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January SEC Meeting - Monday, January 9, 2012 - 3:15 p.m. – WAB 239

Agenda

December minutes

Reports:

a.     Academic Quality Committee

b.     Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility Committee

c.     General Education Curriculum Committee Proposals

d.     Graduate Council Report

e.     University Curriculum Committee

C. New Business

Administrative Council Suggested Revisions to:

  1. Policy 1.5140: Administrative Increments
  2. Policy 1.5040: Department Head Selection and Review
  3. Policy 1.4150:  Posthumous Degrees
January 2012 Senate Meeting - Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 3:45 p.m. – Faculty House

Agenda

A. Approve Minutes

  1. November
  2. December

B.  Reports:

C. Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Graduate Council (Revised Jan. 17)
  2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  3. General Education
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee (no report)
  5. Academic Quality Committee (no report)

D. Other Committee Reports

  1. Ad Hoc Governance Committee draft report

E. Unfinished Business

  1. Policy 1.1990, Pedagogical Track Faculty (2nd reading)

F. New Business:

Information Items

  1. Policy 1.5140: Administrative Increments (post-Senate revisions)
  2. Policy 1.4150:  Posthumous degree awarding (post-Senate revisions)

Consent Items

  1. Policy 1.5040: Department Head Selection and Review (post-Senate revisions)

Action Items

  1. Senate endorsement of Draft WKU Strategic Goals and Objectives
February SEC meeting - Senate Executive Committee - Monday, February 6, 2012 - 3:15 p.m. – WAB 239

Agenda

A. Approve January Minutes

B. Reports:

  1. Academic Quality (Student Eval. Recommendation)
  2. General Education Curriculum Committee (Report , Motions, Proposals)
  3. Graduate Council (report, January Update)
  4. University Curriculum Committee (Report, Program Articulation Policy Review)

C. New Business

  1. International Education Council (Dan Myer)
  2. At-large faculty representatives for Campus Library Advisory Council
  3. Grade Appeal Policy
February 2012 Senate Meeting - Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 3:45 p.m. – Faculty House

Agenda

A. Approve Minutes

    1. December
    2. January (?)

B.  Reports

  1. Faculty Regent Report

C. Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Graduate Council Proposals
  2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Proposals
  3. General Education Committee
    • General Education Proposals
    • Report of the General Education Review Task Force
    • General Education Committee Report
    • General Education Committee Motions
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee
  5. Academic Quality Committee Report and Recommendation

D. Unfinished Business

  1. Senate endorsement of Draft WKU Strategic Goals and Objectives

E. New Business:

Information Items

  1. Grad Council approval Update
March SEC Meeting - Monday, March 12, 2012 - 3:15 p.m. – WAB 239

Agenda – March 2012

A. February Minutes

B. Reports:

  1. Chair
  2. Committees
  • General Education Curriculum Committee Report
  • Graduate Council Report
  • University Curriculum Committee (report)
  • Advisory Reports
  • International Education Council (Dan Myer)
  • Benefits Committee Report (Jerry Daday/written Report only)
  • Athletics Committee Report (Jerry Daday/written Report only)
  • Faculty Regent (Patti Minter)
  • Academic Affairs (Provost Emslie)

C. New Business

  1. Program articulation Policy
  2. SACS substantive change Policy
March 2012 Senate Meeting - Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 3:45 p.m. – Faculty House

Agenda

Minutes

Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Graduate Council Proposals
  2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Proposals
  3. General Education Committee Proposals
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee Report
  5. Academic Quality Committee Report and Recommendation

University Committee Reports

  1. International Education Committee Report (Dan Myer)
  2. Benefits Committee Report (Jerry Daday)
  3. Athletics Committee Report (Jerry Daday)

Unfinished Business

Recommendations of the General Education Committee on the Colonnade Plan

  • Report of the General Education Review Task Force
  • General Education Committee Report
  • General Education Committee Motions

New Business:

    1. Program articulation Policy
    2. SACS substantive change Policy
April SEC meeting - Monday, April 9, 2012 - 3:15 p.m. – WAB 239

Agenda

MARCH Minutes

Reports:

Academic Quality Committee

a.  Course Shopping Suggestion
b.  Revised Course Eval Resolution

Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility Committee

General Education Curriculum Committee

a.  Gen Ed Proposal
b. GEC April Report on Colonnade Plan
c.  GEC Recommendations April 2012
d.  Provost's Response to 2012-03-04

Graduate Council Report

University Curriculum Committee

a. Report
b.  Course Equivalency Policy

New Business

  1. Study Abroad Compensation Policy 1.2200
  2. Access to Educational Resources Policy 1.3090
  3. At-large faculty representatives for Campus Library Advisory Council
April 2012 Senate Meeting - Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 3:45 p.m. – Faculty House

Agenda

A. MARCH Minutes
B. Reports
C. Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Graduate Council Report
  2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Report
  3. Course Equivalency Policy 1.4090 (and forms)
  4. General Education Committee
  5. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee
  6. Academic Quality Committee

D. University Committee Reports
E. Unfinished Business

  1. Gen Ed Recommendations on Colonnade Plan (postponed definitely from March meeting)

F. New Business:

  1. Study Abroad Compensation Policy 1.2200
  2. Access to Educational Resources Policy 1.3090
  3. Elections for new University Senate officers
  4. Caucus for standing committee memberships

A draft Strategic Plan is has been posted.

