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Faculty Senate » Thursday, March 13, 2008

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, March 13, 2008
  • 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. ACTION ITEMS
    1. Approval of Minutes
      Approval of the January Faculty Senate Minutes.
    2. Category I Proposals
      John Lee, Curriculum Council chair, will present for approval the following proposals:

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Business Centers
      Nancy Heiligman, Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration, will present a brief explanation of Business Centers and an update of the Business Center pilot project.
    2. Increasing International Student Enrollment
      Provost Randhawa and Vice Provost Becky Johnson will provide an overview of our goal to increase international student enrollment and discuss a possible partnership with INTO, a company that assists Universities in attracting international students.

  3. INFORMATION ITEM
    1. University Faculty Award Nominations
      Nominations will be accepted until May 6 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
      International Service 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

  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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