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Scenes from Faculty Senate

University of Rhode Island Faculty Senate 

September 19, 2013


RI General Law 16-32-10 and Article II of the Constitution of the Faculty Senate

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of the Faculty Senate 3:00 PM, Thursday, September 19, 2013 in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

A reception at the University Club sponsored by President Dooley will immediately follow the meeting.

Prior to the call to order there will be a meeting of the General Faculty-Graduate Faculty.

President's Live Streaming Address to the URI Faculty

1. Call to order after the General Faculty - Graduate Faculty meeting.

2. Disposition of Minutes of Faculty Senate Meeting 2012-13 #9, May 9, 2013

3. REPORTS OF OFFICERS AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

A. Announcements and Opening Remarks - Chairperson Byrd

 

B. Activities of the Executive Committee: Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings

    #1 through #4 and #6 - Vice Chairperson Rice

C. Recommendations of the Executive Committee - Vice Chairperson Rice

 

1. That the Faculty Senate approve Committee Appointments for 2013-14

 


4. REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

 

A. Status of Actions Forwarded to the President:

 

Bills:

 

#12-13--36 Amendment of Section 4.50.10 of the University Manual

Approved by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.


#12-13--37 Curricular Report No. 2012-13-7 from the Graduate Council to the Faculty Senate

Approved by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.


#12-13--38 The Five Hundred and Sixth Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee

Approved by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.

 

Resolutions:


#12-13--6 Resolution in honor of Sheila Black Grubman

Supported by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.


#12-13--7 Resolution in Support of a Firearms-Free Campus

Signed by President Dooley on May 23, 2013. The President holds no position.


#12-13--8 Resolution in honor of Chairperson Peter Larsen

Supported by President Dooley on May 23, 2013.

 

B. Announcements

5. REPORTS OF STANDING AND SPECIAL COMMITTEES

A. The Five Hundred and Seventh Report of the Curricular Affairs Committee - Professor Brand

 

B. Report #2013-14-1 of the Academic Standards and Calendar Committee, Amendments to

    University Manual Sections 8.20.50, 8.26.13, 8.70.50, 8.53.10, 8.53.11, 8.53.30 - Senator Conley

6. PRESENTATION

Joint Committee on Academic Planning - Provost DeHayes, JCAP Chairperson

and David Byrd, 2012-13 JCAP Vice Chairperson


7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

8. NEW BUSINESS

9. ADJOURNMENT

A reception at the University Club sponsored by President Dooley will immediately follow the meeting.