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Senate Archives 2011

Archives 2011

 
January 20, 2011 meeting

Agenda-January (revised slightly on Jan. 15)

SENATE Minutes December 16_2010a (correction to attendance made on 1/17/11)

Grad Council Report

UCC Report

Gen Ed Report

Policy 1.1301

February Senate Meeting

Highlights of December and January Senate Meetings

Information was provided about

  • Senate Input on Revision of the University Travel Policy
  • Senate Input on University Severe Weather Policy

Actions

  • The Senate Charter was revised
  • Resolutions were passed concerning benefits
  • A tobacco-free campus resolution was passed
  • Recommendation was provided on a policy concerning administrator compensation
  • Recommendation was provided on a policy governing UDP selection and appointment

Agenda

JANUARY 2011 Senate Minutes

Feb 2011 Grad Council Report

Feb UCC Report

Textbook Adoption Policy

Syllabus Policy

Master Planning Committee Faculty Update Feb 2011

Pres. Ransdell Response to Benefits Resolutions

Pres. Ransdell Response to Smoking Resolution

March SEC Meeting

Documents for the March 7 Senate Executive Committee Meeting

These items are on the agenda for the next Executive Committee meeting, but will not necessarily be on the agenda for the next Senate meeting.  Some of them may come before the Senate in a revised form or at a different time.

SEC Agenda – March 2011

Grad Council Mar 2011 Senate Report

Student Eval Of Faculty Resolution

SEC Ad Hoc Committee Document1 Report

SEC Ad Hoc Committee Document2 Findings

SEC Ad Hoc Committee Document3 Recommendations

Revised Textbook Adoption Policy

Revised UDP Policy

Revised Syllabus Policy

WKU Fair Trade University Resolution

Sabbatical Leave Policy

Internal Grants Policy 2.0300

March 17, 2011 Senate Meeting

Agenda March

FEBRUARY 2011 Senate Minutes

Committee Reports

Grad Council Mar 2011 Senate Report

UCC February Report to Senate REVISED March 14

SEC Ad hoc Committee Report

SEC Ad hoc Committee Findings

SEC Ad Hoc Committee Recommendations

Although the Ad hoc Committee has finished its findings and recommendations, only the report is on the agenda this month.

Annual Report to the University Senate on Benefits Committee Issues

Unfinished Business

Textbook Adoption Revised

New Business

Information Items

Senate Review of Existing Policies

Senate Review of Consensual Relations Policy

Senate Review of Relocation Reimbursement Policy

Senate Review of Equal Treatment Policy

The above are existing policies that were reviewed by SEC and some have received minor revisions.

Consent Items

Policy 1.1300 Sabbatical Leave

Policy 1.1270 Adjunct Faculty

The above are new policies that were created from sections of the Faculty Handbook.

Policy 1.1331 UDP

Policy 1.4060 Course Syllabi

The above policies were previously approved by the Senate but have minor revisions.

Policy 2.0300 Internal Grants

Input was requested on the above policy from the Research Office.

Action Items

WKU Fair Trade University Resolution

Policy 1.1960 Research Track

FWPR Research Track Report for March Senate

Student Eval Of Faculty Resolution

SITE rev comm Report Nov 2007

SITE rev comm Report Mar 2008

SITE rev comm Report Sep 2008

April 21, 2011 Senate Meeting

April Agenda

A. March Minutes

B.  Reports:

C. Committee Reports

D. Unfinished Business:

E. New Business:

1. Information items

i.     Syllabus Policy 1.4060 (see response)

2. Action Items

i.     Dean Selection and Review (Policy 1.5030)

ii.     Faculty Review of Personnel File (Policy 1.1061)

May 19, 2011 Senate Meeting

May Agenda

April Minutes

April UCC Proposals

Grad Council May 2011 Report

Suggested Approval Procedure

Faculty Handbook Draft

Memorandum

Dual Career Partner Assistance Policy

Nonpayment and Access Policy, 1.3030

Key Control Policy 6.0100

Ad Hoc Committee on Curriculum and Governance 2010-11 Final Recommendations

Monday, August 15

Agenda

Suggested Handbook Amendment Policy Revision

Course Equivalencies 1.4090

Faculty University Awards 1.1181

UDP 1.1332 REV

Faculty Review of Personnel File 1.1062 rev Aug 9

Pedagogical Faculty 1.9900

August 25, 2011 Senate Meeting

Agenda (revised 8-19)

