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February 18th, 2016 Faculty Senate Meeting

AGENDA

Meeting of the Faculty Senate Thursday, February 18, 2016 Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Provost DeHayes
will immediately follow the meeting.

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of the Meeting #5, January 28, 2016

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements – Senate Chairperson Rollo-Koster

B. Activities of the Executive Committee – Senate Vice Chairperson Welters

     Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #19, #20, and #21

C. Election of Faculty Senate Chair and Vice Chair/Chair-Elect for the 2016-17 Academic Year

    Report of the Nominating Committee – Senate Vice Chairperson Welters

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

A. Announcements

B. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

Bill #15-16-18 The Five Hundred and Twenty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.
Approved by the Faculty Senate on January 28, 2016.

Bill #15-16-19 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-7: New General Education Courses.
Approved by the Faculty Senate on January 28, 2016.

Bill #15-16-20 General Education Committee Report #2015-16-8.
Approved by President Dooley on February 2, 2016.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2015-16-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate – Associate Dean Rusnock

B. The Five Hundred and Thirtieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee – Professor Owens
Appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C, Appendix D, Appendix E

C. General Education Committee Report 2015-16-9 – Professor Kinnie

D. Academic Program Review Committee Faculty Senate Report 2015 – Professor Barbour

E. Constitution, By-laws, and University Manual Committee Report 2015-16 #2 – Professor Wenisch

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

8. ADJOURNMENT

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