NUMBER 8

2000-01 FACULTY SENATE

MEETING #8

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2001

 

ALL FACULTY WELCOME

PERMISSION FOR NON SENATORS TO SPEAK CAN BE REQUESTED

 

Regular meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, April 12, 2001 in room 113 White Hall.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #7, March 22, 2001 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #21 and #22 attached pp. 3-7) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee:

1) That the Faculty Senate amend section 7.3 of the By-Laws and adopt the Calendar of Senate Meetings for 2001-02 (attached p. 8).

2) That the Faculty Senate approve the membership of the Nominating Committee for Officers for the 2001-2002 Senate:

Senator Wendy Holmes, ART

Senator William Rosen, CHM

Senator Betty Young, EDC

D. Update on Status of General Use Classrooms

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Carothers

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

Bills:

#00-01--21 The Three Hundred and Ninety-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved on March 28, 2001.

#00-01--22 The Three Hundred and Ninety-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B.A. in Computer Science. Approved on March 28, 2001 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#00-01--23 The Three Hundred and Ninety-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Proposal for a B.A. in Film and Screen Studies. Approved on March 28, 2001 subject to final approval by the Board of Governors.

#00-01--24 Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved on March 28, 2001.

B. Announcements

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Three Hundred and Ninety-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 9-13) -- Senator Hickox.

B. Curricular Report No. 2000-01-8 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate (attached pp. 14-15) -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

Open Conversation with President Carothers and Provost Swan:

An opportunity to engage in an extended exchange over the issues, problems, and possibilities that confront the University.