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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, January 22, 2015 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


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A.    Approve December Minutes
B.    Reports:

1.  Chair – Margaret Crowder

2.  Vice Chair – Jennifer Hanley

3.  Secretary - Heidi Alvarez

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

5.  AAUP President - Eric Reed

6.  Advisory:

a.  Faculty Regent – Barbara Burch - Report posted
b.  Provost – Gordon Emslie
c.  SGA President – Nicki Taylor

C.    Committee Reports and Recommendations

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

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

3.  Academic Quality: No Report

4.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility: (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

5.  General Education/Colonnade Implementation Committee: No Report

6.  Budget and Finance Committee: (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

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

a.  Substantive change - Approval of Ranks (Posted)

D.    Old Business


E.    New Business

1.  Policy 1.4180 Course-Related Field Trips

F.   Information items

1.  Kari Aikins to discuss biometric screening/wellness deadline and forms

2.  SEC appointed Ad-Hoc Committee on Research

3.  FWPR Report information: Substantive change proposal to Faculty Handbook (posted)

4.  Staff Council Campus Smoking Policy (posted)

5.  Faculty Handbook Proposal Forms (posted)

a.  Non-Substantive Change

b.  Substantive Change

6.  Eric Kondratieff elected at December Senate meeting to serve a four-year term on the University Benefits Committee (term started January 1, 2015)

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