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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, June 4, 1998
3:00-5:00 PM
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 May Senate meeting, as published and distributed to Senators.

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    1. 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 which outlines the policies and procedures for the review and approval of degree candidates.

    2. Category I Proposals (pp. 2-36 and 37-41)
      Bob Burton, Curriculum Council Chair, will present two Category I proposals for approval: 1) Consolidation of Two Existing Baccalaureate Degree Programs Into a New Program Leading to the Bachelor of Science in Fisheries & Wildlife Science and 2) a name change from the Department of Agricultural Chemistry to the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology.

    3. Proposed Changes to Academic Regulations 2 and 14 (pp. 42-43)
      Marshall English, Academic Regulations Committee Chair, will present proposed changes to Academic Regulations 2 and 14.

    4. Difference, Power and Discrimination
      A Sense of the Senate motion will be presented on restoring funding to Difference, Power and Discrimination faculty and curriculum development. The resolution will be sent via e-mail and available in hard copy at the Senate meeting.

  2. DISCUSSION ITEM
    Assessment of Teaching Task Force Report (pp. 44-62)
    ZoeAnn Holmes will present recommendations for discussion.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Task Force on Post-Tenure Review
      Informational material will be available at the Faculty Senate meeting.

    2. Annual Reports
      Annual reports submitted by Faculty Senate committee chairs are due July 15 to allow committees to fully report their activities. Annual reports will be published in the October Senate agenda.

    3. Faculty Senate Executive Committee
      Sandra Woods has resigned from the Executive Committee and, in accordance with the Bylaws, has been replaced by Phyllis Lee who will complete her term through December 1999.

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

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

  6. OLD BUSINESS

  7. 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.