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University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

Agenda for March 21, 2013

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

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements -- Chairperson Larsen

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings February and March, 2013)

 - Vice Chairperson Byrd

C. Recommendation of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Byrd

1) That the Faculty Senate approve the recommendations of the Executive Committee on Advising

    (changes to the By-Laws may not be voted upon at this meeting).

2) That the Faculty Senate approve the recommendations of the Executive Committee on Open Access

    (changes to the By-Laws may not be voted upon at this meeting).

3) That the Faculty Senate endorse the Memorandum of Agreement between the Town of South Kingstown

    and the University of Rhode Island and its Land Grant Programs on the Healthy Places by Design Project

    and urge President Dooley to sign the agreement on behalf of URI.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

#12-13--21 Recommendations for Winter J-Term Session. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--22 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-3 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.
Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--23 The Five Hundred Third Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.
Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--24 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2012-13-1: Sections
8.54.10 and 8.34.10 of the University Manual. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.

#12-13--25 Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2012-13-2:

University Calendar for 2018-19. Approved by President Dooley on March 6, 2013.


B. Announcements

5. PRESENTATION -- Vice President Weygand

Report on the University Budget for FY13

6. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2012-13-5 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate - Dean Killingbeck

B. The Five Hundred and Fourth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee - Professor Brand

C. University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-5: HIS 176 - Professor Maier-Speredelozzi

D. University College and General Education Committee Report #2012-13-6: Informational Report

     on a Proposed Structure for a new General Education Program - Professor Maier-Speredelozzi

E. Annual Report of the Library Committee - Professor Rathemacher

F. Annual Report of the Admissions Advisory Committee - Professor MacDonnell

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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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