Dec 01, 2020 Division Meeting

University of California Academic Senate
Regular Meeting of the Riverside Division

Tuesday, Dec 01, 2020


  1. Minutes
  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 Bernd Magnus, Emeritus
        2. Professor Carlton Bovell
        3. Professor Charles Castro
        4. Professor Charles Labanauskas, Emeritus
        5. Professor Charles Whitney, Emeritus
        6. Professor Dimitrios Morikis
        7. Professor Douglas Parrott, Emeritus
        8. Distinguished Professor Harry Green
        9. Professor Kenneth Cooper, Emeritus
        10. Professor Marguerite Waller, Emerita
        11. Professor Robert Luck, Emeritus
        12. Professor Robert Soost, Emeritus
        13. Associate Professor Victor Goodman, Emeritus
        14. Professor Wilbur Mayhew, Emeritus
        15. Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist in Weed Science Travis Bean
      2. Approval of Curricula Changes
        1. BCOE Computer Major
        2. BCOE Computer Science with Business Applications Major
        3. BCOE Materials Science and Engineering Major
        4. BUS Undergraduate Business Administration 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
      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
      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 - Campus Naming Committee - Campus Naming, N/A
      5. Executive Council - Endorsed Endowed Chair Proposals - N/A
      6. Executive Council - Items Approved in Lieu of the Division - N/A
      7. Committee on Preparatory Education - Entry Level Writing Report
      8. Committee on University Extension - Course/Instructor approvals
  8. Report of the Representative to the Assembly
    1. Assembly meeting, June 10, 2020
  9. Report of Special Committees
    1. None
  10. Reports of Standing Committees and Faculties
    1. Graduate Council - Recipients of the 2019-2020 Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award
    2. Committee on Undergraduate Admissions proposed changes to the Guidelines for Admission by Exception (AxE)
    3. Executive Committee of the Bourns College of Engineering proposal for a Master of Science Degree in Robotics
    4. Executive Committee of the School of Public Policy proposal for a combined Public Policy B.A. and M.P.P. five-year program
  11. Petitions of Students
    1. None
  12. Unfinished Business
    1. None
  13. University and Faculty Welfare
    1. None
  14. New Business
    1. None
  15. Appendix: Academic Senate Committee Attendance Report, 2019-2020

    November 23, 2020

    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.