Agenda for Faculty Senate meeting
3 PM Friday, Nov 2, 2007
Jefferson Room in David Student Union (note room change)

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introduction of guests: Mary Sellen, University Librarian
  3. Approval of minutes of Faculty Senate meetings
    1. acknowledge electronic approval of minutes for October 12, 2007 meeting
  4. Presentations by guests: Mary Sellen, University Librarian
  5. President's report
  6. Committee reports
    1. Academic Technology Advisory Committee (ATAC), Senator Redick
    2. Senators Redick and Duskin report on Span397 curriculum proposal
    3. Department Liaison Reports:
      1. Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures (Guajardo)
      2. Leadership and American Studies (Lambert): handbook updated needed Jan 08
    4. Faculty Development Grants (Hasbrouck)
  7. Old business
    1. Faculty Centers for Research, Development and Teaching: research best practices. research and teaching: what kind of centers do other institutions have.

      motion to take off table?

  8. New business
    1. Faculty Mentorship Program: Examine best practices (how people get credit, whether we need a university wide program).
    2. Curriculum: Busn302 proposal for a new course to be in the AoI Formal and Informal Reasoning. Here are links to the syllabus and UCC form It was approved on both accounts by the UCC. The senate needs reviewers.
    3. Pass-Fail Option report from Undergraduate Degrees Committee
    4. Survey faculty on senate SWOT
    5. Parking Advisory Committee request
  9. Other