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Scenes from Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 2

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, October 24, 2002 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #1, September 26, 2002 (attached).

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Announcements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #2, #3, #4, and #5 attached pp. 3-12) -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead.

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead:

  • That the Faculty Senate approve additional Committee Appointments for 2002-03 (attached p. 13)

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#02-03--1 - Curricular Report No. 2002-2003-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on October 3, 2002.

B. Announcements.

C. State of the Budget Address for 2002-03 (attached pp.14-25) -- Vice President Stark.

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 26-33) -- Senator Kaufman.

B. Curricular Report No. 2002-2003-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached p. 34) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

C. University College and General Education Committee Report #2002-03-1 (attached pp. 35-38) -- Professor Jackson.

6. Unfinished Business

The following By-Laws changes were introduced at the September 26 meeting and was postponed until October 24 because amendments to the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate may not be voted upon at the meeting at which they are first moved:

  • Academic Standards and Calendar Committee
    Amend section 4.22 of the By-Laws by replacing the "Registrar" with the "Director of Enrollment Services or designee and the University Ombud" as ex officio members of the committee.

  • Library Committee
    Amend section 4.50 of the By-Laws by replacing the "Director of the University Libraries" with the "Vice Provost for Information Services and the Dean of University Libraries" as an ex officio member of the committee.

  • Teaching Effectiveness Committee
    Amend section 4.60 of the By-Laws by adding the "Director of Information and Instructional Technology Services" as an ex officio member of the committee.

7. New Business

A. Discussion of the role and cost of athletics at the University.

B. Discussion of the role and financing of the University Library.

C. Discussion of the concept of shared governance at the University and what might be done to enable it to work more effectively.