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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, September 18, 2014 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


 

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A.    Approve May 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 – Patricia Minter
b.  Provost – Gordon Emslie
c.  SGA President – Nicki Seay

C.    Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations

1.  Graduate Council:  (Reports posted [2]; Endorsed by SEC)

a. May
b. August

2.  University Curriculum Committee:  No Report

3.  Academic Quality:  No Report

4.  Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility:  No Report

5.  General Education:  No Report

6.  Colonnade Implementation Committee:  No Report

D.    Old Business
E.    New Business
  1. Colonnade courses for approval (CNS 110; PS 311)
  2. Policy 3.1021 Reimbursement for Employee Travel...Regional Campuses: Post-Senate revision of Policy 1.2180 – SEC concurs; Senate concurrence requested (posted [2])
  3. Policy 1.1184 Faculty University Awards: revised (posted; endorsed by SEC)
  4. Statement of Purpose revision (posted)
F.   Information items
  1. Title IX compliance information – Huda Melky
  2. President Ransdell's response to Senate concurrence with the SGA resolution on the President's Salary (posted)
  3. President Ransdell's letter to Mayor Bruce Wilkerson regarding a Bowling Green Fairness Ordinance (posted)
  4. Field Trip Approval Form – a new form was inadvertently released without approval; discussion ongoing
  5. Rick Grieve nominated for University Athletic Committee CEBS representative; approved by President Ransdell
  6. Ali Er, Marilyn Gardner, and Nezam Iraniparast chosen by lot-draw in SEC to fill vacant seats for Parking and Transportation Appeals Board
  7. Gayle Mallinger selected by ballot in SEC for Diversity Enhancement Committee

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