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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 5

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, January 29, 2004 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #4, December 11, 2003 (attached).

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #13, #14, and #15 attached pp. 4-11) -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead.

C. Activities of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (Minutes of November 6, 2003 Meeting attached pp. 12-13) -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead.

D. Recommendations of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Hollinshead:

  1. That the Faculty Senate elect one of the following two Senators to serve on the FSEC for the remainder of the 2003-04 academic year:
      - Senator Celest Martin, College of Arts and Sciences
      - Senator Robert Rodgers, College of Pharmacy
  2. That the Faculty Senate approve additional committee appointments for spring 2004.
  3. That the Faculty Senate approve the Executive Committee's recommendation regarding special waivers to regulations by the Athletics Advisory Board (attached pp. 14-15)

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#03-04--6 - The Four Hundred Seventeenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on December 5, 2003.

#03-04--7 - Curricular Report No. 2003-04-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on December 5, 2003.

#03-04--8 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-2004-2. Approved by President Carothers on December 5, 2003.

#03-04--9 - Constitution By-Laws and University Manual Committee on Chapter 5: Committees of the University. Approved by President Carothers on December 5, 2003.

#03-04--10 - Change in all References to Vice President for Business and Finance to Vice President for Administration. Approved by President Carothers on December 5, 2003.

#03-04--11 - The Four Hundred Eighteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on December 22, 2003, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#03-04--12 - Curricular Report No. 2003-04-1A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Post-baccalaureate Certificate Program in Polymers. Approved by President Carothers on December 22, 2003.

#03-04--13 - Curricular Report No. 2003-04-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on December 22, 2003, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

Resolution:

#03--4--1 - Request for Consideration of the Advisability of Expanding the Scope of the Watson House Committee to Include Historical Preservation.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Nineteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 16-17) -- Professor Kaufman.

B. University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-04-3 (attached pp. 18-19) -- Professor Jackson.

6. Special Forum

Dr. Jack Warner, R.I. Commissioner for Higher Education: "What is Higher Education Wrestling With?"

7. Unfinished Business

8. New Business

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