, 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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