FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
Thursday, April 8, 2021 ~ 3:00-5:00 PM
This meeting will be conducted via Zoom
(See Information Item #1 for Zoom access for non-Senators)

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT SELINA HEPPELL 
  1. ACTION ITEMS
    Curricular Proposals
    Dana Sanchez, Curriculum Council co-chair, will present for approval the below curricular proposals:
    • Global Learning Certificate (new program) ~ Key #680 
    • International Studies Major (BA, HBA) ~ Key #91
    • Climate Science Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS) ~ Key #684
  1. SPECIAL REPORT
    Student Learning Experience Pilot: Winter 2021 Updates
    Robin Pappas, Advancement of Teaching Committee Chair, will provide an overview of the Winter 2021 SLE Pilot Study Participation data, summarize feedback from the Fall pilot, and describe how the Committee is documenting the pilot process for Faculty Senate member awareness.
  1. REPORT FROM ACTING OSU PRESIDENT ED FESER  
  1. NEW BUSINESS
  1. BREAK-OUT SESSION
    • Call to Commitment to Action
  1. INFORMATION ITEMS
    1. Remote Participation in Faculty Senate Meetings
      Login instructions to participate remotely in Faculty Senate meetings were in the email message containing the agenda. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Faculty Senate meetings will be via Zoom until further notice.
                The Zoom session will open at 2:50 PM on the day of the Senate meeting.
      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 and apportionment unit you are representing.
                If you experience problems logging in to the meeting, please contact Caitlin Calascibetta at [email protected] or Vickie Nunnemaker at [email protected].
                The preferred login method is to sign in using the Zoom App. If you are logging in using a browser, Chrome is the recommended choice. Users that cannot be authenticated through DUO will not be allowed to join the meeting.
                Non-Senators are welcome to participate but, to avoid unexpected Zoom  incidents, the login instructions are not being published. If you wish to remotely participate in this or future meetings, please fill out the linked Qualtrics survey requesting to participate – you’ll need to provide your OSU email, name and unit (please, no abbreviations). Your OSU email will be subscribed to a listserv to receive Zoom instructions as well as the agenda for future Faculty Senate meetings. If it’s the day of the Faculty Senate meeting, please send a request to Caitlin Calascibetta no later than Noon.
  1. 2021 Faculty Senate Meetings
    Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings for the remainder of the academic year. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM: May 13 and June 10.
              As a reminder, Senators are responsible for finding a proxy to represent them when unable to attend. If Senators experience difficulty in finding a proxy, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at [email protected] several days prior to the meeting.
  1. Vacancies – Faculty Senator or Committee/Council Member
    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.
              If you are unsure when your Senator or committee/council term ends, you may check the Senator membership list or the Committees & Councils site.

 

IN ORDER TO PROPERLY RECORD MINUTES OF THE FACULTY SENATE
MEETING, ALL SENATORS ARE REMINDED TO IDENTIFY
 THEMSELVES AND THEIR FACULTY SENATE
APPORTIONMENT UNIT (not work unit) WHEN SPEAKING.