Senate News, April 19, 2021

Senators engaged in a discussion regarding the Global Miami Plan revisions and voted to accept the new Plan. Dr. Dana Cox and Senator Jen Green continued a discussion about TCPL percentages and converting the ratios to true percentages. Senators heard from three Senate Committees regarding proposed composition and function changes: Liberal Education Council; Honors Program Advisory Council; and, Academic Policy Committee. Discussion will continue on these three proposals on April 26. Senator Todd Stuart presented the proposed Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship degree/major. Discussion will continue on April 26.

The following Consent Calendar items were received:

  1. Curriculum

  2. GMP Redesign meeting minutes - March 26, 2021

  3. GMP Redesign meeting minutes - April 2, 2021

  4. Governance Committee meeting minutes - March 31, 2021

  5. Governance Committee meeting minutes - April 2021

  6. LEC meeting minutes - March 23, 2021

  7. Student Life Council Minutes - March 10, 2021

  8. Graduate Council Minutes-March 2021

The April 5, 2021 University Senate minutes were approved.

With the approval of the minutes, the following resolution was approved:

SR 21-25

Sense of the Senate – Approval of Covid Ad-Hoc Subcommittee Reports

April 5, 2021

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that University Senate accepts the reports of the faculty and staff Ad-Hoc Subcommittees for Covid Support.