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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.

  1. 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: http://osu.orst.edu/dept/senate/agen/reports/dpd.report.html

    5. Faculty Panels for Hearing Committees
      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.

  2. SPECIAL REPORT
    1. Issue Group on Faculty Compensation
      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

  3. COMMITTEE REPORT
    1. Computing Resources Committee
      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

  4. INFORMATION ITEM
    1. Annual Reports
      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

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    1. President Gordon Matzke

  6. NEW BUSINESS


  7. Calendar
    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.