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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, December 6, 2001
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center

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

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    1. Executive Committee Election
      See attached biographical sketches. Voting will take place during the meeting by Senators, proxies, and ex-officio members only. Three people will be elected for two-year terms beginning January 2002. Continuing EC members are: Dan Arp, Agricultural Sciences; Paul Doescher, Agricultural Sciences; and Mary Prucha, Associated.
    2. Category I Proposals
      Mike Quinn, Curriculum Council Chair, will present three Category I proposals:
      a) Rename the MS and PhD Degrees in Forest Products to Wood Science
      b) Rename the BS Degree in Forest Products to Wood Science and Technology
      c) Creation of a College of Health and Human Sciences The response from the Budgets and Fiscal Planning Committee regarding this proposal is attached.

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Faculty Senate Election Results
      Gordon Matzke, Bylaws and Nominations Committee Chair, will report on the outcome of the election for Faculty Senate President-Elect and Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator.

    2. Status of Budget and Redesign
      Provost Tim White will report on the status of budget and redesign conversations.

    3. OSU's Financial Management Plan
      Mark McCambridge, Vice President for Finance and Administration, will report on the Financial Management Plan for Oregon State University.

  3. DISCUSSION ITEMS
    1. Faculty Salaries
      President Rosenberger will lead a discussion regarding faculty salary raises. The Faculty Economic Welfare and Retirement Committee and the Executive Committee have recommended continual salary raises in order to attempt to achieve parity with our peer institutions; others question whether faculty should receive raises in a time of budget reduction.

    2. Redesign Document and Process
      President Rosenberger will lead a discussion concerning the recently released redesign document and the general redesign process.

  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 Nancy Rosenberger
  6. NEW BUSINESS

Many thanks to all Senators whose terms end December 31. Thank you for your willingness to serve, your participation, and your thoughtful consideration of items brought before the Senate during your term.

 

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.

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