FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, June 5, 1997
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center
The agenda for the June Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below. To be approved are the minutes of the April and May Senate meetings, as published and distributed to Senators.
A. SPECIAL REPORTS
1. Institutional Change [Total time: 25 minutes]
B. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Steve Bosserman, Organizational Change Strategist, will talk about organizational theory and provide a brief view of his perspective of the university.
2. Faculty Senate Consideration of Degree Candidates (p. 1)
Barbara Balz, Registrar, will present the recommended lists of degree candidates for Senior Honors, Baccalaureate Degree Candidates, and Advanced Degrees. The Faculty Senate is asked to approve these candidates on behalf of the Faculty of the University. These candidates have been certified by the appropriate academic units, committees, and councils. Attached is the Registrar's Memorandum dated May 1, 1997 which outlines the policies and procedures for the review and approval of degree candidates.
1. Faculty Senate Membership Task Force (pp. 2-13) [Total time: 30 minutes]
C. ACTION ITEMS
Sally Francis, Chair,
2. Task Force on Assessment of Teaching
Maggie Niess, Chair
3. Academic Regulations Committee (pp. 14-15)
Nancy Wendt, Academic Regulations Chair, will provide follow-up to questions posed during the April 20 meeting.
1. Category I Proposal (pp. 16-20 and 21-29)
D. INFORMATION ITEMS
Bob Burton, Curriculum Council Chair, will present two proposals: Rename the B.S. in Industrial Engineering to the B.S. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering with Options in Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering and Establishing New Academic Departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
2. Standing Rules Changes (pp. 30-32)
Laurel Maughan, Committee on Committees Chair, will present Standing Rules changes to the Academic Requirements Committee and Graduate Council and Standing Rules for the proposed Faculty Economic Welfare and Retirement Committee.
3. OSU Award for Excellence in Service (p. 33)
Jon Olson, Faculty Recognition and Awards Chair, will present the enclosed proposal for a new award.
1. Annual Reports
E. REPORTS FROM THE PROVOST
Annual reports submitted by Faculty Senate committee chairs will be due July 15 this year to allow committees to fully report their activities. Annual reports will be published in the October Senate agenda.
Roy Arnold, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
F. REPORTS FROM THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Anthony Wilcox
G. NEW BUSINESS
September 16 - University Day; displays, am - program, pm
October 2 - Faculty Senate
November 6 - Faculty Senate
December 4 - Faculty Senate