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: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/minutes/12_2.html)
  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: http:facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/chairs.doc)
  6. Committee reports
    1. Schwarze: curricular process and FCLLAL charter (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/FCLLAL/charter.html)
      Senate votes.
    2. Vachris: review of policies re CLEP-test and course challenges (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/CLEP.doc)
    3. Cartwright: Faculty Senate review
    4. Kidd: graduate school preparation
    5. Knipp/Grau: governance of standing committees (handbook-change recommendations available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/handbook/governance.html)
    6. Underwood: proposed policy changes for sabbaticals and junior-faculty leave ("majority" and "minority" reports available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/sabbatical.doc and http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/sabbaticaldoughty.doc, respectively)
  7. Old business
    1. recommendation by CLAS chairs to include American Association of University Professors (AAUP) statement on professional ethics (available: www.aaup.org/statements/Redbook/Rbethics.htm) in the University Handbook
  8. New business
    1. Consideration of proposed Senate budget
    2. vote on UCC recommendations (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/ucc11_4.html) regarding courses in the AoI
    3. more UCC recommendations:
  9. Other