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Scenes from Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 1

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, September 25, 2008 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

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, May 14, 2008 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_09m07-08.html

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

  1. Opening Remarks -- Chairperson Martin
  2. Presentation of first Annual Faculty Mentor Awards -- Dr. Silver
  3. The Changing Face of Classroom Media Assistance (CMA) -- Ms. Fetherston

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of 2007-2008 Executive Committee Meetings #29, #30 and #31, http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Commtgs_07-08.html#FSEC and 2008-2009 Executive Committee Meetings #1 and #2, http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Commtgs_08-09.html#FSEC) - Vice Chairperson Costello

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Costello:

D. Annual Report of the University Ombud for 2007-08 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Annual_Report_Ombud07-08.html OR http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Annual_Report_Ombud07-08.pdf - Ombud Rose.

4. Report of the President - President Carothers [In President Carothers' absence, Provost De Hayes will give the report.]

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Bills07-08.html)

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. Annual Report of the Honors Program and Visiting Scholars Committee for 2007-08 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/07-08_HPVS_Annual_Rep.htm OR http://www.uri.edu/facsen/07-08_HPVS_Annual_Report.pdf) - Professor McIntyre

B. Annual Report of the Council for Research for 2007-08 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Annual_Report_07_08_CfR.htm OR http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Annual_Report_07_08_CfR.pdf) - Professor King

6. Special Forum - Provost DeHayes

Defining the Future of the University of Rhode Island: A Vision for the Division of Academic Affairs.

7. Unfinished Business

8. New Business