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Faculty Senate » Thursday, June 10, 2010

FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, June 10, 2010
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Construction & Engineering Hall
    LaSells Stewart Center

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

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    • Faculty Panels for Hearing Committee
      Information regarding the Faculty Panels for Hearing Committee is available for viewing. Senators will receive ballots as they enter the meeting room; completed ballots will be left on the table outside as Senators leave the meeting.

    • 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 outlining the policies and procedures for the review and approval for degree candidates.

    • Category I Proposals
      The following Category I proposals are tentatively scheduled to be presented for approval by Carol Brown, Curriculum Council Co-chair:

    • Baccalaureate Core Ad Hoc Review Committee Report
      John Bailey and Bill Bogley, Baccalaureate Core Ad Hoc Review Committee Co-chairs, will present for adoption the committee’s final report titled, Vitalization of General Education at Oregon State University.
             There will be two motions: one will be to adopt the learning goals for graduates and one will be to adopt other recommendations in the report.
            Also attached is an appendix from the Executive Committee outlining the recommendations.

    • Bylaws Revisions
      Lynda Ciuffetti and Walt Loveland, Bylaws and Nominations Committee members, will present for approval proposed revisions to the Faculty Senate Bylaws. Proposed revisions pertain to the below four categories – a document containing information about two of the four categories of revisions is also linked.
      • Absenteeism/vacancies
      • Apportionment determination
      • Creation of a Cascades apportionment group
      • Housekeeping items

  2. INFORMATION ITEMS
    • Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Recap
      Ron Reuter, OSU Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senior Senator, provided a written recap of the May IFS meeting.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Faculty Senate Calendar
      Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings during fall term: October 14, November 11, and December 9. 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 Leslie Burns

  5. NEW BUSINESS

  6. 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