Feb 23, 2021 Division Meeting

University of California Academic Senate
Regular Meeting of the Riverside Division

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021
1:10 PM

Order of Business

  1. Minutes
    1. Regular Meeting of December 1, 2020
  2. Announcements by the President
    • President Michael V. Drake 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. In Memoriam
        1. Professor Donald Johns, Emeritus
        2. Professor Eliud Martinez, Emeritus
        3. Professor John Brian Mudd, Emeritus
        4. Professor James N. Pitts, Emeritus
        5. Distinguished Professor Robert Chilton Calfee, Emeritus
        6. Professor William E. Walton
      2. Approval of Curricula Changes
        1. BCOE - Chemical Engineering Major
        2. BCOE - Environmental Engineering Major
        3. BUS - Undergraduate Business Administration Major (BSAD)
        4. CNAS - BS + MS in Entomology
    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 - Endorsed Endowed Chair Proposals
  8. Report of the Representative to the Assembly
    1. Assembly Meeting, December 9, 2020
  9. Report of Special Committees
    1. None
  10. Reports of Standing Committees and Faculties
    1. Committee on Committees proposed changes to Charge of the Committee on Bylaw
    2. Committee on Educational Policy and Graduate Council proposal for COVID-19 Response Temporary Modifications to UCR Regulations for Spring 2021 and Summer 2021
    3. Executive Committee of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences proposal for a Graduate Program Name Change from Geological Sciences to Earth & Planetary Sciences
    4. Executive Committee of the School of Business Revised Proposal to Convert the Business Administration Major (BSAD) from a Two-Year Upper-Division Major to a Four-Year Major
  11. Petitions of Students
    1. None
  12. Unfinished Business`
    1. None
  13. University and Faculty Welfare
    1. Presentation by the Committee on Faculty Welfare
  14. New Business
    1. None
  15. February 16, 2021

    F. Xu, 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.