Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
February 11, 2015, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

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

Roll Call

Present:

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

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Webb; (ALFS) Savin, Hettiarachchy, Edgar; (ARSC) Freund, Gigantino, Korth, Scheide, McIntosh, Jones, Rhoads, Whayne, Restrepo; (WCOB) Delery, Gupta, Meyers; (EDHP) Montgomery Boyd, Schmidtke, Moiseichik, Casey; (ENGR) ; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) ; (At-Large) Murphy, Fort, Gay, Dennis, Kral, Collet, Allison, Jones

Senators (admin): Gaber, DiBrezzo, Rankin, Martin, Van Laningham, Reyes, Needy, Henderson Allen, Cromer.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH); (AFLS) Richardson, Hensley, Ahrendsen; (ARSC) Parry, Christiansen, Senor, D'Alisera, White, Zajicek; (WCOB); (EDHP); (ENGR) McCann, Hall, Rossetti; (LAW); (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Johnson, Jensen, Shobe.

Senators (admin): Gearhart, McCray, Pugh, Vayda, MacKeith, Shields, Jones, Smith, English, Leeds, Rom, Harwood-Rom, 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 January 14, 2015

V. Reports

A. Provost Sharon Gaber - The Provost reported on the following:

B. Faculty Senate - John Rupe - The Chair reported on the following:

VI. Old Business

A. Teaching Council - Susan Bristow

Academic Appeals - The proposed change indicated in this attached document is to be voted.

Motion to remove proposed paragraph passed.

B.  ISYS 5403 course change proposal.

Motion to approve ISYS 5403 passed.

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 February 11, 2015:

1.  Course change proposals – including undergraduate, graduate, and dual classes approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 23, 2015 and the Graduate Council on January 15, 2015:  (PDF Report). 

 

 2. Program Change Proposals (PDF Report). Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on January 23, 2015:

a.  Proposed undergraduate program change for College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – EDSTBS, Educational Studies (Table One).

 

b.  Proposed undergraduate program change for College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation – RESM-M, Recreation & Sport Management Minor (Table One).

3.  Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 19, 2015 and the Graduate Council on January 15, 2015:  

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Education Reform – EDPOPH - PhD, Education Policy (Table Two).

b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Graduate Dean – UACSCT – GC, Public Service (Table Two).

4.  Annual Course Review

a.  UCPC Courses with No Enrollment in Last 5 Years—Courses to Remain Active Fall 2014 (Attachment 4a)

b.  UCPC Courses with No Enrollment in Last 5 Years—Courses to be Inactivated Fall 2014 (Attachment 4b)

 

c.  UCPC Courses Inactive More Than 3 Years—Courses to Remain Inactive Fall 2014 (Attachment 4c)

 

d.  UCPC Courses Inactive More Than 3 Years—Courses to be Deleted Fall 2014 (Attachment 4d)

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. 

 

Request made to remove items 4a, 4b, and 4c.

 

All other items approved.

 

Items 4a, 4b, and 4c were tabled and are to be sent back to UCPC for faculty review; need to get more justification for keeping these courses on the books.

VIII. Announcements

IX. Adjourn