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Faculty Senate » Thursday, January 10, 2008

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, January 10, 2008
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Construction & Engineering Hall
  • LaSells Stewart Center

FACULTY SENATE RECEPTION
5:00-6:00 PM
Myrtle Tree Alcove
LaSells Stewart Center

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

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    1. Approval of Minutes
      Approval of the October Faculty Senate minutes.
    2. Install Elected Officials and Senators
      Installation of President-Elect Paul Doescher; new Executive Committee members: Stan Gregory, Carol Mallory-Smith, and Deb Pence; Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator, Lani Roberts; and newly elected Faculty Senators.
    3. Approval of Parliamentarian
      Approval of Michael Beachley, Department of Speech Communication, as Faculty Senate Parliamentarian.
    4. Policy on Mid-Term Reviews for Tenure-Track Faculty
      Roger Nielsen, Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair, will present for approval revisions to the Policy on Mid-Term Reviews for Tenure-Track Faculty.
    5. Status of OSU Faculty Salaries
      Maggie Niess, Faculty Economic Welfare and Retirement Committee Chair, will present for endorsement the Review and Update of the Report of the 2005 Faculty Economic Welfare and Retirement Committee related to the status of OSU faculty salaries.

  2. SPECIAL REPORT
    1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
      Kate Hunter-Zaworski, IFS Senator, will provide a brief recap of the December IFS meeting.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Faculty Senate Reception
      All Senators are invited to a reception immediately following the January Faculty Senate meeting in the LaSells Stewart Center Myrtle Tree Alcove.
    2. Faculty Senate Calendar
      Faculty Senate meetings for 2008 have been scheduled from 3:00-5:00 PM on the dates indicated below. At this point, all meetings are scheduled in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall, but Senators are advised to check the monthly agenda to determine the meeting site.

      February 14
      March 13
      April 10
      May 8 - TBD
      June 12
      October 9
      November 13
      December 11
    3. Faculty Senate Handbook
      Faculty Senate Handbook materials can be found on the Senate web site. The web site contains information about Senators, committees, agendas, minutes, etc.
    4. CRN Range Expansion
      The Office of the Registrar will be expanding the Course Reference Number (CRN) ranges for all terms in an academic year, starting in the 2008-2009 Academic Year. CRNs are used to identify courses within the Banner Student Information System each term, and existing ranges are at 91% of the total capacity. Future CRN ranges will be set to: Fall - 10,000 to 29,999; Winter - 30,000 to 49,999; Spring - 50,000 to 69,000; and Summer - 70,000 to 79,999.

  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST

    Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    Lynda Ciuffetti, Faculty Senate President


  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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