Agenda
Faculty Senate
January 18, 2006
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: Deborah Thomas, Chair

II. Approval of agenda

III. Approval of minutes from November 16, 2005 meeting and ratify actions from December Consent Agenda conducted by E-mail.

November 16, 2005 - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/fsminutes111605.htm
December 2005 - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/minutesdec2005.html

IV. Reports

A.   Provost: Bob Smith
B.   Faculty Senate Chair
C.   Task Force on Faculty Governance:  Mark Boyer

Report: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/governancereport.pdf

D.   Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics:  Tom Jensen

V. Old Business

A.   Removed from December 7, 2005 Consent Agenda by request from Senator:  Proposed undergraduate program change for the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences (Table 1, Attachment 1E).  

FHNHBS – Food, Human Nutrition & Hospitality.  Add CHEM 1074/1071L as an option for CHEM 1103/CHEM 1101L and CHEM 1123/1121L. Change other course requirements as specified in the attachment.

Table 1: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/1to3120705.pdf
Attach 1E: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/1e120705.pdf

B.   Removed from December 7, 2005 Consent Agenda by request from Senator:  Proposed undergraduate program change for the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences (Table 1, Attachment 1F).

FHNHBS – Food, Human Nutrition & Hospitality.  The HRMN program is being expanded from Hotel/Lodging and Restaurant Management to Hotel/Lodging, Restaurant Management and Tourism Management courses.

Attach 1F: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/1f120705.pdf


VI. New Business

A. Recommendations from Task Force on Faculty Governance:  Mark Boyer

Recommendations: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/govrecommendations.pdf

B. Recommendation from the Committee on Committees:  David Gay

In principle, we support an environmental practices review at the University of Arkansas.  The Faculty Senate recommends that the administration create a task force to investigate and address issues relating to cost-reducing environmental practices, issues relating to operational and building practices, and to examine practices at peer institutions.  Furthermore, we urge that this task force present its report and recommendations to the administration and to campus governance groups as soon as practicable, preferably before the end of the fiscal year.

C.   Consent Agenda

1. Undergraduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 16, 2005 and recommended to the Faculty Senate for approval: Table A.

Key for Tables A-C:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Keyjan06.pdf
Table A:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/TableAjan06.pdf

2a. Graduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on November 18, 2005, and the Graduate Council by e-mail.  Recommended to the Faculty Senate for approval: Table B.

Table B:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/TableBjan06.pdf

2b. Dual Credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on November 18, 2005, and the Graduate Council by e-mail. Recommended to the Faculty Senate for approval: Table C.

Table C:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/TableCjan06.pdf

3. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences. Change was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 16, 2005 and recommended to the Faculty Senate for approval: Table 1, Attachment 1A.

Tables 1 and 2:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Tables1and2jan06.pdf
Attachment 1A:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach1Ajan06.pdf

4. Proposed undergraduate program changes for the Walton College of Business. Changes were approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 16, 2005 and recommended to the Faculty Senate for approval: Table 2, Attachments 2A-2E.

See Table 2 above
Attachment 2A:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach2Ajan06.pdf
Attachment 2B:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach2Bjan06.pdf
Attachment 2C:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach2Cjan06.pdf
Attachment 2D:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach2Djan06.pdf
Attachment 2E:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach2Ejan06.pdf

5.  Proposed undergraduate program changes for the College of Education and Health Professions. Changes were approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 16, 2005 and recommended to the Faculty Senate for approval: Table 3, Attachments 3A-3H.

Tables 3 and 4:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Tables3and4jan06.pdf
Attachment 3A:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Ajan06.pdf
Attachment 3B:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Bjan06.pdf
Attachment 3C:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Cjan06.pdf
Attachment 3D:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Djan06.pdf
Attachment 3E:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Ejan06.pdf
Attachment 3F:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Fjan06.pdf
Attachment 3G:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Gjan06.pdf
Attachment 3H:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach3Hjan06.pdf

6. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering.  Change was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 16, 2005 and recommended to the Faculty Senate for approval: Table 4, Attachment 4A.

See Table 4 above
Attachment 4A:  http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/Attach4Ajan06.pdf

VII. Announcements

VIII. Adjourn