Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
February 13, 2008, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

Jeannie Whayne, Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status: Approved

Roll Call:

Present

Officers: Jones, Brady, Fort, Rupe, Freund

Senators (elected):  (ARCH); (ALFS) Miller, Rupe; (ARSC) DeCoster, Turner, Parry, Condray, Scheide, Freund, Brady; (WCOB) Bowman, Ellstrand, Hardgrave; (EDHP) Di Brezzo, Haggstrom; (ENGR) Hall, Gordon; (LAW) Killenbeck; (LIBR) Zou; (At-Large) Curington, Goodstein-Murphree, James, Jensen, Gay, Murphy, Riggs, Turner, Martin, Kral, Salisbury.

Senators (admin): Smith, Bobbitt, Geren, McMath, Greewood, Henderson Allen, Long

Absent

Officers: Whayne

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Wall; (AFLS) Evans, Rosenkrans, Wardlow, Wailes; (ARSC) Behrend, Comfort, Yang, Spiegel, Davidson, Martin; (WCOB); (EDHP) Moiseichik; (ENGR) Deaton; (LIBR); (At-Large) Robinson, Starks, Thomas.

Senators (admin):  White, Weidemann, Shannon, Worrell, Beene Ballard, Saxena, Nance.

I. Call to Order: John Rupe, Vice Chair

Meeting called to order at 3:35.

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda approved.

IV. Approval of minutes from January 16, 2008.

Minutes of January 16, 2008

Minutes approved.

V. Reports

A. Provost’s Report: Bob Smith

The Provost reported on the following:

B. Athletic Director’s Address: Jeff Long

The Athletic Director reported on the following:


C. Faculty Senate Chair’s Report: Inza Fort

Professor Fort reported on the following:

VI. Old Business

None.

VII. New Business

A. Benefits Resolution: Jeannie Whayne

Resolution passed.

B. Resolution on Rush scheduling: Joel Freund

Resolution passed.

C. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Education Reform

Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Education Reform – EDPOPH – PhD in Education Policy (Table 4, Attachments 4A – 4N) was approved 9 to 1 by the University Course and Programs Committee on November 16, 2007 and without opposition by the Graduate Council on January 17, 2008.

Attachment 4A
Attachment 4B
Attachment 4C
Attachment 4D
Attachment 4E
Attachment 4F
Attachment 4G

Attachment 4H
Attachment 4I
Attachment 4J
Attachment 4K
Attachment 4L
Attachment 4M
Attachment 4N

Proposed program approved (1 no vote).

D. Consent Agenda

1. Undergraduate and Law course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 25, 2008: Table A and Table D.

2. Graduate and Dual credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 14, 2007 and the Graduate Council on January 17, 2008: Table B and Table C.

3. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business – Change in Transfer of Credit Polices All Degrees (Table 1, Attachment 1A) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 25, 2008.

4. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business – Minors for Non-Business Majors – MGMT-M, Minor in Management (Table 1, Attachment 1B) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 25, 2008.

5. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business – Minors for Business Majors – WGMT-M, Minor in Management (Table 1, Attachment 1C) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 25, 2008.

6. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering – Department of Electrical Engineering – ELEGBS – BSEE, Electrical Engineering (Table 2, Attachment 2A) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 25, 2008.

7. Proposed undergraduate catalog update and changes for Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs course credit (Table 3, Attachment 3A and Attachment 3B) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 14, 2007 and January 25, 2008.

8. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Electrical Engineering – TCEGMS – MSTCE, Telecommunications Engineering (Table 4, Attachment 4O and Attachment 4P) was approved without opposition by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 14, 2007 and the Graduate Council on January 17, 2008.

9. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Industrial Engineering – OPMGMS – MSOM, Operations Management – (Table 4, Attachment 4Q) was approved without opposition by the Graduate Council on January 17, 2008.

Consent agenda approved.

VIII. Announcements

IX. Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 5:00