IN ORDER TO PROPERLY RECORD MINUTES OF THE SENATE MEETING,
- ACTION ITEMS
Standing Rules Revisions
Proposed Standing Rules
revisions for the following committees will be presented: Academic Advising
Council, Academic Requirements Committee, Faculty Status Committee, Graduate
Admissions Committee, and Student Recognition and Awards Committee.
- COMMITTTEE REPORT
Bylaws and Nominations Committee
Nancy Rosenberger, Chair, will discuss the nomination process for Faculty Senate
President-Elect and Executive Committee, and Interinstitutional Faculty
- SPECIAL REPORT
Depression and Suicide in College Students - Signs and Symptoms
Suicide is the second leading cause of death in college student populations.
Ross Artwohl, MSW, a staff therapist with University Counseling & Psychological Services,
will provide information to assist Senators in recognizing the warning signs of suicide,
and its correlate, depression. Suggestions on how to intervene and where to refer the
student-at-risk will be provided.
- INFORMATION ITEMS
- Faculty Senate Fall Elections
Nancy Rosenberger, Bylaws and Nominations Committee Chair, is accepting
recommendations for 1) President-Elect, 2) Executive Committee members,
and 3) Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator. Executive Committee
nominees must be a current Senator and President-Elect nominees must
have been a Senator. Nominations may be forwarded to the Faculty Senate
Office via electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for
nominations is October 9.
NOTE: If Senators wish to make a nomination from the floor at the November
meeting, they must have received prior approval from the nominee.
- Faculty Senate Calendar
Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings during
academic year 2003-2004; check your monthly agenda to determine the
location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM: November 6,
2003; December 4, 2003; January 8, 2004; February 5, 2004; March 4,
2004; April 1, 2004; May 6, 2004; and June 3, 2004.
- University Day
The following University Day information can be accessed on the web:
- Archived live streaming
- President Sorte's Speech
- Dr. Ray's Speech
- E. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
Tim White, Provost & Executive Vice President
- F. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
Among the items President Bruce Sorte will talk about is a Fixed-Term Task Force, Extension issues, etc.
- G. NEW BUSINESS
ALL SENATORS ARE REMINDED TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES
AND THEIR SENATE AFFILIATION WHEN RISING TO SPEAK.