March 14, 2012
I. Call to Order: David Gay, Chair
II. Roll Call
III. Approval of Agenda
IV. Approval of minutes from February 8, 2012
A. Provost Sharon Gaber
B. Fringe Benefits Committee, Janine Parry
C. Resident Hall Learning Initiatives, Kerri Smith
D. Michael Dodd, ASG President
E. David Gay, FS Chair
VI. Old Business
A. APT Committee, Norm Dennis
Nominations and Guidelines for University and Distinguished Professorships; Powerpoint Presentation from February meeting.
VII. New Business
A. Calendar Committee (15 minutes between classes), Marie Gentry
B. Academic Conduct and Behavior Committee, Paul Cronan
Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3
C. Faculty Senate Executive Committee - Code of Student Life Revisions, Aisha Kenner
D. The following items are referred by the University Course and Programs Committee and/or the Graduate Council for review and action by the Faculty Senate at its meeting scheduled for March 14, 2012:
1. Course Change Proposals:
A. Undergraduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on February 24, 2012: Table A
B. Graduate and Dual credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 27, 2012 and the Graduate Council on February 16, 2012: Table B and Table C
2. Combined Undergraduate and Graduate Program Change Proposal:
A. Proposed undergraduate and graduate program change for the Colleges of Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences, Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education and Health Professions and Graduate School - All Teacher Education Programs (Table One, Attachment 1A).
3. Graduate Program Change Proposals:
A. Proposed graduate program change for the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing – NURSMS – MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing (Table Two, Attachment 2A).
B. Proposed graduate program change for the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing – NURSMS – MSN, Masters of Science in Nursing – Nurse Educator Concentration (Table Two, Attachment 2B).
E. Executive Session- Honorary Degrees Committee (Posthumous Degrees), Steve Sheppard
VIII. Information Items