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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

November 21, 2013

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate 3:00 PM, Thursday, November 21, 2013 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

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

1. Call to order at 3:00 PM.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting #2, October 17, 2013

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements - Chairperson Byrd

B. Activities of the Executive Committee:

     Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings #8, #11, #12, and #13

     - Vice Chairperson Rice


4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT -- President Dooley

A. Announcements


B. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

Bill #13-14--3 New sections 8.86.20 - 8.86.27 to the University Manual,

Focused Review of an Academic Program.

Approved by President Dooley on Nov. 20, 2013.

Bill #13-14--4A The Five Hundred Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee,

Section I, Informational Matters. Approved by President Dooley on Oct. 31, 2013.

Bill #13-14--4B The Five Hundred Eighth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee,

Section II, #1 - 6. Approved by President Dooley on Oct. 31, 2013.

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. Curricular Report No. 2013-14-1 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate
   - Dean Killingbeck

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

C. University College and General Education Committee Report #2013-14-1
   - Professor Maier-Speredelozzi

D. Academic Standards and Calendar Committee Report #2013-14-2:
    University Calendar for 2019-20 and Calendar for Summer 2015 - Senator Conley

E. 2012-2013 Annual Report of the Honors Program and Visiting Scholars Committee
   - Professor Derbyshire

F. Academic Program Review Committee: Report to the Faculty Senate Fall 2013
  - Professor Barbour

6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

7. NEW BUSINESS

8. ADJOURNMENT

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