NUMBER 4

 

2000-01 FACULTY SENATE

MEETING #4

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2000

 

ALL FACULTY WELCOME

PERMISSION FOR NON SENATORS TO SPEAK CAN BE REQUESTED

 

Regular meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, December 14, 2000 in room 113 White Hall.

1. Call to order at 3:00 p.m.

Please note that prior to the call to order there will be a brief joint meeting of the General Faculty and the Graduate Faculty.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #3, November 16, 2000 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #10, #11, and #12 attached pp. 3-9) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

C. Update on the status of general use classrooms &endash; Vice Chairperson Goldsmith and Ms. Palm.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Carothers.

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

Bills:

#00-01--2 The Three Hundred and Eighty-Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved on November 4, 2000.

#00-01--3 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on November 4, 2000.

#00-01--4 Recommendation of the University College and General Education Committee. Approved on November 4, 2000.

#00-01--5 The Three Hundred and Eighty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved on November 28, 2000.

#00-01--6 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on November 28, 2000.

#00-01--7 Report of the Program Quality Review Oversight Group. Approved on November 28, 2000.

Resolutions:

#00-01--1 Endorsement of Policy that Excludes Prayer as Part of University-sponsored Commencement Exercises. Supported on November 4, 2000.

#00-01--2 Support for Bond Issue #4. Supported on November 6, 2000.

B. Announcements.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Three Hundred and Ninetieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 10-13) -- Senator Hickox.

B. Curricular Report No. 2000-01-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for Development and Approval of Post Baccalaureate Certificate Programs (attached pp. 14-27) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

C. Curricular Report No. 2000-01-3B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for a Center for Midwifery (attached pp. 28-36) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

D. Curricular Report No. 2000-01-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 37-38) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

E. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2000-01-1 (attached pp. 39-40) -- Professor Luebke.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

When the November 16 meeting of the Faculty Senate adjourned the University College and General Education Committee Report #2000-01-1: Recommendations of the President's Commission on General Education was under consideration. The Senate was considering an amended version of the "Framework" (attached pp. 41-42). The entire report appears on pages 20-28 of the Agenda for Meeting # 3, November 16, 2000.

7. NEW BUSINESS