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Faculty Senate » March 1, 2001
FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

Thursday, March 1, 2001
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center
 
 
The agenda for the March Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below. To be approved are the minutes of the February Senate meeting, as published and distributed to Senators.
 
 
  1. ACTION ITEM
    1. Category | Proposals
      Len Friedman, Curriculum Council Chair, will present three Category I proposals for approval: establish a Ph.D. in Materials Science, rename the Department of Bioresource Engineering to Department of Bioengineering, and rename the B.S. in Biological Engineering to B.S. in Bioengineering

      In the event a browser is entirely non-compatible with the above URL's, there are also downloadable Word files for each proposal, all of which can be accessed through at: http://osu.orst.edu/dept/academic/aa/curric/cat1s/cat1s.htm

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Central Oregon Branch Campus
      Linda Johnson, Director, OSU Central Oregon, will report on the status of the branch campus.

    2. Trademark and Licensing
      Sandie Franklin, Trademark and Licensing Chair, will provide a brief background of the Task Forces' work.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Higher Education Rally
      A Higher Education rally will be held Tuesday, March 6 from 10:30 am - noon at the State Capitol in Salem. Please access the associated web site (http://osu.orst.edu/dept/senate/hiedrally.htm) for information about students possibly missing class to attend the rally.

    2. Fireside Chat
      OSU President Paul G. Risser will hold conversations with members of the OSU community in the MU Lounge from 3:00-4:00 p.m. on March 7. According to Dr. Risser, the purpose is to "Engage in lively conversation about Oregon State University in an inviting environment."

    3. Diversity Council
      The organizational meeting of the Faculty Senate Diversity Council will be held March 5 from 3:30-5:00 in the Memorial Union LaRaza Room. Invitations have been extended to campus units participating in OSU's diversity related activities. The meeting is open to the public.

    4. Accreditation
      As part of the 10-year accreditation review of OSU, a team of evaluators will be visiting campus April 18-20. The self study draft is available on the web at: http://osu.orst.edu/accreditation/. Comments regarding the self study or accreditation process may be e-mailed to accredit@orst.edu.

  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
    1. Tim White, Provost & Executive Vice President

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    1. President Henry Sayre

  6. 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.