Agenda
Faculty Senate
February 10, 2016
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: Neil Allison, Chair

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Agenda

IV. Approval of minutes from January 13, 2016

V. Reports

A. Provost, Ashok Saxena

B. Dean Kim Needy, GA Policy

C. Julie Trivitt, Academic Standards Committee

Transfer Credit for Degree:  Lower Level Limit Policies (Peer Institutions)

Transfer Credit Policy

D. John Delery, Fringe Benefits

Presentation

Health Summary Powerpoint - Full Report

E. Chair, Neil Allison

VI. Old Business

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 10, 2016:

1.  Course Change proposals – including undergraduate and graduate classes approved by the
     University Course and Programs Committee on January 22, 2016 and the Graduate Council
     on January 21, 2016:  (PDF Report).

2.  Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs
     Committee on January 22, 2016:  (PDF Report).

a.   Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness – AGBS-M, Agricultural Business Minor (Table One).  
b.   Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – CATEBS, Career and Technical Education, Bachelor of Science in Education (Table Two).

3.   Graduate program change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on December 18, 2015 and the Graduate Council on January 21, 2016:

a.   Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction – AUTSGC, Autism Spectrum Disorders Graduate Certificate (Table Three).

b.   Proposed graduate program change for the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing – NURSMS-NUED, Nursing Nurse Educator Concentration (Table Three).

c.   Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Industrial Engineering – OMPMGC, Project Management, Graduate Certificate (Table Three, 3c_OMPMGC – New Grad Cert – Ltr of Notification.docx, 3c_PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE SYLLABI).

d.   Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders – HIEDME, Higher Education, Master of Education (Table Three).

e.   Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders – HIEDED, Higher Education, Doctor of Education (Table Three).    

VIII. Announcements

A. Nominations and Elections Committee - Kim Frazier

B. Todd Shields, Update on Non-Tenure Track Faculty Review

Report

C. Red, White and True

D. Informational items:

a.  Informational item – Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Science and the Arts (4a_CISSA – New Admin Unit – Ltr of Notifcation, 4a_CISSA – Proposal Form).

b.   Informational item – Arkansas Security Research and Education Institute (4b_ASCENT – New Admin Unit – Ltr of Notification, 4b_ASCENT Proposal Form).

E. Executive Session

IX. Adjourn