Agenda for Faculty Senate meeting

3 PM Friday, 17 March 2006, SC214

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introduction of guests:
  3. Acknowledge electronic approval of minutes of 2/17 and 2/28 meetings
  4. Presentations by guests:
    1. Jason Scheel (Student Government Association): SGA update
    2. Associate Provost Dorothy Doolittle: assessment for SACS
  5. President's report
  6. Committee reports
    1. Guajardo: Faculty Development Grant applications (vote scheduled)
    2. Ron Mollick: Employment Status of Librarians (vote scheduled)
    3. Adamitis: recommendation re shift to 3 - 4 teaching load (resolution available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/resolutions/5.doc)
    4. Kidd: Outstanding Faculty Awards for Teaching, Research, and Service (recommendations available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/TeachAward.doc)
    5. Breese: Chair's Evaluation Committee (report available at http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/chair.doc and executive summary available at http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/chairsummary.doc)
    6. BoV reports:
      1. Knipp: Student Affairs
      2. Kidd: Academic Affairs
      3. Whiting: Finance
      4. Schwarze(?): entire board
  7. Old business
    1. Review of handbook change re student conduct (corrected description available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/handbook/24.doc)
    2. Handbook change re restricted positions (summary available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/restricted.rtf)
  8. New business
    1. Considerations of UCC recommendations (votes scheduled)
      1. miscellaneous
        1. Degree studies requirement (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/UCC/programs/degreestudies.doc)
        2. Math objectives (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/UCC/math.doc)
        3. Kidd and Vachris: HIST 223 (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/UCC/HIST223.doc)
      2. Academic programs
        1. Music (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/UCC/programs/music)
        2. Biology (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/UCC/programs/biol)
        3. Sociology (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/UCC/programs/socl)
        4. Modern languages (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/UCC/programs/MLAN.doc)
      3. Areas of Inquiry courses (complete listings available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/ucc11_4.html)
        1. Adamitis and Breese: Creative Expressions (FNAR 373, 376, and 378)
        2. Sellars and Knipp: Western Traditions (CLST 101, 201, and 211
        3. Grau and Wymer: Institutions, Identities, and Societies (CLST 213)
    2. Handbook changes recommended by Student Government Association (available: http://facultysenate.cnu.edu/05_06/misc/handbook/SGA.rtf)
    3. Creation of committee to review possibility of calendar shift
    4. Whiting: Building Committee plans
  9. Other