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Senate Executive Committee Meeting Agenda

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Senate Executive Committee (SEC) Meeting
November 4, 2013 -- 3:15 p.m.
WAB 227 - AA Large Conference Room


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A.  Approve October Meeting Minutes

B.  Reports

1.  Chair

a.  Recognition of a new Senate seat for the newly created Department of Psychological Sciences, as of November 1st

b.  Recognition of a newly elected Senator from the Department of Psychology

i.  Department was left unrepresented after the split of the department on November 1st

c.  Call for a Spring audit of college numbers for determination of at-large Senate representation numbers for next academic year

2.  Vice Chair

3.  Secretary

4.  Committee Chairs

a.  Academic Quality Committee: (Report posted)

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

c.  General Education Curriculum Committee: No Report

d.  Graduate Council: (Report posted)

e.  University Curriculum Committee: (Report posted)

i.  Policy 1.3130 – revised – Advising Relative to Declaration and Change of Program of Study (Posted)

ii.  Policy Draft – revised – Granting Academic Credit for Prior Learning as Demonstrated in a Student-Developed Portfolio (Posted)

iii.  Notice of revisions from last report:  (Report posted)

    5.  Advisory Reports

a.  Faculty Regent (Regent Minter)

b.  Academic Affairs (Provost Emslie)

C.  Old Business:

D.  New Business:

1.  Draw lots for selection of membership on the Advisory Committees on:

a.  Faculty Continuance and Tenure, and on

b.  Faculty Grievance

2.   Teaching evaluation methods at WKU – seeking recommendations on alternatives to SITEs


E.  Information Items:

1.  Reminder about November 7th Special Q&A Session of the Senate with President Ransdell at 3:45pm, Snell Hall 1108

2.  Appointment of a small Ad-Hoc committee for compilation/editing of the Faculty Governance document going forward

3.  Faculty forum dates/locations for comment and discussion on the faculty governance document: Wednesday, November 13th and Tuesday, November 19th from 3-4pm, MMTH Auditorium

i.  Extended campus sites will be able to participate

4.   AAUP faculty forums to be held on Monday, November 11th and Tuesday, November 12th at 3pm in the Faculty House.

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