Note: Complete proceedings of the meeting were recorded and are available at https://senate.oregonstate.edu/january-10-2019-faculty-senate-webcast. This recap contains agenda attachments, votes associated with action items, Information Items and the Roll Call.
A PDF of the recap can be found here.
A. INSTALLATION OF ELECTED SENATORS
President Mina Carson installed the newly elected Faculty Senators.
B. PROVOST’S QUARTERLY REPORT
Provost Ed Feser, presented his quarterly report.
C. ACTION ITEMS
Top Hat Voting Demonstration
Lynn Greenough, Associate Director, Academic Technology, demonstrated how to vote using Top Hot.
Allen Thompson, Curriculum Council Co-chair, presented the following Category I proposals:
Action: Motion to approve the Honors Degree#105784, New Degree Program Proposal passed with 63 votes in favor and 2 abstentions.
Action: Motion to approve the Organic Agriculture #100609, New Certificate Program Proposal passed with 61 votes in favor, 2 votes in opposition and 3 abstentions.
Action: Motion to approve the Executive Master of Public Policy (EMPP) #103021, New Degree Program Proposal passed with 55 votes in favor, 5 votes in opposition and 7 abstentions.
Approval of Minutes
Action: Motion to approve the December 6, 2018 minutes passed with 50 votes in favor and 15 abstentions.
Action: Senator Gillies moved to approve the January 10, 2019 minutes; motion seconded. Motion passed with 48 votes in favor and 14 abstentions.
D. SPECIAL REPORTS
Undergraduate Student Success Initiative
Roy Haggerty, Dean of Science and co-chair of the Undergraduate Student Success Initiative Steering Committee, presented background information related to the Undergraduate Student Success Initiative, as well as the upcoming Undergraduate Student Success Summit on March 7.
OSU Board of Trustees Recap
Mike Bailey, OSU Board of Trustees Faculty Member, recapped the October and January OSU Board of Trustees meetings.
Marine Studies Initiative
Jack Barth, Executive Director, and Kristen Milligan, Associate Director, will deliver updates on the new building in Newport, academic planning, and student engagement related to the Marine Studies Initiative.
F. INFORMATION ITEMS
The summit will focus on priority areas identified in the USSI Report, with
an emphasis on supporting students' transition to OSU. The summit will make the greatest impact when we hear from faculty and staff who are positively influencing student success. Presenters may give a five- to seven-minute talk, present for a 45-minute session or showcase work on a poster. You can also get involved by facilitating a small group discussion.
If you wish to participate, please access the registration form at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3JBqwXvBKb6FNlz to register for these sessions: February 18 from 1:00-2:30 or March 5 from10:00-11:30. Session requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.
March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, October 10, November 14, December 12
Additionally, information pertaining to other awards, which are selected by a variety of other groups, is also online at . Note that nominations for these awards have varying deadlines, so please check each award for the appropriate deadline. You may wish to review the Nomination Awards Summary Table at to quickly scan through the awards and determine the deadlines.
A new award is the Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award; online nominations will be accepted through March 22, 2019. Nomination materials are online at .
Some Faculty Senate committees/councils specifically allow retirees so, if you’d like to continue serving after retiring, you may contact the Faculty Senate Office to determine whether a committee/council allows retirees.
G. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
H. NEW BUSINESS
There was no new business.
Recap provided by Vickie Nunnemaker, Faculty Senate staff
Agricultural Sciences: Alix-Garcia (remote), Epps, Godwin, Gwin, Scott Heppell, Selina Heppell, Moyer (remote), Murthy (remote), Kristin Rifai (v. Noller), Sanchez, Sterns (remote)
Associated Faculty: Birky (remote), Bruce (remote), Bunnage (remote), Davis-White Eyes, Fleming, Gaines, Gillies, Greenough, Milic (remote), Riggs, Riney (remote), Trelstad, Viggiani, Yee (remote)
Business: Bourne, Cluver (remote), LeMay (remote), Murnieks, Swift
Cascades: Dahl (remote), Witzke (remote)
Earth, Oceanic, & Atmospheric Sciences: Colwell, Dever (remote), Watkins-Brandt (remote), Zirbel
Education: Lowery, Thompson (remote)
Engineering: Fronk, Ideker, Johnston (remote), Kelly (remote), Mayaram (remote), Nembhard, Paasch (remote), Porter (remote)
Extension: Hein (remote), Johnson, Kaiser (remote)
Hatfield Marine Science Center: No senators present
Liberal Arts: Akins, Burkhardt, Edwards (remote), Emerson, Maes, Shaw, Sheehan, Shirazi (remote), Trujillo (remote), Warner
Pharmacy: Linares, Zumach
Public Health & Human Sciences: Bethel (remote), Mendez-Luck
Science: Bogley, Bruslind, Faridani, Gable, Giovannoni (remote), Kayes, Thomann, van Zee
Student Affairs: Alvarez-Cortez, Atebe (remote), Nakic (remote), Sanchez, Smith (remote)
Veterinary Medicine: No senators present
Agricultural Sciences: Bohnert, Bolte, Cassidy, Field, Mata-Gonzalez, Mundt, Waite-Cusic
Associated Faculty: Bradoch, Mathern, McKnight, Pappas, Vignos
Business: Gerasymenko, Scott
Cascades: McCalpine, Reuter
Earth, Oceanic, & Atmospheric Sciences: Ruggiero, Shiel
Education: No senators absent
Engineering: Grimm, Jensen, Lee, Squires, Sweeney, Yeh
Forestry: Belart, Hatten, Schimleck
Hatfield Marine Science Center: Miller
Liberal Arts: Below, Duncan, Hammer, Lauer, Mize, Orosco, Roper
Library: No senators absent
Pharmacy: No senators absent
Public Health & Human Sciences: Bovbjerg, Bray, Khanna, Luck, MacTavish
Science: Jansen, McIntyre, Riverstone, Schellman
Student Affairs: Bowling, Le
Veterinary Medicine: Ackermann, Milovancev, Pastey
Ex-Officio members present:
Bokil, Carson, Dorbolo, Edwards, Feser, Plaza, Ray
Non-Voting members present:
LeeAnn Baker (remote), Jack Barth, Gary Beach, Tam Belknap (remote), Sherm Bloomer, Kim Calvery (remote), Debbie Colbert (remote), Mark Dinsmore (remote), Alix Gitelman, Julie Greenwood (remote), Michelle Inderbitzin (remote), Valtcho Jeliazkov, Terence Merritt (remote), Kristen Milligan, Terence Merrit (remote), Robynn Pease (remote), Brent Steel, Tara Williams