NUMBER 5

 

FACULTY SENATE

AGENDA

 

 

 

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, February 24, 2011 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

 

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Vice President Robert Weygand will immediately follow the meeting.

 

1.    Call to order at 3:00 p.m.

 

2.   Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #4, December 16, 2010 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_04m_12-16-10.htm).

 

3.   REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

A.    Announcements

 

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive

Committee Meetings #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #22, #23, #24, and #25 are available at http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Commtgs_10-11.htm - FSEC) -- Vice Chairperson Larsen

 

C.   Recommendations of the Executive Committee – Vice Chairperson  Larsen:

 

       1)  That the Faculty Senate approve proposed changes in the Centers  Review Process as outlined in the Report of the Executive Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FSEC_Centers.htm)

 

              2)  That the Faculty Senate appoint Senator Gale Eaton, LSC as chair of the Library Committee and Professor Amanda Izenstark as a member of the Library Committee.

 

D.   Annual Report of the Ombud for 2009-10 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Annual_Report_Ombud_09-10.pdf) – Ombud Rose

 

4.    REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT – President Dooley

 

A.    Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

 

      Bills

 

#10-11—6    The Four Hundred and Eighty Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on December 16, 2010.

 

#10-11—7     Curricular Report No 2010-11-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on December 16, 2010.

 

#10-11—8    The Four Hundred and Eighty Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by President Dooley on January 28, 2011.

 

#10-11—9    Curricular Report No 2010-11-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on January 28, 2011.

 

#10-11—10   Curricular Report No 2010-11-2A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:  Proposal for a Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Neurosciences. Approved by President Dooley on January 28, 2011, pending approval by the Board of Governors for Higher Education.

 

#10-11—11  University College and General Education Committee Report #10-11-2. Approved by President Dooley on January 28, 2011.

 

                  Resolution:

 

#10-11—2    Resolution Thanking Stephen Swallow. Supported by President Dooley on January 28, 2011.

 

B.  Announcements

 

5.   STATE OF THE BUDGET REPORT – Vice President Weygand

 

6.   REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

 

A.    Curricular Report No 2010-11-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_3_10-11.pdf) – Dean Killingbeck

 

      B. The Four Hundred and Eighty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/484_CAC.pdf; 484_CAC_APPENDIX_A.pdf; 484_CAC_APPENDIX_B.pdf; 484_CAC_APPENDIX B2.pdf) – Professor Mundorf

 

C. University College and General Education Committee Report #10-11-3 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/UCGE_10-11-3.pdf) --Senator Hicks

 

D.  Curricular Report No 2010-11-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_4_10-11.pdf) -- Dean Killingbeck

 

E.  The Four Hundred and Eighty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B.A. in Chinese (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/485_CAC_BACHN_files.htm) -- Professor Mundorf

 

F.   The Four Hundred and Eighty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/486_CAC.pdf  -- Professor Mundorf

 

G.  Report #2010-11-1 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee: The Drop Period (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/AS&C_2010-11-1.pdf) -- Professor DiCioccio.

 

H.  Report #2010-11-2 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee: Spring 2011 http://www.uri.edu/facsen/AS&C_2010-11-2.pdf) -- Professor DiCioccio.

 

7.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

8.   NEW BUSINESS

 

9.   ADJOURNMENT

 

            A reception for the Faculty Senate at the University Club, sponsored by Vice President Robert Weygand, will immediately follow the Meeting.