FACULTY SENATE MEETING AGENDA

Friday, March 25, 2005, 2:00pm

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION: UC Tejas A

I. Call to Order & Review of the Minutes of the February 18 meeting (attachment)

II. Committee Reports

A. Academic Affairs Committee -- Morvant

1. Action Item: Catalog Copy (attachments) (Guest: Terry Lewis, Dept. of Communication Theatre, New Theatre Curriculum)

2. Action Item: Final Exams Procedure (attachment)

3. Discussion Item: Workload Survey Progress

B. Awards/Bylaws/Election Committee -- Melrose (status of awards recommendations; nomination & election process)

1. Discussion Item: Proposed Bylaws Revisions (attachment)

C. Budget Committee -- Zebda & Friday (report from meeting with Provost; budget update from Academic Council meeting)

D. Committee on Committees -- Ivy (progress on smoking issue; results of interest survey)

E. Faculty Affairs Committee -- Cook (report on childcare issue) (attachment)

1. Discussion Item: Recommendations on Leave Policies (attachments) (attachment2)

2. Action Item: Recommendation of Emeritus Status (attachment)

III. Provostís Report (spam situation; changes in database coverage in library; commencement speakers; legislative updates)

IV. Speakerís Report

A. Second article state retireesí health coverage (attachment)

B. Personal update

V. Other Business/Announcements/Adjournment