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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 1

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, September 26, 2002 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 for degrees.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meetings#8, May 9, 2002 (attached).

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Announcements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of 2001-02 Executive Committee Meeting #27 and 2002-03 Executive Committee Meeting #1 attached pp. 4-7) -- Senator Beckman.

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee -- Senator Beckman:

  1. That the Faculty Senate approve Committee Appointments for 2002-03 (attached pp. 8-12).
  2. That the Faculty Senate approve changes in By-Laws regarding ex officio members of standing committees (attached p. 13).

D. Annual Report of the University Ombud for 2001-02 (attached pp. 14-16) -- Professor Rose.

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:
Bills:

#01-02--23 - The Four Hundred Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on April 29, 2002.

#01-02--24 - Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on April 29, 2002.

#01-02--25 - The Four Hundred Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on May 17, 2002 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#01-02--26 Curricular Report No. 2001-2002-8 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on May 17, 2002.

#01-02--27 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2001-02-2. Approved by President Carothers on May 17, 2002.

#01-02--28 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2001-02-3: University Calendar for 2005-06. Approved by President Carothers on May 17, 2002.

#01-02--29 - Amendment to 2.7 of Faculty Senate By-Laws. Approved by President Carothers on May 17, 2002.

#01-02--30 - Committee on Scheduling Athletic Competitions during the Final Exam Period or Designated Reading Days: Amendment to Sections 8.51.30-31. Approved by President Carothers on May 17, 2002.

Resolution:

#01-02--5 - Endorsement of Recommendation to Oppose Priority Registration for Athletes. Not supported by President Carothers.

B. Announcements.

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. Curricular Report No. 2002-03-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached p. 17) -- Vice Provost Trubatch

B. Report of the Honors Program and Visiting Scholars Committee for 2001-02 (attached pp. 18-24) -- Professor Johnson.

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business