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Scenes from Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Agenda

Number 8

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, May 14, 2009 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

1. Call to order at 3:00pm

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #7, April 23, 2009 (

3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee

A. Annoucements

B. Report of the Nominating Committee for Oficers of the 2009-10 Faculty Senate - Professor Rathemacher

4. Report of the President - President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

#08-09--21 - The Four Hundred Seventieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.

#08-09--22 - Curricular Report No. 2008-09-8 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

#08-09--23 - University College and General Education Committee Report #2008-09-4


#08-09--6 - Urgent Priority for Library Funding

#08-09--7 - Support for Inclusion of the University Library in the Strategic Plan

#08-09--8 - Support for Periodic Review of URI's Research Classification and the Adequacy of Library Funding.

B. Announcements

5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees

A. The Four Hundred Seventy-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee ( - Professor Mundorf

B. Curricular Report No. 2008-09-8A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Accelerated BS-MS Degrees in Engineering ( - Dean Killingbeck

C. Curricular Report No. 2008-09-9 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate ( - Dean Killingbeck

D. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2008-09-3: Summer Session 200 ( - Senator DiCioccio

E. Report of the Learning Outcomes Oversight Committee for 2008-09 ( - Professor Swift

F. Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Collaborate with the Administration on the Site of the Proposed Research Park (, - Senator Swallow

6. Unfinished Business

7. New Business