Thursday, May 9, 2019 ~ 3:00-5:00 PM
The Valley Football Center Auditorium – 2nd Floor Map
A. ACTION ITEMS
Approval of Minutes
Allen Thompson, Curriculum Council Co-chair, will present for approval the below curricular proposals:
Rural Policy Online Graduate Certificate #105628 – New Certificate Program Proposal
Engineering Management #104678 – New Certificate Program Proposal
Contemporary Hispanic Studies, MA #106506 – Terminate Graduate Major
Academic Regulations – Proposed Revisions
Linda Bruslind, Academic Regulations Committee, will present for approval proposed revisions to the Academic Regulations Introduction, AR 3, AR 7, AR 10, AR 12, AR 18, AR 22, AR 9 and AR 25. These proposed revisions were discussed during the April Faculty Senate meeting.
Student Health and Wellbeing Syllabus Insert Proposal
Bonnie Hemrick, Ian Kellems, Josey Koehn, Carol Moreno and Tess Webster-Henry will present updated materials related to the request to require a Student Health and Wellbeing statement to syllabi.
If you were not present at the December 2018 Faculty Senate meeting, the webcast at https://senate.oregonstate.edu/december-6-2018-faculty-senate-webcast can provide additional background information related to this request.
Resolution Supporting Oregon Student Success
Faculty Senate President Mina Carson will present for approval a Resolution Supporting Oregon Student Success which relates to the passage of HB 3427, the Student Success Act.
B. SPECIAL REPORTS
Scott Barnes, Vice President and Athletic Director, will provide an update of Athletics activities.
Jock Mills, Director of Government Relations, will provide an update on legislative activities.
C. DISCUSSION ITEM
Shared Governance Document
Faculty Senate President Mina Carson, will outline elements of the Shared Governance document drafted by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. Please note that the document is linked from a Qualtrics survey which also provides an opportunity for feedback. Please feel free to share with your constituents.
D. INFORMATION ITEMS
Faculty Conversations with President Ray
In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring a small group conversation with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional) on May 23 from 10:00-11:30. Each 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 wish to participate, please access the registration form at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1HWyFJ2I4GJobEp to register for this session. Session requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.
2019 Faculty Senate Meetings
Please reserve the following dates for Faculty Senate meetings for the remainder of 2019; check the monthly agenda to determine the location. All meetings are scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM:
June 13, October 10, November 14, December 12
Non-Course Category II Proposals
All Non-course Category II proposals approved by the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council since April 11, 2019.
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.
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 926 485 939. If you experience problems logging in during the meeting, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at [email protected].
E. REPORT FROM AND DIALOG WITH THE FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT
F. 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