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Faculty Senate » Thursday, January 14, 2010

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FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, January 14, 2010
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Construction & Engineering Hall
    LaSells Stewart Center

NEW SENATOR ORIENTATION
1:00-2:45 PM
Ag Production Room
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 Leslie Davis Burns; President-Elect Jack Higginbotham; new Executive Committee members: Linda Bruslind, Theo Dreher and John Selker; Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator, Joan Gross; and newly elected Faculty Senators.

    2. Approval of Parliamentarian

      Approval of Michael Beachley as Faculty Senate Parliamentarian.

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate

      Ron Reuter, Senior IFS Senator, will provide a brief recap of the January IFS meeting.

    2. Emergency Preparedness

      Being prepared for a campus emergency/disaster cannot hurt, it can only help! This short two part presentation will let you know what is happening at OSU in respect to emergency/disaster planning. Steve LeBoeuf, Environmental Health and Safety, will outline the over-all campus plan and what you need to know to become involved and Jack Rogers, Public Safety, will explain what to do in a classroom emergency, specifically an "active shooter" on campus.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Faculty Senate Calendar

      Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings during 2010; check your monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM:

      • 2010 - February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, October 14, November 11 and December 9.
    2. 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.

    3. Awards Solicitation
      The Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the below awards; for further information, contact Vickie Nunnemaker .
      • Information regarding the below awards is online; nominations will be accepted through March 1, 2010:
        • 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. State of the Budget

      Information related to OSU's State of the Budget is online.

    5. Unclassified Employee Furloughs

      Information regarding Faculty Furloughs can be found online.

    6. Divisional Alignment Forum Schedule

      The Divisional Alignment Forum schedule appears below.

        • January 28, 11:00-1:00, MU 206 - Earth Systems Science Forum
        • February 4, 1:00-3:00, MU 109 - Health Sciences Forum
        • February 16, 10:00-noon, MU Journey Room - Business & Engineering Forum
        • February 18, 11:00-1:00, MU Journey Room- All divisions (general forum)
        • February 25, 1:00-3:00, MU 208 - Arts & Sciences Forum
        • March 9, 11:00-1:00 - Willamette West Room, Valley Library - All divisions (general forum)
  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST

    Provost Sabah Randhawa

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT

    President Leslie Burns

  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.

Please recycle printed agendas.