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The agenda for the June Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below.
Consideration of Degree CandidatesBarbara 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 ProposalsWalt Loveland and Kate Hunter-Zaworski, Curriculum Council Co-chairs, will present for approval two Category I proposals:
Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) MembershipJeff 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 PolicyAngelo 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.
AssessmentMina 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 SenateMina Carson, IFS Senator, will provide a brief recap of the June IFS meeting.
Annual ReportsAnnual 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.
VacanciesPlease 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 CalendarPlease 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.
University DayAlthough 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.
Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President
President Jeff Hale
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