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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
- Thursday, January 10, 2008
- 3:00-5:00 PM
- Construction & Engineering Hall
- LaSells Stewart Center
FACULTY SENATE RECEPTION
Myrtle Tree Alcove
LaSells Stewart Center
The agenda for the January Senate meeting will include the reports and other
items of business listed below.
Approval of Minutes
Approval of the October Faculty Senate minutes.
Install Elected Officials and Senators
Installation of President-Elect Paul Doescher; new Executive Committee members: Stan Gregory, Carol Mallory-Smith, and Deb Pence; Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator, Lani Roberts; and newly elected Faculty Senators.
Approval of Parliamentarian
Approval of Michael Beachley, Department of Speech Communication, as Faculty Senate Parliamentarian.
Policy on Mid-Term Reviews for Tenure-Track Faculty
Roger Nielsen, Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair, will present for approval revisions to the Policy on Mid-Term Reviews for Tenure-Track Faculty.
Status of OSU Faculty Salaries
Maggie Niess, Faculty Economic Welfare and Retirement Committee Chair, will present for endorsement the Review and Update of the Report of the 2005 Faculty Economic Welfare and Retirement Committee related to the status of OSU faculty salaries.
Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
Kate Hunter-Zaworski, IFS Senator, will provide a brief recap of the December IFS meeting.
- Faculty Senate Reception
All Senators are invited to a reception immediately following the January Faculty Senate meeting in the LaSells Stewart Center Myrtle Tree Alcove.
Faculty Senate Calendar
Faculty Senate meetings for 2008 have been scheduled from 3:00-5:00 PM on the dates indicated below. At this point, all meetings are scheduled in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall, but Senators are advised to check the monthly agenda to determine the meeting site.
May 8 - TBD
- Faculty Senate Handbook
Faculty Senate Handbook materials can be found on the Senate web site. The web site contains information about Senators, committees, agendas, minutes, etc.
CRN Range Expansion
The Office of the Registrar will be expanding the Course Reference Number (CRN) ranges for all terms in an academic year, starting in the 2008-2009 Academic Year. CRNs are used to identify courses within the Banner Student Information System each term, and existing ranges are at 91% of the total capacity. Future CRN ranges will be set to: Fall - 10,000 to 29,999; Winter - 30,000 to 49,999; Spring - 50,000 to 69,000; and Summer - 70,000 to 79,999.
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
Lynda Ciuffetti, Faculty Senate President
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.
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