M E M O R A N D U M

 

 

TO: The Faculty Senate and Voting Faculty

 

FROM: H. Richard Naslund, Chair

 

SUBJECT: MEETING ON MAY 6

 

DATE: April 29, 2008

 

 

The third Faculty Senate meeting of the 2007-2008 academic year will be held on Tuesday, May 6, at 11:45 a.m. in UU 133. The first part of the meeting will be a full faculty meeting in order to present the proposed Faculty Bylaws changes sent to you on April 22 and attached.

 

The agenda for the Faculty Senate meeting is:

 

1.      Minutes

a) Correction to minutes of October 23, 2007 minutes

b) Approval of minutes of February 5, 2008 meeting (attached)

 

2.      Announcements/Questions

a) Necrology

        Prof. Charles Forcey, History Department

        Prof. Lin Chiao, School of Management

 

3.      Reports

a) Prof. Gary James, Chair, FSEC, on committee business in 2007-2008

b) Prof. Sandra Michael, University Faculty Senator, on University Faculty Senate business

 

4. New Business

a) Approval of degree candidates. Copies of the lists are available for review in the Faculty Senate Office (LS G681) and also will be available at the meeting.

  b) Election of 2008-2009 Faculty Senate Procedures Committee. I remain as Faculty Senate Chair for the second year of a two-year term. 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:

 

Vice Chair Sara Reiter (School of Management)

Secretary Caryl Ward (Libraries)

 

c) Proposal for Asian and Asian American Studies department (attached)

d) Proposal for BU law school (attached)