Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
May 6, 2009, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

Inza Fort, Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status: Tentative

Roll Call:

Present

Officers: Fort, Freund, Brady, Allison, Jones, Rupe

Senators (elected):  (ARCH) Wall; (ALFS) Rosenkrans, Miller, Rom, Ahrendsen, Savin; (ARSC) Comfort, Parry, DeCoster, Scheide, Spiegel, Freund, Brady, Kral, Rhoads; (WCOB) Bouwman, Ellstrand; (EDHP) Hagstrom, Dibrezzo, Smith; (ENGR) Hall, Heymsfield; (LAW) Killenbeck; (LIBR) Zou; (At-Large) Curington, Goodstein, James, Gay, Murphy, Riggs, Turner, Salisbury, Martin, T. Jensen.

Senators (admin): McMath, Greenwood, Saxena, Geren, Lewis.

Absent

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH); (AFLS) Evans; (ARSC) Behrend, Turner, Yang, Van Brahana; (WCOB) Hardgrave; (EDHP) Stegman; (ENGR) Deaton; (LIBR); (At-Large) M. Jensen, Robinson, Starks

Senators (admin):  Gearhart, Verma, Shannon, Schwab, Worrell, Beene Ballard, Nance, Henderson Allen, McCray.

I. Call to Order: Inza Fort, Chair

Meeting was called to order at 3:30

II. Roll Call

Roll was called

III. Approval of Agenda

The agenda was approved.

IV. Approval of minutes from April 8, 2009.

April 8, 2009

The minutes were approved.

V. Reports

A. Senate Chair Inza Fort - The Chair reported on the following:

B. Provost Sharon Gaber - The Provost reported on the following:

VI. Old Business

None

VII. New Business

A. Modified Final Exam Policy

Attached modified policy

Modified Final Exam Policy approved

B. Recommended changes from the GECCC General Education Core Curriculum Committee

Memo from Provost McMath

Attachment A

Attachment B

Attachment C

Attachment D

Attachment E

Attachment F

Attachment G

Attachment H

Attachment I

Motion to remove items A and F passed. Motion to approve A and F for catalogue copy passed.

Attachments B-E, G & H are assessment plans. Motion to accept passed.

Motion to accept the report as a work in progress toward developing assessment procedures for the core passed.

C. Consent Agenda

The following items are referred to the Faculty Senate for review and action:

1. Undergraduate credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009: Table A.

2. Graduate credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 27, 2009 and the Graduate Council on April 16, 2009: Table B.

3. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – All Majors – Fulbright Core (Table 1, Attachment 1A) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

4. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – All Majors – University State Core (Table 1, Attachment 1B) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

5. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – Department of Economics – ECNCBA – BA, Economics (Table 1, Attachment 1C) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

6. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – Department of History – HISTBA – BA, History (Table 1, Attachment 1D) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

7. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – International Relations Program – IRELBA – BA, International Relations (Table 1, Attachment 1E) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

8. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – Department of Journalism – JOURBA – BA, Journalism (Table 1, Attachment 1F) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

9. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – Department of Music – All BA and BM Majors (Table 1, Attachment 1G) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

10. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – Department of Music – MUSC-M – Minor in Music (Table 1, Attachment 1H) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

11. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences – Russian Studies Program – RSST – Second or dependent major (Table 1, Attachment 1I and Attachment 1J) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 24, 2009.

12. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Business Administration – ACCTPH – PhD, Business Administration – Accounting Concentration (Table 2, Attachment 2A) was approved without opposition by the Graduate Council on April 16, 2009.

13. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Business Administration – ISYSPH– PhD, Business Administration – Information Systems Concentration (Table 2, Attachment 2B) was approved without opposition by the Graduate Council on April 16, 2009.

14. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Business Administration – MGMTPH – PhD, Business Administration – Management Concentration (Table 2, Attachment 2C) was approved without opposition by the Graduate Council on April 16, 2009.

15. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Accounting – ACCTMA – MACC, Accounting (Table 2, Attachment 2D) was approved without opposition by the Graduate Council on April 16, 2009.

Approved.

VIII. Announcements

The bowl of chocolates for Faculty Senate was passed to Neil Allison, Chair of the Faculty Senate for 2009-2010.

IX. Adjourn

The meeting was adjourned at 4:10.