Agenda
Faculty Senate
April 8, 2015
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: John Rupe, Chair

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Agenda

IV. Approval of minutes from March 11, 2015

V. Reports

A. Health Insurance Increase - Barbara Abercrombie

Presentation

B. Calendar Committee - Suzanne Kenner

2020 Calendar

C. Open Access Policy - Research Council

Handout

Policy

Powerpoint

D. John Rupe, Chair

VI. Old Business

 

VII. New Business

A. UCPC Policy - Norm Dennis

Policy

B. 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 April 8, 2015:

 

1.  Course change proposals – including undergraduate, graduate, and dual classes approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 20, 2015 and the Graduate Council on March 19, 2015:  (PDF Report). 

 

2.  Program Change Proposals (PDF Report). Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 20, 2015 and the Graduate Council on March 19, 2015:

a.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering – BMEGBS, Biomedical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering (Table One).

 

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering – CENGBS, Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (Table One).

 

c.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering – CSCEBS, Computer Science, Bachelor of Science (Table One).

Instructions for accessing CourseLeaf information:

The Course Change Agenda Report can be accessed by logging into Course Inventory Management at:  http://registrar.uark.edu/1277.php.  Clicking on “Courses in Approval Process.”   Under the “Approval Role, click the drop down menu and select “Faculty Senate.”  Select the Output Format as PDF.  Click on “Run Report.”

 

Details for course change proposals can be reviewed by going to the website of the Registrar http://registrar.uark.edu/.  Click on “Courses and Scheduling.”  Next, click on “Course Changes” and finally select the link “Course Inventory Management (CIM).”  Enter the specific course code in the search block to retrieve the detailed proposal.   

 

The Program Management Agenda Report can be accessed by logging into Program Management at:  https://nextcatalog.uark.edu/programadmin/.  Clicking on “Programs in Approval Process.”  Under the “Approval Role, click the drop down menu and select “Faculty Senate.”  Select the Output Format as PDF.  Click on “Run Report.”

 

Details for program change proposals can be reviewed by going to the website of the Registrar http://registrar.uark.edu/.  Click on “Program/Unit Changes.  Click    on “Program Management” link.  Enter the specific program code in the search block or place “*” in the search block to retrieve the entire list. 

C. Committee of the Whole

VIII. Announcements

IX. Adjourn