University Senate action Nov. 9

On Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, University Senate heard reports from:

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

Senate heard the following special reports:

  • Regional Campuses Implementation Update, Michael Pratt, Dean, Regional Campuses and John Skillings, Process Coordinator.
  • Update on State Mandates, Amit Shukla, Institutional co-chair.

The following New Business was received:

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

Items received on the Senate consent calendar included:

  • Graduate Council, dated Sept. 8, 2015.
  • Campus Planning Committee dated Sept. 22, 2015.
  • Executive Committee, dated Nov. 2, 2015.

The next meeting of University Senate is scheduled for Nov. 23, 2015, 3:35 p.m., Room 111, Harrison Hall.

With the approval of the Sept. 21, 2015, and Oct. 26, 2015, corrected full minutes, University Senate endorsed the following resolution. 

SR 16-01

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that University Senate adopt the proposed new degree, Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Science with Major in Applied Social Research, College of Professional Studies and Applied Sciences;

AND FURTHERMORE, that the endorsement by University Senate of the proposed degree will be forwarded to the Miami University Board of Trustees for consideration.

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.