NUMBER 6

 

FACULTY SENATE

AGENDA

 

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, March 31, 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 #5, February 24, 2011 http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_05m_2-24-11.htm.

 

3.   REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

A.    Announcements

 

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive

Committee Meetings #26, #27, #28, #29, #30, #31 and #32 are available at http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Commtgs_10-11.htm - FSEC) -- Vice Chairperson Larsen

 

4.    REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT – President Dooley

 

A.    Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

 

#10-11—12 Curricular Report No 2010-11-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on March 30, 2011 pending approval of portions by the Board of Governors.

 

#10-11—13 Curricular Report No 2010-11-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by President Dooley on March 25, 2011.

#10-11—14 The Four Hundred and Eighty-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on March 30, 2011 pending approval of portions by the Board of Governors.

 

#10-11—15 The Four Hundred and Eighty-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B.A. in Chinese. Approved by President Dooley on March 24, 2011 pending approval by the Board of Governors.

 

      #10-11—16 The Four Hundred and Eighty-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by President Dooley on March 25, 2011.

 

#10-11—17 Report #2010-11-2 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee: Spring 2011.  Approved by President Dooley on March 1, 2011.

     

#10-11—18 Report of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee on Centers Review.  Approved by President Dooley on March 25, 2011.

 

B.  Announcements

 

5.   REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

 

A.    Curricular Report No 2010-11-5 from the Graduate (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_5_2010-11.pdf) – Dean Killingbeck

 

      B. The Four Hundred and Eighty-Seventh Report of the Curricular

Affairs Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/487_CAC.pdf) – Professor Mundorf

 

C. Report of the Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/CBUM_10-11-1.pdf) --Professor Wenisch

 

D.  Report of the University College and General Education Committee: Update on General Education (oral) – Senator Hicks

 

E.  Annual Report of the Admissions Advisory Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Admissions_Advisory_Report_2010-11.pdf) – Professor Rathemacher.

 

F.   Report of the Learning Outcomes Oversight Committee (LOOC) 2010-11 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/LOOC_Annual_Report_Senate_3_31_2011_final.pdf)– Senator Barbour.

 

6.   SPECIAL FORUM

 

      Update on Retention (oral) –Vice Provost Libutti and Professor Morokoff

 

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.