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Agenda for September 12, 2016

Call to order

Approval of Minutes
May 2, 2016 Regular and Organizational Minutes

President's Report: Senator Benson

New Business:

  • Academic Budget Review Sub-Committee (First Reading)
    • Chairs/Program Coordinators (chairs/program coordinators will present salient points about programs on the list for suspension) [15 minutes allotted per presentation]
      • Mike Austin (Religion minor, Applied Ethics minor)
      • Erik Liddell/Abbey Poffenberger (Comparative Humanities BA & Minor)
      • Randi Polk/Abbey Poffenberger (French BA, minor, teaching)
      • Melissa Dieckmann (Geography BA, minor)
      • Carla Hagan (Horticulture BS, minor)
      • Pam Perry (Journalism BA, minor)
      • Charlotte Tanara (Social Intelligence & Leadership minor)
      • Rick Mott/James Keller (Technical Writing concentration in BA English)
      • Alana Ghent/James Keller (Theatre, concentration in BA English, minor, teaching concentration in BA English)
    • Q & A discussion immediately following presentations
  • Executive Committee Motion - Senator Kopacz
  • Additional Business (if any)

Report Overview & Questions:

  • Executive Committee Report: Senator O'Brien
  • Faculty Regent: Senator Day
  • COSFL Representative: Senator Kopacz
  • Provost: Senator Vice
  • Student Government Association: Collin Potter

Standing Committees:

  • Academic Quality Committee: TBD, Chair
  • Budget Committee: Senators Eser & Fitch, Co-Chairs
  • Elections & University Nominations Committee: Senator Mason, Chair
  • Information Technology Committee:  TBD, Chair
  • Rights & Responsibilities Committee: Senators Fitch & Mason, Co-Chairs
  • Rules Committee: TBD, Chair
  • Welfare Committee: TBD, Chair

Ad Hoc Committees:

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

Other Committees:

  • Ombud Search Committee Report
  • University Parking Committee Report


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  • Printable Agenda for September 12, 2016
  • May 2, 2016 Regular and Organizational Minutes
  • President's Report
  • Executive Committee Motion
  • Committee Reports (if available)

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