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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

April 19, 2012

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, April 19, 2012 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Vice President Alfonso will immediately follow the meeting.

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

Please note that prior to the call to order there will be a brief meeting of the General Faculty-Graduate Faculty

for the purpose of approving certification of degree candidates.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #7, March 22, 2012

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings) - Vice Chairperson Larsen

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Larsen


1.  That the Faculty Senate adopt the proposed schedule of meetings for the 2012-2013 academic year.

2.  That the Faculty Senate discuss, and possibly amend, the Report of the UCGE Committee,

     but not vote on the General Education Revision before the Faculty Senate's Recess Meeting on May 3, 2012.

 

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT - President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

#10-11--23 Report #2010-11-3 from the Academic Standards and
Calendar Committee: Drop Period, Final Examinations, Basis for Credit. Approved by President Dooley on May 9, 2011

with the stipulation that the effective date for implementation of the Drop Period is no sooner than Fall 2012.

Approved by President Dooley on March 21, 2012 for implementation Fall 2012.

#11-12--14 Curricular Report No. 5-2011-12 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on April 9, 2012.

#11-12--15 The Four Hundred Ninety-Fifth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee (as amended).

Approved by President Dooley on April 9, 2012.

#11-12--16 Report #11-12-3 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee:

University Calendar for Summer Session 2013.

Approved by President Dooley on April 9, 2012.

B. Announcements

5. PRESENTATION - Vice President Alfonso

Report on the Division of Research and Economic Development


6. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 5A-2011-12 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:

     Proposal for a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Cyber Security-- Dean Zawia

B. Curricular Report No. 6-2011-12 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate  - Dean Killingbeck

C. The Four Hundred Ninety-Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee - Professor Mundorf

D. Report of the University College and General Education Committee -Senator Maier-Speredelozzi

E. Annual Report of the Library Committee (Senate presentation) - Senator G. Eaton

F. Annual Report of the Joint Committee on Academic Planning - Provost DeHayes and Vice Chairperson Larsen

G. Report of the Student Rights and Responsibilities Committee - Update on next edition of the Student Handbook

   - Assistant Vice President Pina

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

A reception for the Faculty Senate at the University Club, sponsored by Vice President Alfonso, will immediately follow the Meeting.

 

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