Quality of Distance Education CoursesB. COMMITTEE REPORT
Gordon Matzke, Ad Hoc Committee on Off-site Degree Programs co-chair, will provide a brief update of committee activities and lead a discussion related to the current university policy that all OSU distance education courses should be of equivalent quality to those taught on campus -- Is this possible?
Instructional Development and Technology Committee (p. 1)C. SPECIAL REPORT
John Block, Instructional Development and Technology Committee Chair, will report on funding proposals to integrate technologies into instruction.
Connect '98D. INFORMATION ITEMS
Leslie Burns, Undergraduate Academic Programs Director, will talk about the process, program ideas, and potential matching funds for the program.
1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate February RecapE. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
An e-mail version of the Interinstitutional Faculty Senate February recap was sent to all Senators. Please notify the Faculty Senate Office if you did not receive a copy and would like one.
2. Faculty Awards Deadline
March 6 is the deadline for the following awards: D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service, OSU Alumni Distinguished Professor, Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor, Dar Reese Excellence in Advising, OSU Faculty Teaching Excellence, Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching, Extended Education Faculty Achievement, and OSU Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant.
Criteria for these awards may be obtained from the Faculty Senate Office. Nominations should be submitted to the Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee, in care of the Faculty Senate Office.
3. Committee Interest Forms
Committee interest forms will be distributed after Spring break and will be due back in the Faculty Senate Office in mid-April. Faculty Senate committee/council members are selected from those who respond to the Committee Interest Form. Please consider volunteering for committees.
Roy Arnold, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic AffairsF. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Maggie NiessG. OLD BUSINESS
H. NEW BUSINESS