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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 1

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).

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (Minutes of May 5, 2004 and June 22, 2004 Meetings attached pp. 21-24) -- Vice Chairperson Rosen

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.

Resolution:

#03-04--4 - Expression of Appreciation to Chairperson Judy K. Beckman. Supported by President Carothers on May 27, 2004.

B. Announcements

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