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University senate action Dec. 6


On Monday, Dec. 6, University Senate heard reports from Interim Provost John Skillings and Stephen Wright, chair, executive committee of University Senate.

Senate received the Consent Calendar and approved the Nov. 22, 2010, minutes.

Senate endorsed: (1) revisions to the Miami University Policy and Information Manual, Section 10.3.B, Examinations, Schedule Changes for Final Examinations or Other Evaluative Substitution; (2) an amendment to the Global Miami Plan policy; and (3) the program development proposal for a new degree, master of arts in social work, a Miami Valley social work collaborative (department of family studies and social work).

Senate heard a renewal of the motion proposing an amendment to the Enabling Act of University Senate and Faculty Assembly, that the membership of Faculty Assembly should include all members of the faculty who hold the rank of Lecturer (including the Senior rank) or Clinical/Professionally Licensed Faculty (including the Senior rank). The motion carried by roll-call vote.

The next meeting of University Senate is scheduled to be held at 3:15 p.m. Jan. 24, 2011, 111 Harrison Hall.


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