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Faculty Senate » Thursday, June 9, 2011

FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, June 9, 2011
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Construction & Engineering Hall
    LaSells Stewart Center



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

  1. ACTION ITEMS
    1. 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 of degree candidates.

    2. Standing Rules Revisions
      President Higginbotham will present for approval proposed Standing Rules revisions on behalf of the Committee on Committees:

    3. Category I Proposals
      Mike Bailey, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for approval the following Category I proposals:

  2. SPECIAL REPORTS
    1. Athletics Update
      Bob DeCarolis, Athletic Director, and Joey Spatafora, Faculty Athletic Representative, will update the faculty on topics impacting athletics.

    2. Joint Task Force on Shared Governance
      Lynda Ciuffetti and Becky Warner, task force co-chairs, will present the final report for endorsement by the Faculty Senate.

  3. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Recap
      The June 3 and 4 IFS meeting recap was forwarded separately from the agenda as a written report.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. Faculty Senate Calendar
      Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings during fall term: October 13, November 10, and December 8. Check your monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM.

  4. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
    Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President

  5. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
    President Jack Higginbotham

  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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