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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, May 6, 1999
3:00-5:00 PM
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center

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.

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    Bylaws Revisions (pp. 1-11)
    Tony Wilcox, Bylaws & Nominations Chair, will present proposed revisions to the Faculty Senate Bylaws.

  2. DISCUSSION ITEM
    Internal Budget Allocation (pp. 12-14)
    Maggie Niess, Budget Allocation Advisory Committee Chair, will outline issues the committee has been studying and open the floor to discussion of the budget issue.

  3. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Legislative Update
      Kevin McCann, Community and Government Relations Director, will present an update on legislative issues.
    2. Microsoft Task Force (pp.15-24)
      Norm Lederman, Chair, will report on committee findings; Senators will have an opportunity to endorse the report and determine disposition.

    3. Information Services Ad Hoc Committee (pp.25-34)
      Henry Sayre, Chair, will present the attached report for Senate endorsement.

  4. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. IFS, AOF, AAUP Joint Meeting
      The joint meeting of IFS, AOF and AAUP will be held May 8 in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. The meeting is scheduled between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM with the formal meeting scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM following a continental breakfast. Confirmed program participants include Senator Brady Adams and Chancellor Joe Cox.
    2. Annual Reports
      Annual reports for all committees/councils are due in the Faculty Senate Office no later than July 15.

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

  6. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    President Ken WIlliamson

  7. EXECUTIVE SESSION
    The purpose of the Executive Session is to consider nominees 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). Nomination materials distributed to Senators during the Executive Session marked 'CONFIDENTIAL' shall not leave the room and shall be collected prior to leaving the meeting.

  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.