Senate Meeting - March 25, 2021

Senate Meeting March 25, 2021

The University Senate will convene at 3:30 PM, Thursday, March 25, 2021 remotely via CarmenZoom. Senior Vice President and Provost Bruce McPheron's annual “State of the Academic Affairs” address will follow the conclusion of the Senate business meeting. The Steering Committee estimates the combined meeting, address, and subsequent Q & A period will take 80 minutes.If anyone would like to attend, but not speak or participate, please reach out to Megan Ferguson in the Senate office at for the zoom link.


  1. Proposal to Approve Secretary's Report #389

    Ben Givens, Secretary of the Senate

  2. Resolutions from the Diversity Committee

    Russell Hassan, Chair of the Senate Diversity Committee

    Roaya Higazi, President, Undergraduate Student Government

    1. A Resolution to Remove the Bricker Name from the University Administration Building

    2. A Resolution to Review Names in Support of Diversity and Inclusion Core Values

  3. Proposals from the Council on Academic Affairs

    Kevin Evans, Chair of the Council on Academic Affairs

    1. Proposal to establish a Master of Science in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis

    2. Proposal to change the name of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies to Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies

  4. Old Business

  5. New Business

  6. Announcements

  7. Adjournment