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Faculty Senate » Thursday, May 10, 2007

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, May 10, 2007
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  • 130 Peavy Hall

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

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    1. Approval of Minutes
      Approval of the April Faculty Senate minutes.
    2. Category I Proposals
      John Lee, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for approval the following proposals Category I proposals:
    3. Also linked is a response from the Budgets & Fiscal Planning Committee related to a request to define university departments and schools.

    4. Promotion and Tenure Guidelines Revision
      Roger Nielsen, Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair, will present the revised Promotion and Tenure Guidelines for approval.

  2. SPECIAL REPORT
    1. ORP/TDI Update
      Starr McMullen, OUS Retirement Plans Redesign Faculty Advisory Committee member, will report on updates to the ORP/TDI plans.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Committee Interest Form
      Please note there was a delay in distributing the annual Committee Interest Forms due to programming issues, but the form is now available online. Faculty are encouraged to electronically complete the Committee Interest Form to indicate a preference for serving on University and Faculty Senate committees and councils. When possible, Faculty Senate committee/council members are selected from those who respond to the Committee Interest Form. Please consider volunteering for committees; faculty may select three university committees and three Faculty Senate Committees. Standing Rules for each Faculty Senate committee/council are available for viewing online. Please contact the Faculty Senate Office if you have difficulty accessing the form.
    2. 2007 Faculty Senate Meetings
      The remaining 2007 Faculty Senate meetings are as follows:
                June 14 - LaSells Stewart Center Austin Auditorium
                October 11 - LaSells Stewart Center Austin Auditorium
                November 8 - LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall
                December 6 - LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall

  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
    Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President


  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    President Mike Quinn


  6. NEW BUSINESS

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ALL SENATORS ARE REMINDED TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES
AND THEIR SENATE AFFILIATION WHEN RISING TO SPEAK.

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