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University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

Agenda for January 24, 2013

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Provost DeHayes, will immediately follow the Meeting.

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

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #4, December 13, 2012.

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements -- Chairperson Larsen

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #18, #19, and #20)

    --Vice Chairperson Byrd

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

That the Faculty Senate approve the membership of the Nominating
Committee for Officers of the 2013-14 Faculty Senate:

Marilyn Barbour, College of Pharmacy
Peter Swaszek, College of Engineering
Pamela Warner, College of Arts and Sciences

Compensation Agreement for Faculty Senate Chair and Vice Chair

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.

Approved by President Dooley on December 22, 2012.

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

Changes to the Masters Degree in Nursing.  Approved by President Dooley on January 15, 2013.

#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.

#12-13--11 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-2 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--12 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).

Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

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

Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--14 University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-3.

Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

#12-13--15 Procedure for Revisions to the Distribution of Facilities and Administrative (Overhead) Funds:

Sections 10.72.10-14 of the University Manual. Approved by President Dooley on January 4, 2013.

B. Announcements

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

B. Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3A from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:

     Fifth-Year Master of Oceanography.

C. Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3B from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:

     Post-BS Entry to Doctor of Nursing Practice.

D. The Five Hundred and Second Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee -- Professor Brand

E. Constitution, By-Laws and University Manual Committee Informational Report

     on Changes to Administrative Portions of University Manual Chapters 4 and 7 -- Professor Wenisch

6. PRESENTATION

J-Term Proposal -- Vice Provost Libutti

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

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

 

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