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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

February 23, 2012

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, February 23, 2012 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Richmond will immediately follow the meeting.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #5, January 26, 2012

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements - Chairperson Eaton

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #18 and #19) - Vice Chairperson Larsen

C. Report of the Nominating Committee - Senator Honhart

Election of Faculty Senate Chair and Vice Chair for the 2012-13 Academic Year



4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT - President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President


#11-12--5 Curricular Report No. 2, 2011-2012 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2012.


#11-12--6 The Four Hundred and Ninety-Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2012, portions requiring action by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education.


#11-12--7 Curricular Report No. 3, 2011-2012 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2012.

#11-12--8 The Four Hundred Ninety-Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2012.

#11-12--9 Report #11-12-1 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee as Amended: Academic Calendar for 2017-2018.

Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2012.

#11-12--10 Recommendations of the Athletics Advisory Board on Sections of the University Manual on Final Examinations and Athletics Events. Approved by President Dooley on February 1, 2012.

B. Announcements.


5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 4, 2011-2012 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate - Dean Killingbeck

B. The Four Hundred and Ninety-Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee - Professor Mundorf

C. Report #11-12-2 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee: Revised Academic Calendar 2012 -13 through 2017-18

D. UCGE Committee Report on Honors Courses for Spring 2012 - Senator Maier-Speredelozzi

E. Report of the Learning Outcomes and Oversight Committee - Senator Barbour

 

6. PRESENTATION - Dean Richmond

Update on the work of the Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Advising

7. FORUM

Follow up on issues regarding Advising and Syllabi

8 NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

A reception for the Faculty Senate at the University Club, sponsored by Dean Richmond, will immediately follow the meeting.

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