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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


 

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A.    Approve March 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: (Report posted, Endorsed by SEC)

a.  Policy item recommendation (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)

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

3.  Academic Quality: (Report posted; Endorsed by SEC)

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

a.  Handbook Recommendation

b.  Handbook Approval, Substantive Change

5.  General Education/Colonnade Implementation Committee: No Report; items for the charter change change are in Ad Hoc Committee report, below

6.  Budget and Finance Committee: No Report

7.  Faculty Handbook Committee: No Report

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

9.  Ad Hoc Committee on Senate Charter Revisions:  (Draft posted - 1st reading)

D.    Old Business
E.    New Business

1.  Colonnade courses for approval (ECON 430; GEOG 330; POP 201; PSYS 423; RELS 200)

2.  Student Complaint Procedure (Undergraduate Catalog Policy Revision)

a.  Student Complaint Procedure Flowchart

3.  Elections for new University Senate officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary)

4.  Caucus for standing committee memberships

F.   Information items

1.  University of Oregon – Confucius Institute Oversight document

2.  Anthem Limitations and Exclusions List

3.  HR notification email regarding non-compliant employees for Tier I activities

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