FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, October 1, 1998
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center
The agenda for the October Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below. To be approved are the minutes of the May and June Senate meetings, as published and distributed to Senators.
- INSTALLATION OF PRESIDENT-ELECT
Ken Williamson will be installed President-Elect.
- SPECIAL REPORT
President Paul Risser
The President will report on the current state of the University and share goals for the academic year.
- ACTION ITEM
Approval of Assessment of Teaching Task Force Report (pp. 1-19)
ZoeAnn Holmes, Task Force Member, will present the recommendations.
- DISCUSSION ITEM
Information Services Task Force Recommendations (pp.20-38)
Tony Wilcox, Task Force Chair, will lead a discussion of the report.
- COMMITTEE REPORT
Nominations and Bylaws Committee
Tony Wilcox, Chair, will discuss the nomination process.
- INFORMATION ITEMS
- Faculty Senate Summer Elections
As a result of the recent summer elections, Ken Williamson (Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering) was elected Faculty Senate President-Elect.
- Faculty Senate Fall Elections
Tony Wilcox, Bylaws and Nominations Chair, is accepting recommendations for 1) President-elect, 2) Executive Committee members, and 3) Interinstitutional Faculty
Senate representative. Nominations may be forwarded to him in Exercise & Sport Science or via electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for
nominations is October 9. NOTE: If Senators wish to make a nomination from the floor at the November meeting, they must have prior approval from the nominee.
- Faculty Senate Celender
Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings. All meetings have been scheduled in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction &
November 5, 1998 January 7, 1999 March 4, 1999 May 6, 1999
December 3, 1998 February 4, 1999 April 1, 1999 June 3, 1999
- Faculty Senate Committees/Councils (pp. 39-42)
Attached is a membership roster for all Faculty Senate Committees and Councils.
- Faculty Senate Reception
President and Mrs. Risser are hosting a Faculty Senate reception at their home immediately following the October Faculty Senate meeting; all Senators
and ex-officios are invited.
- REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Maggie Niess
- OLD BUSINESS
Vote of No Confidence Motion
- NEW BUSINESS
IN ORDER TO PROPERLY RECORD MINUTES OF THE SENATE MEETING,
ALL SENATORS ARE REMINDED TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES
AND THEIR SENATE AFFILIATION WHEN RISING TO SPEAK.