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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
- Thursday, December 7, 2006
- 3:00-5:00 PM
- Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center
The agenda for the December Senate meeting will include the reports and other
items of business listed below.
President Bill Boggess will announce the results of the President-Elect and Interinstitutional Faculty Senate election.
Executive Committee Election
See attached biographical sketches for the
Executive Committee candidates.
Voting will take place during the meeting by Senators, proxies, and ex-officio members only. Three people will be
elected for two-year terms beginning January 2007. Continuing EC members and their apportionment units are: Moira
Dempsey, Associated Faculty; Lani Roberts, Liberal Arts; and Terryl Ross, Associated Faculty.
Faculty Panels for Hearing Committee Election
The Board's Administrative Rules define criteria and procedures for the imposition of sanctions for cause,
including termination of appointment (OAR 580-21-320 through 580-21-375). If such a sanction is to be imposed,
the faculty member is entitled to a formal hearing of charges by a hearing committee to be selected from a faculty
panel that has been duly established. Nominees for each new panel are randomly selected. Faculty Panels for Hearing
Committees are elected on even numbered years.
Ballots will be distributed at the meeting; balloting for ten primary members will be limited to Senators or their official
Academic Regulations 17 Proposed Revisions
Jo Tynon, Academic Regulations Committee Chair, will present for approval proposed revisions to
OSU Libraries faculty will describe efforts to preserve and enhance access to the university's scholarly research
and institutional record via ScholarsArchive, the university's archive of digital scholarly resources.
Senator Frank Morse will provide a preview of what to look forward to in the 2007 legislative session.
Catherine Williams, Enterprise Computing Services Director, will provide a brief update on
Blackboard related improvements and a faculty and student survey scheduled for winter 2007.
Executive Committee Election Results
President Boggess will announce the results of the Executive Committee election.
New Senator Orientation
The New Senator Orientation will be held January 11. If you are a continuing Senator, but were not able
to attend the orientation when you were elected, please contact
Vickie Nunnemaker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
if you would like to attend the upcoming session.
2007 Faculty Senate Meetings
Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings for the remainder of the academic year;
check your monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM:
- 2007 - January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, and June 14.
Beginning about December 1 through August 2007 the
visitor parking lot across from LaSells Stewart Center will not have access from 26th St. A new entry into
the parking lot will be made from Western Blvd. These changes are related to the Reser Stadium south endzone construction.
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
Provost Sabah Randhawa
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Bill Boggess
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.
Please recycle printed agendas.
Many thanks to all Senators whose terms end December 31.
Thank you for your willingness to serve, your participation,
and your thoughtful consideration of items
brought before the Senate during your term.