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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 6

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, March 29, 2007 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #4 December 14, 2006 (Attached)

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #19, #20, #21, #22, and #23 attached pp. 4-19) -- Vice Chairperson Luebke.

C. Minutes of the December 21, 2006 meeting of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (attached pp. 20-22) -- Vice Chairperson Luebke.

D. Recommendations of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Luebke

  1. That the Faculty Senate amend the charge to the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (section 5.70.10 of the UNIVERSITY MANUAL) by adding the following sentence:

    The committee shall be responsible for the periodic and systematic review of various aspects of institutional effectiveness and shall ensure that the results of these reviews are used for continuing improvement

  2. That the Faculty Senate approve the charge to and membership of the Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee (LOOK) as recommended in the FSEC's Report #06-07-5 (attached pp. 23-26)

E. Update on NEASC Accreditation Self-Study -- Senator Kowalski.

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#06-07--15 - Establishment of the Joint Classroom Steering Committee. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007.

#06-07--16 - The Four Hundred Forty-Seventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007.

#06-07--17 - The Four Hundred Forty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B.S. degree in Chemistry and Forensic Chemistry. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#06-07--18 - The Four Hundred Forty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007.

#06-07--19 - Curricular Report No. 2006-07-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007.

#06-07--20 - Curricular Report No. 2006-07-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007.

#06-07--21 - University College and General Education Committee Report #06-07-2. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007.

#06-07--22 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2006-07--1: Recommendations B, C, and D. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007.

#06-07--23 - Report of the Council for Research on the Establishment of the URI Center for Molecular Toxicology. Approved by President Carothers on March 13, 2007, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

Resolution:

#06-07--2 - Support for the Passage of H5230. Supported by President Carothers on March 22, 2007.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Fiftieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 27-32) -- Senator Luebke.

B. University College and General Education Committee Report #06-07-3 (attached p. 33) - Senator Honhart.

C. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2006-07--2: Proposed University Calendar for 2012-2013 (attached p. 34) -- Professor Boulmetis

D. Report of the Affirmative Action Committee (attached pp. 35-38) - Professor Spears

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business

Full agenda are in the hands of all senators and department chairs. They are also available through email on Facsen-Bus and on the Faculty Senate home page (Facsen). Contact the Faculty Senate for details.

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