Agenda
September 19, 2003
2:00-4:00 pm
UC Tejas Room 106 A

  1. Approval of August 29, 2003 minutes
  2. Standing Committees
    1. Academic Affairs – Bala
    1. Discussion and Senate feedback on Initiative I: Promotion & tenure policies (Explicit and transparent)
    1. Faculty Affairs – Meyer
    1. Discussion and Senate feedback on Initiative II: Faculty enhancement issues
    1. Awards/Bylaws/Election – Melrose
    1. Report and recommendations on procedures for more efficient senate meetings as recommended by the Parliamentarian.
    2. Discussion and Senate feedback on Initiative III: Acknowledgment and improvements for same-sex faculty relationships (benefits, etc.)
    1. Budget Analysis – Zebda
    1. Discussion and Senate feedback on Initiative IV: Financial analysis of Summer School
    1. Committee on Committees – Morvant
    1. Report on Appeals pool process
    2. Discussion and Senate feedback on Initiative V: Feasibility Study of 3/3 or 3/4 Teaching Load
  1. Action Items:
    1. Affirmation for President and administrative team
    2. Procedures for more efficient senate meetings as recommended by the Parliamentarian
  1. Provost Report

V. Speaker’s Report

    1. Communication by and with the Senate
    2. Finalization of the Faculty Development Leave Policy (enclosed)
    3. New faculty orientation series
  1. Other Business
  2. Announcements
  3. Adjournment