Minutes

Reports:

New Business:

September SEC Meeting - Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 3:15pm - WAB 239

SEC Agenda – September 2011

SEC August Minutes

Sept 2011 Grad Council Report

UCC Report Aug 28

Faculty University Awards Policy 1.1181

Faculty Review of Personnel File 1.1062 RevAug9

Department Head Selection and Review 1.5040 Rev 9-1

September Senate Meeting - Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 3:45 p.m. – Faculty House

Agenda

Senate Minutes August 2011

Grad Council Sept 2011

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibilities Committee;

Faculty Regent Background Information

Faculty Regent Term Limit Recommendation

Unfinished and New Business:

Faculty University Awards Policy 1.1181

Faculty Review of Personnel File 1.1062 RevAug9

October 20, 2011 Senate Meeting @ Faculty House

Agenda

September minutes

Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

University Committee Reports

Benefits Advisory Committee Report

University Athletic Committee Report

New Business:

Information Items

  1. Faculty Awards Timeline (for 2011-2012)

Action Items

Unfinished Business

  1. Faculty University Awards 1.1183 Final (permanent)

New Business

  1. Policy 1.5040: Department Head Selection and Review
  2. Policy 1.5132: Administrative Stipends
November SEC Meeting Monday, November 7, 2011 @ 3:15pm, WAB Conference Room

Agenda (Note addition of one agenda item 11/1)

Committee Reports

  1. Grad Council Report
  2. UCC Report
  3. General Education Reports:

Old Business

New Business

  1. Benefits Committee: Prospective Rep Responses
  2. Policy 1.5140 Admin Increments
  3. Policy 1 2120 Summer-Winter Teaching
  4. Policy 1.4150 Posthumous degree awarding
  5. Faculty Regent & Senate Chair Resolution
  6. Resolution Concerning Oversight of KY Museum
  7. Faculty Ranks Amendment
November 2011 Senate Meeting - Thursday, November 17, 2011 @ 3:45pm - Faculty House

Agenda

A. October Minutes

B. Reports

C. Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

  1. Grad Council
  2. University Curriculum Committee
  3. Academic Quality (minor revisions on 11-15)

D. University Committee Reports

E. New Business:

Information Items

    1. Benefits Committee Representative

Consent Items

  1. Policy 1.1063: Personnel File Policy, post-Senate revisions
  2. Policy 1.5040: Department Head Selection and Review, post-Senate revisions
  3. Policy 1.4150:  Posthumous Degree Awarding

Action Items

  1. Senate Charter Change establishing permanent handbook committee
  2. Policy 1.5140: Administrative Increments
  3. Policy 1.2120:  Summer-Winter Teaching
  4. Resolution_to Grant Faculty Release Time for Service as Faculty Regent and University Senate Chair
  5. Resolution on Kentucky Museum.
December 2011 SEC Meeting - Senate Executive Committee - Monday, December 5, 2011 @ 3:15pm - WAB 239

SEC Agenda – December 2011

A.  NOVEMBER SEC Minutes2011

B.  Reports

  1. Grad Council Report Dec 2011
  2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Report

C.  Unfinished Business

  1. Charter Change (doesn't need approval, on 2nd reading before Senate)
  2. Master of Public Health, Ref #152 (Navitas) (postponed from November Senate meeting)

D.  New Business

  1. Resolution Requesting an Increase in Employer Contributions to Health Care Benefits
  2. Resolution on Variable Employer Contribution for Health Plan
  3. Revision to Policy 1.1301 Sabbatical Leave
  4. Policy 1.2090, Faculty Workload and Compensation
  5. Policy 1.1990, Pedagogical Track Faculty
  6. Policy 3.1202, Moving Expense Reimbursement
December 2011 Senate Meeting - Thursday, December 15, 2011 @ 3:45pm - Faculty House

Agenda

November Minutes

Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

Graduate Council

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Unfinished Business

MPH-Program-specific admission criteria for NAVITAS students

Handbook Committee Charter Change

New Business

Consent Items

Revision to Policy 1.1301, Sabbatical Leave (revisions highlighted)

Action Items

Resolution on Variable Employer Contribution for Health Plan

Resolution Requesting an Increase in Employer Contributions to Health Care Benefits

Policy 3.1202 – Moving Expense Reimbursement

Policy 1.1990 – Pedagogical Track Faculty

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