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FACULTY SENATE

MEETING #5

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2001

ALL FACULTY WELCOME

PERMISSION FOR NON SENATORS TO SPEAK CAN BE REQUESTED

 

Regular meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, January 25, 2001 in room 113 White Hall.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #4, December 14, 2000 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #13 and #14 attached pp. 3-7) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Carothers.

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

Bills:

#00-01--8 The Three Hundred and Ninetieth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved on December 20, 2000.

#00-01--9 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for Development and Approval of Post Baccalaureate Certificate Programs. Approved on December 20, 2000 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#00-01--10 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-3B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for a Center for Midwifery. Approved on December 20, 2000 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#00-01--11 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on December 20, 2000.

#00-01--12 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2000-01-1. Approved on December 20, 2000.

Resolutions:

#00-01--3 Opposition to Arming Campus Police and Endorsement of Investigating Alternative Means of Enhancing Safety and Security. Supported on December 20, 2000.

#00-01--4 Endorsement of Allocation of Funds for the Classroom Management Team. Supported on December 20, 2000.

B. Announcements.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Three Hundred and Ninety-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 8-10) -- Senator Hickox.

B. Curricular Report No. 2000-01-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached p. 11) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

C. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2000-01-2 (attached p. 12) -- Professor Luebke.

D. Council for Research Report #2000-01-1: Funding for Proposal Development Award and Faculty Development Award (attached p. 13) -- Senator Schwartz.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

When the December 14 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 amendment to replace "logically" with "effectively" after writing and speaking. The entire report appears on pages 20-28 of the Agenda for Meeting #3, November 16, 2000. An amended version of Part II is attached pp. 14-18.

7. NEW BUSINESS