NUMBER 4

 

AGENDA

 

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, January 24, 2002 in room 113 White Hall.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #3, December 13, 2001 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #11 and #12 attached pp. 3-7) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee:

That the Faculty Senate establish an ad hoc committee to review Admissions Policy and to make recommendations for any changes in policy and/or the UNIVERSITY MANUAL to the Faculty Senate by April 18, 2002. (Proposed charge and membership attached pp. 8-9.)

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT - President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forward to the President:

Bills:

#01-02--6 The Four Hundredth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved on December 31, 2001.

#01-02--7 Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on December 31, 2001.

#01-02--8 Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual Report #2001-02-1: Amendments to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate - Recommendations for Referendums. Allowed to go into effect as of January 3, 2002 without signature.

Resolution:

#01-02--2 Endorsement of the Association of College and Research Libraries Statement on Intellectual Freedom Principles for Academic Libraries. Supported on December 31, 2001.

B. Announcements.

 

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 10-11) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

B. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-4A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposed Certificate Program in Thanatology (attached pp. 12-16) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

C. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-4B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposed Certificate Programs in Labor Relations and Human Resources (attached pp. 17-20) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

D. Report of the Athletics Advisory Board on Athletics and Academics (attached pp. 21-33) -- Professor Swift.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

On December 13, 2001, the Faculty Senate voted to postpone definitely until January 24, 2002 the discussion proposed in the third recommendation of the Constitution By-Laws and University Manual Committee Report #2001-02-1:

That the Faculty Senate set aside time ... to discuss the applicable University regulations and appropriate constitutional amendments resulting from these more substantive changes, including changes to clarify appropriate procedures and authority, and to authorize, if deemed appropriate, a referendum on these matters.

The substantive changes referred to above are:

 

 

 

7. NEW BUSINESS