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Agenda for September 11, 2017

Call to order


Approval of Minutes

President's Report: Senator Benson

Guest Speakers:

  • Melanie Adams-Johnson - Parliamentary Procedure Refresh
  • Shirley O'Brien - Provost Search Update
  • Betina Gardner - Learning Management System (LMS) Update
  • Paul Gannoe - Campus Update on Construction Projects

New Business:

  • Elections
    • Budget Committee - 1 vacancy
      Replace: John Fitch
      Continuing members: Marco Ciocca, Zekeriya Eser, Erik Liddell, Randall Swain, Barry Poynter (ex officio), Deborah Whitehouse (Interim Provost), Matthew Winslow (Senate Chair), Sara Zeigler (Dean Representative)
    • Elections & University Nominations Committee - 1 vacancy
      Replace: Matthew Irvin
      Continuing members: Todd Gooch, Nicola Mason, Sarah Perez, Randall Swain
    • Rights & Responsibilities Committee - 3 vacancies
      Replace: Nicola Mason, Norman Powell, Weiling Zhuang
      Continuing members: Joe Gershtenson, Donghui Quan, AAUP Representative
    • Board of Governors Committee - 1 vacancy
      Replace: Ida Slusher
      Continuing members: Todd Gooch, Scott Hunt, Paula Kopacz, Deborah Givens
    • COSFL Alternate - 1 vacancy
      Replace: David Cunningham
      Continuing members: Paula Kopacz (Rep.), Anne Fleischer (Alt.)
  • Report from Council on Academic Affairs - Vice Provost Robinson
    (See separate PDF file for the curriculum forms - 10 pages)
  • Other (if any)

Report Overview & Questions:

Standing Committees:

  • Academic Quality Committee: TBD, Chair
  • Board of Governors: TBD, Chair
  • Budget Committee: Senator Ciocca, Chair
  • Elections & University Nominations Committee: TBD, Chair
  • Information Technology Committee:  Senators Baggett & Cogdill, Co-Chairs
  • Rights & Responsibilities Committee: Senator Quan, Chair
  • Rules Committee: Senators Kay & Martin, Co-Chairs
  • Welfare Committee: Senators Bentley & Turner, Co-Chairs

Ad Hoc Committees:

  • Ombud Framework:  Senator Zeigler, Committee Liaison


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:


(click here to download agenda & attachments as a PDF file to view and print)

Information on the PDF file will include the following items:

  • Printable Agenda for September 11, 2017
  • May 1, 2017 Minutes & online voting tabulations (regular & organizational)
  • President's Report
  • CAA Agenda
  • Committee Reports (if available)

Click here to download CAA Curriculum Forms

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