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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
- Thursday, June 9, 2005
- 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.
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
Walt Loveland and Kate Hunter-Zaworski, Curriculum Council Co-chairs,
will present for approval two Category I proposals:
Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) Membership
Jeff Hale will present for approval OSU Faculty Senate
membership in the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics.
The COIA document
was first introduced in May, and Senators were encouraged to
share it broadly with constitutients.
Proposed Consensual Relationships Policy
Angelo Gomez, Affirmative Action Director, will present a
Draft Outline of a proposed Consensual
Relationships Policy. Also available for review online is
a Consensual Relationships Policy Table
listing the policies of other institutions.
Mina McDaniel, Academic Programs and Academic
Assessment Director, will describe why the
institution is engaging in assessment and the
process her office will use to work with units
to begin their involvement.
Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
Mina Carson, IFS Senator, will provide a brief recap of the June IFS meeting.
Task Force on Scholarly Communications
Pat Wheeler, Task Force on Scholarly Communications Chair, will
present findings and recommendations from the task force, as
well as a resolution for approval by the Senate. The
from the task force is available for viewing online.
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 committees website.
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 13, November 10,
and December 8. Check your monthly agenda to determine
the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM.
Although details of an expanded University Day are still
being worked out, September 20 has been selected as the
date. Events will include a guest speaker, a brief presentation
by President Ray, new employee orientations, a festive lunch,
unit displays and afternoon presentations. University-wide
awards will be presented the evening before, but recipients
will be introduced by President Ray during the morning session.
Additional details will be provided during the summer.
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President
REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
President Jeff Hale
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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