Faculty Senate Agenda

October 24, 2003
2:00-4:00 pm
UC Tejas Room 106 A

  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Approval of September 19, 2003 minutes
  3. Announcements
  4. Speaker's Report
    1. Guests (15 minutes each)
    1. Student Government Association: Ed Gorecki and Linda Sousse
    2. Sam Ramirez & Debra Cortinas -- "What will it to take to move forward with same-sex benefits at TAMU-CC ?"
    1. Status of Proposal to change Workload Policy
    2. Status of Chair's Policy
    3. Tuition Policy Study
    4. Status of New Faculty Orientation
    5. Recap of Academic Council quarterly meeting (See enclosed items)
  1. Tabled Items
  1. Standing Committees (and Associated Motions)
    1. Academic Affairs -- Bala
    1. Update on Initiative I: Promotion & tenure policies (Explicit and transparent)
    2. Revision of Rule 15.01.01.C1, Externally Funded Grants and Contracts (Action Item Attachment Enclosed)
    3. Rule 33.01.01.C1, Political Campaign Events on Property under the Control of Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (Action Item -- Attachment Enclosed)
    1. Faculty Affairs -- Meyer
    1. Update on Initiative II: Faculty enhancement issues
    1. Awards/Bylaws/Election -- Melrose
    1. Update on Initiative III: Acknowledgment and improvements for same-sex faculty relationships (benefits, etc.)
    1. Budget Analysis -- Zebda
    1. Update on Initiative IV: Financial analysis of Summer School
    1. Committee on Committees -- Morvant
    1. Report on Appeals pool process
    2. Update on Initiative V: Feasibility Study of 9/9 or 9/12 Teaching Load
  1. Provost Report
  2. Any Other Business
  3. Adjournment