Agenda for Faculty Senate meeting

3 PM Friday, 1/20/06, SC214

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introduction of guests:
  3. Acknowledge electronic approval of minutes of 12/2 meeting, and propose changing to amended version (available:
  4. Presentation by guests:
    1. Summerville talks about plan to attain 4-3 teaching load
    2. Scheel addresses Senate
  5. President's report
    1. report from 12/1/05 meeting of Council of University Chairs (available:
  6. Committee reports
    1. Schwarze: curricular process and FCLLAL charter (available:
      Senate votes.
    2. Vachris: review of policies re CLEP-test and course challenges (available:
    3. Cartwright: Faculty Senate review
    4. Kidd: graduate school preparation
    5. Knipp/Grau: governance of standing committees (handbook-change recommendations available:
    6. Underwood: proposed policy changes for sabbaticals and junior-faculty leave ("majority" and "minority" reports available: and, respectively)
  7. Old business
    1. recommendation by CLAS chairs to include American Association of University Professors (AAUP) statement on professional ethics (available: in the University Handbook
  8. New business
    1. Consideration of proposed Senate budget
    2. vote on UCC recommendations (available: regarding courses in the AoI
    3. more UCC recommendations:
  9. Other