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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
- Thursday, January 8, 2009
- 3:00-5:00 PM
- Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center
- FACULTY SENATE RECEPTION
- 5:00-6:00 PM
- Myrtle Tree Alcove
- LaSells Stewart Center
The agenda for the January Senate meeting will include the reports and other
items of business listed below.
- Install Elected Officials
Installation of President Paul Doescher; President-Elect Leslie Davis Burns; new Executive Committee members: Kate Halischak, Joe Hoff, and Kim McAlexander; Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator, B. Starr McMullen; and newly elected Faculty Senators.
- Approval of Parliamentarian
Approval of Michael Beachley, Department of Speech Communication, as Faculty Senate Parliamentarian.
- Academic Regulations Revisions
Ron Keil, Academic Regulations Committee Chair, and Kent Kuo, Registrar, will present for approval revisions to the following Academic Regulations:
Representative Sara Gelser and Senator Frank Morse will each report on legislative issues, including those that will affect higher education. There will be time for a question and answer session.
- Strategic Plan - Phase II
Acting Vice Provost Becky Warner will present background information and key elements related to the Strategic Plan and President Doescher will lead a discussion related to proposed revisions to the Strategic Plan.
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 2009 have been scheduled from 3:00-5:00 PM on the dates indicated below. At this point, all meetings, except May, 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.
February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14 - TBD, June 11, October 8, November 12, December 10
Strategic Plan Forums
All faculty and staff are invited to attend the Strategic Plan Forums on the following dates:
January 20, 2009: 9:30 - 11:00, MU Journey Room
The January 20 forum will be video recorded, and made available via web viewing.If you are unable to attend the forums, input may be submitted to OSU.Provost@oregonstate.edu.
February 12, 2009: 1:00 - 2:30, MU Journey Room
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.
Business Center Forums
All faculty and staff are invited to attend the below scheduled Business Center Forums to learn about progress on the implementation of the centers and ask questions related to them.
Janaury 28, 2009: 2:00-3:30, MU 206
You are also encouraged to visit http://oregonstate.edu/budget/businesscenters/ for updates on Business Center implementation progress. Your input is always welcome, and can be submitted via the web site.
March 9, 2009: 9:00-10:30, MU Journey Room
- Awards Solicitation
The Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the below awards; for further information, contact Vickie Nunnemaker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching Award
- International Service Award
- D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award
- OSU Academic Advising Award
- OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award
- OSU Extended Education Faculty Achievement Award
- OSU Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
- OSU Professional Faculty Excellence Award
- Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award
- Dar Reese Excellence in Advising Award
- Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award
- Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
Provost Sabah Randhawa
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Paul Doescher
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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