Agenda
Faculty Senate
October 8, 2014
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: John Rupe, Chair

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Agenda

IV. Approval of minutes from September 10, 2014

V. Reports

A. Provost Sharon Gaber

B. United Way - Kathy Deck

Unitedway.uark.edu

C. Title IX Report - Tamla Lewis

"The attached Campus Save Act Compliance Checklist and the Dept. of Education's Q&A on Title IX and Sexual Violence were the primary sources relied on by the University to bring our Code of Student Life into compliance with the amended federal regulations (Title IX, Clery, VAWA, Campus SaVE).   The deadline for compliance was October 1, 2014."

Title IX Code Revisions Document

Title IX Document - Redlined

 

D. Code of Student Life - Rachel Eikenberry

Policy Revisions - Summary

Appeal Procedures - Clean

Appeal Procedures - Redline

Student Organization Disciplinary Procedures - Clean

Student Organization Disciplinary Procedures - Redline

VI. Old Business

Attendance Policy, Teaching Council

Document to be voted on in this month's meeting

Proposed attendance policy

Proposed attendance policy with final paragraph removed (FYI)

Files from previous meeting

Current Attendance Policy in Faculty Handbook

Proposed Attendance Policy (no longer in consideration for a vote in this form)

VII. New Business

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 October 8, 2014: 

1. Course Change Proposals (key): 

a. Undergraduate and School of Law course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 26, 2014 – Table A and Table C.

b. Graduate course change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 25, 2014 and the Graduate Council on School on May 15, 2014 – Table B.  

2. Undergraduate Program Change Proposals:  None

3. Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 25, 2014 and the Graduate Council on May 15, 2014:

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences – CSESMS, Master of Science in Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences (Table One, Attachment 1A).

b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation – ATTRMA, Master of Athletic Training (Table One, Attachment 1B).

c. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation - CHLPMS – Master of Science in Community Health Promotion (Table One, Attachment 1C). 

d. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation - KINSPH – Ph.D. degree in Kinesiology (Table One, Attachment 1D). 

4. Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on April 25, 2014 and the Graduate Council on September 18, 2014:

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department Interdisciplinary program in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies - CLCSPH – Ph.D. degree in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies (Table Two, Attachment 2A).

b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department Mathematical Sciences - SMTHMA – Master of Arts in Secondary Mathematics (Table Two, Attachments 2B and 2C). 

c. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Music - MUSCGC – Graduate Certificate in Advanced Instrumental Performance (Table Two, Attachments 2D and 2E).

VIII. Announcements

IX. Adjourn