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Faculty Senate » Thursday, March 8, 2007

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

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

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

  1. ACTION ITEM
    1. Approval of Minutes

      Approval of the January and February 2007 Faculty Senate minutes.

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Faculty Forum Recap

      Larry Curtis will report on the February 27 Faculty Forum regarding potential changes to ORP and TDI plans.

    2. Promotion and Tenure Process Review

      This presentation involves a report on a study of faculty members' experiences with OSU's Promotion and Tenure system and draft process improvement recommendations for faculty senate discussion and input. Related materials include the review project methodology and results and recommendations. The presenters will include Barb Edwards, Juan Trujillo, Anne Gillies and Angelo Gomez

  3. DISCUSSION ITEM
    1. Raising Admission Standards

      Kate Peterson, Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management, will discuss the implications of raising the minimum high school GPA expected for admission to OSU.

  4. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Graduate Education Presentation

      The Graduate School is hosting a presentation by Dr. Debra Stewart, President, Council of Graduate Schools, on Graduate Education and the US Competitiveness Agenda on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. in the MU Leadership Center Journey Room. The session is free and open to all.

    2. Category I Approval

      The B.S. in Accountancy, approved by the Faculty Senate in January, received approval during the March 2 Oregon State Board of Higher Education meeting; the effective date is spring 2007.

    3. Baccalaureate Core Committee Membership

      As indicated during the February Faculty Senate meeting, additional members have been added to participate in the review of the Baccalaureate Core. The membership can be viewed online.

    4. University Faculty Award Nominations

      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

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST

    Provost Sabah Randhawa


  6. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT

    President Mike Quinn


  7. 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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