IN ORDER TO PROPERLY RECORD MINUTES OF THE SENATE MEETING,
- ACTION ITEMS
- 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.
- Category I Proposals
Charles Boyer, Curriculum Council chair, will present for approval
the following Category I proposals:
- Non-credit Certificate Policy
Charles Boyer, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for approval
a Policy Statement: Review of Non-Credit
- Standing Rules Changes
Maggie Niess, Executive Committee member, will present for approval
the following proposed Standing Rules changes:
- Academic Standing Committee
- Computing Resources Committee
- Graduate Admissions Committee
- Policy on Graduate Level Learning
Lynda Ciuffetti, Graduate Council Chair, presented a proposed policy
for discussion at the May Senate meeting. A revised Policy
on Graduate Level Learning will be presented for approval.
- SPECIAL REPORTS
- Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Recap
An OSU IFS Senator will recap the recent IFS meeting.
- The First 316 Days
OSU President Ed Ray will provide his perspective on his first academic year
- INFORMATION ITEMS
- Reorganization Document
The Faculty Senate Executive Committee has been working to revise
Procedures and Criteria for Program Redirection, Reorganization,
Reduction and Termination. They have met with and received input
from AAUP and administration during the revision process. The current draft version is available for review and may be
discussed at the June meeting, if time allows, with anticipated action occurring
during fall term.
- Fixed-Term Faculty Task Force Survey
The Fixed-Term Faculty Task Force is preparing a recommendation
for the Faculty Senate about commitments and obligations –
from fixed-term faculty to OSU, and from OSU to fixed-term faculty.
Responses are requested regarding performance evaluation, recognition,
and reward. You can respond anonymously to the survey at: http://surveys.bus.oregonstate.edu/BsgSurvey2_0/main.aspx?SurveyID=799
The survey should take about 15-20 minutes to complete. Your participation
Please respond by June 11, 2004.
- 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://oregonstate.edu/dept/senate/committees/index.html
Please notify the Faculty Senate Office if a sabbatical, leave or retirement
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. Senators and committee/council members immediately
continuing on a 1039-hour appointment may retain their position as long as the
temporary appointment continues or until the end of their appointed/elected term,
whichever comes first.
- Faculty Senate Calendar
Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings during fall
term: October 14, November 11, and December 9. Check your monthly agenda to determine
the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM.
- REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
Sabah Randhawa, Interim Provost & Executive Vice President
- REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Stella Coakley
- NEW BUSINESS
ALL SENATORS ARE REMINDED TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES
AND THEIR SENATE AFFILIATION WHEN RISING TO SPEAK.