Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
October 9, 2013, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

Janine Parry, Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status: Approved

Roll Call

Present:

Officers: Parry, Rosenkrans, Kral, Jones, Brady, Rupe, McComas

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Webb; (ALFS) Rom, Savin, Ogbeide; (ARSC) Freund, Gigantino, Korth, Parry, Scheide, Christiansen, Senor, McIntosh, Foley, Schriver, Rhoads, Whayne, Sonn; (WCOB) Miles, Gupta, Myers; (EDHP) Montgomery, Mamiseishvili; (ENGR) Hall, Beitle; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Murphy, Fort, Parker-Gibson, Gay, Jensen, Kral, Quinn, Shobe, Allison.

Senators (admin): Di Brezzo, McCray, Van Laningham, Reyes, Shields (2), Jones, McMath, Lewis.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH) ; (AFLS) Burgos, Ahrendsen, Pereira, ; (ARSC) White, Zajicek; (WCOB); (EDHP) Hewitt, Schmidtke; (ENGR) McCann, Rossetti; (LAW); (LIBR) ; (At-Large) Dennis.

Senators (admin): Gearhart, Gaber, Rankin, Pugh, Vayda, Goodstein-Murphree, Smith, English, Leeds, Henderson Allen.

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I. Call to Order: Janine Parry, Chair

Meeting called to order at 3:30 p.m.

II. Roll Call

Roll called

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda approved

IV. Approval of minutes from September 11, 2013

Minutes approved

V. Reports

A. Eric Wood, Associate Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Services

Mr. Wood spoke on the following presentation linked below. In particular, he gave the Senate an overview of GPA's and graduation rates of student athletes in recent years. He has asked all faculty to please respond to progress reports requests from the Athletic Department so that student athletes and counselors can remain apprised to student-athlete grades.

Presentation

B. Janine Parry, FS Chair - Dr. Parry reported on the following:

VI. Old Business

A. APT Committee

Collegiality Proposal (Word format)
Collegiality Proposal (PDF)
Academic Policy Series 1405.11

Motion to amend - strike the word "mutual" in the two places found within the proposed document.

Amendment passed

Motion to amend - remove "(as appropriate for their rank) in all three areas" in the two places found within the proposed document.

Amendment passed (16 to 14)

Motion to approve amended proposal

Motion passed

VII. New Business

A. 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 October 9, 2013:

1. Course Change Proposals (Key):

a. Undergraduate and School of Law course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 27, 2013: Table A and Table D

b. Graduate credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on August 9, 2013 and the Graduate Council on September 19, 2013: Table B and Table C

2. Undergraduate Program Change Proposals:

a. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fay Jones School of Architecture, Department of Interior Design – IDES-M – Minor, Interior Design (Table One, Attachment 1A).

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction –SPEDBS – BSE, Special Education (Table Two, Attachments 2A, 2A-1, 2A-2, 2A-3, 2A-4, 2A-5 and 2A-6).

c.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – CATEBS – BSE, Career and Technical Education – Business Education Concentration (Table Two, Attachment 2B).

d. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – CATEBS – BSE, Career and Technical Education – Technology Education Concentration (Table Two, Attachment 2C).

e.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders – HRWDBS – BSE, Human Resources and Workforce Development Education (Table Two, Attachment 2D).

3. Graduate Program Change Proposals:

a. Proposed graduate program change for all Walton College of Business Professional Programs – TOEFL requirement (Table Three, Attachment 3A).

All proposed consent agenda items approved.

VIII. Announcements

The following items were briefly announced during the meeting:

A. Announcement on COIA - Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics - Tom Jensen

COIA Document

B. Parliamentary Procedures - Janine Parry, Bob Brady

Faculty Senate Parliamentary Procedure

C. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Arts and Sciences Dean – ENDYPH – PhD in Environmental Dynamics program moving to the Graduate School and International Education (Table Three, Attachments 3B and 3B-1). For Information Only

IX. Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 5 p.m.