Agenda for Faculty Senate meeting

3 PM Friday, 8 September 2006, Student Union 259 ("Washington Room")

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introduction of guests
  3. Acknowledge electronic approval of minutes for 8/16 meeting of the Faculty Senate
  4. Presentation by guests
    1. Harrington: spring 2006 revisions to PRC guidelines (available:
    2. Hughes: update on Judicial Affairs, including two or three procedural changes
  5. President's report
    1. Update re Transient Faculty Workroom (SU 218)
    2. Appointments of Senate liaisons to subcommittees of the Board of Visitors
  6. Committee reports
    1. Results of special committee-elections:
      1. Marshall: one SSPS seat on UCC has been filled by Anne Perkins (LAMS)
      2. Adamitis: LA seats
        1. 2 on Faculty Grievance
        2. 1 on Honors
    2. Whiting: New Buildings
    3. Grau: Implementation of 05-06 Senate Review Committee's recommendations 4, 5, and 8
    4. Knipp: update re "recording class attendance in order to avoid having to repay federal financial aid to students who receive F's"
    5. proposed modification of CNU's mandatory SAT policy (available:
  7. Old business
    1. Faculty Senate Goals (draft available:
  8. New business
    1. Cheryl Mathews: Changes to SOWK program (available:
      • This item on the agenda will probably be covered soon after 4 PM, after the arrival of Professor Mathews.
      • See item V.A.2 in the minutes of the 5/13/06 meeting of the Faculty Senate for a previous discussion of these proposed changes.
    2. Faculty Development grants
      1. deadlines:
        • to chairs: 9/20
        • to deans: 10/2
        • to Senate: 10/20
        • vote by Senate: 11/3
      2. Availability of funds will not be known until approximately 10/1/06.
      3. need for applications to be in electronic format?
      4. appointment of committee to review applications
    3. freshman-parking policy?
  9. Other
    1. new core-curriculum
      1. "maintenance" and/or "mid-course corrections"?
      2. affect upon admissions?