February 18, 2015 Agenda

Meeting Call for Regular Meeting of the Santa Cruz Division
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.
Stevenson Event Center

(Click HERE for a single PDF version of the Agenda Call)

1. Approval of Draft Minutes

a. Draft Minutes of November 7, 2014 (AS/SCM/309)

2. Announcements          

a. Chair Brenneis 

b. Chancellor Blumenthal

c. Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor Galloway    

3. Report of the Representative to the Assembly (none)

4. Special Orders: Annual Reports


a. Committee on Academic Personnel (AS/SCP/1775)

5. Reports of Special Committees (none)

6. Reports of Standing Committees

a. Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid

i. Oral Report: Holistic Review: An Overview of Admissions Policy Changes and Current CAFA Goals

b. Committee on Educational Policy 

i. Report on Expanding Grade Options at UC Santa Cruz (AS/SCP/1776)

ii. Retention and Graduation Rates: Student Success Faculty Assistant, Professor Jaye Padgett (AS/SCP/1777)

c. Committee on Faculty Welfare

i. Report on Housing, Online Education, and Healthcare (AS/SCP/1778)

ii. Faculty Salary Analysis, February 2015 (AS/SCP/1779)

iii. A Brief History of Employee Child Care at UCSC and Recommendations for Moving Forward (AS/SCP/1780)

iv. Oral Report: The Quality of Life at UCSC

d. Senate Executive Committee

i. SEC Criteria for Silicon Valley Pre-Proposals (AS/SCP/1782)

ii. Proposal for a Framework for International Engagement (AS/SCP/1781)

e. Committee on International Education  

i. Oral Report: Facilitating International Research Collaborations: Making the Campus MOU Process Swift, Easy and Open

7. Report of the Student Union Assembly Chair

8. Report of the Graduate Student Association President 

9. Petitions of Students (none)

10. Unfinished Business (none)

11. University and Faculty Welfare

12. New Business