May SEC meeting - Senate Executive Committee - Monday, May 7, 2012 - 3:15pm - WAB 239

Agenda

April Minutes

Committees

Faculty Welfare Committee

General Education Committee

Graduate Council ReportRevised Report
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Report

New Business

  1. Revisions to Policy 1.4090, Course Equivalency
  2. Question regarding Handbook Committee membership
  3. Academic Freedom Resolution
  4. Strategic Plan Response: Invest in Instruction and Student Achievement
  5. Retention Task Force Recommendations
May Senate Meeting - UNIVERSITY SENATE - Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 3:45 p.m. – Faculty House

Agenda

April Minutes

Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Graduate Council Proposals
  2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Proposals
  3. General Education Committee
    1. Report
    2. Recommendations
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee
    1. Report
    2. Resolution
    3. Faculty Workload Policy, 1.2090

New Business:

Information Item

  1. Revisions to Policy 1.4090, Course Equivalency

Action Items

  1. Resolution Supporting the Preservation of an Open Marketplace of Ideas
  2. Responseto Strategic Plan: Invest in Instruction and Student Achievement
  3. Retention Task Force Advising Recommendations
September Senate Executive Committee - Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 - 3:15 p.m. – WAB 239

Agenda

July Minutes

Grad Council

New Business:

Information Items:

September University Senate Meeting - Thursday, Sept 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm – Faculty House

Agenda

A. Approve

  1. Post_Approved_May 2012 Senate Minutes

B. Reports:

  1. Chair – Mac McKerral
  2. Vice Chair – Jennifer Hanley
  3. Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership for Higher Education (COSFL) Representative – Molly Kerby
  4. Advisory
  • Faculty Regent – Patricia Minter
  • Provost – Gordon Emslie
  • SGA President – Cory Dodds

    5.  Budget Presentation: Dr. Ann Mead, Vice President for Finance and Administration

    6.  Faculty Regent Report to the University Senate

C. Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Grad Council: Report
  2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee: No Report
  3. General Education Committee: No Report
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee: No report

D. University Committee Reports

  1. International Equation Council: Information item

E. Old Business

  1. Action: Faculty Workload Policy, 1.2090 (tabled definitely from May meeting)
  2. Information Item: Response to Senate Resolution on an Appropriate Emphasis for Academics

F. New Business

  1. Approval:  Honorary Degrees Policy (endorsed by the SEC)
  2. Election: University Academic Complaint Committee
  3. Election: Senate Representatives (2) to the Budget Council
  4. Election: Senate representative on the Professional Education Council (PEC).
  5. Election: Senate Representative to the Student Research Council (SRC)
  6. Volunteers (3): Parking and Transportation Appeals Board  (PTAB)
October Senate Executive Committee - Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2012 - 3:15 p.m. – WAB 239

A.  Approve September Meeting Minutes (Posted)

B.  Reports

    1. Chair
    2. Vice Chair
    3. Secretary
    4. Committee Chairs

a.  Academic Quality Committee (Report Posted)

b.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility Committee

c.  General Education Curriculum Committee

d.  Graduate Council (Report Posted)

e.  University Curriculum Committee

     5.   Advisory Reports

a.  Faculty Regent (Regent Minter)

b.  Academic Affairs (Provost Emslie)

C.  New Business:

    1. Syllabus Policy (Posted)
    2. Sabbatical Leave Policy (Posted)
    3. Senate Bi-Term Review (Posted)
    4. Colonnade Committee At-Large Appointments

D.  Information Items:

Colonnade Implementation Committee Proposal:  COMM 145 (Posted)

October University Senate Meeting - Thursday, Oct 18th, 2012 - 3:45 pm – Faculty House

A.  Approve September Minutes

B.  Reports:

    1. Chair – Mac McKerral
    2. Vice Chair – Jennifer Hanley
    3. Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership for Higher Education Representative – Molly Kerby
    4. Advisory
      • Faculty Regent – Patricia Minter
      • Provost – Gordon Emslie
      • SGA President – Cory Dodds

