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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 1

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, September 28, 2006 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 brief meeting of the General Faculty for the purpose of approving certification of degree candidates.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #9, May 11, 2006 (Attached)

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of 2005-2006 Executive Committee Meetings #32, #33 and #34 and 2006-2007 Executive Committee Meetings #1 and #2 attached pp. 4-25) -- Vice Chairperson Luebke

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Luebke:

  1. That the Faculty Senate approve Committee Appointments for 2006-07 (attached pp. 26-32).

  2. That the Faculty Senate approve the Executive Committee Report 2006-07-1: Administrative Title Changes - Ex Officio Membership on the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 33-35).

Report on Faculty Survey Results (attached pp. 36-37) -- Professor Costello.

Annual Report of the University Ombud for 2005-06 (attached pp. 38-40 - Ombud Rose.

F. Update on NEASC Accreditation Self-Study -- Senator Kowalski

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#05-06--28 - The Four Hundred Forty-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on May 4, 2006.

#05-06--29 - Curricular Report No. 2005-2006-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on May 4, 2006.

#05-06--30 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2005-06-4. Approved by President Carothers on May 4, 2006.

#05-06--31 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2005-06-4: Proposed New University Manual Section 8.26.13 and Amendment to Section 8.56.10. Approved by President Carothers on May 4, 2006.

#05-06--32 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2005-06-5: Proposed Amendment to Section 8.51.16 of the University Manual. Approved by President Carothers on May 4, 2006.

#05-06--33 - Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Early Course Registration: Two-Semester Trial Period. Approved by President Carothers on May 4, 2006.

#05-06--34 - Report of the Executive Committee on Amendment to section 2.14.10 of the University Manual. Approved by President Carothers on May 19, 2006.

#05-06--35 - The Four Hundred Forty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on May 19, 2006.

#05-06--36 - Curricular Report No. 2005-06-8 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on May 19, 2006.

#05-06--37 - Recommendation of the UCGE Committee HPR 201 for Fall 2006. Approved by President Carothers on May 19, 2006.

Resolutions:

#05-06--3 - Endorsement of the Joint Recommendation of the President and the Faculty Senate Executive Committee on the Establishment of a Blue Ribbon Committee on Positioning the University of Rhode Island for the Future. Supported by President Carothers on May 4, 2006.

#05-06--4 - Expression of Appreciation to 2005-06 Chairperson Michael A. Rice. Supported by President Carothers on May 19, 2006.

#05-06--5 - Expression of Support for 2006 H-7092. Returned by President Carothers with an explanation. See http://www.uri.edu/facsen/pres.explanation.pdf for President Carothers' written response to the resolution.

B. Announcements

C. Recommendation to amend section 5.70.11, membership of the Joint Strategic Policy Committee (JSPC) by adding "a Dean, representing the Council of Deans" (attached p. 41).

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. Curricular Report No. 2005-2006-8a from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for a Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics (attached pp. 42-45) Dean Bibb.

B. Annual Report of the Honors Program and Visiting Scholars Committee for 2005-06 (attached pp. 46-55) - Professor McIntyre.

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business

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