NUMBER 9

 

2000-01 FACULTY SENATE

MEETING #9

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001

 

ALL FACULTY WELCOME

PERMISSION FOR NON SENATORS TO SPEAK CAN BE REQUESTED

 

Regular meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, April 26, 2001 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 Graduate Faculty.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #8, April 12, 2001 (attached).

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting #23 and #24 attached pp. 3-7) -- Vice Chairperson Goldsmith.

C. Update on EPSCoR -- Vice Provost Trubatch.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Carothers.

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

B. Announcements

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Three Hundred and Ninety-Seventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (attached pp. 8-9) -- Senator Hickox.

B. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2000-01-3 (attached pp.10-11) -- Professor Luebke.

C. Annual Report of the Constitution By-Laws and University Manual Committee (attached pp. 12-14) -- Professor Wenisch.

D. Recommendation of the University College and General Education Committee -- Professor Bide:

Add BIO 101 and BIO 102 "Principles of Biology I and II" to the Natural Sciences (N) area of the existing General Education Program for a limited period of time. These courses are replacing BIO 112, 113 and are subject to the provisions of the approved general education proposal that each course in each area be reviewed and, if the faculty members wish, re-proposed in accordance with the new guidelines.

E. Annual Report of the Curricular Affairs Subcommittee on Prior Learning Assessment (attached p. 15-16) -- Dr. Paquette.

F. Annual Report of the faculty members on the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Committee (oral) -- Professor Derbyshire

G. Annual Report of the faculty members on the Athletics Advisory Board (oral) -- Professor Gregory.

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. At the meeting of April 12, 2001 a motion was made to change 7.3 of the By-Laws. It is returned to the Faculty Senate for a vote (see page 8 of Agenda for Meeting #8).

B. At the meeting of April 12, 2001 consideration of SECTION II, item D of the Three Hundred and Ninety-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee was withdrawn from the Report. It is returned for consideration on April 26, (see p. 10 of Agenda for Meeting #8).

C. At the meeting of April 12, 2001 consideration of item 2. a. of the Curricular Report No. 2000-2001-8 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate was withdrawn from the Report. It is returned to the Faculty Senate for consideration on April 26 (see page 14 of Agenda for Meeting #8).

7. NEW BUSINESS