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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, March 5, 1998
3:00-5:00 PM
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center


The agenda for the March Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below. To be approved are the minutes of the February Senate meeting, as published and distributed to Senators.

  1. DISCUSSION ITEM
    Quality of Distance Education Courses
    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?

  2. COMMITTEE REPORT
    Instructional Development and Technology Committee (p. 1)
    John Block, Instructional Development and Technology Committee Chair, will report on funding proposals to integrate technologies into instruction.

  3. SPECIAL REPORT
    Connect '98
    Leslie Burns, Undergraduate Academic Programs Director, will talk about the process, program ideas, and potential matching funds for the program.

  4. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate February Recap
      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.

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
    1. Roy Arnold, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

  6. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    1. President Maggie Niess

  7. OLD BUSINESS

  8. NEW BUSINESS

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.