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Senate Executive Committee Meeting Agenda



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Senate Executive Committee (SEC) Meeting
May 4, 2015 -- 3:15 p.m.
WAB 227 - AA Large Conference Room


 

Copy of Agenda
 
A.  Approve April Meeting Minutes
B.  Reports

1.  Chair

2.  Vice Chair

3.  Secretary

4.  Committee Chairs

a.  Academic Quality Committee:  No Report

b.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility Committee:  (Report Posted)

i.  Policy 1.4180 Course Related Field Trips

ii.  Prayer Policy Resolution

c.  Budget and Finance Committee:  (Report Posted)

d.  Colonnade Implementation Committee / General Education Curriculum Committee:  No Report

e.  Graduate Council: (Report Posted)

i.  Recommendation, Charter wording

f.  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee: (Report Posted)

g.  Faculty Handbook Committee:  (Report Posted)

i.  Provost/President Recommendation timeline

ii.  Instructor Ranks

iii.  Revised - Continuance Documentation Flow

iv.  Board of Regents approval of Handbook

h.  Ad Hoc Committee on Senate Charter Revisions:  (Draft posted - 2nd reading)

i.  University Benefits Committee:  (Report Posted, informational)

j.  Health Services Committee:  (Report posted, informational)

k.  Campus Library Advisory Council: (Report posted, informational)

l.  Legislative Committee: (Report posted, informational)

m.  Budget Advisory Committee: (Report posted, informational)

5.  Advisory Reports

a.  Faculty Regent (Regent Burch)

b.  Academic Affairs (Provost Emslie)

C.  Old Business:
D.  New Business:

1. Policy 1.2130 Faculty Compensation for On Demand Teaching

2.  Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) request for Senate vote

a.  Resolution

                     i.  Bill - HR 275

3.  Handbook Committee proposed complete DRAFT of 21st Edition of Handbook (Posted)

E.  Information Items:

1.  Tony Glisson – Proposed switch to the use of the Interview Exchange website for future faculty hires

2.  Standing committee membership for 2015-16 (Caucus results posted)

3.  Benefits Committee response to faculty concerns of Senate

4.  Memorandum regarding First Amendment and proposed firewall of salaries

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