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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


 

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A.  Approve May Minutes
B.  Reports:

1.  Chair – Kate Hudepohl

2.  Vice Chair – Julie Shadoan

3.  Secretary – Heidi Alvarez

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

5.  AAUP President - Margaret Crowder

6.  Advisory:

a.  Faculty Regent – Barbara Burch
b.  Provost – David Lee
c.  SGA President – Jay Todd Richey

C.  Committee Reports and Recommendations

1.  Graduate Council: No Report

2.  Undergraduate Curriculum Committee: No Report

3.  Colonnade General Education Committee:  No Report

4.  Academic Quality: No Report

5.  Budget and Finance Committee: No Report

6.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility: No report

D.  Old Business
E.  New Business

1. Caucus for Colonnade General Education Committee Members

F.  Information items

1. Budget Presentation by Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration - Ann Mead

2.  August 17, 2015 SEC motion to reconsider Confucius Institute Building Contract

3. Standing Committee Membership of University Senate

a. At-large standing committee members appointed by SEC on August 17, 2015

4. President Ransdell and Provost Emslie joint written response to the May 2015 University Senate Resolution for Appropriate Emphasis: Academics

a. May 2015 University Senate Resolution for Appropriate Emphasis: Academics

5. Senate Budget

6. University Athletic Committee candidates

a. Libraries – Sue Lynn McDaniel

b.University College – Lee Emanuel

7. Results of 2015 Faculty Welfare Study

8.  21st Edition of the Faculty Handbook

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