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October 15th, 2015 Meeting

AGENDA

Meeting of the Faculty Senate, Thursday, October 15, 2015, Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the President’s House
s
ponsored by President David M. Dooley
and
Lynn Baker-Dooley
will immediately follow the Meeting.

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Faculty Senate, September 10, 2015 and Regularly Scheduled Meeting #1, September 17, 2015

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements – Chairperson Rollo-Koster

B. Activities of the Executive Committee – Vice Chairperson Welters Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #7 – #10.

C. Per University Manual Section 10.90.15, Verbal Reporting to Constituency, Report on 2014-15 Administrator Evaluation Results – Provost DeHayes

4. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

A. Announcements

B. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

Bill #15-16-1  Graduate Council Informational Report, University Manual Section 10.44.18. Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-2  The Five Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-3  General Education Committee Report #15-16-1: Changes to the Structure of the General Education Program. Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-4  General Education Committee Report #15-16-2: SCM 101 and HPR 201.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

Bill #15-16-5 Changes to By-Laws 10.1-10.7 and 4.5, and University Manual 8.81.10.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2015.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Five Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee – Professor Owens

B. General Education Committee Report 2015-16-3 – Professor Kinnie

C. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report 2015-16-1 – Professor Gindy

D. Constitution, By-Laws, and University Manual Committee Report 2015-16-1 – Professor Wenisch

6. PRESENTATION and Forum Discussion

Joint Committee on Academic Planning overview of planning process and draft Academic Strategic Plan 2016-2021  – Provost DeHayes, Vice Chairperson Welters, and Senator Kusz

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

A reception at the President’s House sponsored by President David M. Dooley and Lynn Baker-Dooley will immediately follow the Meeting.

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