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 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/FS_07m_4-23-09.html
3. Reports of Officers and Executive Committee
B. Report of the Nominating Committee for Oficers of the 2009-10 Faculty Senate http://www.uri.edu/facsen/NomCom_09-10.pdf) - 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.
5. Reports of Standing and Special Committees
A. The Four Hundred Seventy-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/471_CAC.pdf) - Professor Mundorf
B. Curricular Report No. 2008-09-8A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Accelerated BS-MS Degrees in Engineering (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_CURRICULAR_REPORT_08-09-8A.pdf) - Dean Killingbeck
C. Curricular Report No. 2008-09-9 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/GC_CURRICULAR_REPORT_08-09-9.pdf) - Dean Killingbeck
D. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2008-09-3: Summer Session 200 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/AS&C_08-09-2.pdf - Senator DiCioccio
E. Report of the Learning Outcomes Oversight Committee for 2008-09 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/LOOC_08-09.pdf) - Professor Swift
F. Report of the Ad Hoc Committee to Collaborate with the Administration on the Site of the Proposed Research Park (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Research_Park_Final.pdf, http://www.uri.edu/facsen/Research_Park_Appendices.htm) - Senator Swallow
6. Unfinished Business
7. New Business