May 26, 2020 Division Meeting

University of California Academic Senate
Regular Meeting of the Riverside Division

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Genomics Auditorium 1102A
1:10 PM

Printable Division Agenda


  1. Regular Meeting for February 25, 2020
  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 and present the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement to faculty recipients:
    1. Professor Huinan Liu, Bioengineering
  4. Announcements by Vice Chancellors
    • Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Thomas Smith and Associate Provost Ken Baerenklau will address the Division
  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. In Memoriam
        1. Professor Sylvia Marguerite Broadbent
        2. Professor Glen H. Cannell, Emeritus
        3. Professor Kenneth W. Gardiner, Emeritus
        4. Professor Helen L. Henry, Emerita
        5. Professor Keith C. Knapp, Emeritus
        6. Professor Anthony Norman, Emeritus
      2. Approval of Curricula Changes
        1. BCOE - Bioengineering Change of Major Criteria
        2. BCOE - Bioengineering Major
        3. BCOE - Chemical Engineering Change of Major Criteria
        4. BCOE - Chemical Engineering Major
        5. BCOE - Computer Engineering Change of Major Criteria
        6. BCOE - Computer Engineering Major
        7. BCOE - Computer Science Change of Major Criteria
        8. BCOE - Computer Science Major
        9. BCOE - Computer Science with Business Applications Change of Major Criteria
        10. BCOE - Computer Science with Business Applications Major
        11. BCOE - Electrical Engineering Change of Major Criteria
        12. BCOE - Electrical Engineering Major
        13. BCOE - Environmental Engineering Change of Major Criteria
        14. BCOE - Environmental Engineering Major
        15. BCOE - Materials Science & Engineering Change of Major Criteria
        16. BCOE - Materials Science and Engineering Major
        17. BCOE - Mechanical Engineering Change of Major Criteria
        18. BCOE - Mechanical Engineering Major
        19. BUS - Business Administration Major
        20. CHASS - Administrative Studies Major
        21. CHASS - Art History/ Administrative Studies Major
        22. CHASS - Classical Studies Major
        23. CHASS - Classical Studies Minor
        24. CHASS - Economics/Administrative Studies Major
        25. CHASS - English Major
        26. CHASS - Global Studies Major
        27. CHASS - History/Administrative Studies Major
        28. CHASS - Linguistics Major
        29. CHASS - Media and Cultural Studies Major
        30. CHASS - Music and Cultural Studies Major
        31. CHASS - Music Major
        32. CHASS - Music Minor
        33. CHASS - Philosophy Major
        34. CHASS - Political Science/Administrative Studies Major
        35. SPP - Public Policy Major
        36. SPP - Public Policy Minor
        37. CHASS - Sociology/Administrative Studies Major (BA)
        38. CHASS - Sociology/Administrative Studies Major (BS)
        39. CNAS - Biochemistry Major BS & BA
        40. CNAS - Chemistry Major
        41. CNAS - Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology Major
        42. CNAS - Earth Science Major
        43. CNAS - Entomology Major
        44. CNAS - Environmental Sciences Major
        45. CNAS - Geology Major
        46. CNAS - Geophysics Major
        47. CNAS - Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers Major
        48. CNAS - Mathematics Major
        49. CNAS - Physics Major
        50. GSOE - Education Major
        51. 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 - Course/Instructor approvals
      5. Executive Council - Items approved in lieu of the Division
        1. COVID-19 Response Temporary Suspension of UCR Regulations R1 Grading System (R1.8.1)
        2. Proposed Changes to UCR Senate Bylaw 2 Officers and the Executive Office
        3. COVID-19 Response Temporary Suspension and Replacement of UCR Regulations R1 Grading System (R1.1.4-5 and R1.2.2):Governing undergraduate course enrollment, withdrawals, and grading basis. Applicable for undergraduate courses offered in Spring Quarter 2020 only.
        4. COVID-19 Response Temporary Modification to UCR Graduate Regulation (GR) 1.5.7 governing graduate course withdrawals offered in the Spring Quarter 2020 only
        5. COVID-19 Response Temporary Modification of UCR Regulations (R1.1.5)
        6. Committee on Courses, University of California – Riverside, General Rules and Policies Governing Courses of Instruction (Revised May 29, 2018): Proposed Modification of Process for Associate Instructor (Associate In) Requests for Instruction of Upper Division and Graduate and Professional Level Courses (Spring 2020 Only)
  8. Report of the Representative to the Assembly
    1. Assembly Meeting, February 12, 2020
  9. Report of Special Committees
    1. None
  10. Reports of Standing Committees and Faculties
    1. Committee on Distinguished Campus Service - recipients of the 2019-2020 Distinguished Campus Service Award
      - Distinguished Professor Norman Ellstrand, Botany and Plant Sciences
      - Professor Jay Farrell, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    2. Committee on Distinguished Teaching - recipient of the 2019-2020 Distinguished Teaching Award
      - Professor Rebekah Richert, Psychology
    3. Graduate Council - recipient of the 2019-2020 Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award
      - Not received
    4. Faculty Research Lecturer Committee - recipient of the 2019-2020 Faculty Research Lecturer Award
      - Distinguished Professor Walter Clark, Music
    5. Committee on Undergraduate Admissions proposed Exception for Applicants to be considered for Admissions by Exception (AxE) without Faculty Special Review Committee (SRC) Evaluation for Fall 2020 Cohort
    6. Committee on Undergraduate Admissions proposed changes to the Guidelines for Admissions by Exception
    7. Executive Committee of the Graduate School of Education - Athletic Leadership Minor Proposal
    8. Executive Committee of the Schools of Business proposed changes to the School of Business Bylaws
  11. Petitions of Students
    1. None
  12. Unfinished Business
    1. None
  13. University and Faculty Welfare
    1. General Education Review update
    2. Committee on Faculty Welfare - Faculty Climate Survey administered by the committee
  14. New Business
    1. None
  15. May 16, 2020

    K. Esterling, 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.