University Senate action Oct. 26

On Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, University Senate heard reports from:

  • Yvette Harris, 2015-2016 chair, Executive Committee of University Senate

Senate heard the following special reports:

  • University Budget Explained: Reality and Priorities, David Creamer, VP for Finance & Business Services and
  • Phyllis Callahan, Provost & Executive Vice President Academic Affairs

The following new business was received:

  • Proposed Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Social Sciences with Major in Applied Social Research, Marianne Cotugno, Faculty Director and Associate Professor (SR 16-01)

Items received on the Senate consent calendar included:

  • Curriculum Report dated 10.26.2015 
  • Benefits Committee, dated Sept. 3, 2015
  • Campus Planning Committee dated Sept. 22, 2015
  • Executive Committee, dated Oct. 7, 2015, and Oct. 19, 2015

The next meeting of University Senate is scheduled for Nov. 9, 2015, 3:35 p.m., Room 111, Harrison Hall.

Twenty-five members of Faculty Assembly can challenge the resolution by filing a petition with the Office of the University Secretary during the ten class days after publication in the Miami Wire.