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Faculty Senate » Thursday, June 14, 2007

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, June 14, 2007
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Austin Auditorium
  • LaSells Stewart Center

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

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    1. Consideration of Degree Candidates
      Kent Kuo, 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 of degree candidates.
    2. Revised Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
      Roger Nielsen, Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair, will present for approval the revised Promotion and Tenure Guidelines.
    3. Standing Rules Revisions
      Faculty Senate President Mike Quinn will present for approval Standing Rules revisions for the following committees (bolded sections indicate proposed additions and strike-through sections indicate proposed deletions):
    4. Category I Proposals
      John Lee, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for approval the following Category I proposals:
      • Study Abroad
        1. Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
        2. Institute for Study Abroad-Butler University (IFSA-Butler)
        3. School for International Training (SIT)
        4. School for Field Studies (SFS)
        5. Academic Programs International (API)
      • Degree Name Change: B.S. in Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Tourism (ORLT) to B.S. in Tourism and Outdoor Leadership (TOL)
  1. SPECIAL REPORT
    1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Recap
      Paul Doescher, IFS Senator, will provide a recap of the June IFS meeting in Portland.
  2. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Annual Reports
      Annual 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 website.
    2. Vacancies
      Please 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 away 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 1040-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.
    3. Faculty Senate Calendar
      Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings during fall term: October 11, November 8, and December 6 (note that December 6 is the first Thursday of the month). Check your monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM.
  3. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
    Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President

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

  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.

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