A. ELECTION RESULTS
President Jon Dorbolo will announce the results of the President-Elect, Interinstitutional Faculty Senate, and Executive Committee elections.
B. ACTION ITEMS
If necessary, a run-off ballot will be distributed during the meeting to determine a tie for Executive Committee; biographical sketches for the Executive Committee candidates are online. Voting will take place during the meeting by Senators, proxies, and ex-officio members only.
Continuing Executive Committee members and their apportionment units are:
Vrushali Bokil – Mathematics, John Edwards – College of Liberal Arts and Jeff Sherman – Outreach and Engagement. Additionally, Jay Noller, Crop and Soil Science, will join the Executive Committee as the senior Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator.
Allen Thompson, Curriculum Council co-chair, will present for approval the below curricular proposal:
Bonnie Hemrick, Ian Kellems, Josey Koehn, and Tess Webster-Henry and will present a proposal to require the addition of a Wellbeing statement to syllabi. The proposed verbiage has been discussed with both the Graduate and Curriculum Councils.
Shelly Signs, Committee on Committees Chair, will present for approval revisions to the Baccalaureate Core Committee Standing Rules.
C. COMMITTEE REPORT
Advancement of Teaching Committee eSET Report
Devon Quick, Advancement of Teaching (AOT) Committee Chair, will present a brief update about AOT’s review of OSU’s eSET system, and recent developments at the University of Oregon regarding their Student Evaluation of Teaching.
D. SPECIAL REPORTS
Mike Bailey, OSU Board of Trustees Faculty Member, will recap the October OSU Board of Trustees meeting.
Discussion of discrepancies related to the recent distribution of the 2019 Apportionment Table.
E. INTERINSTITUTIONAL FACULTY SENATE REPORT
Dwaine Plaza, Senior OSU IFS Senator, will recap the November meeting hosted by Western Oregon University.
F. INFORMATION ITEMS
Thank you for participating in shared governance by representing your colleagues on the Faculty Senate. Your participation and engagement in discussions during meetings are greatly appreciated.
If you are unsure when your term ends, please refer to the Faculty Senate membership list at https://senate.oregonstate.edu/current-year-membership.
Voting for Faculty Senate President-Elect and Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Senator (combined ballot) ends at Noon on December 5. All eligible faculty represented by the Faculty Senate may vote in this election.
Executive Committee voting ends at 10AM on December 5, and only current Senators are eligible to vote.
All elections are electronic and were sent via email.
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 922 163 766. If you experience problems logging in during the meeting, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at email@example.com.
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. Senators and committee/council members immediately continuing on a 1039-hour appointment may retain their position as long as the temporary appointment continues or until the end of their appointed/elected term, whichever comes first.
If you are unsure when your Senator or committee/council term ends, you may contact the Faculty Senate Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, unit and indicate whether you are inquiring about a Senator term or indicate the name of the committee/council on which you are serving.
Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings for the remainder of the academic year; check the monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM: January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9 and June 13.
As a reminder, Senators are responsible for finding a proxy to represent them when unable to attend. Additionally, Senators and proxies may participate remotely by following the instructions at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/webex-instructions.
G. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
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.
Please recycle printed agendas