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October 16th, 2014 Agenda

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate 3:00 PM, Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

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

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #1, September 18, 2014

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements Chairperson Nassersharif

B. Activities of the Executive Committee: Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #9 through #13– Vice Chairperson Rollo Koster

C. Per University Manual Section 10.90.15, Verbal Reporting to Constituency,

Report on 2013-14 Administrator Evaluation Results – Provost DeHayes

D. Recommendations of the Executive Committee –WITHDRAWN

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)

(to be voted on at the 11/20/14 Faculty Senate Meeting)

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT – President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

#14-15–1 The Five Hundred and Sixteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.
Approved by President Dooley on September 26, 2014.

B. Announcements

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Five Hundred and Seventeenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee – Professor Brand

6. PRESENTATIONS

A. State Of The Budget Address To Faculty Senate – Vice President Valentino and Director Barrett

B. URI Engineering Bond Referendum – Dean Wright

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

At the September 18, 2014 Meeting of the Faculty Senate, the following new sections to 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.

Sections 4.85 – 4.88 to the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate, as amended: Committee on Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Computing, Communications, and Networking (CITICCN)

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

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

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

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