Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
December 11, 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, Rom, Savin, Burgos; (ARSC) Freund, Gigantino, Korth, Parry, Scheide, Senor, Foley, Schriver, Rhoads, Whayne; (WCOB) Miles; (EDHP) Schmidtke, Mamiseishvili; (ENGR) McCann, Hall, Beitle; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Murphy, Fort, Parker-Gibson, Dennis, Kral, Quinn, Shobe, Allison.

Senators (admin): Gaber, Di Brezzo, Rankin, McCray, Van Laningham, Reyes, Shields (2), Smith, Henderson Allen, McMath.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Webb; (AFLS) Pereira, Ogbeide; (ARSC) Christiansen, White, Sonn, Zajicek; (WCOB) Gupta, Myers; (EDHP) Montgomery, Hewitt; (ENGR) Rossetti; (LAW); (LIBR) ; (At-Large) Gay, Jensen.

Senators (admin): Gearhart, Pugh, Vayda, Goodstein-Murphree, Jones, English, Leeds, Lewis

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I. Call to Order: Janine Parry, Chair

Called to order at 3:30

II. Roll Call

Roll Called

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda approved

IV. Approval of minutes from November 13, 2013

Minutes approved

V. Reports

A. Sharon Gaber, Provost

The Provost reported on the following:

B. Janine Parry, FS Chair

The Chair reported on the following:

VI. Old Business

A. Honorary Degrees, Steve Sheppard

Recommendations passed.

B. Rachel Eikenberry, Code of Student Life

Revisions 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 December 11, 2013:

1. Course Change Proposals (Key):

a. Undergraduate and School of Law course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on November 22, 2013: Table A and Table D

b. Graduate and dual credit course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on October 25, 2013 and the Graduate Council on November 21, 2013: Table B and Table C

 

2. Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on November 22, 2013:

a. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fay Jones School of Architecture, Department of Interior Design – IDESBD – Bachelor of Interior Design (Table One, Attachments 1A, 1A-1, 1A-2 and 1A-3).

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business, Department of Business Administration – Honors Program (Table Two, Attachment 2A).

c. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business, Department of Business Administration – WNPS-M -Business Minor for Business Majors - Nonprofit Studies (Table Two, Attachments 2B, 2B-1, 2B-2, 2B-3, 2B-4, 2B-5 and 2B-6).

d. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business, Department of Economics – INTBBB – BSIB, International Business, Business Economics Concentration (Table Two, Attachment 2C).

e. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business, Department of Economics – INTBBB – BSIB, International Business, Retail Concentration (Table Two, Attachments 2D, 2D-1 and 2D-2).

f. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business, Department of Economics – ECONBA – BA, Economics (Table Two, Attachment 2E).

g. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Walton College of Business, Department of Management – GBUSBS – BSBA, General Business (Table Two, Attachments 2F, 2F-1 and 2F-2).

h. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – PCHED – Pre-code Elementary Education (Table 3, Attachment 3A).

i. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – CATEBS – BSE, Career and Technical Education -BUED (Table 3, Attachment 3B).

 

3. Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on October 25, 2013 and the Graduate Council on November 21, 2013:

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – APBAMC – PMC, Post Masters Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (Table Four, Attachments 4A and 4A-1).

b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Drama – DRAMMF – MFA, Drama (Table Four, Attachments 4B and 4B-1).

c. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of English – TWRHGC – GC, Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing and Public Rhetorics (Table Four, Attachments 4C and 4C-1).

d. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Political Science – PADMMP – MPA, Public Administration (Table Four, Attachment 4D).

e. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Political Science – PLSCMA – MA, Political Science (Table Four, Attachment 4E).

f. Proposed graduate program change for the School of Social Work – SCWKMS – MSW, Social Work (Table Four, Attachment 4F, 4F2).

g. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures – SPANMA – MA, Spanish (Table Four, Attachment 4G).

All consent agenda items above approved.

B. Honorary Degrees, Steve Sheppard (Committee of the Whole)

The Senate went into executive session to discuss honorary degrees.

VIII. Announcements

1. Informational Items:        

a. Proposed department name change for the Department of Drama to Department of Theatre (Table Five, Attachments 5A and 5A-1). For Information Only).

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

c. 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.

d. Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics

IX. Adjourn

The meeting ended at 5:00 p.m.