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Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 7

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, March 29, 2007 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 29, 2007 (Attached)

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #24 and #25 attached pp. 4-11) -- Vice Chairperson Luebke.

C. Activities of the Joint Strategic Planning Committee (Minutes of January 23, 2007 and February 15, 2007 attached pp. 12-14 ) -- Vice Chairperson Luebke.

D. Recommendations of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Luebke

  1. That the Faculty Senate adopt the proposed schedule of meetings for the 2007-08 academic year (attached p. 15)

  2. That the Faculty Senate approve the following nominating committee for officers of the 2007-08 Faculty Senate:

       James Kowalski, College of Arts and Sciences
       Laurie Lauzon Clabo, College of Nursing
       Linda Welters, College of Human Science and Services
  3. 3) That the Faculty Senate approve the change to section 8.2 of the Faculty Senate By-Laws as recommended in the FSEC's Report #06-07-6 (attached pp. 16-17)

E. 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--24 - Amendment to Section 5.70.10 of the UNIVERSITY MANUAL - Charge to the Joint Strategic Planning Committee. Approved by President Carothers on April 6, 2007.

#06-07--25 - Establishment of the Joint Learning Outcomes Oversight Committee (LOOC). Approved by President Carothers on April 6, 2007.

#06-07--26 - The Four Hundred Fiftieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Carothers on April 6, 2007.

#06-07--27 - University College and General Education Committee Report #06-07-3. Approved by President Carothers on April 6, 2007.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Fifty-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 18-24) -- Senator Luebke.

B. Curricular Report No. 2006-07-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 25-37) - Dean Bibb.

C. Curricular Report No. 2006-07-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 38-40) - Dean Bibb.

D. University College and General Education Committee Report #06-07-4 (attached p. 41) - Senator Honhart.

E. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2006-07--3 (attached pp. 42-45) -- Professor Boulmetis.

F. Annual Report of the Council for Research (attached pp. 46-49) -- Professor Lucht.

G. Annual Report of the Admissions Advisory Committee (attached pp. 50-53) - Professor Karen Ramsay.

H. Annual Report of the Athletics Advisory Board (oral) - Senator Luebke.

6. Unfinished Business

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.

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