Agenda
Faculty Senate
April 18, 2007
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: Charles Riggs, Chair

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Agenda

IV. Approval of minutes from March 14, 2007 meeting.

V. Reports

A. Provost - Bob Smith
B. Financial Advisory Committee - Robert Brady
C. Implementation Committee - Jeannie Whayne
D. Program Review Committee - David Gay

VI. Old Business

A Resolution on Divestment from Sudan

VII. New Business

A. Committee on Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure

1. Inclusion in the Nomination for Promotion Academic Policy Series 1405.10C of a signature line for the chair of the Committee on Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure with the Committee results, between the Provost (F) and Chancellor (G) signature lines

2. Change part III#14, page 10 from “Each college or school shall provide for formal review of all nominations for promotion by a review committee elected by the faculty on the respective college or school.”  Add: “No department chairs or unit heads will be eligible to serve on this review committee.”

B. Voting item, Attachment 3, contains a proposal to modify the Academic Honesty Policy for Graduate Students. Specific changes are:1) moves the procedures for academic dishonesty in theses and dissertations from the Academic Honesty Policy for Graduate Students to the Research Misconduct Policy; and 2) adds procedures for situations where academic dishonesty is alleged by a third party. The Graduate Council approved the proposal on March 15, 2007.

C. Posthumous Degree

D. Consent Agenda

The following items are referred to the Faculty Senate for review and action at its meeting scheduled for April 18, 2007:

1. Undergraduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 30, 2007: Table A.

2. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences – Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness (Table 1, Attachment 1A) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 30, 2007.

3. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences – Department of Agricultural and Extension Education (Table 1, Attachment 1B) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 30, 2007.

4. Three proposed undergraduate program changes for the College of Education and Health Professions – Department of Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation, and Dance (Table 2, Attachments 2A, 2B and 2C) were approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 30, 2007.

5. There were no graduate and/or dual credit course change proposals or graduate program change proposals forwarded.

VIII. Announcements

Memorial for Larry Guinn

IX. Adjourn