Agenda
Faculty Senate
October 15, 2003

Engineering Hall, Room 209
3:30 p.m.



I. Call to Order: Curt Rom, Chair

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes: September 18, 2003

http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/fsminutes91803.html

IV. Reports

A. Provost

B. Institutional Biosafety Committee Policy and Procedures Document (W. Roy Penney)
Document 1: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/BSM101503.pdf
Document 2: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/biodoc101503.pdf


C. Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy (Jeannine Durdik)

V. New Business

(1) Recommendation of Research Council (Jeannine Durdik)

CIC Policy Recommendation http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/CICPolicy101503.pdf

(2) Consent Agenda

Matters from University Course and Programs Committee and the Graduate Council

1. Course change proposals:

a. Undergraduate (Table A): Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 9/26/03;
http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/tablea101503.pdf

b. Law Courses (Table B): Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 9/26/03.
http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/tableb101503.pdf

2.Program change proposals for the B.S. degree in Vocational Education, approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 9/26/03:

a. Designate Human Resource Development as a stand-alone concentration under Vocational Education, with its own class alpha code (HRDV) (Attachment A);

Attach. A1: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/attacha1101503.pdf
Attach. A2: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/attacha2101503.pdf

b. Add Professional and Technical Education (PTED) as a concentration under the Vocational Education (VOED) B.S. degree (Attachments B and C).

Attach. B: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/attachb101503.pdf
Attach. C: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/attachc101503.pdf

3. Proposed changes to the technical course requirements in the B.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences, approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 9/26/03 (Attachment D).

Attach. D: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2003to2004/attachd101503.pdf

(3) Proposal to require a $30 graduation fee for students earning a graduate certificate, approved by the Graduate Council on 9/18/03.

As is the case with the graduation fee for master's degrees, the money collected will be used to defray the costs of maintaining the student’s record, evaluating the student’s course work, notifying the student of his/her status, doing verifications of completion, recording and reproducing the certificate on the transcript, and printing the certificate itself.

VI. Announcements

Resolution recognizing Jim Scott

VII. Adjourn