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Faculty Senate » May 10, 2012

FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, May 10, 2012
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  •  Mendenhall Audio-Visual Theater – Valley Football Center Room 206A


A. ACTION ITEMS
  1. Category I Proposals Mike Bailey, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for approval the below Category I proposals:


  2. Proposed Revisions to the Graduate Options Regulations
    Carolyn Aldwin, Graduate Council Chair, will present proposed revisions to the Graduate Options Regulations for approval. These revisions have been approved by both the Graduate Council and Curriculum Council and are supported by the Graduate School dean.
  3. Proposed New Faculty Ranks
    Tony Wilcox, Faculty Status Committee chair, will present for approval recommendations from the committee related to adding Professor of Practices and Senior II level for Instructor, Research Assistant and Research Associate faculty ranks, resulting from a recent change in the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR). These recommendations were discussed during the April Senate meeting.
B. DISCUSSION ITEM
  1. Proposed Revisions to the Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
    Michelle Kutzler, Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair, will present for discussion proposed revisions to the Promotion and Tenure Guidelines. These revisions will be voted on at the June 14 Faculty Senate meeting.
C. SPECIAL REPORTS
  1. Commencement Report
    Chris Bell, Chief Marshal, will report on Commencement preparations.

  2. Report from Athletics and the Faculty Athletics Representative
    Bob DeCarolis, Athletic Director, and Joey Spatafora, Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR), will provide reports related to their areas.
D. INFORMATION ITEMS
  1. Committee Interest Form
    All faculty and staff are encouraged to volunteer to serve on university and/or Faculty Senate committees and councils for 2012-13. The Committee Interest Form is online at http://oregonstate.edu/senate/committees/forms/cif/2012/; forms must be submitted by May 16 for requests to be considered.

  2. OSU-Corvallis Coalition
    All faculty and students are invited to attend an OSU-Corvallis Coalition meeting on May 15 from 5:30-7:00 PM in the LaSells Stewart Center Gallery to provide input related to parking, traffic, neighborhood livability issues and student housing.

  3. Executive Committee Report
    A report prepared by Mario Magaña contains items under consideration by the Executive Committee.

  4. Commencement
    Commencement has been moved to June 17 to accommodate the schedule of the speaker, First Lady Michelle Obama. Faculty are needed to serve in the commencement ceremony in the following ways: as escorts to doctoral candidates, as a faculty representative, or as a marshal. Expanded details are available.

  5. Faculty Panels for Hearing Committee Election
    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.

  6. Senate Webcast
    The April Faculty Senate webcast is posted online.

E. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
  • Sabah Randhawa, Provost & Executive Vice President
F. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
  • President Kate Hunter-Zaworski
G. 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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