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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

May 8, 2014

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate on Thursday, May 8, 2014 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 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #8, APRIL 17, 2014

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements - Chairperson Byrd

B. Activities of the Executive Committee:


    Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #25, #26, #30 and #34

     - Vice Chairperson Rice

 

C. Recommmendations of the Executive Commitee

     Resolutions - Vice Chairperson Rice

 

D. 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--13 Report to the Faculty Senate of the Constitution, By-Laws and University

Manual Committee, January 2014. Approved by President Dooley on May 2, 2014.

 

Bill #13-14---22 Curricular Report No. 2013-14-6 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate.

Approved by President Dooley on April 18, 2014.

 

Bill #13-14--23 Curricular Report No. 2013-14-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate:

Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy and Post Masters Certificate Programs in Nursing.

Pending approval.

 

Bill #13-14--24A The Five Hundred Fourteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee.

Approved by President Dooley on April 18, 2014.

 

Bill #13-14--24B The Five Hundred Fourteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee:

Minor in Cyber Security. Pending approval.

 

Bill #13-14--25 University College and General Education Committee Report #2013-14-5.

Approved by President Dooley on April 18, 2014.

 

Bill #13-14--26 University Manual Changes: Administrator Evaluation,

Sections 5.76.10 - 5.76.12 and 10.90.9 - 10.90.17.

Approved by President Dooley on April 18, 2014.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2013-14-8 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate

      - Dean Killingbeck

 

B. The Five Hundred and Fifteenth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee APPENDICES A - E

      - Professor Brand

 

C. Annual Report of the Teaching Effectiveness Committee
     - Professor Reynolds

 

D. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2013-14-3

     - Senator Conley

 

E.  Annual Report of the Undergraduate Academic Advising Committee

     - Senator Conley

 

F. Annual Report of the Joint Committee on Online and Distance Learning

    - Senator Torrens

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

8. ADJOURNMENT

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