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

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

Roll Call

Present

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

Senators (elected): (ARCH) Jacobus; (ALFS) Ahrendsen, Shoulders, Hettiarachchy, Edgar; (ARSC) Gigantino, Lee, Christiansen, Bell, Kerr, Brewer; (WCOB) Kali, Peters; (EDHP) Brady, Higgins, Lusk; (ENGR) Selvam, Rossetti, Hall, Chimka; (LAW) Beard; (LIBR) Lehman; (At-Large) Murphy, Whayne, Gay, Dennis, Kral, Salisbury, Korth, Gray, Allison, Johnson, Jensen, Sebold.

Senators (admin): Steinmetz, Saxena, DiBrezzo, Martin, McCray, Van Laningham, Judges, Needy, Miller, Leeds.

Absent:

Officers:

Senators (elected): (ARCH); (AFLS) Tzanetakis; (ARSC) Freund, Bradley-Engen, Scheide, Spiegel, Comfort, Allen, Barabote, Lampinen, Landman, Quinn, White; (WCOB) Sabherwal, Esper; (EDHP) Hevel; (ENGR); (LAW) ; (LIBR) ; (At-Large).

Senators (admin): Rankin, Robinson, Robertson, MacKeith, Shields, Waller, English, Henderson Allen, Coon, Harwood-Rom, Cromer, Fagg.

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I. Call to Order: John Pijanowski

Meeting called to order at 3:31.

II. Roll Call

Roll called!

III. Approval of Agenda

Agenda Approved

IV. Approval of Minutes from September 14, 2016

Minutes Approved

V. Reports

A. Provost, Ashok Saxena

B. Faculty Senate Chair, John Pijanowski

VI. Announcements

A. Chancellor Investiture: Thursday, October 20th, 2:00 p.m., Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

B. Chancellor Steinmetez provided the following comments:

VII. Old Business

A. University Calendar Committee

Calendar Proposal

The proposal was approved.

Final Exams

Motion proposed to have the committee return with the proposed exam schedule and a revised exam schedule with Saturday exams included so that we could vote on one or the other. Seconded.

Motion passes.

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 October 12, 2016:

1.  Course Change proposals – including undergraduate and graduate classes approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 23, 2016 (PDF Report).

2.   Undergraduate Program Change Proposals approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on September 23, 2016:  (PDF Report).

a. Proposed undergraduate program change for the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, Department of Architecture – HARD-M, History of Architecture and Design Minor (2a_HARD-M – New Option – Ltr of Notification, 2a_HARD-M Minorsletters.pdf).

b. Proposed undergraduate program change for the College of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction - CATEBS-TEED, Career and Technical Education Technology Education Concentration (2b_CATE-TEED Report)

c. Proposed undergraduate program change for the college of Education and Health Professions, Department of Curriculum and Instruction – ELELBS, Elementary Eduction, Bachelor of Science in Education (2c_ELELBS Report).

Consent Agenda passes

IX.  Adjourn

Meeting adjourned at 4:20.