FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, May 7, 1998
CH2M Hill Alumni Center
Reception honoring L.L. and Elizabeth Stewart
The agenda for the May Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below. To be approved are the minutes of the April Senate meeting, as published and distributed to Senators.
A. ACTION ITEMS
A resolution in recognition of L.L. and Elizabeth Stewart's support of OSU faculty development will be presented for approval.
B. DISCUSSION ITEM
2. Academic Regulations Revisions (pp. 1-4)
Marshall English, Academic Regulations Committee Chair, will present proposed revisions to AR 2.
3. Standing Rules Revisions (pp. 5-9)
Laurel Maughan, Committee on Committees Chair, will present for approval Standing Rules changes for the following committees: Academic Regulations, Administrative Appointments, Advancement of Teaching, and Undergraduate Admissions.
4. Task Force on Post-Tenure Review (pp. 10-25)
Michael Oriard, task force committee member, will present recommendations from the report.
5. Faculty Panels for Hearing Committees (p. 26)
The Board's Administrative Rules define criteria and procedures for the imposition of sanctions for cause, including terminations of appointment (OAR 580-21-320 through 580-21-375). If such a sanction is to be imposed, the faculty member is entitled to a formal hearing of charges by a hearing committee to be selected from a faculty panel which has been duly established.
Nominees for each new panel are randomly selected; those eligible to be elected are included in the agenda. Faculty Panels for Hearing Committees are elected on even numbered years.
Ballots will be distributed at the meeting; balloting for ten individuals will be limited to Senators or their official representatives.
Ad Hoc Committee on Off-Site Degree Programs (pp. 27-54)
Bob Burton, Co-Chair, will present the final report.
C. INFORMATION ITEM
Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
A recap of the April IFS meeting was sent to Senators via e-mail.
D. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
Roy Arnold, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
E. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Maggie Niess
F. EXECUTIVE SESSION
The purpose of the Executive Session is to consider nominees for the Distinguished Service Award, which will be conferred at the June 14 Commencement, and for the D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award, which will be awarded at University Day on September 16.
In accordance with the Senate's Bylaws (Article IX, Section 3), the Senate President may call an Executive Session, which excludes all but elected and ex-officio members or their designated substitutes (proxies) and Senate Office staff. Before going into Executive Session, the Senate President must also announce the statutory authority for such action (Attorney General's Opinion #6996, I., D.).
Balloting will be limited to Senators, or their official representatives, and will occur after the Executive Session ends and the open meeting is again in session (in accordance with the above Article).
G. OLD BUSINESS
H. 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.