FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
A. ACTION ITEMS
- Thursday, April 11, 2013
- 3:00-5:00 PM
- LaSells Stewart Center
Construction & Engineering Hall
B. SPECIAL REPORTS
- MOU Proposals
Mike Bailey, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for approval the below OSU-Cascades MOU proposals:
- MFA in Creative Writing #83436
- Accountancy Major #85404
- Academic Regulations Revisions
Joanne Sorte, Academic Regulations Committee Chair, will present for approval proposed revisions to AR 25 and AR12, and a proposal to award Veteran and Military Service Recognition Cords.
- Faculty Ranks
Henri Jansen, Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair, and Tony Wilcox, Faculty Status Committee Co-Chair, will present for approval guidelines for the Professor of Practice faculty rank and criteria for advancement to the Senior II promotion level for Instructors and Faculty Research Assistants. These issues were discussed during the March Faculty Senate meeting and are now being presented for a vote. Senators were previously requested to discuss these proposals with their constituents.
- New Template Reporting Form for Program Assessment
Stefani Dawn (Assistant Director of Assessment) and Bill Bogley (Director of Academic Programs, Assessment, & Accreditation) will present and explain a proposed template to guide and assist units in reporting assessment of learning outcomes. Both the Curriculum Council and Faculty Senate Executive Committee support this proposed template.
C. COMMITTEE REPORT
- eSET Close Timing
Stefani Dawn, Assistant Director of Assessment, will report on the Electronic Student Evaluation of Teaching Close Timing Study Results.
- NCAA Certification Outcomes and Athletics Strategic Plan
Bob DeCarolis (Athletic Director) and Marianne Vydra (Senior Associate Athletic Director) will summarize outcomes of the 2010 NCAA certification and how that is informing development of a strategic plan for the Department of Athletics.
- Brown Bag Sessions
Dan Edge, Faculty Senate President-Elect, will report on upcoming Brown Bag sessions.
D. INTERINSTITUTIONAL FACULTY SENATE REPORT
- Proposed Guidelines for Faculty and Professional Staff Regarding Student Bereavement
Carey Hilbert, Academic Advising Council Chair, will present information related to proposed bereavement guidelines.
Bob Mason will provide a brief recap of the March Interinstitutional Faculty Senate meeting.
E. INFORMATION ITEMS
The Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the awards listed below; criteria and nomination forms regarding these awards are online; nominations will be accepted through April 25, 2013. Faculty are eligible to nominate deserving colleagues for these awards. For further information, contact Vickie Nunnemaker.
Faculty Session with President Ray
- Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching Award
- Faculty Innovator Award
- Industry Partnering Award
- International Service Award
- D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award
- OSU Academic Advising Award
- OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award
- OSU Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
- OSU Impact Award for Outstanding Scholarship
- OSU Outreach and Engagement Award
- OSU Professional Faculty Excellence Award
- Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award
- Promising Scholar Award
- Dar Reese Excellence in Advising Award
- Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award
- Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award
Faculty are invited to participate in a small group session with President Ray on either May 23 from 2:00-3:30 or June 5 from 3:00-4:30. To register, access the online form at https://secure.oregonstate.edu/facultysenate/reg/ray/ and provide the requested information. Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. This s an opportunity for the president to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing.
The March Faculty Senate Webcast is posted online.
The campus community should take appropriate action to update their records to reflect approval of the following OSU-Cascades MOU proposal by the OUS Provosts’ Council on April 4, 2013; the effective term is Summer 2013.
F. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
- BS in Computer Science; Applied Computer Science Option from OSU-Main to OSU-Cascades.
Sabah Randhawa, Provost and Executive Vice President
G. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Kevin Gable
H. NEW BUSINESS
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ALL SENATORS ARE REMINDED TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES
AND THEIR SENATE AFFILIATION WHEN RISING TO SPEAK.
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