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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, September 17, 2015 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


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A.  Approve August Minutes
B.  Reports:

1.  Chair – Kate Hudepohl

a.  Senate budget - September

2.  Vice Chair – Julie Shadoan

a.  Current Departmental Senators
b.  Current College At-Large Senators
c.  Standing Committee membership
d.  President Ransdell letter confirming appointment of new UAC members

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: No Report

2.  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee: No Report

3.  Colonnade General Education Committee:  No Report

4.  Academic Quality: No Report

5.  Budget and Finance Committee: No Report

6.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility: No report

D.  Old Business
E.  New Business

1. Policy 1.1280 Affiliated Faculty/Professional Staff

F.  Information items

1. Q&A with President Ransdell on budget matters

a.  May 2015 University Senate Resolution for Appropriate Emphasis:  Academics
b.  President Ransdell and Provost Emslie joint written response to the May 2015 University Senate Resolution for Appropriate Emphasis:  Academics
c.  Chronicle of Higher Education data re:  WKU salaries
d.  Benchmark Salaries sortable by benchmark
e.  President Ransdell's Convocation Action Plan Update
f.  Vice President Ann Mead Powerpoint about the budget
g.  Vice President Ann Mead Funding Priorities History FY 12-FY 16

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