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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 4

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, December 14, 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 #3, November 16, 2006 (Attached)

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #10, #11, and #12 attached pp. 3-12) - Vice Chairperson Luebke

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

  • That the Faculty Senate approve Executive Committee Report #06-07-2: Suspension of Academic Programs. (attached pp. 13-15)

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

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#06-07--6 - The Four Hundred Forty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on November 27, 2006, subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#06-07--7 - Curricular Report No. 2006-2007-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on November 27, 2006, portions subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#06-07--8 - University College and General Education Committee Report #06-07-1. Approved by President Carothers on November 27, 2006.

#06-07--9 - Amendment to Section 5.70.11 Membership of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee. Approved by President Carothers on November 27, 2006.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Forty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 16-20) -- Senator Luebke.

B. Curricular Report No. 2006-07-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 21-24) - Dean Bibb.

C. Curricular Report No. 2006-07-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Dual Degree Doctoral program jointly with the Technische Universität Braunschweig (attached pp. 25-29) - Dean Bibb.

D. Curricular Report No. 2006-07-3B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: A Proposal for a Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing (attached pp. 30-33) - Dean Bibb. Education

6. Unfinished Business

The Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Administration Evaluation by Senator Rosen remains from the Agenda for the October 26 meeting.

7. New Business

Full agenda are in the hands of all senators and department chairs. They are also available through email on Facsen-Bus and on the Faculty Senate home page (Facsen). Contact the Faculty Senate for details.