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Faculty Senate » March 11, 2004
FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

Thursday, March 11, 2004
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.  
  1. ACTION ITEM
    1. Category I Proposal - Water Resources
      The Category I proposal for the Initiation of a New Graduate Instructional Program in Water Resources will be presented for approval.

  2. DISCUSSION ITEM
    1. Student Issues
      Andy Saultz, ASOSU President, will discuss the Voter Registration Initiative, a web survey for professors regarding the issue of high cost of textbooks and will answer questions related to student issues.

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

  4. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Recap
      Dan Edge, senior IFS Senator, will recap the February IFS meeting.

    2. Follow-Up Policy for Category I Proposals
    3. Vice Provost Sabah Randhawa will outline the new follow-up policy for Category I proposals.

  5. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Awards Deadline
      The nomination deadline for the following awards is April 7, 2004:

      Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching Award
      D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award
      OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award
      OSU Extended Education Faculty Achievement Award
      OSU Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
      OSU Professional Faculty Excellence Award
      Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award
      Dar Reese Excellence in Advising Award
      Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award

      The criteria and nomination form for each award, as well as other awards presented at University Day, can be found on the web in an Awards Summary Table.

    2. Apportionment Issues
      The February agenda indicated there would be a discussion in March regarding the recommendation that a separate Library apportionment unit be restored and that the faculty in Information Services return to the Associated apportionment unit. The Bylaws and Nominations Committee is still working on this request and it will soon come to the Senate for discussion.

  6. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    President Stella Coakley

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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