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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 6

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, February 24, 2005 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #5, January 27, 2005 (Attached).

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #17, #18 and #19 attached pp. 3-13) -- Vice Chairperson Rosen.

C. Activities of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (Minutes for Meeting of December 2, 2004 attached pp. 14-15) -- Vice Chairperson Rosen.

D. Recommendations of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Rosen.

E. Report on Executive Committee's Informal Survey (attached pp. 16-21)

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#04-05--9 - The Four Hundred Twenty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Providence Campus Option for Freshmen. Approved by President Carothers on February 7, 2005, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#04-05--10 - The Four Hundred Twenty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on February 7, 2005, a portion pending approval by the Board of Governors.

#04-05--11 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2004-05-3. Approved by President Carothers on February 7, 2005.

#04-05--12 - Council for Research Report #2004-05-1: Center for Personal Financial Education. Approved by President Carothers on February 7, 2005, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. Curricular Report No. 2004-05--3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 22-23) - Vice Provost Trubatch.

B. Curricular Report No. 2004-05--3A: Proposal for a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 24-37) - Vice Provost Trubatch.

C. Curricular Report No. 2004-05--4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached p. 38) - Vice Provost Trubatch.

D. Curricular Report No. 2004-05--5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 39-42) - Vice Provost Trubatch.

E. Curricular Report No. 2004-05--5A: Proposal for a Ph.D. in Computer Science Degree from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 43-57) - Vice Provost Trubatch.

F. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #04-05-2: Proposed Summer Session Calendars 2005 and 2006 (attached p. 58) - Professor Loy.

6. Special Report

Report on Classroom Utilization Study and Policy on Allocation and Utilization of Space - Ms. Anne Newman, Director (The Policy on Allocation and Utilization of Space is on the web at http://www.uri.edu/facsen/URISPACE_POLICY.html)

7. Unfinished Business

8. New Business