L&S Academic Planning Council on 10/20/2020 at 01:00 p.m.
Meeting will take place remotely: Zoom Meeting ID: 994 1098 5736 Passcode: 878670
College of Letters & Science Academic Planning Council
Meeting Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Meeting Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
a. Good news! (UW-Madison Retention Rates)
b. COVID-19 Updates: Thanksgiving and end of Semester planning
i. Info for students (Dean of Students’ message, University Housing)
ii. Info for employees
c. L&S Administration “Topic of the Month” — “Issues Management: Communicating Effectively During Times of Crisis or Concern, in the Classroom and Beyond”— Thursday, October 29, 2020, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. via Webex (Register by October 27)
d. Reminder: register for the 2020 Diversity Forum (Oct 27-28, 2020)
e. Provost Statement on Sept. 22, 2020 Executive Order
2. Consent agenda
a. Approval of notes – October 6, 2020
b. Department of Psychology: Request to postpone implementation date of Data Science & Human Behavior and related proposals (approved April 2020) to Fall 2022
3. Academic Program Actions
a. French and Italian: Request to Create New Capstone Certificate, French Studies for Teachers
b. Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies (contingent on Dept approval):
i. Request to Discontinue Named Option, MA-CANES, “Hebrew Bible (HEBR BIBL)”
ii. Request to Discontinue Named Option, PhD CANES, “Hebrew Bible (HEBRWBIBL)”
c. Economics: Request to Create New Undergraduate Certificate in Economic Analytics
4. Consultations of the Dean
The University of Wisconsin–Madison occupies ancestral Ho-Chunk land, a place their nation has called Teejop (day-JOPE) since time immemorial.
In an 1832 treaty, the Ho-Chunk were forced to cede this territory. Decades of ethnic cleansing followed when both the federal and state government repeatedly, but unsuccessfully, sought to forcibly remove the Ho-Chunk from Wisconsin.
This history of colonization informs our shared future of collaboration and innovation.
Today, UW–Madison respects the inherent sovereignty of the Ho-Chunk Nation, along with the eleven other First Nations of Wisconsin.
Please note that in compliance with ss. 19.81 Wis. Stats. and with the 1974 Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), portions of this meeting may be closed to the public, to prevent release of student record information without prior written authorization from the student or students involved.
Open to the public