Agenda
Faculty Senate
April 13, 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 March 9, 2016

V. Reports

A. Provost, Ashok Saxena

B. Athletics Report on Student Academic, John Fagg, Julie Cromer Peoples

C. Financial Advisory Committee, Wesley Stites (report)

D. Chair, Neil Allison

VI. Old Business

A. Tim Kral, Teaching Council

My Teacher's Spoken English

VII. New Business

A. General Admissions Amendment - Suzanne McCray

Attachment

B. Drop Date Proposal, Joel Freund

Proposal Handout

C. 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 13, 2016:

1. Course Change proposals – including graduate classes approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on February 26, 2016 and the Graduate Council on March 17, 2016:  (PDF Report).
 
2. Graduate program change proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on February 26, 2016 and the Graduate Council March 17, 2016:

a.   Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Accounting – ACCTMA, Accounting, Master of Accountancy (Table One, 2a_ACCTMA, 2a_lon_13_2015 ACCTMA.docx, 2a_Syllabi for Online MAcc.pdf).

b.   Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation – OTPDDP, Clinical Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Table One, 2b_OTPDDP – New Degree – Ltr of Intent.docx, 2b_OTPDDP – New Degree – Proposal-1 Form Revised 3 3 16.docx).

D.   Other Items for Consideration:

1. Information item - UCPC

2. Informational item – New Center approved - Cybersecurity Center on Secure, Evolvable Energy Delivery Systems (SEEDS) –
      (3a SEEDS – New Administrative Unit – Ltr of Notification, 3a SEEDS – New Administrative Unit – Proposal).

3.   Informational item – New Center approved - University of Arkansas Membrane Research Center (UA MRC) – (3b UA MRC – New Administrative Unit – Ltr of Notification, 3b UA MRC – New Administrative Unit – Proposal).

4.   Informational item – New Center approved - Center for Power Optimization and Electro-Thermal Systems (POETS) – (3c POETS – New Administrative Unit – Ltr of Notification, 3c POETS – New Administrative Unit Proposal).

5.   Informational item – Revision of Existing Education Program - The College of Education and Health Professions is proposing to ADE the revision of SPED– Special Education Resource Teacher License, K-6 or 7-12 (3d SPED Resource program - Licensure – Ltr of Notification E).

6.  Informational item – New Licensure - The College of Education and Health Professions is proposing to ADE a new licensure of
      EDUC Examiner Endorsement (3e EDUC Examiner Endorsement – New Licensure – Ltr of Notification E).

VIII. Announcements

A. Campus Council, April 19, SCEN 101, 3:30 p.m.

B. Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching, Mary Savin

IX. Executive Session

X. Adjourn