Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday September 23, 2004 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building
1. Call to order at 3:00pm
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.
2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #9, May 13, 2004 (Attached).
C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Rosen:
- That the Faculty Senate approve Committee Appointments for 2004-05 (attached pp. 25-31).
- That section 4.22 of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate be amended by adding "and the Vice President for Student Affairs or designee" to the list of ex-officio members of the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee. *
*NOTE: Amendments to the Faculty Senate By-Laws require a 2/3-majority vote and may not be voted upon at the meeting they are first introduced.
E. Annual Report of the University Ombud for 2003-04 (attached pp. 32-35) - Professor Emeritus Rose.
4. Report of the President - President Carothers
A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:
#03-04--33 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2003-04-1: Proposed Academic Calendars 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10. Approved by President Carothers on May 11, 2004.
#03-04--34 - The Four Hundred Twenty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on May 27, 2004.
#03-04--35 - The Four Hundred Twenty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on May 27, 2004.
#03-04--36 - Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on May 27, 2004.
#03-04--37 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-04-10. Approved by President Carothers on May 27, 2004.
#03-04--38 - Report of the Council for Research on the Establishment of a Research Corporation. Approved by President Carothers on May 27, 2004 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.
#03-04--4 - Expression of Appreciation to Chairperson Judy K. Beckman. Supported by President Carothers on May 27, 2004.
5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees
A. Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-5a from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached p. 36) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.
B. Report of the Honors Program and Visiting Scholars Committee for 2003-04 (attached pp. 37-46) - Professor Johnson.
C. Progress Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions to the Providence Campus. (oral) - Professor Feldman
6. Special Report
Academic Program Factor Analysis - Mr. Murphy.
7. Unfinished Business
8. New Business