Minutes of the Meeting of the University Senate, November 17, 2016



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A. Informational Items: Program modification in the Doctor of Philosophy in Biological and Biomedical Sciences; New graduate policy on receiving master’s degree during PhD studies; Program modification to the Social Studies Elementary Major and Social Studies Elementary Endorsement ; Program modification to the Mathematics Elementary Major, the Mathematics Elementary Minor and the Mathematics Elementary Endorsement; Program modification to the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, the Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and the Bachelor of Science in Public Administration to participate in the 3+3 articulation agreement with the Wayne State University School of Law ; Program modification to the Cinema Studies Major adding a new specialization in film production; Appointment of new member of Senate Elections Committee; Provost’s Updates | B. Roll Call | C. Approval of the minutes of September 15, 2016 | D. Old Business | E. New Business: new Oakland University Grading Scale; GPA rounding policy; Library Committee charge and membership; Assessment Committee membership; General Education Committee charge and membership; Oakland University Strategic Plan Strategies and Metrics; Procedural Motion to staff Senate Standing Committees | F. Good and Welfare



Biomedical Sciences PhD, Biological Sciences PhD, Graduate study, Elementary Education BS, Political Science BA, International Relations BA, Public Administration BA, Cinema Studies BA, Grading systems, Senate committees, Strategic plans