Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
March 12, 2008, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

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

Roll Call:

Present

Officers: Whayne, Jones, Brady, Fort, Freund

Senators (elected):  (ARCH); Wall (ALFS) Rosenkrans, Miller; (ARSC) Behrend, Comfort, Turner, Parry, Condray, DeCoster, Scheide, Yang, Freund, Brady; (WCOB) Bowman, Ellstrand; (EDHP) Di Brezzo, Haggstrom; (ENGR) Deaton, Hall, Gordon; (LAW) Killenbeck; (LIBR) Zou; (At-Large) Jensen, Gay, Murphy, Riggs, Starks, Turner, Martin, Kral.

Senators (admin): Smith, Geren, McMath

Absent

Officers: Rupe

Senators (elected): (ARCH); (AFLS) Evans, Wardlow, Wails, Rupe; (ARSC) Spiegel, Davidson, Martin; (WCOB) Hardgrave; (EDHP) Moiseichik; (ENGR); (LIBR); (At-Large) Curington, Goodstein-Murphree, James, Robinson, Thomas, Salisbury.

Senators (admin):  White, Weidemann, Shannon, Bobbitt, Worrell, Beene Ballard, Saxena, Nance, Henderson Allen, Long.

Agenda
Faculty Senate
March 12, 2008
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: Jeannie Whayne, Chair

The meeting was called to order at 3:34.

II. Roll Call

The roll was called.

III. Approval of Agenda

The agenda was approved.

IV. Approval of minutes from February 13, 2008.

Minutes of February 13, 2008

The minutes were approved.

V. Reports

A. Provost’s Report: Bob Smith.

The Provost reported on the following:

B. Mike Johnson and Jay Huneycutt - Facilities Management

C. Faculty Senate Chair’s Report: Jeannie Whayne

VI. Old Business

None

VII. New Business

A. Consent Agenda

1. Undergraduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on February 22, 2008: Table A.

2. Graduate and Dual credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on February 22, 2008 and the Graduate Council on February 21, 2008: Table B and Table C.

3. Table D contains courses with no enrollment for the last five years that are being inactivated by the Registrar’s Office.

4. Table E contains courses with no enrollment for the last five years that will remain active due to college recommendations.

The following courses Table F were removed from table D. They, therefore, will not be inactive but will remain active per the requests of the Colleges.

No objection to this move

Three courses were removed from the deactivate to the activate list. These courses are:

CDIS 3923H, Honors Colloquium
CDIS 5193, Semn in Prob of Oral Comm
CDIS 600V, Master's Thesis

Motion to move these courses passed.

Consent agenda approved.

VIII. Announcements

Professor DiBrezzo reported on the Teaching Academy's recent review of the Perdue Evaluation. The report and requests for further review and recommendations will be sent to the Teaching Council.

Teaching Academy Report

There is currently no honorary degree or posthumous degree report ready to bring to the Faculty Senate. The Executive Committee of the Senate asked for permission to make any decisions with regards these reports on behalf of the senate. This was approved.

IX. Adjourn

The meeting adjourned at 4:49.