Agenda
Faculty Senate
September 14, 2005
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: Deborah Thomas, Chair

II. Approval of agenda

III. Approval of minutes (April and May):

April 20, 2005 - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/fsminutes42005.html
May, 2005 - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/fsminutes50405.html

IV. Reports

A. Provost
B. Faculty Senate Chair
C. Report from Collis Geren and Phillip Stafford about the U of A Technology Development Foundation.
D. Academic Standards Committee (Grade Forgiveness Policy) – Dr. Mike Evans (removed from April 20, 2005 Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda)

V. Old Business

A. Tabled--Attendance Policy revision - Joel Freund http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attendance42005.pdf

VI. New Business

A. Elections of Senate Representatives to the Campus Council (election of Executive Committee members will be held at the next Senate meeting on Wednesday, October 19)

B. Consent Agenda

1. Undergraduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on August 26, 2005:  Table A.

Table A: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/tablea091405.pdf

2. Proposed program change, Department of Journalism, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences: Table 1 (Attachment 1A).  Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on August 26, 2005.

Tables 1-4: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/tables1to491405.pdf
Attach 1A: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach1a91405.pdf

3. Proposed new undergraduate minor in Crop Biotechnology, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences:  Table 2 (Attachments 2A, 2B).  Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on August 26, 2005.

Tables 1-4, See Above

Attach 2A: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach2a91405.pdf
Attach 2B: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach2b91405.pdf

4. Proposed program changes for the College of Education and Health Professions:  Table 3 (Attachments 3A-3L).  Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on August 26, 2005.

Tables 1-4, See Above

Attach 3A: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3a91405.pdf
Attach 3B: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3b91405.pdf
Attach 3C: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3c91405.pdf
Attach 3D: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3d91405.pdf
Attach 3E: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3e91405.pdf
Attach 3F: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3f91405.pdf
Attach 3G: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3g91405.pdf
Attach 3H: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3h91405.pdf
Attach 3I: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3i91405.pdf
Attach 3J: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3j91405.pdf
Attach 3K: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3k91405.pdf
Attach 3L: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach3l91405.pdf

5. Proposed changes in graduate programs: Table 4 (Attachments 4A-4E).  Approved by the Graduate Council on May 26 and August 18, 2005.   

Tables 1-4, See Above

Attach 4A: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach4a91405.pdf
Attach 4B: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach4b91405.pdf
Attach 4C: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach4c91405.pdf
Attach 4D: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach4d91405.pdf
Attach 4E: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach4e91405.pdf

6. Proposed policy change for incorporating the new internet-based TOEFL test into our admissions requirements (Attachment 5).

Attach 5: http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2005to2006/attach591405.pdf

VII. Announcements

1. Resolution for Professor Charles Oxford - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen2005to2006/oxford.doc

2. Resolution for Dean Richard Atkinson

VIII. Adjourn