Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, November 20, 2008 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building
1. Call to order at 3:00pm
2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #2, October 23, 2008 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_02m_10-23-08.htm
3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee
C. Report on the Presidential Search -- Chairperson Martin
4. Report of the President - President Carothers
A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:
#08-09--1 - The Four Hundred Sixty-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on November 3, 2008.
#08-09--2 - University College and General Education Committee Report #08-09-1. Approved by President Carothers on November 3, 2008.
#08-09--1 - Expression of Support for Equity and Fairness for the URI Part-Time Faculty United (AAUP). Returned by President Carothers with the following notation: "As this is a matter of collective bargaining, it is a matter outside the purview of the Faculty Senate."
C. State of the Budget Address (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FY09_Faculty_Senate_Present.pdf) - Vice President Weygand.
5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees
A. The Four Hundred Sixty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/464_CAC.pdf) - Professor Mundorf
B. Curricular Report No. 2008-2009-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_CURRICULAR_REPORT_08-09-3.pdf) - Dean Killingbeck
C. Curricular Report No. 2007-2008-7A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for a Doctor of Nursing Practice (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_CURRICULAR_REPORT_07-08-7A.pdf - Dean Killingbeck
D. University College and General Education Committee Report #2008-09-2 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/UCGE_08-09-2.pdf) - Senator Hicks
6. Special Forum - Professor Rice
Proposed h5230 An Act Relating to Education University of Rhode Island (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/h5230.pdf)
7. Unfinished Business
Recommendation of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Costello:
- That the Faculty Senate resume informal consideration various models of alternative funding for the University (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Alternative_Funding_links.htm).
[The Executive Committee is reintroducing this item in order to include President Carothers and Vice President Weygand in the discussion]
8. New Business