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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


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A.  Approve September Minutes
B.  Reports:

1.  Chair – Kate Hudepohl

a.  Senate budget - October

2.  Vice Chair – Julie Shadoan

a.  Faculty Mentoring Award Committee

3.  Secretary – Heidi Alvarez

4.  Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership for Higher Education – Molly Kerby

5.  AAUP President - Margaret Crowder

6.  Advisory:

a.  Faculty Regent – Barbara Burch
b.  Provost – David Lee
c.  SGA President – Jay Todd Richey

C.  Committee Reports and Recommendations

1.  Graduate Council: Kurt Neelly

a.  May 2015 Report (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

b.  September 2015 Report (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

2.  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee: Liz Sturgeon (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

3.  Colonnade General Education Committee:  Marko Dumancic (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

4.  Academic Quality: Jeremy Maddox (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

5.  Budget and Finance Committee: No Report

6.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility: Patti Minter (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

D.  Old Business
E.  New Business
F.  Information items

1. President Ransdell Memo Regarding Confucius Institute

2.  President Ransdell Response to Prayer Policy Resolution

a.  SGA Prayer Policy Resolution endorsed by University Senate on May 14, 2015

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