- Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
- Senate Meetings
A. ACTION ITEMS
Hui Zhang, Committee on Committees Chair, will present for approval proposed Standing Rules revisions for the below Faculty Senate councils and committee:
John Bailey, Curriculum Council co-chair, will present for approval the Suspension of the Education EdM. This proposal was tabled at the May Senate meeting given confusion about its scope.
Rebecca Mathern, Associate Provost and University Registrar, will present the recommended lists of degree candidates for Academic Distinction, Baccalaureate Degree Candidates, and Advanced Degrees. The Faculty Senate is asked to approve these candidates on behalf of the Faculty of the University. These candidates have been certified by the appropriate academic units, committees, councils and office of the registrar. Attached is the Registrar's Memorandum outlining the policies and procedures for the review and approval of degree candidates.
B. SPECIAL REPORTS
Rebecca Mathern, Associate Provost and University Registrar, will outline the next steps for OSU’s shift to institutional degree awarding, and this is one of the promised periodic updates on this topic. This presentation will include a review of the topic, name the three pilot colleges and discuss the current timeline.
Lynn Greenough, Associate Director, Learning Platform Services in University Information & Technology, will provide a summary of Academic Technology’s campus-wide needs assessment of student response systems and present the approach and timeline for transitioning the centrally supported system from our current service provider (Turning Technologies) to Top Hat.
Susan Capalbo, Sr. Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, and Becca Gose, General Counsel, will provide an update on faculty unionization
C. COMMITTEE REPORT
Online Education Committee
Stephanie Buck and Cheridy Aduviri, Online Education Committee members, will present information related to a survey of online teaching faculty and instructors conducted this past year. The presentation will include survey highlights, a report on progress with an online/hybrid peer-review of teaching guide developed to help online instructors with the review process and a report on future projects.
D. INTERINSTITUTIONAL FACULTY SENATE REPORT
Roger Nielsen, Senior OSU IFS Senator, will recap the March meeting hosted by OSU and the May meeting hosted by OIT.
E. INFORMATION ITEMS
Annual committee/council reports submitted by Faculty Senate chairs are due July 15 to allow committees/councils to fully report their activities through June 30.
Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings for the remainder of 2018; check the monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM:
October 11, November 8 and December 6
Note that December 6 is not the second Thursday.
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.
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 921 759 624. If you experience problems logging in during the meeting, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at email@example.com.
F. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
G. 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.