Agenda for Faculty Senate meeting

3 PM Friday, 16 February 2007, Board Room in Student Union

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introduction of guests
  3. Acknowledge electronic approval of minutes for 1/19 meeting of the Faculty Senate
  4. Presentations by guests:
    Keston Fulcher: Quality Enhancement Plan
  5. President's report
  6. Committee reports
    1. Breese (sabbaticals)
      1. scoring rubric (vote scheduled)
      2. co-authored projects (discussion of committee recommendation)
    2. Senators liaising w/departments which have no Senators (Breese, Duskin, Hicks)
    3. Review of courses to go into various AoI: (Click here for a complete list of this year's AoI applications.)
    4. Schwarze: update re provost search
    5. Vachris (PAC): recent presentation to BAC
    6. Grau (AAC): recently proposed modification to freshman advising
  7. Old business
    1. vote on appropriate handling of proposal for handbook change re "exceptional educational leave". Specifically, this would involve the following handbook insertion:
      "Exceptions to these requirements (on rank and time of service) may be made, based on the discretion of and recomendations by the dean and department chair."
  8. New business
    1. Plan for evaluating Faculty Development grant applications, to be received by Senate on 2/21, and to be voted on at 3/16 meeting.
    2. Consideration of Resolution 7 (emeritus status for Jim Reed)
    3. Consideration of Resolution 8 (emeritus status for David Alexick)
    4. handbook changes
    5. grade distributions
  9. Other