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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


 

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A.  Approve Minutes

1.  January meeting minutes, January 19, 2017

2.  Special Called Meeting, January 26, 2017

B.  Reports - part I (non-standing committee and advisory in section F):

1.  Chair – Kate Hudepohl

2.  Vice Chair – Julie Shadoan

3.  Secretary – Heidi Alvarez

a.  Information only - notes from Informal Meeting of Senate, January 25, 2017

C.  Committee Reports and Recommendations

1.  Graduate Council: Shannon Vaughn (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

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

3.  Colonnade General Education Committee: Marko Dumancic (No Report)

4.  Academic Quality:  Ann Ferrell (No Report)

5.  Budget and Finance Committee:  Claus Ernst (Report posted)

a.  Resolution - Administrative Council Representation (Endorsed by SEC)

b.  Resolution - Collaborative Fiscal Planning (Endorsed by SEC)

6.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities: Patti Minter (No Report)

7.  Faculty Handbook Committee:  Margaret Crowder (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

a.  November 2nd Report

b.  November 21st Report

c.  01-2017 Substantive Change

d. 02-2017 Substantive Change

e.  03-2017 Substantive Change

f.  04-2017 Substantive Change

8.  Ad Hoc Committee of Senate Charter Revisions: (Draft Posted - 2nd Reading)

Motion at October 2016 SEC meeting for the Senate Executive Committee to serve as the Committee as a whole to propose changes to and to revise the Senate Charter.

Three areas to address:

1.  Colleges of Libraries with low # of senators (from May 2016 motion requesting consideration of low #s in some colleges)

2.  Issue of GC standing committee chair (issue from 2015 charter revision that was agreed to but missed in charter revisions)

3.  Terms of office for complaint committee (issue identified by Shadoan and Miller)

D.  Old Business
E.  New Business

1.  Policy 1.1035 Emeritus Status

F.  Reports - part II

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

2.  AAUP representative - Margaret Crowder

3.  Advisory:

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

G.  Information Items

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