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University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

Agenda for February 21, 2013

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, February 21, 2013 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.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #5, January 24, 2013.

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements - Chairperson Larsen

       Administration and Management Review Committee update

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

     - Vice Chairperson Byrd

C. Report of the Nominating Committee - Senator Barbour

Election of Faculty Senate Chair and Vice Chair for the 2013-14 Academic Year     

Report of the Nominating Committee

 

D. Recommendation of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Byrd

1) That the Faculty Senate approve proposed amendment to section 7.22.10 of the University Manual.

2) That the Faculty Senate approve recommendations for Winter Session.

 

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

Bills:

#12-13--16 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on February 8, 2013.

#12-13--17 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:
Fifth-Year Master of Oceanography. Approved by President Dooley on February 14, 2013.

#12-13--18 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:
Post-BS Entry to Doctor of Nursing Practice.  Approved by President Dooley on February 13, 2013.

#12-13--19 The Five Hundred Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee

Approved by President Dooley on February 8, 2013.


Resolution:

#12-13--3 Endorsement of Resolution Urging URI Provost Donald DeHayes to reinstate

the Three-Year Phased Retirement Option.  Signed by President Dooley with Explanation

attached on February 8, 2013.

B. Announcements

5. PRESENTATION - POSTPONED

Introduction to Community, Equity, and Diversity - Associate Vice President Thompson

6. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2012-13-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate - Dean Killingbeck.

B. The Five Hundred and Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee - Senator English

     Appendix A, Appendix B

C. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2012-13-1:

    Sections 8. 54.20 and 8.34.10 - Senator Conley

D. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2012-13-2:

    University Calendar for 2018-19 - Senator Conley

E. University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13: Honors Courses

     - Professor Maier-Speredelozzi

F. Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Open Access - Professor Rathemacher

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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