Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday October 28, 2004 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building
1. Call to order at 3:00pm
2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #1, September 23, 2004 (Attached).
D. Discussion of initial goals established by the Executive Committee (see Memorandum from Chairperson Boudreaux-Bartels to the faculty at http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GFBB_Welcome.html)
4. Report of the President - President Carothers
A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:
#04-05--1 - Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-5a from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate Approved by President Carothers on October 4, 2004.
State of the Budget Address for 2004-05 (attached pp. 24-31) - Ms. Barrett.Postponed until November 18, 2004
5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees
A. The Four Hundred Twenty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 32-34) - Professor Peters.
B. Curricular Report No. 2004-2005-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 35-37) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.
C. University College and General Education Committee Report #2004-05-1 (attached pp. 38) - Senator Jackson.
6. Unfinished Business
At the September 23 meeting of the Faculty Senate the following recommendation to change Section 4.22 of the By-Laws was introduced. Because By-Laws changes may not be voted upon at the meeting at which they are first moved. The recommendation is returned to the Faculty Senate at this time:
- 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. *
7. New Business
*NOTE: Amendments to the Faculty Senate By-Laws require a 2/3-majority vote.