UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

FACULTY SENATE

NUMBER 5

AGENDA

 

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, February 28, 2002 in room 113 White Hall.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #4, January 24, 2002 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #13, #14, #15 and #16 attached pp. 3-12) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

C. Report of the Executive Committee (attached pp. 13-15) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT - President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forward to the President:

Bills:

#01-02--9 Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on February 1, 2002.

#01-02--10 Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-4A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposed Certificate Program in Thanatology. Approved on February 1, 2002 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#01-02--11 Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-4B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposed Certificate Programs in Labor Relations and Human Resources. Approved on February 1, 2002 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#01-02--12 Authorization of a Referendum of the General Faculty. Approved on February 1, 2002.

B. Announcements.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Four Hundred First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 16-21) -- Senator Hickox.

B. The Four Hundred Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 22-26) -- Senator Hickox.

C. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-4C from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for Master of Environmental Science and Management (MESM) Program (attached pp. 27-41) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

D. Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 42-43) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

E. University College and General Education Committee Report #2001-02-1 (attached pp. 44-47) -- Professor Godfrey-Brown.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS