Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
January 14, 2015, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

John Rupe, Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status: Approved

Roll Call

Present:

Officers: Rupe, McComas, Parry, Jones, Brady, Allison, Savin

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Webb; (ALFS) Richardson, Savin, Ahrendsen, Edgar; (ARSC) Freund, Gigantino, Korth, Parry, Scheide, Christiansen, McIntosh, Jones, Whayne, White, Restrepo; (WCOB) Delery, Gupta; (EDHP) Schmidtke, Moiseichik; (ENGR); (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Fort, Johnson, Gay, Dennis, Jensen, Kral, Shobe, Allison, Jones

Senators (admin): Gaber, DiBrezzo, Rankin, Martin, McCray, Van Laningham, Reyes, Shields, Henderson Allen, Rom.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH); (AFLS) Hensley, Hettiarachchy; (ARSC) Senor, Rhoads, D'Alisera, Zajicek; (WCOB) Meyers; (EDHP) Montgomery Boyd, Casey; (ENGR) McCann, Hall, Rossetti; (LAW); (LIBR); (At-Large) Murphy, Collet.

Senators (admin): Gearhart, Pugh, Vayda, MacKeith, Needy, Jones, Smith, English, Leeds, Harwood-Rom, Cromer, Fagg.

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I. Call to Order: John Rupe, Chair

Meeting called to order at 3:33.

II. Roll Call

Roll called.

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda approved.

IV. Approval of minutes from December 10, 2014.

Minutes of December, 2014 approved.

V. Reports

A. Provost Sharon Gaber

B. Teaching Council - Kathleen Lehman

Academic Appeals - The proposed change indicated in this attached document will be voted on at the next Senate meeting.

C. Global Campus - Javier Reyes

Global Campus Presentation

D. Faculty Senate - John Rupe

There is a company on campus doing a survey on parking and transportation needs. Please give them your input.

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 January 14, 2015:

1. Course change proposals – including undergraduate, graduate, and dual classes approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 19, 2014 and the Graduate Council on December 18, 2014: (PDF Report)

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 Course - ISYS 5403 - was pulled from the list of change proposals. It is tabled until our February meeting.

 

All other course change proposals were approved.

2. Program Change Proposals (PDF Report).

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. 

 

Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 19, 2014:

 

a. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology –AGED-M, Agricultural Education Minor (Table One). 

 

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Human Environmental Sciences – AMPDBS, Apparel Merchandising and Product Development (Table One). 

 

c. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Human Environmental Sciences - HDFSBS-BRKD, Human Development and Family Sciences Birth through Kindergarten Concentration (Table One).

 

d. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science - LGST-M, Legal Studies Minor (Table Two). 

 

e. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation – PBHLBS, Public Health (Table Three). 

 

f. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation – RESMBS, Recreation and Sport Management (Table Three). 

 

g. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering – INEGBS, Industrial Engineering (Table Four). 

 

3. Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs

Committee on November 21, 2014 and the Graduate Council on December 18, 2014:

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Graduate Dean-MEPHMS-MS, Microelectronics-Photonics (Table Five). 

b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Graduate Dean-PUBPPH-PH, Public Policy (Table Five). 

All program change proposals were approved.

VIII. Announcements

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IX. Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 4:30.