Agenda - September 8, 2014 - 3:05pm


Meeting in Connecticut Room; Reception to Follow

The Steering Committee recommends the following items for inclusion on the Consent Agenda:

1. Minutes

5e through 5f. Various informational committee reports

Items accepted on the Consent Agenda will be approved without discussion or vote. Please indicate if you would like to have any item removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion and/or floor vote.

1. Minutes

Minutes of May 5, 2014

2. Introduction of Senators 

3. Announcements:

a. AAUP President (M. Mahony)

b. SUOAF-AFSCME President (M. Ansarra)

c. SGA (S. Sonet)

d. FAC to the Board of Regents (S. Adair)

e. Secretary of the Senate - new Faculty Senate website (F. Latour)

f. President of the Senate (S. Cohen)

    • SEPS reorganization for informational purposes only - for discussion and possible action a future meeting

4. Election of Elections Committee*

5. Committee Reports (most will be accepted as consent agenda items)

a. University Planning and Budget Committee (C. Valk)

b. Community Engagement Committee (S. Stookey)

c. Academic Integrity Committee (K. Love)

d. Student Affairs Committee (K. Sugg)

e. Academic Assessment Committee (J. Mulrooney)

f. University Athletics Board (P. Resetarits)

6. New Business:

a. Approval of Steering Committee

b. DEC exceptions for 2014-15

c. Proposal to split Physics and Earth Science department into two departments (F. Malhas)

d. Carol A. Ammon School of Arts and Sciences name change (S. Pease)


7. President’s Report (S. Cohen)

8. Adjournment

*Senate By-laws: 2.1.1 The first order of business of each initial fall meeting of the Faculty Senate shall be the election of the members of the Elections Committee… 2.6.2 The Elections Committee shall consist of six Senators elected annually from different areas of the University.