A PDF of the minutes can be found here.
Note: Complete proceedings of the meeting were recorded and are available at https://senate.oregonstate.edu/may-10-2018. This recap contains agenda attachments, votes associated with action items, Information Items and the Roll Call.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
A. ACTION ITEMS
Linda Bruslind, Academic Regulations Committee, presented for approval proposed revisions to .
Action: Motion to approve AR 27 proposed revisions passed with 58 votes in favor, no dissenting votes and 2 abstentions.
Action: Motion to approve the Climate Resolution passed with 43 votes in favor, 15 in opposition and 12 abstentions.
John Bailey, Curriculum Council co-chair, presented for approval the below curricular proposals:
Action: Motion for the Business Fundamentals New Graduate Certificate Program Proposal #102143 passed with 64 votes in favor, 4 in opposition and 6 abstentions.
Action: Motion for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) #101353 passed with 72 votes in favor, 1 in opposition and 2 abstentions.
Action: Motion to approve two renaming proposals: 1) From Master of Business Administration – Accountancy (MBA-A) To: Master’s of Accountancy (MAC) #99744 and 2) From Agricultural Business Management To: Agricultural & Food Business Management BS, HBS #101675 passed with 71 votes in favor, 1 in opposition and 1 abstention.
Action: No vote taken – Suspension of the Education – EDD, EDM, MS, PhD #100869 proposal was tabled until it is determined exactly which degree(s) is/are being suspended.
Action: Motion to suspend two academic programs 1) Mathematics Education – MA, MS, PhD #97910 and 2) Science Education – MA, MS, PhD #97919 passed with 64 votes in favor, 4 in opposition and 5 abstentions.
Note: This is a housekeeping proposal to create an official record of terminating College of Education endorsements.
Note: This certificate can no longer be earned at OSU because required coursework has not been offered for over five years and cannot be offered with existing resources.
Action: Motion to terminate two academic programs 1) Education Endorsements #99400 and 2) Russian Studies Certificate #100119 passed with 64 votes in favor, 1 in opposition and 3 abstentions.
B. PROVOST’S QUARTERLY REPORT
C. SPECIAL REPORTS
Scott Barnes, Vice President and Athletic Director, explained the proposed Reser Stadium alcohol policy.
Charlene Alexander, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, and Daniel Newhart, Assistant Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Assistant Professor of Practice in the College of Liberal Arts, discussed the release of the 2018 Faculty and Staff Climate Survey, compared results of the 2014 and 2016 surveys and highlighted some actions taken in response to the results.
D. INFORMATION ITEMS
1. Faculty Small Group Conversation with President Ray
In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring a Spring term small group conversation with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional). This conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. If you’d like an issue clarified, or wish to confirm a rumor, this is the place to do it!
The session is May 22 from 1:00-2:30. If you wish to attend, please register online at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d0au4 xElmbzvJgV.
2. 2018 Faculty Senate Meetings
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:
June 14, October 11, November 8 and December 6
Note: December 6 is not the second Thursday of the month.
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.
4. 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 921 759 624. If you experience problems logging in during the meeting, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at [email protected].
5. Faculty Senate Retirements and 1039-Hour Appointments
Faculty Senators whose terms extend beyond June 30, but who are retiring at the end of spring term, are no longer eligible to serve as a Senator. If you fall into this category, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at [email protected] so a replacement can be identified to complete the remainder of your term.
Faculty whose Senate committee/council terms extend beyond June 30, and are either retiring at the end of spring term or whose 1039-hour appointments end fall term, are no longer eligible to continue serving. If you are not filling a specified emeritus/retired position on the committee/council on which you serve, or if you are unsure, please contact the Faculty Senate Office so a determination may be made and/or a replacement identified.
E. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
F. NEW BUSINESS
Meeting adjourned at 5:03 PM.
Recap prepared by Vickie Nunnemaker, Faculty Senate staff
Agricultural Sciences: Jeff Reimer (v. Alix-Garcia), Bolte (remote), Diebel, Epps, Goddik (remote), Scott Heppell, Selina Heppell, Moyer, Murthy (remote), Sanchez (remote), Si Hong Park (v. Waite-Cusic)
Associated Faculty: Birky, Bradoch, Breen, Bruce (remote), Calvery, Fleming, Hayes, Mathern, McKnight (remote), Milic (remote), Mills, Pappas, Riggs (remote), Riney (remote), Signs (remote), Silbernagel, Yee (remote)
Business: Akroyd (remote), Bourne (remote), Cluver (remote), LeMay (remote), Murnieks
Cascades: Dahl (remote), Hagen (remote), Witzke (remote)
Earth, Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences: Colwell, Dever, Meigs (remote), Shiel (remote), Marnie Jo Zirbel (v. Watkins-Brandt) (remote)
Education: Bachman (remote)
Engineering: Albertani, Gambatese, Johnston, Kelly (remote), Mayaram (remote), Wildenschild (remote)
Extension: Arispe (remote), Hein (remote), Chris Schactschneider (v. Kaiser) (remote), Wells (remote)
Forestry: Cushing (remote), Hatten (remote)
Hatfield Marine Science Center: Henkel (remote), Miller (remote)
Liberal Arts: Below (remote), Boovy (remote) Chappell, Hammer, Inderbitzin, Lauer, Maldonado (remote) Osei-Kofi (remote), Plaza, Shirazi (remote), Trujillo
Library: Stefanie Buck (v. Van Tuyl)
Pharmacy: Linares (remote)
Public Health & Human Sciences: Bethel (remote), Hannigan-Downs (remote), Krahn (remote), MacTavish (remote)
Science: Beisiegel (remote), Bogley, Bokil, Cozzi, Giovannoni, Gitelman, McIntyre, Remcho (remote), Swisher (remote)
Student Affairs: Atebe, Le, Nakic
Veterinary Medicine: Pastey (remote)
Agricultural Sciences: Bohnert, Chang, Field, Gaebel, Hayes, Mata-Gonzalez, Mundt, Noller
Associated Faculty: Bromagem, Hansen, Sagmiller, Vignos, Waite
Earth, Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences: Ozkan-Haller
Engineering: Albertani, Bay, Lee, Paasch, Porter, Scott, Squires, Yeh
Extension: No absences
Forestry: Knowles, Schimleck, Shaw
Hatfield Marine Science Center: No absences
Liberal Arts: Barnd, Duncan, Orosco, Roper
Library: No absences
Public Health & Human Sciences: Khanna, Luck, Yun
Science: Faridani, Ossiander, Riverstone, Tate
Student Affairs: Jenkins, Smith, Wright
Veterinary Medicine: Gordon, Milovancev
Charlene Alexander, Dan Bartholomae, Eric Beeler (remote), Kyle Bjornstad, Sherm Bloomer, Brendan Brucker (remote), Linda Bruslind, Maureen Cochran, Helen Diggs, Mark Dinsmore (remote), David Farrington, Rosemary Garagnani (remote), Julie Gess-Newsome (remote), Julie Greenwood (remote), Jenny Haubenreiser (remote), Amanda Granrud, Josh Kaufman, Robynn Pease, Bill Ripple, Darleen Root, Amanda Shah, Robbin Sim (remote), Brandon Trelstad