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Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

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Faculty Senate Meeting
Thursday, October 15, 2020 -- 3:45 p.m.

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Copy of Agenda
A.  Approval of September 2020 Minutes:

1.  Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes 9.17.2020

B.  Officer Reports

1.  Chair - Julie Shadoan

National Coalition of Faculty Senates (National)

Coalition of Senate Faculty Leadership (KY)

Handbook Committee

2.  Vice-Chair - Daniel Clark

Regent Election

3.  Secretary - Laura Bohuski

C.  Standing Committee Reports:

1.  Academic Quality, Francesca Sunkin: (No report)

2.  Budget and Finance, Guy Jordan: (No written report)

3.  Colonnade/General Education, Patricia Todd: (Report posted)

4.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities, Daniel Clark (Report posted)

a.  FWPR Report 9.25.20.pdf

b.  VII.A.2.b financial exigency.pdf

c.  VII.A.2.c program closures.pdf

5.  Graduate Council, Aaron Hughey: (Report posted)

6.  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Liz Sturgeon: (Report posted)

D.  Other Committee/Organization Reports:

1.  Faculty Handbook, Kirk Atkinson: (No report)

2.  Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership (COSFL), Molly Kerby:  (No written report)

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

E.  Advisory Member Reports:
1.  Faculty Regent, Claus Ernst

2. Provost, Cheryl Stevens

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

1.  Senate Discussion Board

2.  Spring 2021

G.  Old Business

1.  Restart Follow Up Survey Results

2.  Interim Status of Provost

3.  Dr. Bruce Kessler

4.  Faculty Ombudsperson

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