Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
November 13, 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) ; (ALFS) Ahrendsen, Pereira, Ogbeide; (ARSC) Freund, Gigantino, Korth, Parry, Scheide, Christiansen, Foley, Rhoads, Sonn, White; (WCOB) Miles, Gupta, Myers; (EDHP) Hewitt; (ENGR) McCann; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Murphy, Fort, Parker-Gibson, Gay, Dennis, Jensen, Kral, Quinn, Shobe, Allison.

Senators (admin): Gaber, Di Brezzo, Rankin, McCray, Van Laningham, Smith, Henderson Allen, McMath, Lewis.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Webb; (AFLS) Rom, Savin, Burgos; (ARSC) Senor, McIntosh, Schriver, Whayne, Zajicek; (WCOB); (EDHP) Montgomery, Schmidtke, Mamiseishvili; (ENGR) Hall, Beitle, Rossetti; (LAW); (LIBR) ; (At-Large).

Senators (admin): Gearhart, Reyes, Pugh, Vayda, Goodstein-Murphree, Shields (2), Jones, English, Leed.

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I. Call to Order: Janine Parry, Chair

The Chair called the meeting to order at 3:33.

II. Roll Call

Secretary Jones called roll.

III. Approval of Agenda

The Senators approved the agenda.

IV. Approval of minutes from October 9, 2013

The Senators approved the minutes.

V. Reports

A. Sharon Gaber, Provost

The Provost reported on the following:

B. Rachel Eikenberry, Code of Student Life

The attached presentation was given by Rachel Eikenberry

C. Monica Holland, Academic Integrity

The attached presentation was given by Monica Holland

D. Teaching Council

Kathleen Lehman presented the following Teaching Council recommendation:

E. Honorary Degrees, Steve Sheppard

Steve Sheppard presented the following policy recommendation for Honorary Degrees:

F. Janine Parry, FS Chair

The Chair reported on the following:

VI. Old Business

None

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 November 13, 2013:

1. Course Change Proposals:

a. Undergraduate and School of Law course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on October 25, 2013: Table A and Table D

b. Graduate credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 27, 2013 and the Graduate Council on October 17, 2013: Table B and Table C

2. Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on October 25, 2013:

a. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean – IDSTBA – BA, Interdisciplinary Studies (Table One, Attachments 1A, 1A-1 and 1A-2).

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean – MSCIBS – BS, Medical Sciences (Table One, Attachments 1B, 1B-1 and 1B-2).

c. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean – AASTBA – BA, African and African American Studies Combined Major Table One, Attachment 1C).

d. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean – AMSTBA – BA, American Studies (Table One, Attachment 1D).

e. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology – ANTHBA – BA, Anthropology (Table One, Attachment 1E).

f. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology – ANTHBS – BS, Anthropology (Table One, Attachment 1F).

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

h. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Art – ARTBFA – BFA, Art (Table One, Attachment 1H, 1H-1 and 1H-2).

i. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry – CHEMBS – BS, Chemistry - Biochemistry Concentration (Table One, Attachment 1I).

j. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Drama – DRAM-M – Minor in Drama to Minor in Theatre (Table One, Attachments 1J and 1J-1).

k. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Drama – DRAMBA – BA, D rama to Theatre (Table One, Attachments 1K and 1K-1).

l. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Geosciences – GEOLBS – BS, Geology, Geo-Physics Concentration (Table One, Attachments 1L and 1L-1).

m. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Geosciences – GISTBC – BC, Bachelors Certificate in  Geospatial Technology (Table One, Attachments 1M and 1M-1).

n. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History – AAST-M – Minor in African and African American Studies (Table One, Attachment 1N).

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

p. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – ENJOBA – BA, English/Journalism Combined Major (Table One, Attachment 1P).

q. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOPLBA – BA, Journalism/Political Science Combined Major (Table One, Attachment 1Q).

r. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOURBA – BA, Journalism (Table One, Attachment 1R).

s. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOURBA – BA, Journalism, Honors (Table One, Attachment 1S).

t. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music – MUSCBM – BM, Music (Table One, Attachment 1T).

u. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics – PHYSBS – BS, Physics, Geophysics Concentration (Table One, Attachments 1U and 1U-1).

v. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics – PHYSBS – BS, Physics, Modern Physics Concentration (Table One, Attachment 1V).

w. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice – CMJS-M – Minor in Criminal Justice (Table One, Attachments 1W and 1W-1).

x. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice – SOCI-M – Minor in Sociology (Table One, Attachment 1X).

y. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – UTCH-M – Minor in UAteach (Table Two, Attachments 2A and 2A-1).

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

aa. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – ELELBS – BSE, Elementary Education (Table Two, Attachments 2C, 2C-1, 2C-2, 2C-3 and 2C-4).

bb. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – CHEDBS – BSE, Childhood Education (Table Two, Attachments 2D, 2D-1 and 2D-2).

cc. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation – KINSBS – BSE, Kinesiology (Table Two, Attachment 2E).

3. Graduate Program Change Proposals:

a. Proposed graduate program change for the School of Law – AGLWLM – LLM, Agricultural and Food Law (Table Three, Attachments 3A, 3A-1 and 3A-2). Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on October 25, 2013.

b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – SEEDME – MED, Secondary Education Name Change (Table Four, Attachments 4A and 4A-1). Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 27, 2013 and the Graduate Council on October 17, 2013.

c. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – CHEDMA – MAT, Childhood Education (Table Four, Attachments 4B and 4B-1). Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 27, 2013 and the Graduate Council on October 17, 2013.

d. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – SEEDMA – MAT, Elementary Education (Table Four, Attachment 4C). Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 27, 2013 and the Graduate Council on October 17, 2013.

e. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation – CHLPPH – PhD, Community Health Promotion (Table Four, Attachment 4D). Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 27, 2013 and the Graduate Council on October 17, 2013.

All items of the Consent Agenda passed.

VIII. Announcements

1. Informational Items:        

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – ERSMPH – PhD in Educational Statistics and Research, plus all certificates associated with the Education Statistics and Research Methods area will move to the Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders (Table Five, Attachments 5A, 5A-1 and 5A-2). For Information Only

b. Faculty Holiday Reception - Monday, December 16, 5:30 - 7:30, Fayetteville Country Club

c. Campus Council Meeting - Friday, December 6, 3:30 - 5:00, MULN 104

d. Campus Faculty Meeting - Thursday, December 12, 3:30-4:30, Union Theater, "The Road to Top 50". Guest speakers - Sharon Gaber, Jim Rankin, Kathy Van Laningham.

IX. Adjourn

The meeting adjourned at 4:44.