Faculty Senate Meeting
January 30, 2004
UC Tejas Room 106 C

  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Approval of November 21, 2003 minutes
  3. Announcements
  4. Speaker's Report
    1. Service Implications & Context of New College of Nursing & Health Services
    2. a) Guest: Dr. Mary Jane Hamilton, Director of School of Nursing

    3. Proposed Parking Projects
    4. Proposed Tuition Adjustment
    5. System Faculty Council
  1. Standing Committees (and Associated Motions)
    1. Academic Affairs -- Bala
    1. Committee Report
    2. Update on Initiative I: Promotion & tenure policies (Explicit and transparent) - Discussion Item for Friday, January 30, 2004;Action Item for Friday, February 20, 2004
    3. Status of Catalog Copy
    4. Action Item on Part of Catalog Copy 2004-2005
    1. Faculty Affairs -- Meyer
    1. Committee Report
    2. Update on Initiative II: Faculty enhancement issues - Discussion Item for Friday, February 20, 2004; Action Item for Friday, March 26, 2004
    3. Professor Emeritus application
    1. Awards/Bylaws/Election -- Melrose
    1. Committee Report
    2. Update on Initiative III: Acknowledgment and improvements for same-sex faculty relationships (benefits, etc.) Discussion Item for February 20, 2004; Action Item for Friday, March 26, 2004
    3. Status of Faculty Awards for Spring semester
    1. Budget Analysis -- Zebda
    1. Committee Report
    2. Update on Initiative IV: Financial analysis of Summer School. Discussion scheduled for Friday, March 26, 2004; Action Item for Friday, April 23, 2004
    1. Committee on Committees -- Morvant
    1. Committee Report
    2. Update on Initiative V: Feasibility Study of 9/9 or 9/12 Teaching Load scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2004; Action Item for Friday, March 26, 2004
    3. Status of Committee surveys
  1. Provost Report
  2. Any Other Business
  3. Action Items:
    1. Resolution on System Faculty Council Representation

X Adjournment