April, 2011

Attachments are linked in line on the agenda. Let me know if this is a problem as it eliminates duplicate effort.



  1. Approval of minutes, February, March,
  2. Welcome and Introductions
  3. Speaker's Report.
  4. Parking, Parking Fees Report by Jody Nelson
  5. New Draft, Letter from Provost, Links below are policies named in the tenure policy. The links are for your convenience.
    • Indirect Funds (Louis)
    • Blackboard 9
    • Academic Dishonesty Policy
    • Senate Committee Reports
      1. Academic Affairs Committee (no catologue copy this year?)
      2. ABE Committee, Election Results
      3. Budget Committee
      4. Committee on Committees  (Survey Monkey)
      5. Faculty Affairs
    • Other committees Not all will have reports.
      1. Honorary Degree Committee-No Report
      2. Instructional Technology and Distance Education Committee-Met but nothing much to report.
      3. Inter-Institutional Program Development Committee - No report
      4. Parking and Transportation Committee -Steve Hall,
      5. Core Curriculum Committee (FC³)- Kristen Davs
      6. Student Publications Committee -Renee Ridley
      7. University Center & Student Activities (UCSA) Advisory Council -Renee Ridly
      8. Undergraduate Admissions Committee- We need to have a rep for this on senate.
      9. Veterans Affairs- Chuck Etheridge
      10. Diversity Committee-Chuck Etheridge
      11. Graduate Council - Chuck Etheridge
      12. Honors Council- Bilaye Benibo, Cherie McCollough
      13. Enrollment Management Council -Bilaye Benibo
      14. Intercollegiate Athletics Council - Bilaye Benibo
      15. Student Success and Retention Council - Vacant but Lizzy is on it
      16. Undergraduate Council- David Moury
      17. University Committee on Committees- Karen Loveland
    • Certificates for outgoing senators etc.
    • Bookstore
    • Introduce new senators
    • Motion to Adjourn 2010-2011 Senate.
    • Call meeting to order
    • Election of Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Secretary (Ajay)
    • Committee Assignments (chair or a selected rep from each committee serves on the Senate Executive Committee)
      • Faculty Affairs (dealing with tenure policy, there is work between now and May 15)
      • Academic Affairs (catalog is part of their charge and there is also work probably)
      • Committee on Committees (The sooner COC gets its job done the smoother things are in fall there is work to be done)
      • Budget ( nothing on the plate now but with the budget cuts this could be a big one one come fall)
      • Awards Bylaws and Elections (They have a steady stream of business and they will probably be charged with looking at how the senate is organized regarding turnover of speakership)
    • Committee Chairs
    • Discusssion of Tenure Policy