Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
September 9, 2015, 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, Hall

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Jacobus; (ALFS) Tzanetakis, Shoulders, Ahrendsen Edgar; (ARSC) Freund, Gigantino, Bradley, Scheide, Christiansen, McIntosh, Jones, Rhoads, Bell, Restrepo, Zajicek, Kerr, Comfort; (WCOB) Delery, Peters; (EDHP) Hevel, Kavouras; (ENGR) Hall, Selvam, Rossetti; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Murphy, Gay, Dennis, Kral, Salisbury, Korth, Allison, Jones, Johnson, Jensen, Collet

Senators (admin): Saxena, Di Brezzo, Rankin, Martin, McCray, Needy, Leeds, Henderson Allen, Cromer, Fagg

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH); (AFLS) Hettiarachchy ; (ARSC) Lee, Spiegel, D'Alisera; (WCOB) Kali; (EDHP) Connors, Moiseichik; (ENGR) McCann; (LAW); (LIBR); (At-Large) Whayne

Senators (admin): Ferritor, Van Laningham, Reyes, Robinson, MacKeith, Shields, Waller, Smith, English, Coon, Harwood-Rom

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I. Call to Order: Neil Allison, Chair

Meeting called to order at 3:33 p.m.

II. Roll Call

Roll Called

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda Approved.

IV. Approval of minutes from May 6, 2015

Minutes approved pending correction of the links.

V. Reports

A. Provost, Ashok Saxena- The Provost reported on the following:

B. United Way, Marty Matlock and Kim Needy

C. Chair, Neil Allison

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 September 9, 2015:

1. Course change proposals – including undergraduate, core, graduate, dual, and law classes approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on August 7, 2015 and the Graduate Council on August 20, 2015:  (PDF Report). 

 

2. Program Change Proposals (PDF Report).

Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on August 7, 2015.

 

a.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - CHEMBS-BIOS, Chemistry/Biochemistry Concentration, Bachelor of Science (Table One).

 

b.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Art – GDSBFA, Graphic Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Table One, GDSBFA LOI, GDSBFA Proposal-1, GDSBFA Appendices 1-6).

 

c.  Proposed undergraduate program change for the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Department of Supply Chain Management – SCMTBS, Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Table Two, LON – Off Campus Location, UAF SU Agreement English, Agreement Addendum, Final Articulation Agreement).

 

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

Committee on April 24, 2015 and the Graduate Council on May 21, 2015:

 

a.  Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Graduate Dean – CEMBPH, Cell and Molecular Biology, Doctor of Philosophy (Table Three).

 

b.  Proposed graduation program change for the Department of Social Work – SCWKMS, Social Work, Master of Social Work (Table Three, LON-Distance Technology-SCWKMS).

 

c.  Proposed graduation program change for the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures – SPANMA, Spanish, Master of Arts (Table Three).

 

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. 

 

All items of the consent agenda approved.

B. Elections of Campus Council Members (16) and Executive Committee Members (5).

The following were elected to the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate:

Cheryl Murphy, Doug Rhoads, Kathleen Lehman, Timothy Kral, Norm Dennis

The following were elected to the Campus Council:

Bruce Ahrendsen, Joel Freund, James Gigantino, Fred Spiegel, Matt McIntosh, Doug Rhoads, Steve Bell, Anna Zajicek, Kathy Comfort, Lonnie Beard, Jeannie Whayne, Norm Dennis, Tim Kral, Luti Salisbury, Donn Johnson, Tom Jensen

VIII. Announcements

The first meeting of the Campus Council will take place on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 3:30 to 4:30 in AFLS Auditorium D115. The second meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 3:30 to 4:30 at the same location.

IX. Adjourn

4:25 adjourned.