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Faculty Senate » Thursday, January 8, 2009

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, January 8, 2009
  • 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. Install Elected Officials
      Installation of President Paul Doescher; President-Elect Leslie Davis Burns; new Executive Committee members: Kate Halischak, Joe Hoff, and Kim McAlexander; Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator, B. Starr McMullen; and newly elected Faculty Senators.
    2. Approval of Parliamentarian
      Approval of Michael Beachley, Department of Speech Communication, as Faculty Senate Parliamentarian.
    3. Academic Regulations Revisions
      Ron Keil, Academic Regulations Committee Chair, and Kent Kuo, Registrar, will present for approval revisions to the following Academic Regulations:

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Legislative Reports
      Representative Sara Gelser and Senator Frank Morse will each report on legislative issues, including those that will affect higher education. There will be time for a question and answer session.

  3. DISCUSSION ITEM
    1. Strategic Plan - Phase II
      Acting Vice Provost Becky Warner will present background information and key elements related to the Strategic Plan and President Doescher will lead a discussion related to proposed revisions to the Strategic Plan.

  4. 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 2009 have been scheduled from 3:00-5:00 PM on the dates indicated below. At this point, all meetings, except May, 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 12, March 12, April 9, May 14 - TBD, June 11, October 8, November 12, December 10
    3. Strategic Plan Forums

      All faculty and staff are invited to attend the Strategic Plan Forums on the following dates:

        January 20, 2009: 9:30 - 11:00, MU Journey Room
        February 12, 2009: 1:00 - 2:30, MU Journey Room

      The January 20 forum will be video recorded, and made available via web viewing.If you are unable to attend the forums, input may be submitted to OSU.Provost@oregonstate.edu.
    4. 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.

    5. Business Center Forums
      All faculty and staff are invited to attend the below scheduled Business Center Forums to learn about progress on the implementation of the centers and ask questions related to them.
        Janaury 28, 2009: 2:00-3:30, MU 206
        March 9, 2009: 9:00-10:30, MU Journey Room

      You are also encouraged to visit http://oregonstate.edu/budget/businesscenters/ for updates on Business Center implementation progress. Your input is always welcome, and can be submitted via the web site.
    6. Awards Solicitation
      The Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the below awards; for further information, contact Vickie Nunnemaker at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu.
        • 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

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
    Provost Sabah Randhawa

  6. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    President Paul Doescher

  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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