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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

March 22, 2012

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, March 22, 2012 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Vice President Weygand will immediately follow the Meeting.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #6, February 23, 2012

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements -- Chairperson Eaton

Second Annual URI Spring Humanities Festival

Outstanding Faculty Service Award


B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #20, #21, #22 and #23)

    -- Vice Chairperson Larsen

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 be no sooner than Fall 2012. 

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

#11-12--11 Curricular Report No. 4, 2011-2012 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on March 8, 2012.


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

Approved by President Dooley on March 8, 2012.


#11-12--13 Report #11-12-2 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee:

Academic Calendar for 2012-13 through 2017-2018.  Approved by President Dooley on March 8, 2012.


B. Announcements.


5. PRESENTATION -- Vice President Weygand

Report on the University Budget for FY12


6. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 5, 2011-2012 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate -- Dean Killingbeck

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

C. Report #11-12-3 from the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee: Calendar for Summer Session 2013

D. Report of the Council for Research on Proposed Revised Intellectual Property Policy

    Revised URI IP Policy Highlights

    --Senator Davis, Vice President Alfonso, and Associate Vice President Petell

E. Report of the Academic Program Review Committee - Senator Barbour

F. Report of the Admissions Advisory Committee - Professor MacDonnell

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

7. FORUM

General Education Program Revision

8 NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

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

 

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