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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 7

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, April 23, 2009 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 #6, March 26, 2009 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_06m_3-26-09.htm

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting #20) - Vice Chairperson Costello

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Costello

  1. That the Faculty Senate adopt the proposed schedule of meetings for the 2009-10 academic year (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Schedule_09-10.htm)

  2. That the Faculty Senate approve the membership of the Nominating Committee for Officers of the 2009-10 Faculty Senate:
        Senator Graham Forrester, Environment and Life Sciences
        Senator John Leo, Arts and Sciences
        Senator Andree Eathemacher, University Libraries

D. Report on the Presidential Search -- Chairperson Martin

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

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

#08-09--15 - The Four Hundred Sixty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on April 17, 2009. Portions require approval by the Board of Governors.

#08-09--16 - The Four Hundred Sixty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B. S. Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2009. Requires approval by the Board of Governors

#08-09--17 - Curricular Report No. 2008-09-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2009.

#08-09--18 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2008-09-3. Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2009.

#08-09--19 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2008-09-2. Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2009.

#08-09--20 - Annual Report of the Teaching Effectiveness Committee: Recommendation on Academic Advising, Approved by President Carothers on April 8, 2009.

Resolutions:

#08-09--3 - Expression of Support for H5353. Supported by President Carothers on April 8, 2009.

#08-09--4 - Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee to Collaborate with the Administration on the Site of the Proposed Research Park Supported by President Carothers on April 13, 2009.

#08-09--5 - Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee to Review Priorities for the Character and Facilities of the Research Park. Supported by President Carothers on April 8. 2009.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Seventieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/470_CAC.pdf) - Senator Leo

B. Curricular Report No. 2008-09-8 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_CURRICULAR_REPORT_08-09-8.pdf) - Dean Bibb

C. The University College and General Education Committee Report #2008-09-4 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/UCGE_08-09-4.pdf) - Senator Malik

D. Report of the Library Committee for 2008-09 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Library_Report_08-09rev.pdf - Professor Pegueros

E. Annual Report of the Joint Classroom Steering Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/JCSC_08-09.pdf) - Ms. Morrissey

F. Annual Report of the Admissions Advisory Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Admissions_Advisory_08-09.pdf - Senator Nassersharif

G. Ad Hoc Committee to Collaborate with the Administration on the Site of the Proposed Research Park - Update (oral) -- Senator Swallow

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business

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