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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, October 20, 2016 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


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A.  Approve September Minutes
B.  Reports - part I (non-standing committee and advisory in section F):

1.  Chair – Kate Hudepohl

a.  UAC candidate - Keri Esslinger (CHHS)

2.  Vice Chair – Julie Shadoan

a.  elections

3.  Secretary – Heidi Alvarez

C.  Committee Reports and Recommendations

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

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

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

4.  Academic Quality: (No Report)

5.  Budget and Finance Committee: (No Report)

6.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility: Patti Minter (No Report)

D.  Old Business
E.  New Business

1.  Motion to add language about sexual orientation/gender identity to WKU nondiscrimination policy (endorsed by SEC)

a.  Policy 0.2040

b.  Motion regarding Policy 1.3002 from May 2015 University Senate

c.  E-mail correspondence

2.  Policy 1.3032 Student Recruitment Materials Review

3.  Open Search Resolution (Endorsed by SEC on October 3, 2016)

a.  AAUP Position on Open versus Closed Presidential Searches

i.  https://www.aaup.org/sites/default/files/AAUP_Statement_on_Presidential_Searches_0.pdf

4.  Letter to President Ransdell regarding Campus-wide Active Shooter Training (Endorsed by SEC)

F.  Reports - part II

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

2.  AAUP representative - Margaret Crowder

3.  Advisory:

a.  Faculty Regent – Barbara Burch
b.  Provost – David Lee
c.  SGA President – Jay Todd Richey

G.  Information Items

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