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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

February 20, 2014

AGENDA

 

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, February 20, 2014 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Wright will immediately follow the Meeting.

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #5, January 23, 2014 (available in .pdf)

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements - Chairperson Byrd

B. Activities of the Executive Committee:


Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting #22 - Vice Chairperson Rice

 

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Rice


That the Faculty Senate approve the Appointment of two new University Ombuds:

 

Gerry Tyler, Professor Emerita, Political Science

Al Killilea, Professor Emeritus, Political Science

 

D.  Election of Faculty Senate Chair and Vice Chair for the 2014-15 Academic Year

 

Report of the Nominating Committee - Vice Chairperson Rice


4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Dooley


A. Announcements


B. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

 

Bill #13-14--10B The Five Hundred Tenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee:
Youth Movement Science Track to the B.S in Kinesiology.

Approved by President Dooley on January 28, 2014. 

(Pending Board of Education Approval)

 

Bill #13-14--11 Curricular Report No. 2013-14-3 from the Graduate Council to the
Faculty Senate. Approved by President Dooley on February 13, 2014.

Bill #13-14--12A The Five Hundred Eleventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on February 13, 2014.

 

Bill #13-14--12B The Five Hundred Tenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee

(Division Level Changes).  Approved by President Dooley on February 13, 2014.

(Pending Board of Education approval)

 

Bill #13-14--13 Report to the Faculty Senate of the Constitution, By-Laws and
University Manual Committee, January 2014. (Thirty-day extension on action).


5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2013-14-4 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate

    - Dean Killingbeck

 

B. The Five Hundred and Twelfth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee

    - Professor Brand

 

C. University College and General Education Committee Report #2013-14-2
    - Professor Maier- Speredelozzi

6. FORUM

Proposed General Education Program Requirements

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

A reception at the University Club sponsored by Dean Wright will immediately follow the meeting.