FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, June 1, 2000
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.
A. ACTION ITEMS
1. Consideration of Degree Candidates
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
that outlines the policies and procedures for the review and approval
for degree candidates.
2. Standing Rules Changes
Jim Reeb, Committee on Committees Chair, will present proposed Standing
Rules changes to the Academic Advising Committee, Curriculum Council and
Faculty Economic Welfare and Retirement Committee. The proposals can be
found on the web at: http://osu.orst.edu/dept/senate/agen/reports/srrev.0600.html
3. Academic Regulations Changes
Joe Kerkvliet, Academic Regulations Chair, will present proposed changes
to Academic Regulation 7, which can be found on the web at: http://osu.orst.edu/dept/senate/agen/reports/arrev.0600.html
4. Difference, Power and Discrimination
Alexis Walker, DPD Task Force Chair, will present proposed changes to
the DPD Criteria and Rationale for the DPD requirement in the Baccalaureate
Core. The DPD report, containing the recommendations, is on the web at:
5. Faculty Panels for Hearing Committees
B. SPECIAL REPORT
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. Faculty Panels for Hearing Committees are elected on even numbered years.
Ballots will be distributed at the meeting; ballots for ten individuals will be limited to Senators or their official representatives.
1. Issue Group on Faculty Compensation
C. COMMITTEE REPORT
Rubin Landau and Nancy Rosenberger, Issue Group members, will present
the final report and recommendations. The report and cover letter can
be found on the web at: Issue Group on Faculty Compensation website
1. Computing Resources Committee
D. INFORMATION ITEM
Jay Schindler, Computing Resources Committee member, will be making a
preliminary recommendation about allocation of information technology
resources at OSU. The recommendations can be found on the web at: http://osu.orst.edu/dept/senate/crc.rec.0600.html
1. Annual Reports
E. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
Annual committee/council reports submitted by Faculty Senate chairs are
due July 15 to allow committees/councils to fully report their activities.
Annual reports will be published on the Faculty Senate web site at: http://osu.orst.edu/dept/senate/committee/index.html
President Gordon Matzke
F. NEW BUSINESS
June 1, 2000 – Faculty Senate Meeting
September 18, 2000 – University Day (morning)
October 5, 2000 – Faculty Senate Meeting
November 2, 2000 – Faculty Senate Meeting
December 7, 2000 – Faculty Senate Meeting
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.