Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
May 1, 2013, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

Tim Kral, Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status: Approved

Roll Call

Present:

Officers: Kral, C. Jones, L. Jones, Gay, Brady, Parry

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Wall; (ALFS) Burgos, Savin, Ahrendsen, Pereira, Ogbeide; (ARSC) Kral, Freund, Comfort, Harrington, Parry, Landman, Christiansen, McIntosh, Foley, Schriver, Rhoads, Sonn; (WCOB) Miles, Ellstrand; (EDHP) Murphy, Hewitt, Mamiseishvili; (ENGR) Rossetti; (LAW) ; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Johnson, Fort, Parker Gibson, Dennis, Jensen, Whayne, Quinn, Johnson, Rupe, Jones, Allison.

Senators (admin): Gaber, Jones, Shields, Henderson Allen, McMath.

Absent:

Officers: Rosenkrans

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Wall; (AFLS) Rom; (ARSC) Shobe, Grob-Fitzgibbon, Zajicek; (WCOB) Myers; (EDHP) Orr; (ENGR) Beitle, McCann, Hall; (LAW) Brummer; (LIBR) ; (At-Large).

Senators (admin): Gearhart, Vayda, Shannon, Roberts, Rankin, Smith, Leeds, Martin, Lewis.

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I. Call to Order: Timothy Kral, Chair

Meeting called to order at 3:30.

II. Roll Call

Roll called.

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda approved.

IV. Approval of minutes from April 10, 2013

Minutes approved.

V. Reports

A. Provost's Report

B. Report from Global Campus

C. FS Chair's Report

VI. Old Business

A. Academic Integrity Committee (Paul Cronan & Pat Koski)

Proposed Changes

Policy Recommendations

Rubric Recommendations

Motion to accept changes passed.

B. Calendar Committee (Jim Gigantino)

2018 Academic Calendar

2018 Academic Calendar presented for approval.

Motion to accept 2018 Academic Calendar passed.

C. APT Committee

Motion

Change the following passage:

“ The Committee on Appointment, Promotion and Tenure shall be elected by the tenured and tenure-track members of the faculty (pursuant to rules adopted by the Faculty Senate) and shall consist of 12 tenured members of the faculty.”

To

“The Committee on Appointment, Promotion and Tenure shall be elected by the tenured and tenure-track members of the faculty (pursuant to rules adopted by the Faculty Senate) and shall consist of 12 tenured faculty who will be Professors at the time of service.”

To be voted on.

Motion to accept the proposed change failed - 12 for and 20 against.

D. Committee on Committees

Recommends that the Faculty Grievance committee only be constituted of tenured faculty. 

Motion to include only tenured faculty passed.

VII. New Business

A. Consent Agenda

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 May 1, 2013:

1. Course Change Proposals (Key):

a. Undergraduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 26, 2013: Table A

b. Graduate and Dual credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 29, 2013 and the Graduate Council on April 18, 2013: Table B

2. Undergraduate Graduate Program Change Proposals:

a. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean - EUSTBA – BA, Combined Major in European Studies (Table One, Attachment 1A).

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean - IRELBA – BA, International Relations Name and Alpha Code Change (Table One, Attachments 1B and 1B-1). For Information Only

c. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Art - ARTBA – BA, Art (Table One, Attachment 1C).

d. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History - HISTBA – BA, History (Table One, Attachment 1D).

e. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOUR-M – Minor in Journalism (Table One, Attachments 1E and 1E-1).

f. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, “UTeach” Program in STEM areas (Table One, Attachments 1F, 1F-1, 1F-2, 1F-3 and 1F-4).

g. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of Engineering Dean – All Major Requirement (Table Two, Attachment 2A).

3. Graduate Program Change Proposals:

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Civil Engineering – ENEGMS – MS, Environmental Engineering (Table Three, Attachment 3A).

b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Electrical Engineering – ELEGMS – MS, Electrical Engineering (Table Three, Attachment 3B).

c. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Industrial Engineering – OPMGMS – MS, Operations Management (Table Three, Attachment 3C).

d. Proposed graduate program change for the Graduate School and International Admissions – Standardized Test Score Admission Requirement (Table Three, Attachment 3D). For Information Only

All changes approved.

VIII. Announcements

Red, White and True - Mike Johnson

Help get the word out about Red, White and True!

Recognition of Deceased Faculty

IX. Adjourn

The meeting adjourned at 4:45 .