View Bill 18-19-29

Senate Bill 18-19-29

Bill ID: 18-19-29
Name: Review of the Outcomes of the Athletics Reports
Proposed: 09/05/2018
Sponsor: University Senate
Proposal: At the September 5, 2018 Senate meeting, the Senate approved a motion to charge the Senate Executive Committee (SEC) with reviewing the outcomes of the Board of Regents’ investigations of the Athletics Department and with providing recommendations to the Senate and President Loh, as appropriate.


Status: Complete
Under Review By: Senate and President Loh
Received: 01/29/2019
Decision Date: 02/05/2019
Decision: The Senate reviewed the report as an informational item. The report was submitted to President Loh for his appropriate action.
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 01/18/2019
Decision Date: 01/28/2019
Decision: The SEC voted to place the report on the February 5, 2019 Senate Meeting agenda as an informational item.
Actions: The SEC Subcommittee continued its review of the Athletics Commission report and met at length with Damon Evans, Director of Athletics & Colleen Sorem, Sr. Associate AD about its preliminary directions and the implementation of the Athletics Action Plan. The subcommittee revised its preliminary recommendations to incorporate its additional recommendations and finalized them for SEC review.

The Subcommittee's final recommendations were presented to the full SEC at its meeting on January 28, 2019.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 11/02/2018
Actions: Pam Lanford, Chair-Elect provided an update on the SEC Charge to Review the Outcomes of the Athletics Reports to the Senate at its Emergency Special Senate Meeting on November 2, 2018.
Next Step: SEC Review
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 09/14/2018
Actions: The Senate leadership formed a subcommittee chaired by Pam Lanford, Chair-Elect and including three additional SEC members to facilitate the review and develop suggestions for the full SEC.

The SEC Subcommittee provided a preliminary report based on the Walters Report to the full SEC on October 29, 2018. The preliminary suggestions were shared with the President and the SEC and subsequently with the Chair of the Athletics Council.