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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, February 26, 2015 (Re-Scheduled from 2/19/15) -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


 

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A.    Approve January Minutes
B.    Reports:

1.  Chair – Margaret Crowder

2.  Vice Chair – Jennifer Hanley

3.  Secretary - Heidi Alvarez

4.  Coalition of Senate and Faculty Leadership for Higher Education – Molly Kerby

5.  AAUP President - Eric Reed

6.  Advisory:

a.  Faculty Regent – Barbara Burch
b.  Provost – Gordon Emslie
c.  SGA President – Nicki Taylor

C.    Committee Reports and Recommendations

1.  Graduate Council: No Report

2.  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee: (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

3.  Academic Quality: No Report

4.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility: (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

5.  General Education/Colonnade Implementation Committee: No Report

6.  Budget and Finance Committee: (Report posted - informational; Endorsed by SEC)

7.  Faculty Handbook Committee: No Report

8.  Ad Hoc Committee on Research:  (Report posted - informational; Endorsed by SEC)

9.  Faculty Recognition Committee:  (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

D.    Old Business
E.    New Business

1.  Colonnade courses for approval (DANC 360; PH 447)

2.  Policy 1.1121 Part time and Temporary Faculty Qualifications

3.  Policy 1.2180 Tuition Reimbursement for Employees Pursuing Doctoral Degrees…

4.  Policy 0.1020 International Travel Registration (post-Senate addition; concurrence with change requested)

5.  Policy 1.4180 Course Related Field Trips

F.   Information items

1.  Benefits discussion responses from faculty

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