Minutes of the Faculty Senate Meeting
April 12, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
ENGR 209

John Pijanowski, Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status:Tentative

Roll Call

Present

Officers: Pijanowski, Hall, Jones, Brady, Allison, Hagstrom

Senators (elected): (ARCH) ; (ALFS) Shoulders, Ahrendsen, Edgar; (ARSC) Gigantino, Bradley, Lee, Scheide, Christiansen, Spiegel, Bell, Kerr, Comfort, Barabote, Brewer, Landman, White; (WCOB) Kali, Peters; (EDHP) Brady, Lusk; (ENGR) Hall, Rossetti; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Murphy, Dennis, Kral, Korth, Gray, Allison, Johnson, Sebold, Jensen.

Senators (admin): Coleman, DiBrezzo, Rankin, Martin, McCray, Van Laningham, Judges, Needy, Miller, Harwood Rom, Henderson Allen, Cromer.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Jacobus; (AFLS) Tzanetakis, Hettiarachchy; (ARSC) Allen, Lampinen, Quinn; (WCOB) Espe, Sabherwal; (EDHP) Hevel, Higgins; (ENGR) Selvam, Chimka; (LAW) ; (LIBR) ; (At-Large) Whayne, Salisbury

Senators (admin): Steinmetz, Robinson, Robertson, MacKeith, Shields, Waller, English, Leeds, Coon, Fagg.

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I. Call to Order: John Pijanowski

Meeting called to order at 3:30 p.m.

II. Roll Call

Roll called!

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda approved.

IV. Approval of Minutes from March 8, 2017

Minutes approved.

V. Reports

Terry Martin thanked everyone for their efforts with the Higher Education Learning Commission.

A. Chair, John Pijanowski

B. Provost, James Coleman

VI. Announcements

VII. Old Business

VIII. 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 April 12, 2017

1. Course Change proposals – including undergraduate, graduate, and law approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on March 17, 2017 and the Graduate Council on March 16, 2017 (PDF Report).
 
2. Graduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on February 24, 2017 and the Graduate Council on March 16, 2017 (PDF Report):

a. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering -  CSCEMS –  Master of Science in Computer Science (2a_CSCEMS Report, 2a_CSCEMS – CIP Code Change – Ltr of Notification, 2a_CSCEMS – CIP Code Change – Appendix).
           
b. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Graduate Dean – SPACMS – Space and Planetary Sciences, Master of Science (2b_SPACMS Report).

c. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Graduate Dean – SPACPH – Space and Planetary Sciences, Doctor of Philosophy (2c_SPACPH Report).

d. Proposed graduate program change for the Department of Information Systems – INSYMI – Information Systems, Master of Information Systems (2d_INSYMI Report).

3.   Announcements:

a. Center for the Study of Representation – deletion (3a_CSOR – Admin Unit Deletion– Ltr of Notification, 3a_Study of Representation – Closing Document).

b. Center for Advanced Computing and Communications Research – deletion (3b_CACCR – Admin Unit Deletion – Ltr of Notification, 3b_Adv Computing- Comm Research – Closing Document). 

All items of the Consent Agenda approved.

IX.  Executive Session

The Senate went into Executive Session.

X. Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 4:53.