Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
January 13, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

Neil Allison, Chair
Linda Jones Secretary
Minutes Status:Approved

Roll Call

Present

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

Senators (elected): (ARCH) ; (ALFS) Tzanetakis, Ahrendsen, Edgar; (ARSC) Gigantino, Bradley, Lee, Scheide, Spiegel, Jones, Bell, Restrepo, Zajicek, Kerr; (WCOB); Delery, Peters (EDHP) Hevel, Kavouras; (ENGR) McCann, Selvam; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Murphy, Whayne, Gay, Dennis, Kral, Allison, Jensen, Collet

Senators (admin): Saxena, Di Brezzo, Martin, McCray, Van Laningham, Reyes, Shields, Needy,English, Henderson Allen

Absent:

Officers: Hall

Senators (elected): (ARCH) ; (AFLS) Shoulders, Hettiarachchy; (ARSC) Freund, Christiansen, McIntosh, D'Alisera, Rhoads, Comfort; (WCOB) Kali; (EDHP) Connors, Moiseichik; (ENGR) Hall, Rossetti; (LAW); (LIBR) ; (At-Large) Salisbury, C. Jones, Johnson.

Senators (admin): Steinmetz, Rankin, Robinson, Vayda, MacKeith, Waller, Smith, Leeds

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I. Call to Order: Neil Allison, Chair

Meeting called to order at 3:30 PM.

II. Roll Call

Roll Called

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda Approved

IV. Approval of minutes from December 09, 2015

Minutes Approved

V. Reports

A. Provost, Ashok Saxena

B. Global Campus, Javier Reyes

Impact Report

Global Campus Report

C. Chair, Neil Allison

VI. Old Business

None

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 January 13, 2016:

1.  Course Change proposals – including undergraduate and graduate classes approved by the
     University Course and Programs Committee on December 18, 2015 and the Graduate Council
     on December 17, 2015:  (PDF Report).

2.  Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs
     Committee on December 18, 2015:  (PDF Report).

a.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food
     and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology –  
    AGLE-M, Agricultural Leadership Minor (Table One, 2a_Ltr of Notification – New Option
    – AGLE- M
, 2a_AGLE Minor Proposal).

b.  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, 2b_LON-E-HDFS-BRKD, 2b_LON-E-Professional Proposal, 2b_Ltr of
      Intent E_HDFS-BRKD
).

c.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and
Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences – BIOLBA, Biology, Bachelor of Arts (Table Two).

d.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and
Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences – BIOLBS, Biology, Bachelor of Science (Table Two).

e.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and
     Sciences, Department of Biological Science – BIOL-M, Biology Minor (Table Two).

f.   Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health
Professions, Department of Education Dean – EDUC Honors:  EDUC College Honors Requirements (Table Three).

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

h.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of
     Computer Science and Computer Engineering – CENGBS, Computer Engineering, Bachelor
     of Science in Computer Engineering (Table Four).

i.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of
     Computer Science and Computer Engineering – CSCEBS, Computer Science, Bachelor of 
     Science (Table Four).

j.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Engineering, Department of
     Industrial Engineering – INEGBS, Industrial Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Industrial
     Engineering (Table Four).

3.  Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and programs
     Committee on November 20, 2015 and the Graduate Council on December 17, 2015:

a.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction –
CIEDES, Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction, Education Specialist (Table Five).

b.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction –
EDUCMA, Teacher Education, Master of Arts in Teaching (Table Five, 3b_Ltr of Notification – Reconfig EDUCMA).

c.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Graduate Dean – STANMS,
Statistics and Analytics, Master of Science (Table Five, 3c_Ltr of Notification – New Options – STANMS, 3c_Ltr of Notification – Distance Tech – STANMS, 3c_STAN Syllabi, 3c_STAN – Appendix A., 3c_STAN – Appendix B_employer_survey_1-summary, 3c_Employer Surveys.)

d.  Proposed graduate program change for the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing – NURSMS,
Nursing, Master of Science (Table Five, 3d_Ltr of Notification – New Option – NURS-EXLD, 3d_Ltr of Notification – Distance Tech – NURS-EXLD, 3d_FW_MS in Executive Nursing, 3d_Appendices NURSMS-EXLD).

e.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of English – CRWRMF, Creative
     Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Table Five).

f.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Geosciences – GISTGC, Geospatial
Technologies Graduate Certificate (Table Five, 3f_Ltr of Notification – New Grad Cert – GISTGC, 3f_Ltr of Notification – Distance Tech – GISTGC, 3f_GISTGC Syllabi).

g.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance and
     Recreation – ATTRMA, Athletic Training, Master of Athletic Training (Table Five).

h.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance and
Recreation – HSESPH, Health, Sport & Exercise Science, Doctor of Philosophy (Table Five, 3h_Ltr of Notification – Reconfig HSESPH).

i.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance and
     Recreation – HSESPH-EXSC, Health, Sport & Exercise Science, Exercise Science
     Concentration (Table Five).

j.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Health, Human Performance and
     Recreation – HSESPH-PDGY, Health, Sport & Exercise Science, Kinesiology Pedagogy
     Concentration (Table Five).

All consent agenda items approved.

VIII. Announcements

Point of Information – New Administrative Unit approved - Institute for Advanced Data
Analytics (4a_Ltr of Notification – New Administrative Unit – Data Analytics, 4a_Institute for Advanced Data Analytics Proposal – Notify, 4a_Institute for Advanced Data Analytics—Budget – Internal UA, 4a_Support Letters Data Analytics).

IX. Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 4:15.