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Agenda for November 7, 2016

Call to order

Approval of Minutes
October 3, 2016 Minutes

President's Report: Senator Benson

Guest Speakers:

  • Jonathan Sikora - Turning Point Technology Training (for Senate Attendance & Voting)
    (Referral link from October:  Registration Information)
  • Betina Gardner - Learning Management System (LMS) Evaluation Update
  • Sheila Pressley (FAR) and Monika Banbel - Athletics Update
    (Referral links from October - Athletics Presentation & Athletics Data)

Unfinished Business:

  • Academic Budget Review Sub-Committee (Action Items)
    (SEE: Article on Presentations | Program Review FAQs | Program Data Sheets)
    1. Horticulture B.S.
    2. Horticulture Minor
    3. Comparative Humanities B.A.
    4. Humanities Minor
    5. French B.A.
    6. French Teaching B.A.
    7. French Minor
    8. Geography B.A.
    9. Geography Minor
    10. Journalism B.A.
    11. Journalism Minor
    12. MBA Concentration in Accounting - NOTE: The Department supports the suspension of this program.
    13. MBA Concentration in Integrated Communication - NOTE: The Department supports the suspension of this program.
    14. Religion Minor
    15. Applied Ethics Minor (was withdrawn at CAA and is being withdrawn at Faculty Senate)
    16. Science for Engineering A.A.S. - NOTE: The Department supports the suspension of this program.
    17. Technical Writing Concentration in English B.A.
    18. Theatre Concentration in English B.A.
    19. Theatre Teaching Concentration in English Teaching B.A.
    20. Theatre Minor
    21. Social Intelligence & Leadership Studies Minor

New Business:

Report Overview & Questions:

Standing Committees:

  • Academic Quality Committee: Senator Howell, Chair
  • Budget Committee: Senators Eser & Fitch, Co-Chairs
    (Resolution on Budgeting Priorities at EKU)
  • Elections & University Nominations Committee: Senator Mason, Chair
  • Information Technology Committee:  Senators Baggett & Smith, Co-Chairs
  • Rights & Responsibilities Committee: Senators Fitch & Mason, Co-Chairs
  • Rules Committee: Senators Skubik-Peplaski & Turner, Co-Chairs
    (Motion 1 - Alternates & Motion 2 - faculty-at-large procedures)
  • Welfare Committee: Senators Mullaney & Zhang, Co-Chairs

Ad Hoc Committees:

  • Athletics and Academics: Senator Carpenter, Chair
    (referral links for: May report & Presentation Slides to Senate)
  • Legislative Forum, Senator G. Hunter, Chair
  • Senate Transparency: Senator Givens, Chair

Other Committees:

  • Ombuds Search Committee


The EKU Faculty Senate is a public body and citizens are welcome to attend our meetings on the second floor of the Keen Johnson Building at 3:30 p.m. Meeting dates and agenda items are available on the Faculty Senate web site at:


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Information on the PDF file will include the following items:

  • Printable Agenda for November 7, 2016
  • October 3, 2016 Minutes & online voting tabulations
  • President's Report
  • Academic Program Review data sheets
  • Memo on Faculty Dismissal Committee Recommendations
  • CAA Agenda
  • Committee Reports (if available)

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