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Faculty Senate Legislation 2012-13

Following are Faculty Senate Resolutions and Bills approved during the 2012-13 academic year:

Resolutions

#12-13--1  Endorsement of the Recommendation of the Council for Research on Overhead Policy & Regulation on Overhead Cost and the Process for Future Revisions Recommended by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.  Supported by President Dooley on September 28, 2012.

#12-13--2  Supporting the URI/AAUP Contract and Urging Ratification by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education.  Supported by President Dooley on October 19, 2012.

#12-13--3 Endorsement of Resolution Urging URI Provost Donald DeHayes to reinstate the Three-Year Phased Retirement Option.  Signed by President Dooley with Explanation attached on February 8, 2013.

#12-13--4  Endorsement of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Town of South Kingstown and the University of Rhode Island and its Land Grant Programs on the Healthy Place by Design Project.

#12-13--5 Expression of Gratitude to University Ombud Vincent C. Rose.  Supported by President Dooley on April 30, 2013.

#12-13--6 Resolution in honor of Sheila Black Grubman. Supported by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.

#12-13--7 Resolution in Support of a Firearms-Free Campus. Signed by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.  The President holds no position, May 23, 2013.

#12-13--8 Resolution in honor of Chairperson Peter Larsen. Supported by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.

Bills

#12-13--1  Proposal for a Joint Committee on Online and Distance Learning.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2012.

#12-13--2  University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-1: CLEP Examinations.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2012.

#12-13--3  Annual Report of the Council for Research 2011-12: Recommendations on Research Centers.  Approved by President Dooley on September 28, 2012.

#12-13--4  Amendment to section 5.70.10 of the University Manual: Membership of JCAP.  Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--5  Suspension of the Official Administrator Evaluation Process for Two Years to Conduct a Pilot Process. Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--6  Receipt of the Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Advising and Procedure for Deliberation on Recommendations. Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--7  The Four Hundred and Ninety-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--8  University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-2: EGR 109.  Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--9  Curricular Report No. 2012-13-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on December 22, 2012.

#12-13--9A  Curricular Report No. 2012-13-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Changes to the Masters Degree in Nursing.  Approved by President Dooley on January 15, 2013.

#12-13--10  The Five Hundredth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by President Dooley on November 30, 2012.

#12-13--11 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--12 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-2A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate: Proposal for a Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing (GIS/RS). Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--13 The Five Hundred First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Sections I, II, and III. Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--14 University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-3. Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--15 Procedure for Revisions to the Distribution of Facilities and Administrative (Overhead) Funds: Sections 10.72.10-14 of the University Manual. Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--16 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on February 8, 2013.

#12-13--17 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:
Fifth-Year Master of Oceanography. Approved by President Dooley on February 14, 2013. Approved by the RI Board of Education on April 8, 2013.

#12-13--18 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:
Post-BS Entry to Doctor of Nursing Practice.  Approved by President Dooley on February 13, 2013.

#12-13--19 The Five Hundred and Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on February 8, 2013.

#12-13--20 Amendment to Section 7.22.10 of the University Manual

(See Bill #12-13--30)


#12-13--21 Recommendations for Winter J-Term Session. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--22 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--23 The Five Hundred Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. 

Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--24 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2012-13-1: Sections
8.54.10 and 8.34.10 of the University Manual.  Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--25 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2012-13-2: University Calendar for 2018-19.  Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--26 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-5 from The Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on March 18, 2013.

#12-13--27 The Five Hundred Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by President Dooley on March 18, 2013.

#12-13--28  University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-5: HIS 176.

President Dooley on March 18, 2013.

#12-13--29 Open Access Policy for the University of Rhode Island.  Approved by President Dooley on May 2, 2013.

#12-13--30 Rescission of Bill #12-13--20 and Revised 7.22.10 of the University Manual.

Approved by President Dooley on April 30, 2013.

#12-13--31 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on April 30, 2013.

#12-13--32  The Five Hundred and Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on April 30, 2013.

#12-13--33  Exam Proctoring Policy for Online Courses.

Approved by President Dooley on April 30, 2013.

#12-13--34  Establishment of the Undergraduate Academic Advising Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on April 30, 2013.

#12-13--35  Amendment to the Charge to the Library Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on April 30, 2013.

#12-13--36 Amendment of Section 4.50.10 of the University Manual.  Approved by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.

#12-13--37 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.

#12-13--38  The Five Hundred and Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.  Approved by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.

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