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November 17th, 2016 Faculty Senate Meeting

BEAUPRE CENTER FOR CHEMICAL AND FORENSIC SCIENCES, ROOM 105

A reception sponsored by Dean Corliss, Graduate School of Oceanography, will immediately follow the meeting (on site).

Electronic Attendance

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting #2, October 20, 2016

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements – Chairperson Sullivan

B. Activities of the Executive Committee – Vice Chairperson Conley
Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #12, #13, and #14

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee – Vice Chairperson Conley

1. That the Senate approve changes to Policy for the Administration of Grants, Contracts, and Gifts   eBallot

2. That the Faculty Senate discontinue the Admissions Advisory Committee   eBallot

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

A. Announcements

B. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

Bill #16-17-2B The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Curricular Proposals.
Approved by President Dooley on November 1, 2016.

Bill #16-17-2C The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Transfer of the Schmidt Labor Research Center to the College of Business for Administrative Purposes. Approved by President Dooley on November 1, 2016. Pending presentation to the Council on Postsecondary Education.

5. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2016-17-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate
     Appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C – Associate Dean Rusnock

B. The Five Hundred and Thirty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee
     Appendix A, Appendix B, Appendix C, Appendix D, Appendix E – Professor Izenstark

C. General Education Committee Report 2016-17-3 – Chairperson Sullivan

D. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report 2016-17-1 – Professor Gindy

E. Council for Research Report No. 2016-17-1 – Professor Slitt

6. PRESENTATION

Enrollment Management update – Vice Provost Libutti

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

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