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December 11th, 2014 Agenda

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, December 11, 2014 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Brownell will immediately follow the meeting.

3:00 PM call to order of the meeting of the General Faculty – Graduate Faculty (Agenda).

1. Call to order of the Faculty Senate after the General Faculty – Graduate Faculty meeting.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #3, November 20, 2014

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements – Vice Chairperson Rollo Koster

B. Activities of the Executive Committee: Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting #19 – Senator Sullivan

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee – Senator Sullivan

That the Faculty Senate approve the proposed changes to Appendix C: By-Laws of The Faculty Senate, Section 5. Election of Officers, section 5.1

 4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT — President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

#14-15–4 Curricular Report No. 2014-15-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on December 3, 2014.

#14-15–5 The Five Hundred and Eighteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on December 3, 2014.

#14-15–6 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2014-15-1. Changes to University Manual 8.53.30 and Calendar for the Academic Year 2020-2021. Approved by President Dooley on December 3, 2014.

B. Announcements

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2014-15-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate – Dean Killingbeck

B. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2014-15-2 – Professor Hensley-Owens

Recommendations on Accelerated Calendar for Online Courses and Scheduling

Accelerated Calendar

Annotated Accelerated Calendar

C. Curricular Report No. 2014-15-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate – Dean Zawia

Curricular Report 2014-15-3A: Graduate Certificate in Community Planning

Curricular Report 2014-15-3B: Master of Science in Finance (MSF)

Curricular Report 2014-15-3C: MS degree in Dietetics

D. The Five Hundred and Nineteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee – Professor Brand

E. 2013-2014 Annual Report of the Honors Program and Visiting Scholars Committee – Director Derbyshire

F. Academic Program Review Committee: Report to the Faculty Senate Fall 2014 – Professor Barbour

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

At the November 20, 2014 Meeting of the Faculty Senate, the following changes to sections of
the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate were first moved and amended. They are now returned to the Faculty Senate for a vote per Section 12.1 of the By-Laws, Amendment of By-Laws.

 

That the Faculty Senate approve the proposed changes to By-Laws sections 4.65 – 4.69 (University College and General Education Committee) and 4.30 – 4.33 (Undergraduate Academic Advising Committee)

 

(Amendments to the Faculty Senate By-Laws require approval by a 2/3 majority vote).

7. NEW BUSINESS

8. ADJOURNMENT

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Brownell will immediately follow the meeting.

 

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