Note: Complete proceedings of the meeting were recorded and are available at Below are the Action Items and the Roll Call.

Action Items

  • Motion to approve Global Learning Certificate (new program) ~ Key #680 
    • Motion passed with 103 votes in favor, 1 vote in opposition and 4 abstentions
  • Motion to approve International Studies Major (BA, HBA) ~ Key #91
    • Motion passed with 103 votes in favor, 1 vote in opposition and 6 abstentions
  • Motion to approve Climate Science Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS) ~ Key #684
    • Motion passed with 100 votes in favor, 2 votes in opposition and 10 abstentions
  • Motion to approve the amended resolution for a formation of a Faculty Committee to advise the Board of Trustees on Presidential Search.
    • Motion passed with 86 votes in favor, 6 votes in opposition and 10 abstentions

Roll Call

All senators and guests attended remotely.

Members Present:

Agricultural Sciences: Burkholder, Busby, Chang, Contreras, Diebel, Dugger, Etherington, Godwin, Gwin, Hayes, Lambrinos, Sanchez, Turpin, Vining, Walsh

Associated Faculty: Alexis, Polly Millett (v. Aljets), Bruce, Bunnage, Cholewinski, Cohen, Davis-White Eyes, Dolan, Fleming, Gaines, Gillies, Greenough, Hayes, Perez, Rose, Trelstad, Vignos, Waite

Business: Bourne, Chen, Huff, Olstad, Paterson, Scott, Stornelli

Cascades: Bakos, Browne, Reuter, Zardinejad

Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences: Becker, Dever, Fewings, Lerczak, Spitz

Education: Golya, Thompson

Engineering: Árnadóttir, Fronk, Hurwitz, Johnston, Jovanovic, MacCart, Palmer, Tadepalli, Trejo, Tucker, Wong

Extension: Jamie Davis, Lindsay Davis, Edmunds, Filley

Forestry: Creighton, D’Antonio, Huber, Maller

Hatfield Marine Science Center: Moffett

Liberal Arts: Boovy, Chappell, Duncan, Edwards, Emerson, Hurst, Inderbitzin, Johnston, Blaine Anton Vogt (v. Kaplan), Maes, Mize, Orosco, Rodgers, Shay, Stout, Tilt

Library: Lorente

Pharmacy: Olstad, Zumach

Public Health & Human Sciences: Sunil Khanna (v. Bray), Kile, Norcross


Science: Beisiegel, Bokil, Bruslind, Clark, Gable, Jansen, Mason, McIntyre, Petsche, Quick, Thomann, van Zee

Student Affairs: Alvarez-Cortez, Bowling, Braxton-Franklin, Nishihara, Sanchez, Whitebear

Veterinary Medicine: Holder, Medlock

Members Absent:

Agricultural Sciences: Melathopoulos, Moyer, Tullos

Associated Faculty: Buckley, Gillies, Viggiani

Business: No senators absent

Cascades: No senators absent

Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences: Ruggiero

Education: No senators absent

Engineering: Apte, Gess

Extension: No senators absent

Forestry: No senators absent

Hatfield Marine Science Center: No senators absent

Liberal Arts: Hamblin

Library: No senators absent

Pharmacy: No senators absent

Public Health & Human Sciences: Bovbjerg, Hoffman, Mendez-Luck


Science: Keszler

Student Affairs: Harris

Veterinary Medicine: Ackermann

Ex-Officio members present:

Bernell, Ebbeck, Feser, Heppell, MacTavish, McCalpine, Riggs, Shaw, Smith, Witzke

Non-Voting members present:



Jennifer Almquist, Grace Atebe, LeeAnn Baker, Stephanie Bernell, Erin Bird, Edith Birky, Nancy Bremner, Susan Capalbo, Molly Chambers, Mary Chuinard, Steve Clark, Jennifer Cohen, Pallavi Dhagat, Lisa Kosiewicz Doran, John Edwards, Hillary Egna, Sarah Ann Erickson, Brigitte Graham, Melissa Greff, Brenna Gomez, Romeo Lopez Gonzalez, Erin Heim, Jen Humphreys, Dan Larson, Brian Lindsley, Daniel Lopez-Cevallos, Rebecca Mathern, Janice Nave-Abele, Karen Shell, Lisa Templeton