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University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

 

September 22nd, 2011 Agenda

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, September 22, 2011 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the University Club sponsored by President Dooley 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 meeting of the General Faculty/Graduate Faculty.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meetings #7, April 28, 2011 and #8, May 12, 2011.

 

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

       A. Announcements and Opening Remarks -- Chairperson Eaton


       B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of 2010-11 Executive Committee Meetings #33, #34, #35, #36, #37, #38, #39 and #40

           http://www.uri.edu/facsen/about/committees/committees_2010-2011_meetings.html#FSEC

           and 2011-12 Executive Committee Meetings #1, #2, #3, and #4 http://www.uri.edu/facsen/about/committees/committees_2011-2012_meetings.html#FSEC)

           -- Vice Chairperson Larsen


       C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Larsen:
          

            That the Faculty Senate approve Committee Appointments for 2011-12 (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/about/committees/committees_2011-2012.html)

 

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT - President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

#10-11-26 - Curricular Report No 2010-11-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.  Approved by President Dooley on May 20, 2011

#10-11-27 - The Four Hundred and Eighty-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee. Approved by President Dooley on May 20, 2011

#10-11-28 - Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #10-11-4: Calendar for University and Summer Session/Approved by President Dooley on May 20, 2011

#10-11-29 - Amendment to 5.1 and 5.2 of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate: Election of Officers. Approved by President Dooley on May 20, 2011

B. Announcements.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The University College and General Education Committee Report (oral)-- Senator Maier-Speredelozzi and Professor Hicks.

B. Council for Research Report on the Institute for Immunology and Informatics (http://www.uri.edu/facsen/REPORTS.html) --Professor Wood.

6. FORUM

Culture of Community

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

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

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