UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

FACULTY SENATE

 NUMBER 3

AGENDA 

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, December 13, 2001 in room 113 White Hall.

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

Please note that prior to the call to order there will be a brief meeting of the General Faculty for the purpose of approving certification of candidates for degrees.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #2, October 25, 2001 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #6, #7, #8, #9, and #10 attached pp. 3-14) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee:

That the Faculty Senate endorse the Association of College and Research Libraries Statement on Intellectual Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries (attached pp. 15-16).

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT - President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forward to the President:

Bills:

#01-02--2 The Three Hundred and Ninety-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved on November 1, 2001.

#01-02--3 Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on November 1, 2001.

#01-02--4 Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on November 1, 2001.

#01-02--5 Recommendation of the University College and General Education Committee: HPR 202 (Fall 2001). Approved on November 1, 2001.

B. Announcements.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Four Hundredth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 17-22) -- Senator Hickox.

B. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 23-24) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

C. Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual Report #2001-02-1: Amendments to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 25-27)--Senator Wenisch.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS