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)
            (  2002/2002Feb/ASGFallBreakResolution.pdf)
       c.   Rationale For General Education Core, Martin Redfern, Chair, UndergraduateProgram Committee; Janet Renwick, Chair, General Education Core Curriculum Committee

    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
         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
                Program change in the Athletic Training Specialization: 
                Request to change the specialization to a concentration
                Program change to the M.S. in Operations Research
             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