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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 9

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday May 13, 2004 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meetings #8 April 15, 2004 #8a, April 29, 2004 (attached).

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Announcements, including introduction of new Senators (apportionment of 2004-05 Senate attached p. 4).

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #25, #26, #27, #28 and #29 attached pp. 5-14) -- Vice Chairperson Boudreaux-Bartels.

C. Activities of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee -- Vice Chairperson Boudreaux-Bartels.

D. Report of the Nominating Committee (attached p. 15) -- Professor Bide.

E. Recommendation of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Boudreaux-Bartels:

  1. That the Faculty Senate direct the Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual Committee to consider the possibility of amending Article IV and Article V of the Faculty Senate Constitution with regard to terms of Officers and the Executive Committee (attached p. 16)
  2. That the Faculty Senate approve for inclusion in the University Manual the University of Rhode Island Computing and Network Use Policy (attached pp. 17-19).

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#03-04--23 - Amendment to section 2.39.19 of the UNIVERSITY MANUAL: Appointment of Student Assistant to the Ombud. Approved by President Carothers on April 8,2004.

#03-04--24 - The Four Hundred Twenty-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee Resubmitted with Statement on Transfer of 100 Level Writing Courses, Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2004.

#03-04--25 - The Four Hundred Twenty-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2004.

#03-04--26 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-04-6. Approved by President Carothers on April 8,2004.

#03-04--27 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-04-7. Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2004.

#03-04--28 - The Four Hundred Twenty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on April 23, 2004.

#03-04--29 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-04-8. Approved by President Carothers on April 23, 2004.

#03-04--30 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-04-9. Approved by President Carothers on April 23, 2004.

#03-04--31 - Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on April 23, 2004.

#03-04--32 - Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-6A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program in Gerontology and Geriatrics. Approved by President Carothers on April 23, 2004.

Resolution:

#03-04--3 - Endorsement of the Development of Programs for the Providence Campus. Supported by President Carothers on April 23, 2004.

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Twenty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 20-26) -- Professor Kaufman.

B. The Four Hundred Twenty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 27-34) -- Professor Kaufman.

C. Curricular Report No. 2003-2004-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 35-40) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

D. University College and General Education Committee Report #2003-04-10 (attached pp. 41-42) -- Senator Jackson.

E. Report of the Council for Research on the Establishment of a Research Corporation (attached pp. 43-48) -- Vice Provost Trubatch

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business