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Faculty Senate » January 9, 2003
FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

Thursday, January 9, 2003
3:00 - 5:00 PM
Construction & Engineering Hall
LaSells Stewart Center
The agenda for the January Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below.

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    1. Install Elected Officials
      Installation of President Bruce Sorte and President-Elect Stella Coakley; new Executive Committee members: Maggie Niess, Susan Shaw and Becky Warner; Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator, Mina Carson; and newly elected Senators.

    2. Approval of Parliamentarian
      Approval of Robert Iltis, Department of Speech Communication, as Faculty Senate Parliamentarian.

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Legislative Issues*
      1. Representative Kelly Wirth will discuss her view of and plans for the 2003 Legislative Session, including thoughts on PERS and budget priorities.

      2. Senator-Elect Frank Morse will discuss how the faculty can best contribute to political decisions both during and after the Session.

      *Attendance contingent upon their legislative schedules.

    2. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
      IFS Senator Jim Lundy will report on issues discussed during the recent IFS meeting.

    3. OSU-2007 Process
      Becky Johnson, OSU-2007 Steering Committee Chair, will report on the OSU-2007 process.

    4. Undergraduate Admissions Policy
      Bob Bontrager, Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management, will present a proposed Undergraduate Admissions Policy.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Faculty Senate Reception
    2. Interim President Tim White will host a reception from 5:00-6:00 PM for all Senators from 5:00-6:00 PM immediately following the January Faculty Senate meeting in the LaSells Stewart Center Myrtle Tree Alcove. All Senators are encouraged to attend.

    3. Faculty Senate Calendar
    4. Faculty Senate meetings for 2003 have been scheduled from 3:00-5:00 PM on the dates indicated below. Currently, all meetings are scheduled in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall, but Senators are advised to check the monthly agenda to determine the meeting site.

      February 6, 2003
      March 6, 2003
      April 3, 2003
      May 1, 2003
      June 5, 2003
      October 2, 2003
      November 6, 2003
      December 4, 2003

    5. New Senator Orientation
    6. All newly elected Senators, and those who have not previously attended a New Senator Orientation, are invited to attend the session scheduled for January 9, 2003 from 1:00-2:50 in the LaSells Stewart Center Agriculture Production Room, immediately preceding the January Faculty Senate meeting. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office at faculty.senate@orst.edu if you plan to attend the Orientation.

    7. Faculty Senate Handbook
    8. Faculty Senate Handbook materials can be found on the Faculty Senate web site. Since experience has shown that the majority of Senators do not use the updated materials, and since the web site is frequently updated, hard copies of the Handbook are no longer being distributed. The web site contains information about Senators, committees, agendas, minutes, etc.

  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
      Sabah Randhawa, Interim Provost & Executive Vice President

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
      President Bruce Sorte

  6. NEW BUSINESS



  7. 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