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MEMORANDUM

DATE: May 2, 2012
TO: The Faculty Senate and Voting Faculty
FROM: Susan Strehle, Chair
SUBJECT: FACULTY SENATE MEETING – May 8, 2012

The third Faculty Senate meeting of the 2011-2012 academic year will be held on Tuesday, May 8 at 11:45 a.m. in UU Old Union Hall.

The agenda is:

  1. Approval of minutes of March 20, 2012 meeting (.pdf, 60kb)
  2. Approval of degree: Undergraduate Candidates, Graduate Candidates
  3. Obituary Notices
    1. Prof. Joseph Butler, Professor Emeritus of Geography
    2. Prof. Elias Schwartz, Professor Emeritus of English
  4. Reports
    1. Prof. Peter Knuepfer, University Faculty Senator
    2. Prof. Richard Lee, Chair, Faculty Senate Executive Committee
  5. Old Business
    1. Information requested about Gen Ed "G" (.pdf, 242kb)
  6. New Business
    1. Proposed Guidelines for approval of academic programs and departments through Faculty Senate (.pdf, 87kb)
    2. Proposed policy on courses offered in a very compressed time (.pdf, 6kb)
    3. Foreign Language Task Force recommendation (.pdf, 307kb)
      The Faculty Senate Executive Committee has approved the Foreign Language Task Force’s recommendation – “The recommendation is for a four-year phase-in plan that consists of partial implementation for three years and full implementation in the fourth year (2016).”
    4. Election of 2012-2013 Faculty Senate Procedures Committee. Pursuant to Article III, Title B, 10.c. of the Faculty Bylaws, the Nominating Committee of the Faculty Senate presents the following slate of nominees:
      • Chair – Susan Strehle, English
      • Vice Chair – Alistair Lees, Chemistry
      • Secretary - Christine Reiber, Anthropology
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