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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, October 1, 1998
2:30-5:00 PM
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center

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

  1. INSTALLATION OF PRESIDENT-ELECT
    Ken Williamson will be installed President-Elect.

  2. SPECIAL REPORT
    President Paul Risser
    The President will report on the current state of the University and share goals for the academic year.

  3. ACTION ITEM
    Approval of Assessment of Teaching Task Force Report (pp. 1-19)
    ZoeAnn Holmes, Task Force Member, will present the recommendations.

  4. DISCUSSION ITEM
    Information Services Task Force Recommendations (pp.20-38)
    Tony Wilcox, Task Force Chair, will lead a discussion of the report.

  5. COMMITTEE REPORT
    Nominations and Bylaws Committee
    Tony Wilcox, Chair, will discuss the nomination process.

  6. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Faculty Senate Summer Elections
      As a result of the recent summer elections, Ken Williamson (Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering) was elected Faculty Senate President-Elect.

    2. Faculty Senate Fall Elections
      Tony Wilcox, Bylaws and Nominations Chair, is accepting recommendations for 1) President-elect, 2) Executive Committee members, and 3) Interinstitutional Faculty Senate representative. Nominations may be forwarded to him in Exercise & Sport Science or via electronic mail at anthony.wilcox@orst.edu. Deadline for nominations is October 9. NOTE: If Senators wish to make a nomination from the floor at the November meeting, they must have prior approval from the nominee.

    3. Faculty Senate Celender
      Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings. All meetings have been scheduled in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction & Engineering Hall.
      
      			November 5, 1998          January 7, 1999          March 4, 1999          May 6, 1999
      			December 3, 1998         February 4, 1999         April 1, 1999            June 3, 1999
      		
    4. Faculty Senate Committees/Councils (pp. 39-42)
      Attached is a membership roster for all Faculty Senate Committees and Councils.

    5. Faculty Senate Reception
      President and Mrs. Risser are hosting a Faculty Senate reception at their home immediately following the October Faculty Senate meeting; all Senators and ex-officios are invited.

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

  8. OLD BUSINESS
    Vote of No Confidence Motion

  9. 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.