Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, December 11, 2003 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 Meeting #3, November 20, 2003 (attached).
3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee
B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #10, #11, and #12 attached pp. 3-10) -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead.
C. Activities of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (Minutes of October 2, 2003 Meeting attached p. 11) -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead.
D. Recommendation that the Faculty Senate approve the Small Research Vessel Policy as originally presented on October 30, 2003 and now resubmitted (attached pp. 12-13) -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead.
E. President Carothers' memorandum to JSPC on Deliberations on Academic Organization as requested by the Faculty Senate on November 20, 2003 (attached pp. 14-19) -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead.
4. Report of the President - President Carothers
A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:
#03-04--3 - The Four Hundred Sixteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on November 13, 2003, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.
03-04--4 Curricular Report No. 2003-04-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on November 13, 2003.
#03-04--5 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-2004-1. Approved by President Carothers on November 13, 2003.
5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees
A. The Four Hundred Eighteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 20-23) -- Senator Kaufman.
B. Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-1A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Post-baccalaureate Certificate Program in Polymers (attached pp. 24-26) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.
C. Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached p. 27) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.
6. Unfinished Business
7. New Business