L&S Academic Planning Council meeting on 02/16/21

L&S Academic Planning Council meeting on 02/16/21 at 1:00-2:30pm

Meeting will take place remotely. Zoom: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/j/93445185154?pwd=VVAwa0VrY2xabzlTRkhURGxUSWlaQT09&from=addon
ZOOM Meeting ID: 934 4518 5154
Passcode: 238935


  1. Announcements/ Updates/Reminders:
    1. Update on L&S BLS+MASS proposal
    2. Update on discontinuation of CALS MS-Biometry
    3. Upcoming L&S Senate Meeting: Monday, March 8, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.


  1. Consent agenda
    1. Approval of notes, February 2, 2021
    2. Request for comment
      1. UW System:
        1. UW-Green Bay, Proposed Master of Public Administration
        2. UW-Oshkosh, Bachelor of Professional Studies


  1. Academic Program Matters
    1. For Comment: Graduate Faculty Executive Committee Agenda Item of Note: Doctoral Breadth Policy (pdf)
    2. Request to Create New Programs
      1. Statistics (Data Science Program Committee): Undergraduate Certificate in Data Science
      2. LaFollette School of Public Affairs: Undergraduate Certificate in Health Policy
    3. Request to Rename Programs: Integrative Biology
      1. (GMIN995) Doctoral Minor, from “Zoology” to “Integrative Biology”
      2. (MS 995L&S) Master of Science, from “Zoology” to “Integrative Biology”


  1. Consultations of the Dean
    1. APC in Fall 2021 (Virtual or in-person)
    2. Academic Program Review: Proposed Change in Discussion Process (Graduate Program Reviews)


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