Faculty Senate Agenda
November 21, 2008

I. Approval of minutes from October 17, 2008 (attachment)

II. Speaker’s Report

• Texas Council of Faculty Senates Report (attachment)
• System Teaching Evaluation Up-date (attachment)
• High School Students on campus Up-date
• Core Curriculum voting issue (attachment)

III. Richard Shepperd – Employee benefits presentation

IV. Open comments regarding the current budget issues and travel

V. Midterms proposal – Robert Nelsen

VI. Committees

• Academic Affairs Committee – Mark Hartlaub

– Philosophy degree proposal (attachment coming via email)

• ABE Committee – Jennifer Anderson

– Up-date on awards
– Transparency
– Up-date on technology issue

• Committee on Committees – Nancy Rogers

– Survey

• Faculty Affairs Committee – Marvarene Oliver

– Revision of Required Employee Training – action item (attachment)
– Policies – first reading (attachments)

• Budget Committee- Mary Bantell

– Up-date on pay and benefit issues

VII. Other issues

VIII. Provost Comments

IX. Adjournment