Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, September 23, 2010 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building
A reception at the University Club sponsored by Chairperson Swallow will immediately follow the Meeting.
1. Call to order at 3:00pm
Please note that prior to the call to order there will be a meeting of the General Faculty/Graduate Faculty.
2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #8, April 29, 2010 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_08m_4-29-10_000.htm), #9, May 13, 2010 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_09m_5-13-10_000.htm), and Summer 2010 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_Summer_6-16-10.htm).
3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee
A. Annoucements and Opening Remarks -- Chairperson Swallow
B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of 2009-2010 Executive Committee Meetings #35, #36, #37, and #38
http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Commtgs_09-10.html#FSEC and 2010-2011 Executive Committee Meetings #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, and #6
http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Commtgs_10-11.htm#FSEC -- Vice Chairperson Eaton
C.Recommendations of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Eaton:
- That the Faculty Senate approve Committee Appointments for 2010-11 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Committees_2010-11.htm)
- That the Faculty Senate Adopt the Resolution on Course Credits (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FSEC_Resolution_4_credits.htm)
4. Report of the President - Provost DeHayes on behalf of President Dooley
A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:
#09-10--24 - Curricular Report No. 6A-2009-10 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for a Five-Year Combined BS Physics/MS Medical Physics Degree Program. Approved by President Dooley on May 13, 2010 pending approval by the Board of Governors.
#09-10--25 - Curricular Report No. 7-2009-10 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on May 13, 2010.
#09-10--26 - Replacement of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (JSPC) with the Joint Committee on Academic Planning. Approved by President Dooley on May 13, 2010.
09-10--27 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report. Approved by President Dooley on May 13, 2010.
09-10-28 - Annual Report of the Admissions Advisory Committee Approved by President Dooley on May 13, 2010.
09-10--29 - Annual Report of the Learning Outcomes Oversight Committee (LOOC). Approved by President Dooley on May 13, 2010.
09-10--30 - The Four Hundred Seventy-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on June 23, 2010.
09-10--31 - University College and General Education Committee Report #09-10-7. Approved by President Dooley on June 23, 2010.
09-10--32 - Report of the Council for Research on Continuing Centers for 2009-10. Approved by President Dooley on June 23, 2010.
10-11--1 - Distribution of Revenues for Intellectual Property Managed by the URI Research Foundation. Approved by President Dooley on July 1, 2010.
5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees
A. The University College and General Education Committee Report #2009-10-1 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/UCGE_10-11-1.htm) -- Senator Hicks.
6. Unfinished Business
7. New Business
A reception for the Faculty Senate at the University Club, sponsored by Chairperson Swallow, will immediately follow the meeting.