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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

December 13, 2012

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, December 13, 2012 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Nasser Zawia, Graduate School, will immediately follow the Meeting.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #3, November 15, 2012.

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements -- Chairperson Larsen

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #13, #14, #15, #16 and #17)

-- Vice Chairperson Byrd

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee -- Vice Chairperson Byrd

That the Faculty Senate approve new sections 10.72.10-14 of the University Manual on

Review of Distribution of Overhead Funds.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

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

#12-13--10 The Five Hundredth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee: Sections I, II, and III.

Approved by President Dooley on November 30, 2012.

B. Announcements

 

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2012-13-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

B. 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).

C. The Five Hundred and First Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee -- Professor Mundorf

D. University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-3 -- Professor Maier Speredelozzi

E. Annual Report of Honors Program & Visiting Scholars Committee for 2011-12 -- Professor McIntyre

F. Annual Report of the Teaching Effectiveness Committee for 2011-12 -- Professor Kinnie

6. FORUM

Discussion of the IDEA -- Teaching Effectiveness Committee

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

A reception for the Faculty Senate at the University Club, sponsored by Dean Nasser Zawia, Graduate School, will immediately follow the meeting.

 

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