NUMBER 7

 

 

FACULTY SENATE

MEETING #7

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001

ALL FACULTY WELCOME

PERMISSION FOR NON SENATORS TO SPEAK CAN BE REQUESTED

 

Regular meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, March 22, 2001 in room 113 White Hall.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #6, February 22, 2001 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements.

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #18, #19 and #20 attached pp. 3-10) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Carothers.

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

Bills:

#00-01--13 The Three Hundred and Ninety-First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved on February 13, 2001.

#00-01--14 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on February 13, 2001.

#00-01--15 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2000-01-2: Change to Spring 2001 Final Exam Period. Approved on February 15, 2001.

#00-01--16 University College and General Education Committee Report #2000-01-1: Recommendations of the President's Commission on General Education. Approved on February 13, 2001.

#00-01--18 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on March 5, 2001.

#00-01--19 University College and General Education Committee Report #00-01-2: Engaging in Artistic Activity. Approved on March 5, 2001.

#00-01--20 University College and General Education Committee Report #00-01-2: Additions to the Existing General Education Program. Approved on March 5, 2001.

Resolutions:

#00-01--5 Support for Increased Funding for Proposal Development Award and Faculty Development Award. President sent written response (attached p. 11).

#00-01--6 Expression of Gratitude on the Occasion of Charlie Daniel's Retirement. Supported on March 5, 2001.

B. Announcements.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Three Hundred and Ninety-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 12-16) -- Senator Hickox.

B. The Three Hundred and Ninety-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B.A. in Computer Science (attached pp.17-27) -- Senator Hickox.

C. The Three Hundred and Ninety-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B.A. in Film and Screen Studies (attached pp. 28-37) -- Senator Hickox.

D. Curricular Report No. 2000-01-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 38-39) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

E. University College and General Education Committee Update on General Education Revisions (oral) -- Professor Bide.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS