UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

FACULTY SENATE

 NUMBER 2

AGENDA

 

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, October 25, 2001 in room 113 White Hall.

1. Call to order at 3:00 p.m.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #1, September 20, 2001 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #2, #3, #4 and #5 attached pp. 3-13 ) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Carothers.

A. Status of Actions Forward to the President:

Bill:

#01-02--1 Amendment to Section 4.50 of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate. Approved on September 26, 2001.

Resolution:

#01-02--1 Encouragement of Campus Conversation About the Events of September 11, 2001 During Diversity Week (October 1-5, 2001). Supported by President Carothers on September 26, 2001.

B. Announcements.

C. State of the Budget Address for 2001-02 (attached pp. 14-40 ) -- Vice President Stark.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Three Hundred and Ninety-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 41-46) -- Senator Hickox.

B. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 47-48) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

C. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 49-51) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

D. Recommendation of the University College and General Education Committee -- Professor Godfrey-Brown:

That students be permitted to apply the Fall 2001 Honors Colloquium, HPR 202 A Just and Sustainable Future, to either the Social Sciences (S) area or the Natural Sciences (N) area of the General Education program.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS