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Faculty Senate » February 14, 2013

FACULTY SENATE AGENDA

  • Thursday, February 14, 2013
  • 3:00-5:00 PM
  •  LaSells Stewart Center
    Construction & Engineering Hall


A. ACTION ITEMS
  1. Category I Proposals
    Mike Bailey, Curriculum Council Chair, will present for approval the following Category I proposals:
    • Renaming an Academic Program from Women Studies Program to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies#84962

  2. Graduate Council Recommendations
    Jim Coakley, Graduate Council Chair, will present for approval the below two recommendations:
B. SPECIAL REPORTS
  1. Proposed Civility Policy
    Richard Fields, Office of Equity and Inclusion, will present information related to a proposed civility policy.

  2. Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse Training
    Dave Blake, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, will outline training opportunities related to the mandatory reporting of child abuse by OSU employees.
C. COMMITTEE REPORTS
  1. SafeAssign
    Stefanie Buck, Computing Resources Committee Chair, and Lynn Greenough, Technology Across the Curriculum, will present information related to implementation of the Blackboard plagiarism prevention tool, SafeAssign. Please review the below materials in preparation of the presentation.

  2. Open Access Policy
    Marit Bovbjerg and Rich Carter, Library Committee members, will present information related to a proposed Open Access policy and respond to inquiries from Senators.
D. INTERINSTITUTIONAL FACULTY SENATE REPORT
  • Bob Mason, OSU Interinstitutional Faculty Senate senior Senator and IFS President, will briefly recap the January IFS meeting which was held in Corvallis.
E. INFORMATION ITEM
  1. Category I Approval
    The campus community should take appropriate action to update their records to reflect approval of the following OSU Category I proposal by the OUS Provosts’ Council in December 2012 with an effective date of Fall 2012; this proposal does not require State Board approval

    • New Certificate Program Proposal – College and University Teaching
      This 18-credit hour graduate certificate is designed to provide advanced coursework and experiential learning opportunities to current OSU graduate students who plan to pursue careers in teaching and instruction in higher education settings or who plan to pursue careers that require similar skill sets in facilitation.
F. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE PROVOST
  • Sabah Randhawa, OSU Provost and Executive Vice President
G. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
  • President Kevin Gable
H. 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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