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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, May 15, 2014 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


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A.    Approve April 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 – Patricia Minter
b.  Provost – Gordon Emslie
c.  SGA President – Keyana Boka

C.    Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

1.  Graduate Council: (Report Posted, Endorsed by SEC)

2.  University Curriculum Committee: (Report Posted, Endorsed by SEC)

a.  Policy Items [7]: (Posted)

3.  Academic Quality:  (Report posted, Endorsed by SEC)

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

a.  Resolution Pertaining to Instructors (Posted; 6-3-1 vote in SEC)

5.  General Education:  No Report

6.  Colonnade Implementation Committee: (No Report)

D.    University Committee Reports

1.  Campus Library Advisory Council Annual Report (Posted)

2.  Benefits Committee update (Posted)

3.  *ADDED from floor* Legislative Committee Report (Posted)

E.    Old Business
F.    New Business

1.  Colonnade courses for approval (AGRI 108; AMS 368; GEOG 380; GEOG/EDU 385; GERO 100; HIST 310, 390; HMD 211; IDFM 431; MATH 240; PSYS 100, 199; SJB 154; SMED 101, 102; SOCL 240, 376)

2.  Handbook Committee proposed amendments – substantive (Posted)

a.  Lecturer appointments [Revised]

b.  Instructor Ranks

c.  Board of Regents Handbook Approval

d.  Promotion Criteria

e.  Handbook Senate Approval

3.  Handbook Committee proposed amendments – non-substantive (change form posted)

a.  Faculty Handbook DRAFT with non-substantive revisions

4.  Handbook Committee proposed complete DRAFT of 20th Edition of Handbook (Posted)

5.  Budget Committee – Charter revision draft (Second reading)

6.  Resolution on President's Salary – concurrence with SGA resolution requested (not endorsed by SEC)

G.   Information items

1.  Computer Information Technology memo on transfer from UC to OCSE (informational document for UCC report)

2.  Handbook versus Charter language (informational for Handbook Committee items)

3.  President Ransdell's response to the Prayer Policy

4.  President Randsell's response to the resolution on South Campus

5.  Provost's advisory committees – final lists

6.  Standing committees – draft lists for AY 2014-2015

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