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Agenda for April 4, 2016

Call to order

Approval of Minutes
March 7, 2016 Minutes

President's Report: Senator Benson

New Business:

  • Nominations for Senate Chair
  • Nominations for Senate Vice Chair
  • Leadership Transition

Guest Speakers:

  • Betina Gardner - Learning Management System (LMS) Evaluation Update (Information Only)

Unfinished Business:

  • Academic Policies - Sherry Robinson
    • Policy 4.6.13 - Adjunct Faculty (formerly Part-Time Faculty Appointments)(Action Item)
    • Policy 4.6.2 - Affiliated Adjunct Faculty (formerly Adjunct Faculty) (Action Item)
    • Policy 4.6.14 - Evaluation of Adjunct Faculty (Action Item)

New Business:  (continued)

  • Non-Academic Policy - Sherry Robinson
    • Policy 8.3.4 - Response to Bullying or Harmful Conduct (First Read)
  • Information Technology Committee Motion (First Read)
  • Rules Committee Motion 1 (Faculty Handbook Part 7 revision) (First Read)
  • Rules Committee Motion 2 (Faculty Handbook Part 7, Section IX) (First Read)
  • Report from Council on Academic Affairs
    (See separate PDF file for the curriculum forms - 105 pages)

Report Overview & Questions:

  • Executive Committee Report: Senator O'Brien
  • Faculty Regent: Senator Day
  • COSFL Representative: Senator Kopacz
  • Provost: Senator Vice
  • Student Government Association: Katie Scott, President

Standing Committees:

  • Academic Quality Committee: Senator Howell, Chair
  • Budget Committee: Senators Fitch & Miller, Co-Chairs
  • Elections & University Nominations Committee: Senator Irvin, Chair
  • Information Technology Committee:  Senator Smith, Chair
  • Rights & Responsibilities Committee: Senators Fitch & Mason, Co-Chairs
  • Rules Committee: Senator Neugebauer, Chair
  • Welfare Committee: Senator Spigelman, Chair

Ad Hoc Committees:

  • Athletics and Academics: Senator Carpenter, Chair
  • Senate Transparency: Senator Givens, Chair

University Committees:

  • Parking Advisory Committee: Senator Howell


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Information on the PDF file will include the following items:

  • Printable Agenda for April 4, 2016
  • March 7, 2016 Minutes
  • President's Report
  • Policies - 4.6.13, 4.6.2, 4.6.14, 8.34
  • IT Committee Motion
  • Rules Committee Motions
  • CAA agenda
  • Committee Reports (if available)

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