March 11, 2020 Senate Meeting Agenda

Academic Year
March 11, 2020

Call to Order

  • Introductory Remarks; Senate President Elizabeth Skowron

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Approval of the Minutes

UO President's Remarks

  • Provost Patrick Phillips
  • Coronavirus planning, updates; Andre Le Duc (CRO/AssocVP Safety & Risk Services), Cass Mosely (Sr Assoc Vice Pres Research), Ron Bramhall (Assoc Vice Prov Academic Exec)

New Business

  • Vote: US19/20-11: Approval of Curriculum Report, Winter Term 2020; Frances White (Chair, UOCC)
  • Updates: Research Commission; Elliot Berkman (Psychology, Senate Vice President)
  • Updates: Test Optional Admissions; Janet Woodruff-Borden (Exec Vice Provost for Academic Affairs), Jim Rawlins (Asst VP, Director of Admissions)

Open Discussion

  • Updates: Search Guidelines for Academic Administrator Positions


  • CIET/CAIT; Sierra Dawson (Assoc VP Academic Affairs), Lee Rumbarger (Assist Vice Provost TEP), Janet Woodruff-Borden (Exec Vice Provost for Academic Affairs)
  • Open Access; David Condon (Psychology), Presentation

Other Business

  • Legislative Updates; Melanie Muenzer