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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 7

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday March 20, 2003 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #6, February 20, 2003 (attached).

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Announcements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #17 and #18 attached pp. 3-8) -- Senator Beckman.

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee:

  1. That the Faculty Senate approve the following committee appointments:

       a) Professor Barbara Luebke, JOR, and Mr. Michael Tammaro, PHY, to the Social Regulations Committee;

       b) Professor Bingfang Yan, BMS, to the Council for Research replacing Professor Hossein Zia, APS, for the spring 2003 semester.

  2. A response from the Executive Committee to President Carothers proposal for a joint senior level committee on strategic planning

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President
Bills:

#02-03--14 - Changes to Centers and Partnerships Regulations: Sections 8.90.21, 8.90.22 and 8.90.30 of the University Manual. Approved by President Carothers on February 12, 2003.

#02-03--15 - The Four Hundred Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on February 12, 2003.

#02-03--16 - Curricular Report No. 2002-2003-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on February 12, 2003, portions subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#02-03--17 - The Four Hundred Tenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on March 4, 2003, portions subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#02-03--18 - The Four Hundred Eleventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on March 4, 2003.

#02-03--19 - Curricular Report No. 2002-2003-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on March 4, 2003.

#02-03--20 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2002-03-2. Approved by President Carothers on March 4, 2003.

Resolution:

#01-02--1 - Endorsement of Recommendation to Increase the Limit on LVPOs for Grants and Contracts. Supported by President Carothers on March 4, 2003.

B. Announcements.

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Twelfth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 9-14) -- Senator Kaufman.

B. Annual Report of the Council for Research (attached pp. 15-16) -- Professor Euler.

C. Final Report of the President's Ad Hoc Task Force on Campus Security (pp. 17-20; the complete report, including appendices, is on the web at http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Security_Task_Force_Final.html) -- Professor Carroll.

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business

Discussion of the concept of shared governance at the University and what might be done to enable it to work more effectively.