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March 20, 2014

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, March 20, 2014 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Brownell will immediately follow the Meeting.

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #6, February 20, 2014

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements – Chairperson Byrd

B. Activities of the Executive Committee: Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #21 and #27

– Vice Chairperson Rice

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee: Resolution 13-14-1

– Vice Chairperson Rice

D. Recommendation of the Executive Committee

– Vice Chairperson Rice

Per Section 10.4 of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate, the Executive Committee recommends approval of the President’s request of March 17, 2014 for an additional extension of time until May 8, 2014 for approval of Bill #13-14–13, Report to the Faculty Senate of the Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual Committee, January 2014, for reasons relating to changes in the structural organization of the Rhode Island Board of Education.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT — President Dooley

A. Announcements

B. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

Bill #13-14–14A Curricular Report No. 2013-14-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on March 5, 2014.

Bill #13-14–14B Curricular Report No. 2013-14-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate, Reactivate the Teacher Certification Program (MATCP) for Kinesiology Physical Education Health Education Teacher Education (PHETE). Approved by President Dooley on March 5, 2014. Pending RIBOE approval.

Bill #13-14–15 The Five Hundred Twelfth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on March 12, 2014.

Bill #13-14–16 University College and General Education Committee Report #2013-14-2. Approved by President Dooley on March 5, 2014.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2013-14-5A and 2013-14-5B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate

– Dean Killingbeck

B. The Five Hundred and Thirteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee

– Professor Brand

C. Annual Report of the Library Committee and Report from the Faculty Senate Designate for Open Access Policy

– Professor Rathemacher

D. University College and General Education Committee Report #2013-14-3
– Professor Maier- Speredelozzi

E. University College and General Education Committee Report #2013-14-4: Revised General Education Program

– Professor Maier- Speredelozzi

February 20 Forum Document with edits

Report #2013-14-4: Revised General Education Program

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

8. ADJOURNMENT

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

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