May 18, 2016 Agenda

Meeting Call for Regular Meeting of the Santa Cruz Division
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 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 February 12, 2016 (AS/SCM/314)

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 Faculty Research Lecture (AS/SCP/1826)

5. Reports of Special Committees

a. Special Committee on Athletics

i. Interim Report (AS/SCP/1827)

b. Special Committee on Development and Fundraising

i.  May 2016 Report (AS/SCP/1828)

6. Reports of Standing Committees

a. Committee on Academic Personnel

i. Teaching Evaluation and CAP Top Ten Lists (AS/SCP/1829)

b. Committee on Committees

i. Committee Nominations for 2016-17 (AS/SCP/1830)

c. Committee on Educational Policy

i. Amendment to Regulation 10.5.2 (AS/SCP/1831)

d. Committee on Faculty Welfare

i. Oral Report 

ii. Report on Child Care, Housing, Healthcare, and Transportation and Parking (AS/SCP/1832)

e. Committee on Planning and Budget

i. Oral Report Introducing A Resolution Calling on the UC Academic Assembly to Request that all Senate Divisions (a) Discuss and (b) Vote on a Memorial to the Regents to Divest the UC’s General Endowment Pool of Fossil Fuel Holdings (AS/SCP/1834)

f. Committee on Teaching

i. Report to the Academic Senate on May 18, 2016 (AS/SCP/1833)

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

a. Student Academic Senate Oral Report - Slug Struggles: Problems with Academic Quality