Agenda
Faculty Senate
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002
3:30 p.m. Giffels Auditorium

     I.     Call to Order:  Patsy Watkins, Chair

    II.    Approval of Agenda

   III.   Approval of Minutes:  Jan. 16, 2002; Feb. 6, 2002


  IV.   Information Items
        a.    Changes to the University Student Judicial System
            (referred to All-University Judiciary Sub-committee) 
            (will be posted on Senate web page)
        b. Fall Break (proposals from ASG & RIC) (referred to Calendar Committee)
            (http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/AgendaMinutes/2001-  2002/2002Feb/ASGFallBreakResolution.pdf)
            (http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/AgendaMinutes/2001-2002/2002Feb/ASGFallBreakResolution2.pdf)
            (http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/AgendaMinutes/2001-2002/2002Feb/ASGThanksgivingProposal.pdf)
       c.   Rationale For General Education Core, Martin Redfern, Chair, UndergraduateProgram Committee; Janet Renwick, Chair, General Education Core Curriculum Committee
(http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/AgendaMinutes/2001-2002/2002Feb/GenEdCore.pdf)

    V.    Report
         a.    Fall Convocation for New Students:  Jerry Musick (handout available at FS meeting)   
   
VI.  Old Business
         a.    Academic Standards Committee:  Anne O’Leary-Kelly
               Recommendation from Committee: 
               That the grade forgiveness deadline be changed from its current date
               to “anytime prior to the date that the student’s degree is awarded.”
         b.   Admissions and Transfer of Credit Committee:  David Paul
         c.    Fringe Benefits Committee: 
               long term care; cost of health insurance:  Harold Goodwin

   VII.    New Business
         a.       Resolution, Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
(http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/AgendaMinutes/2001-2002/2002Feb/AgResolution.pdf)
         b.      Consent Agenda (Limited copies available at meeting)
             b.1.  Graduate Council
                       Program change for the non-thesis
                 M.S. in Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences
                 (http://www.uark.edu/depts/gradinfo/minutes/011702/011702a.html)
                Program change in the Athletic Training Specialization: 
                Request to change the specialization to a concentration
               (http://www.uark.edu/depts/gradinfo/minutes/011702/011702b.html)
                Program change to the M.S. in Operations Research
               (http://www.uark.edu/depts/gradinfo/minutes/011702/011702c.html)
             b.2.  Graduate Council Curriculum Committee
              Course listings and copies of curriculum change forms
             b.3.   Undergraduate listings and copies of curriculum change forms
             b.4.   Undergraduate Program Committee
                      HMAP Minor to HORT Minor; Change alpha code from HMAP to HORT
                    LDUH Minor to LHRT Minor; Change alpha code from LDUH to LHRT
              TMGM Minor to TURF Minor; Change alpha code from TMGM to TURF
             Add FINN 4163, Fixed Income Securities, to Financial Management/Investment Requirements as one of the choices
             Insert:  The pre-business requirement that Walton College of Business students must meet is being increased from a 2.00 cumulative GPA and a 2.00 GPA in the pre-business courses to a 2.25 cumulative GPA and a 2.25 GPA in the pre-business courses.
             HMAP Minor to HORT Minor
             TMGM Minor to TURF Management Minor
                    LHRT Minor to Landscape Horticulture Minor
                   HORT:  Modifying curricula course requirements
                   HORT: Modifying curricula course requirements; changes in the TLHT Major
             Dept of Landscape Architecture:  Total of 157 hours

   VIII.   Announcements

     IX.    Adjourn