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Faculty Senate » December 6, 2012

FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, December 6, 2012
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  •  LaSells Stewart Center
    Construction & Engineering Hall


A. ELECTION RESULTS
  • President Kate Hunter-Zaworski will announce the results of the President-Elect, Interinstitutional Faculty Senate and Executive Committee elections.
B. REPORT FROM THE OUS CHANCELLOR
  • OUS Chancellor George Pernsteiner
C. ACTION ITEM
  1. Executive Committee Run-off Election
    If necessary, a run-off ballot will be distributed during the meeting to determine a tie for Executive Committee. See attached biographical sketches for the Executive Committee candidates. Voting will take place during the meeting by Senators, proxies, and ex-officio members only. Continuing Executive Committee members and their apportionment units are: Donna Champeau, Public Health & Human Sciences; Peg Herring, Agricultural Sciences; and Janet Nishihara, Associated Faculty.
D. SPECIAL REPORTS
  1. Background Check Policy
    Becca Gose, Associate General Counsel, will present an update on the revised background check policy for OSU employees and volunteers.

  2. Time and Attendance Reporting
    Aaron Howell, Assistant Vice President and Controller, and David Blake, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, will outline the new Time and Attendance Reporting process.

  3. City of Corvallis-OSU Collaboration Project Update
    Steve Clark, Vice President for University Relations and Marketing, will present an update of the City of Corvallis-OSU Collaboration Project activities.
E. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE REPORT
  • Jon Dorbolo, Faculty Senate Executive Committee Member, will report on recent Executive Committee activities.
F. INTERINSTITUTIONAL FACULTY SENATE REPORT
  • Bob Mason, Senior OSU IFS Senator and IFS President, will report on the November Interinstitutional Faculty Senate meeting.
G. INFORMATION ITEMS
  1. New Senator Orientation
    The New Senator Orientation will be held January 10. If you are a continuing Senator, but were not able to attend the orientation when you were elected, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker if you would like to attend the upcoming session.

  2. 2013 Faculty Senate Meetings
    Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings for the remainder of the academic year; check your monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM:
        January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9 and June 13.

  3. Faculty Senate Retirements and 1039-Hour Appointments Faculty Senators whose terms extend beyond December 31, but who are retiring at the end of fall term, are no longer eligible to serve as a Senator. If you fall into this category, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker so a replacement can be identified to complete the remainder of your term.

    Faculty whose Senate committee/council terms extend beyond December 31, and are either retiring at the end of fall term or whose 1039-hour appointments end fall term, are no longer eligible to continue serving. If you are not filling a specified emeritus/retired position on the committee/council on which you serve, or if you are unsure, please contact the Faculty Senate Office so a determination may be made and/or a replacement identified.
H. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
  • Becky Warner, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
I. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
  • President Kate Hunter-Zaworski
J. 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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