A. IN MEMORIA 

  • Kathleen 'Kathy' Frances Heath – College of Public Health and Human Sciences and 1992 Past Faculty Senate President
  • Robert Iltis – Professor of Speech Communication – School of Arts and Communication and Past Faculty Senate Parliamentarian  

B. ACTION ITEMS

Approval of Minutes

C. COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. Proposed Academic Regulations
    Dave Wing, Academic Regulations Committee Chair, will present proposed revisions to Academic Regulations and will accept feedback from Senators. It’s anticipated that these revisions will be presented for approval in May.
  1. Teaching Evaluations at OSU
    Devon Quick, Faculty Senate Advancement of Teaching Committee Chair, will provide a status report on actions taken related to teaching evaluations at OSU since the March Faculty Senate meeting.

D. SPECIAL REPORTS

  1. OSU Board of Trustees Recap
    Mike Bailey, OSU Board of Trustees Faculty Member, will recap the April OSU Board of Trustees meeting.
  1. Textbook Affordability 
    James Howard, OSU Beaver Store Academic Materials Manager, will discuss textbook affordability, Autoaccess, HB2231, trends in course materials, etc.
  1. Open Source Textbooks
    Stefanie Buck, Director of Open Educational Resources, will outline Open Access Textbooks, what faculty should know about adoption to reduce student costs, and the future plans for Oregon State’s OER unit.

E. DISCUSSION ITEM

Faculty Senate Survey Results
Dwaine Plaza, Faculty Senate President-Elect, will discuss the results of the recent survey sent to all faculty represented by the Faculty Senate.

F.   INFORMATION ITEMS

  1. 2019 Faculty Senate Meetings
    Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings for the remainder of 2019; check the monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM:
    May 9, June 13, October 10, November 14, December 12
  1. Non-Course Category II Proposals
    All non-course Category II proposals approved by the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council since March 14, 2019 are attached.
  1. Course Designators Approved
    All course designators approved by the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council since March 14, 2019 appear below:
  • IAWS #106527– Integrated Agriculture and Wildland Science
  1. Vacancies
    Please notify the Faculty Senate Office if a sabbatical, leave, or retirement will prevent completion of your term as either a Senator or Faculty Senate committee/council member. If you are away more than one term, exclusive of summer term, a replacement is required. This information will assist us in identifying a replacement.
  1. Remote Participation in Faculty Senate Meetings
    To participate in Faculty Senate meetings via WebEx, log in to https://oregonstate.webex.com beginning at 2:50 PM on the day of the Senate meeting, and then login with your ONID credentials to the Faculty Senate Chat Room. Senators and proxies must log in with their real names so that attendance can be accurately reflected; if you are a proxy, please indicate the Senator you are representing. If you are asked for a meeting number, insert 926 485 939. If you experience problems logging in during the meeting, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at [email protected]

G.  REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT

Mina Carson

H.  NEW BUSINESS

 

 

IN ORDER TO PROPERLY RECORD MINUTES OF THE SENATE MEETING,
ALL SENATORS ARE REMINDED TO IDENTIFY THEMSELVES
AND THEIR SENATE AFFILIATION WHEN RISING TO SPEAK.

 

 

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