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Faculty Senate » Thursday, October 12, 2006

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, October 12, 2006
  • 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.

  1. ACTION ITEM
    1. Approval of Minutes
      Approval of the June 2006 Faculty Senate minutes.

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. State of the University Address
      President Ed Ray will deliver his State of the University Address titled "Choosing Our Future."
    2. Online Network Education and User Program (One-Up)
      Scott Etherton, Assistant Director of Residential Life, will present an update on issues regarding online networks such as Facebook and Myspace.
    3. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
      Larry Curtis, IFS Senator, will report on the October Interinstitutional Faculty Senate meeting.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Faculty Senate Fall Elections
      Jeff Hale, 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 (current and past Faculty Senators are available online at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/senate/membership/). Nominations may be forwarded to the Faculty Senate Office via electronic mail to faculty.senate@oregonstate.edu. Deadline for nominations is October 13.

      NOTE: If Senators wish to make a nomination from the floor at the November meeting when the slate of candidates is presented, they must have received prior approval from the nominee.
    2. Faculty Senate Calendar
      Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings during academic year 2006-07; check your monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM:
      • 2006 - November 9 and December 7
      • 2007 - January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, and June 14.
    3. University Day Speech
      Gordon Matzke's University Day Speech has been posted to the web and is available at: http://oregonstate.edu/events/universityday/2006/speaker.html - click on the word 'available' under the bio URL.
    4. Category I Approval
      The following OSU Category I proposal was approved by the OUS Provost's Council on June 2, 2006:
      New Program: B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
      Unit: School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
      College: Engineering
      Effective Term: Summer 2006
      CIP #: 14.1001
      Contact: Terri Fiez

      With the establishment of this new program, the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and the B.S. degree in Computer Engineering will be phased out. The phase out is expected to be completed and the EE and CpE degrees terminated summer 2012.
    5. Parking Information
      Parking Garage - This structure is just north of the CH2M HILL Alumni Center and LaSells Stewart Center. There are 550 parking spaces in the ADA accessible facility with pay stations on all floors. Pay parking is also available around Reser Stadium. Further information is available on the Parking/Transit web site: http://oregonstate.edu/facilities/transit_pkg/index_pkg.html.

      Free Campus Parking - Beginning in September, the free gravel parking area south of Reser Stadium will no longer be available due to construction of the south end zone area of Reser Stadium. Free parking will be in the gravel lot west of the Motor Pool and Clark Meat Lab. The lot is accessible from Campus Way between 30th and 35th Streets. The OSU Shuttle Bus will stop there to pick up passengers during the school year. Shuttle stop information is available online at: http://oregonstate.edu/facilities/transit_pkg/index_pkg.html.

  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    President Bill Boggess

  5. NEW BUSINESS

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.

Please recycle printed agendas.