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Faculty Senate » June 6, 2002
FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

Thursday, June 6, 2002
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.
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.

    Bylaws Change
    Gordon Matzke, Bylaws and Nominations Committee chair, will present for approval two Bylaws changes; adding the School of Education as an apportionment unit and revising the IFS section.

    Endorsement of Curriculum Council Motion Regarding Reorganization
    Mike Quinn, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for Senate endorsement a motion regarding reorganization.

    Library Committee Resolutions
    Heidi Brayman Hackel, Library Committee chair, will present two resolutions from the Library Committee for Senate endorsement.

  2. Faculty Panels for Hearing Committee Election
    The Board's Administrative Rules define criteria and procedures for the imposition of sanctions for cause, including termination 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; balloting for ten primary members will be limited to Senators or their official representatives.
B. SPECIAL REPORTS
  1. Athletics
    Bob De Carolis, Senior Associate Athletic Director, will provide an update on Athletic activities.

    Assessment Task Force
    Bob Burton, Assessment Task Force co-chair, will provide a brief update of activities and recommendations of the Assessment Task Force.

  2. Budget
    Mark McCambridge, Vice President for Finance and Administration, will report on the FY '03 budget.
C. INFORMATION ITEMS
  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 through June 30. Annual reports will be published on the Faculty Senate website at: http://osu.orst.edu/dept/senate/committees/index.html

  2. Vacancies
    Please notify the Faculty Senate Office if a sabbatic or leave will prevent you from completing your term as either a Senator or Faculty Senate committee/council member. If you are gone more than one term, exclusive of summer term, a replacement is required. This information will assist us in identifying a replacement.
D. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    President Nancy Rosenberger
E. 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.
Please recycle printed agendas