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Faculty Senate Meeting
Thursday, May 6, 2021 -- 3:45 p.m.

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on action items. Once you register, you will receive the meeting information.
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Copy of Agenda
A.  Approval of April 2021 Minutes:

1.  Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes 4.15.2021

B.  Officer Reports
1.  Chair - Julie Shadoan
2.  Vice-Chair - Daniel Clark
3.  Secretary - Laura Bohuski
C.  Standing Committee Reports:
1.  Academic Quality, Francesca Sunkin: (Report posted)

a.  Academic Quality Report 4.13.21

b.  Academic Quality Policy Proposal WKU PassFail

2.  Budget and Finance, Guy Jordan: (Report posted)

a.  Budget and Finance Susan Howarth Discussion Transcript 3.25.21

3.  Colonnade/General Education, Patricia Todd: (Report posted)
4.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities, Daniel Clark (Report posted)

a.  FWPR Report 4.16.21

b.  Resolution Regarding Continuance Promtion, and Tenure Criteria with respect to the COVID Pandemic

5.  Graduate Council, Aaron Hughey: (Report posted)
6.  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Liz Sturgeon: (Report posted)
D.  Other Committee/Organization Reports:

1.  Faculty Handbook, Laura DeLancey: (Report posted)

a.  Handbook Committee Report 4.21

b.  Faculty Handbook Revisions (Sections II, III, IV and VII) REVISED

c.  Faculty Handbook Revisions III.G.3

d.  Handbook Revision Appendix 8

e.  Handbook Revision Appendix 9

f.  Handbook Revision Appendix 21

Remove Gender Specific Pronouns

2.  Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership (COSFL), Shadoan/Clark/Spiller:  (No report)

3.  American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Margaret Crowder:  (No report)

E.  Advisory Member Reports:
1.  Faculty Regent, Shane Spiller

2.  Provost, Cheryl Stevens

3.  SGA President, Garrett Edmonds
F.  New Business:

1.  Senate Charter Amendments (SECOND READING)

a.  Senate Charter Amendment IV.B.4 (Standing Committee Chairs)

b.  Senate Charter Amendment IV.F.3 (Academic Complaint Committee)

c.  Senate Charter Amendment IV.F.1 (Handbook Committee)

2.  AA Policy Deletions/Revisions:

a.  1.1962 Research Track Faculty (Delete)

b.  1.1980 Clinical Faculty (Delete)

c.  1.1991 Pedagogical Faculty (Delete)

d.  02 1.2002 Full-Time, Temporary Faculty Contracts (Revise)

3.  WKU DEI Committee

     Report to Senate monthly

G.  Old Business:

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 Last Modified 7/8/21