C.  Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

    1. Graduate Council: (Report Posted: Endorsed by SEC)
    2. UCC: (Report Posted: Endorsed by SEC)
    3. General Education Committee: No report
    4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee: No report
    5. Academic Quality: (Report Posted: Routed to UCC-Catalog change)

D.  University Committee Reports

  • At-large appointments to Colonnade Implementation Committee (Mac McKerral)

E.  Old Business

    1. Action: Faculty Workload Policy, 1.2090 (tabled definitely from September meeting)
    2. Action: Draft Resolution on Bi-term proposal
    3. Revise Field Experience Policy: MSN Certificate in Nursing, Nurse Administrator (See pages 29-30)

F.  New Business:

    1. Election: Senate Representatives (2) to the Budget Council; Senate Representative to the Student Research Council; Senate representative to the Emergency Planning Committee (2); Senate Representative to the Distance Learning Committee.
    2. Action: Syllabus Policy (Endorsed by SEC)
    3. Action: Sabbatical Leave Policy (Endorsed by SEC)
    4. Action: Colonnade Implementation Proposal: COMM 145 (Robert Dietle)
    5. Information: Senate review of the Bi-term proposal

 November Senate Executive Committee - Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2012 - 3:15 p.m. – WAB 239

A.  Approve October Meeting Minutes

B.  Reports

  1. Chair
  2. Vice Chair
  3. Secretary
  4. Committee Chairs

a.  Academic Quality Committee

b.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility Committee

c.  General Education Curriculum Committee

d.  Graduate Council

e.  University Curriculum Committee

    5.   Advisory Reports

a.  Faculty Regent (Regent Minter)

b.  Academic Affairs (Provost Emslie)

C.  New Business:

  1. Faculty Handbook Committee Chair (Discussion)
  2. Benefits Committee Membership (Discussion)

D.  Information Items:

Colonnade Implementation Committee Proposals:

  1. HIST-101-102
  2. ENG-100, 200, 300

 

November University Senate Meeting - November 15, 2012 -- 3:45 p.m. - Faculty House

A.    Approve October Minutes

B.    Reports:

  1. Chair – Mac McKerral
  2. Vice Chair – Jennifer Hanley
  3. Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership for Higher Education Representative – Molly Kerby
  4. Advisory:

a.  Faculty Regent – Patricia Minter
b.  Provost – Gordon Emslie
c.  SGA President – Cory Dodds

C.    Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Graduate Council: (Report Posted: Endorsed by SEC)
  2. UCC: (Report Posted: Endorsed by SEC)
  3. General Education/Colonnade Reports
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee: No report
  5. Academic Quality: No report

D.    University Committee Reports

E.    Old Business

F.    New Business:

  1. HIST 101/HIST 102: Information
  2. ENG 100: Information
  3. ENG 200: Information
  4. ENG 300: Information

 

Senate Executive Committee (SEC) Meeting - December 3, 2012 -- 3:15 p.m. - WAB 227 - AA Large Conference Room

A.  Approve November Meeting Minutes

B.  Reports

   1. Chair
   2.  Vice Chair
   3.  Secretary
   4.  Committee Chairs

a.  Academic Quality Committee

b.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility Committee

c.  General Education Curriculum Committee

d.  Graduate Council

e.  University Curriculum Committee

   5.  Advisory Reports

a.  Faculty Regent (Regent Minter)

b.  Academic Affairs (Provost Emslie)

C.  New Business:

   1.  Research Policy 1.1961
   2.  Grading System Proposal
   3.  Colonnade Implementation Committee:  MATH 109; MATH 116; MATH 117; MATH 136; MATH 142; MATH 183
   4.  Handbook Committee Substantive Change Proposals

a.  Continuance Policy
b.  Continuance Date Amendment Substantive
c.  Tenure at Appointment Amendment

D.  Information Items:

 

 University Senate Meeting - December 13, 2012 -- 3:45 p.m. - Faculty House

A.    Approve November Minutes - Approved

B.    Reports:

  1. Chair – Mac McKerral
  2. Vice Chair – Jennifer Hanley
  3. Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership for Higher Education Representative – Molly Kerby
  4. Advisory:

a.  Faculty Regent – Patricia Minter
b.  Provost – Gordon Emslie
c.  SGA President – Cory Dodds

C.    Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Graduate Council: (Report Posted: Endorsed by SEC)
  2. UCC: (Report Posted: Endorsed by SEC)
  3. General Education/Colonnade Reports: (No reports)
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee: (No report)
  5. Academic Quality: (No report)

D.    University Committee Reports

E.    Old Business

F.    New Business:

  1. Research Faculty Policy (Posted:  Endorsed by SEC)
  2. Colonnade Implementation Committee Proposals:  MATH 109, MATH 117, MATH 136, MATH 142

G.   Information items:

  1. Grading proposal (Posted: Referred to Academic Quality Committee)

 

 

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