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

Neil Allison, Chair
Linda Jones Secretary
Minutes Status:Approved

Roll Call

Present

Officers: Allison, Savin, Jones, Brady, Hall

Senators (elected): (ARCH) ; (ALFS) Tzanetakis, Shoulders, Ahrendsen, Hettiarachchy, Edgar; (ARSC) Freund, Lee, Spiegel, Gigantino, Bradley, Scheide, Christiansen, McIntosh, Jones, Rhoads, Bell, Restrepo, Zajicek, Kerr, Comfort; (WCOB); Delery, Peters, Kali (EDHP); (ENGR) Hall; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR); (At-Large) Salisbury, Johnson, Murphy, Gay, Whayne, Dennis, Kral, Korth, Allison, C. Jones, Jensen, Colle.

Senators (admin): Di Brezzo, Rankin, Van Laningham, McCray, Needy, Coon

Absent:

Officers: Rupe, Pijanowski

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Jacobus; (AFLS) ; (ARSC) D'Alisera; (WCOB); (EDHP) Connors, Moiseichik, Hevel, Kavouras; (ENGR) Selvam, McCann, Rossetti; (LAW); (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large)

Senators (admin): Ferritor, Saxena, Martin, Reyes, Robinson, Vayda, MacKeith, Shields, Waller, Smith, English, Leeds, Cromer, Harwood-Rom, Fagg

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I. Call to Order: Neil Allison, Chair

Meeting called to order at 3:34 PM.

II. Roll Call

Roll Called

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda Approved.

IV. Approval of minutes from October 14, 2015

Minutes Approved.

V. Reports

A. Suzanne McCray, Classroom Utilization

Dr. McCray gave a report on room utilization. See attached report.

B. Rachel Eikenberry, Code of Student Life

Code of Student Life - Redline

Code of Student Life - Clean

Changes to the Code of Student Life have been proposed. A vote on these changes will take place at the December meeting.

Summary Report

C. Chair, Neil Allison

The Chair reported on the following:

VI. Old Business

A. David Dawson, Julie Trivitt

Note: Registration for Grades of Pass-Fail comes moved and seconded from Academic Standards Committee (a FS committee) 

 

Probation Policy - Document 1 and Document 2

Pass-Fail Policy - Document 3 and Document 4

 

Change in Academic Probation Policy...

 

Motion to amend - "university" to "another regionally accredited institution of higher education."

 

Amendment passed

 

Amended document passed

 

Pass/Fail Policy

 

Amendment proposed to remove any reference to the teacher having to be contacted to give permission to a student to have P/F.

 

Motion to call the question passed.

 

Motion to accept the amendment failed.

 

Motion to table the PF policy.

 

Motion failed.

 

Motion to accept changes to Pass/Fail policy 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 November 11, 2015:

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

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

a. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness – AGBSBS-BS, Agricultural Business, Bachelor of Science in Agri Food & Life Sciences (Table One)

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness – AGBSBS-ABMM, Agricultural Business Agri Management & Marketing Concentration. (Table One).

c. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness – AGBSBS-AGEC, Agricultural Business Agricultural Economics Concentration.  (Table One).

d. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness – AGBSBS-PRLW, Agricultural Business Pre Law Concentration. (Table One).

e. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology – ANTH Writing Req, Anthropology Writing Requirement(Table Two).

f. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice – CMJSBA, Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts.  (Table Two).

g. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History – EUST, European Studies Combined Major. (Table Two).

h. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of history – EUST-M, European Studies Minor.  (Table Two).

i. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History – HIST-M, History Minor.  (Table Two).

j. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History – HISTBA, History, Bachelor of Arts.  (Table Two).

k. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOURBA, Journalism, Bachelor of Arts.  (Table Two).

l. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOURBA-ADPR, Journalism Advertising-Public Relations Concentration.  (Table Two).

m. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOURBA-BCST, Journalism Broadcast Concentration.  (Table Two).

n. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Journalism – JOURBA-NEWS, Journalism News-Editorial Concentration. (Table Two).

o. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences – MATH Dept Honors, Mathematics Departmental Honors.  (Table Two).

p. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences – MATH-M, Mathematics Minor.  (Table Two).

q. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences – MATHBA, Mathematics, Bachelor of Arts.  (Table Two).

r. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences – MATHBS, Mathematics, Bachelor of Science.  (Table Two).

s. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences – MATHBS-MATH1, Mathematics Applied Concentration.  (Table Two).

t. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences – MATHBS-MATH2, Mathematics Pure Concentration. (Table Two).

u. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematical Sciences – MATHBS-MATH3, Mathematics Statistics Concentration. (Table Two).

v. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music – MUSCBM-PIAN, Music Piano Education Concentration. (Table Two).

w. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music – MUSCBM-VOCE, Music Voice Education Concentration. (Table Two).

x. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Philosophy – PHILBA, Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts.  (Table Two).

y. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics – PHYS Dept Honors, Physics Departmental Honors. (Table Two).

z. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics – PHYSBS-BIPH, Physics Biophysics Concentration. (Table Two).

aa. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean – RLST-M, Religious Studies Minor. (Table Two).

bb. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice– SOCIBA, Sociology, Bachelor of  Arts.  (Table Two).

cc. Proposed undergraduate program change for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arts and Sciences Dean – SOST-M, Southern Studies Minor. (Table Two).

dd. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Department of Management – GBUS-M, General Business Minor for Non-Business Students. (Table Three, 2dd_Ltr of Notification-Distance Tech-GBUS-M, 2dd_OnlineCourse Syllabi for Online Minor in GBUS).

ee. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Department of Economics – INTBBB, International Business, Bachelor of Science in International Business. (Table Three).

ff. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Department of Business Dean – WCOB Honors, WCOB College Honors Requirements.  (Table Three).

gg. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions – Department of Curriculum and instruction – EDSTBS, Educational Studies, Bachelor of Science in Education.  (Table Four, 2gg_Ltr of Notification-Curriculum Rev-EDSTBS).

3. Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 25, 2015 and the Graduate Council on October 15, 2015:

a. Proposed graduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions – Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders –  ADLLED, Adult and Lifelong Learning, Doctor of Education.  (Table Five).

b. Proposed graduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions – Department of Curriculum and Instruction – ETECME, Educational Technology, Master of  Education.  (Table Five).

c. Proposed graduate program change for the College of Engineering – Department of Chemical Engineering – CHEGMS, Chemical Engineering, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering.  (Table Five).

d. Proposed graduate program change for the College of Engineering – Department of Chemical Engineering – CHEGPH, Engineering (Chemical Engineering), Doctor of  Philosophy.  (Table Five).

e.   Proposed graduate program change for the College of Engineering – Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering – CSCEPH, Engineering (Computer Science), Doctor of Philosophy.  (Table Five, 3e_Ltr of Notification-Reconfig CSCEPH).

f.   Proposed graduate program change for the College of Engineering – Department of Industrial Engineering – OPMGMS, Operations Management, Master of Science in Operations Management.  (Table Five).

All items of the consent agenda approved.

 

B. Executive Session - Honorary Degrees

VIII. Announcements

Faculty Holiday Party - December 8, Fayetteville Country Club, 5:30 -7:00 p.m.

The second meeting of the Campus Council will take place on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 3:30 to 4:30 in AFLS Auditorium D115.

IX. Adjourn

Meeting adjourned sometime after 5:15.