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Faculty Senate » Thursday, February 8, 2007

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, February 8, 2007
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Construction & Engineering Hall
    LaSells Stewart Center

The agenda for the February Senate meeting will include the reports and other items of business listed below.

  1. DISCUSSION ITEM
    1. Presidents Climate Commitment
      Denise Lach and Ken Williamson will present for discussion and input the attached American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. Also attached are frequently asked questions and a document describing accomplishments to date, as well as the feasibility of OSU compliance with the commitment.

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
      Paul Doescher, IFS Senator, will briefly recap the February Interinstitutional Faculty Senate meeting.
    2. Baccalaureate Core Follow Up
      President Quinn will discuss steps that have been taken since the Baccalaureate Core discussion at the January Faculty Senate meeting.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. University Faculty Award Nominations
      A memo has been sent to deans, directors, and department heads/chairs informing them that nominations will be accepted until April 10 for the faculty awards listed below. The criteria and nomination form for each award is linked to the Individual Awards page on the web.

      OSU has a highly qualified faculty and few opportunities to recognize their contributions - we depend on you to facilitate nominations for these awards.

      Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching Award
      D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award
      OSU Academic Advising 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
      Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award
    2. Learning Disability Subsidy
      Attached is information regarding a subsidy available to students needing evaluation for a learning disability or Attention Deficit Disorder.

  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST

    Provost Sabah Randhawa

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT

    President Mike Quinn

  6. 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.

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