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January 22, 2015 Agenda

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #4, December 11, 2014

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements – Chairperson Nassersharif

B. Activities of the Executive Committee: Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #17, #18, #20, #21, #22, #23, #24, #25 – Vice Chairperson Rollo Koster

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee – Vice Chairperson Rollo Koster

a.  That the Faculty Senate approve the membership of the Nominating Committee for Officers of the 2015-16 Faculty Senate:

Michael Cerbo, University Library
Cathy English, Nutrition and Food Sciences
Bahram Nassersharif, Mechanical, Industrial & Systems Engineering

Compensation Agreement for Faculty Senate Chair and Vice Chair

b.  That the Faculty Senate approve the formation of an Ad Hoc Committee to address Faculty Senate membership and faculty voting rights on matters requiring Faculty Senate approval.

c.  That the Faculty Senate approve postponing the vote on proposed changes to By-Laws of The Faculty Senate, Section 5.1 Election of Officers, until corresponding changes to the Faculty Senate Constitution have been approved.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT — President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

#14-15–7A Curricular Report No. 2014-15-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015.

#14-15–7B Curricular Report No. 2014-15-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: College of Nursing – Replace Masters Core Courses with Doctoral Core Courses. Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015. Pending approval by the Board of Education.

#14-15–8 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2014-15-2.
Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015.

#14-15–9A Curricular Report No. 2014-15-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Graduate Certificate in Community Planning.  Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015. Pending approval by the Board of Education.

#14-15–9B Curricular Report No. 2014-15-3B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Master of Science in Finance.  Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015. Pending approval by the Board of Education.

#14-15–9C Curricular Report No. 2014-15-3C from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Master of Science in Dietetics.  Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015. Pending approval by the Board of Education.

#14-15–10A The Five Hundred and Nineteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015.

#14-15–10B The Five Hundred and Nineteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship.  Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015. Pending approval by the Board of Education.

#14-15–11 Changes to By-Laws Sections 4.65 – 4.6.9 (University College and General Education Committee) and 4.30 – 4.33 (Undergraduate Academic Advising Committee).  Approved by President Dooley on January 7, 2015.

B. Announcements

5. PRESENTATION

General Education Implementation Update – Director Swift

6. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2014-15-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate – Dean Killingbeck

B. The Five Hundred and Twentieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee – Professor Brand

C. University College and General Education Committee Report #2014-15-1 – Jim Kinnie

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

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