Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
April 14, 2010, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

Neil Allison, Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status: Approved

Roll Call:

Present:

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

Senators (elected): (ALFS) Milus, Miller, Ahrendsen, Savin; (ARSC) Parry, Landman, Scheide, Shobe, Freund, Brady, Kral, Rhoads; (WCOB) Ellstrand; (EDHP) Kissinger, Stegman, Dibrezzo, Smith-Nix; (ENGR) Heymsfield; (LAW); (LIBR) Kirkwood; (At-Large) Curington, Fort, Allen, Gay, Murphy, Riggs, Johnson, Billings, Turner, Salisbury, Martin, Jensen.

Senators (admin): Gaber, Verma, Smith, Geren, Nance, McMath, Henderson-Allen, Lewis.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Wall; (AFLS) Karcher, Rom; (ARSC) Behrend, Comfort, Turner, Grob-Fitzgibbon, Van Brahana; (WCOB) Bouwman, Hardgrave; (ENGR) Gordon, Hall; (LAW) Brummer; (At-Large) Whayne.

Senators (admin): Gearhart, Shannon, Schwab, Worrell, Beene Ballard, Saxena.

I. Call to Order.

Meeting was called to order at 3:33 p.m. by Neil Allison, Chair.

II. Roll Call.

Role was called!

III. Approval of Agenda.

The agenda was approved.

IV. Approval of Minutes.

Minutes from March 10, 2010 approved.

V. Reports.

a. Provost’s Report: Provost Gaber reported on the following:

b. Senate Chair’s report; Professor Allison reported on the following:

• Branding the University needs to be looked at carefully. This will come up in our May meeting.
• Please have students and colleagues be sure to turn in the census forms.
• English 2003 is no longer a UA core requirement. If it is important to your major, please incorporate it into your major.

VI. Old Business

Fall Break, Angie Smith-Nix

Academic Calendars:

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

A motion was brought forward from the Calendar Committee and the Executive Committee to include a fall break in the 9th week of the Fall semester, on a Monday and a Tuesday.

Motion made to approve the five year calendar presented today which includes a fall break. Motion passed.

VII. New Business

A. Residency Enrollment Requirement, Neil Allison (Motion from the Executive Committee)

Handout

Document amended in item four to say "with approval of appropriate faculty curriculum committee." Amendment passed.

Amended motion passed

B. The following items are referred to the Faculty Senate for review and action at its meeting scheduled for April 14, 2010:

1. Undergraduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010: Table A.

2. There are no Graduate and Dual credit course change proposals being forwarded.

3. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Horticulture - HLTSBS - BSA, Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences (Table One, Attachment 1A) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010.

4. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction - CATEBS - BSE, Career and Technical Education (Table Two, Attachment 2A) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010.

5. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction - CHEDBS - BSE, Childhood Education (Table Two, Attachment 2B) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010.

6. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation and Dance - HLSCBS - BSE, Health Science (Table Two, Attachment 2C) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010.

7. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Health Science, Kinesiology, Recreation and Dance - KINSBS - BSE, Kinesiology (Table Two, Attachment 2D) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010.

8. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders - CDISBS- BSE, Communication Disorders (Table Two, Attachment 2E) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010.

9. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders - PCDIS – New Pre-Communication Disorders designation (Table Two, Attachment 2F) was approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 19, 2010.

10. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Business Administration – ACCTPH – PhD, Business Administration: Accounting Concentration (Table Three, Attachment 3A) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

11. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Business Administration – ISYSPH – PhD, Business Administration: Information Systems Concentration (Table Three, Attachment 3B) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

12. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Business Administration – MKTTPH – PhD, Business Administration: Marketing Concentration (Table Three, Attachment 3C) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

13. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Business Administration – BADMMD – MBA, Business Administration (Table Three, Attachment 3D) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

14. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Information Systems – INSYMI – MIS, Master of Information Systems (Table Three, Attachment 3E) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

15. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – ELEDME – MED, Master of Education in Elementary Education (Table Three, Attachment 3F) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

16. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – SEEDME – MED, Master of Education in Secondary Education (Table Three, Attachment 3G) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

17. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – EDLEME – MED, Master of Education in Educational Leadership (Table Three, Attachment 3H) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

18. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – EDLEES – EDS, Education Specialist in Educational Leadership (Table Three, Attachment 3I) was approved by the Graduate Council on March 18, 2010.

The consent agenda was approved.

VIII. Announcements

The proxy rule will be examined by the Executive Committee.

IX. Adjourn

The meeting was adjourned at 4:27 p.m.