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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 6

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, February 23, 2006 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #5, January 26, 2006 (attached).

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #18, #19, #20 and #21 attached pp. 3-17) -- Vice Chairperson Martin.

C. Activities of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (Minutes of December 15, 2005 meeting attached p. 18). Vice Chairperson Martin.

D. Update on URI's activities in preparation for the NEASC Accreditation Self-Study - Senator Kowalski.

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President.

#05-06--11 - The Four Hundred Thirty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on February 6, 2006.

#05-06--12 - Curricular Report No. 2005-2006-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Information Literacy Instruction. Approved by President Carothers on February 6, 2006.

#05-06--13 - Curricular Report No. 2005-2006-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on February 6, 2006.

#05-06--14 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2005-06-1. Approved by President Carothers on February 6, 2006.

#05-06--15 Addition of New Section 4.69 of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on February 6, 2006.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Thirty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal to Establish a Department of Physical Therapy (attached pp. 19-22) - Senator Luebke.

B. The Four Hundred Fortieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 23-33; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/440_CAC_CBA_Appendix.pdf) - Senator Luebke.

C. Curricular Report No. 2005-06-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 34-36; http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC05-06-5_Appendix_A.pdf) - Vice Provost Pasquerella

D. University College and General Education Committee Report #2005-06-2 (attached p. 37) - Professor Honhart.

E. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2005-06-1: Proposed Modification to Calendar for Spring 2009 (attached p. 38) - Professor Loy.

F. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2005-06-2: Proposed Calendars for Summer 2007 and Summer 2008 (attached p. 39) - Professor Loy.

G. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2005-06-3: Proposed Calendar for 2011-2012 (attached pp. 40-41) - Professor Loy.

H. Report of the Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual Committee #05-06-2 (attached p. 42) - Senator Wenisch.

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business