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University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

Agenda for November 15, 2012

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, November 15, 2012 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Lori Ciccomascolo, College of Human Science and Services,

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 Meeting #2, October 18, 2012.

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements - Chairperson Larsen

B. Activities of the Executive Committee (Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #9, #10, #11 and #12)

- Vice Chairperson Byrd

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Byrd

That the Faculty Senate approve new sections 10.72.10-13 of the University Manual

on Annual Review of Distribution of Overhead Funds.

4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT - President Dooley

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President

Bills:

#12-13--4 Amendment to section 5.70.11 of the University Manual: Membership of JCAP.

Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--5 Suspension of the Official Administrator Evaluation Process for Two Years to Conduct a Pilot Process.

Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--6 Receipt of the Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Advising and Procedure for Deliberation on Recommendations.

Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--7 The Four Hundred and Ninety-Ninth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

#12-13--8 University College and General Education Committee Report #12-13-2: EGR 109.

Approved by President Dooley on October 25, 2012.

Resolution:

#12-13--2 Resolution Supporting the URI AAUP Contract and Urging Ratification by the RIBGHE.

Supported by President Dooley on October 18, 2012.

B. Announcements

 

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2012-13-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate - Dean Killingbeck

B. Report of the Graduate Council on Graduate Faculty: 4.70.10 of the University Manual - Dean Killingbeck

C. The Five Hundredth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee - Professor Mundorf

6. FORUM

Recommendations of the Ad Hoc Committee on Advising: Summary, Recommendations, Full Report with Appendices

URI AAUP response to the Report of the Committee on Advising

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

A reception for the Faculty Senate at the University Club, sponsored by Dean Lori Ciccomascolo,

College of Human Science and Service, will immediately follow the meeting.

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