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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, May 12, 2016 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


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A.  Approve April Minutes
B.  Reports:

1.  Chair – Kate Hudepohl

2.  Vice Chair – Julie Shadoan

a.  Committee Lot Draw Results
b.  At-Large Members on University Senate Standing Committees

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 (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

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

a.  April Meeting
b.  May Meeting

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

4.  Academic Quality: Jeremy Maddox (No Report)

5.  Budget and Finance Committee: Claus Ernst (No Report)


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

a.  Consensual Relationships Benchmark Information

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

a.  Substantive Change - 01a-2016 Continuance Documentation Flow
b.  Substantive Change - 04-2016 Graduate Faculty
c.  Substantive Change - 05-2016 Criteria for Individual Ranks

i.  2016-NSa Outline III.C. reformatting

d.  Substantive Change - 06-2016 Criteria for Promotion, Areas
e.  Substantive Change - 07-2016 Criteria for Promotion. Levels
f.  Substantive Change - 08-2016 Procedures for Recommending Promotion
g.  Substantive Change - 09-2016 Tenure Appointment, Areas of Performance

8.  University Committees - Reports from Senate Appointees

a.  University Benefits Committee (Claus Ernst for Eric Kondratieff):  Report attached
b.  Budget Council (Indu Chhachi / Eric Reed):  Report attached
c.  Athletic Committee (Craig Martin):  Report attached

D.  Old Business
E.  New Business

1.  Policy 1.1012, Consensual Relations Between Faculty and Students
2.  Policy 1.1112 Faculty Credentials
3.  Policy 1.2190 Tuition Waiver Program for Part-time Faculty

F.  Information items

1.  President Ransdell Response to Motion and Resolutions

a.  Motion Regarding BOR Policies
b.  Budget and Finance Committee Resolution - Prioritizing Wage Increase
c.  Budget and Finance Committee Resolution - Restricting Building Projects

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