Faculty Senate Agenda

April 23, 2004

2:00-4:00 p.m.

Tejas 106 C - PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION

  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Approval of March 26, 2004 minutes
  3. Announcements
  4. Speaker's Report
    1. Transitioning of Faculty Senate and Senate Officers.
    2. Update on Student Printing, Chris Shupala, Director of Bell Library.
    3. Year-end Financial Report.
    4. Response from Student Government Association.
    5. Ad-hoc committee recommendations for released university funds.
  1. Standing Committees (and Associated Motions)
    1. Academic Affairs - Bala
    1. Action Item: Initiative I Recommendations on Promotion & Tenure policies - (See attached) - Points 11 to 24.
    2. Year-end Report.
    1. Faculty Affairs - Meyer
    1. Action Item: Initiative II: Report and Recommendations on merit pay (See attached)
    2. Status of Professor Emeritus applications
    3. Year-end Report
    1. Awards/Bylaws/Election - Melrose
    1. Status of Faculty Awards for Spring semester
    2. Year-end Report
    1. Budget Analysis ' Zebda
    1. Action Item on Initiative IV: Financial Analysis of Summer School.
    1. Resolution on Summer School Releases, Summer School Compensation, and Summer School Professional Development.
    1. Year-end Report
    1. Committee on Committees - Morvant
    1. Update on Initiative V: Feasibility Study of 9/9 or 9/12 Teaching Load
    2. Status of Committee Assignments for 2004-2005
    3. Year-end Report
  1. Provost Report
  2. Any Other Business
    1. Retirement of outgoing senators
    2. Official seating of incoming senators
    3. Election of officers for 2004-2005
    4. Committees for 2004-2005
    5. Other
  1. Adjournment