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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 2

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the University Club sponsored by President Dooley will immediately follow the Meeting.

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #1, September 24, 2009 (

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #9, #10 and #11 , - Vice Chairperson Ordoñez

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee that the Faculty Senate adopt a resolution in support of the goals of the Academic Plan-- Vice Chairperson Ordoñez (

4. Report of the President - President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

  • #09-10--1 -Amendment to Section 10.90.13 of the UNIVERSITY MANUAL: Administrator Evaluation. Approved by President Dooley on October 1, 2009.

  • #09-10--2 -Council for Research: Recommendation for Elimination of Non-Functioning Centers. Approved by President Dooley on October 1, 2009.

  • #09-10--3 -University College and General Education Committee Report #09-10-1. Approved by President Dooley on October 1, 2009.

B. Announcements

As part of his announcements President Dooley will discuss a proposed new Strategic Budget and Planning Council (

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Seventy-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee ( - Senator Honhart

B. The University College and General Education Committee Report #2009-10-2 ( - Senator Hicks

C. UCGE Subcommittee on Assessment of General Education (SAGE) Report on Assessment of URI's General Education Program (PowerPoint Presentation: ( - Professor Stevenson and Senator Hicks

D. Annual Report of the Honors Program and Visiting Scholars Committee for 2008-09 ( - Professor McIntyre

6. Special Forum

Update on the Branding Initiative -- Ms. Acciardo and Professor R. Dholakia

7. Unfinished Business

8. New Business

9. Adjournment

A reception for the Faculty Senate at the University Club, sponsored by President Dooley, will immediately follow the meeting.