2007-04-09 Faculty Senate meeting
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Faculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the meeting of April 9, 2007. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2006-2007, v.20
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Agenda: (Informal statements and proposals) -- (Committee reports): A. Rules Committee: Proposed change to the University Tenure and Promotion Committee Charge; Current: 8. Report to the Faculty Affairs Committee for review issues of concern in tenure policies and tenure and promotion guidelines; and Proposed 8. Report to the full Senate for review, issues of concern in tenure policies and tenure and promotion guidelines / Silvia Carruthers -- (Old business): A. X/F Grade update and discussion -- B. Proposed Chronic Low Performance policy discussion and vote -- C. Proposals from Faculty Affairs Committee to the Tenure and Promotion and Professor Incentive Review Policies -- (Executive Committee) discussion and vote: Items 1 & 2: Changes to the Calendars; Items 3 & 4: Definition of "Refereed"; Items 5 & 6: External Review -- (New business): A. WSU Foundation update / Elizabeth King -- B. Continuing Education as a service component to the Wichita and WSU Communities / Charlotte Howard
Attachments: Proposed policy on chronic low performance -- Proposed policy on chronic low performance, April 9, 2007 -- Executive Committee revisions to Faculty Affairs Tenure and Promotion proposals -- Information provided to Faculty Senate, April 9, 2007
Minutes: Summary of action: 1. Accepted the proposed policy on Chronic Low Performance -- 2. Accepted the proposed revisions to the Tenure & Promotion Calendar -- 3. Accepted the proposal defining "Refereed" from Faculty Affairs Committee -- (Informal statements and proposals): a. Invitation to Charles Burdsal who oversees the analysis of the results of the SPTE survey each semester to visit the Senate on May 7th / President Roussel -- b. WSU travel policy / President Roussel -- c. International Office no longer has funds to support international travel until the end of the academic year / President Roussel -- d. Mary Herrin will be an invited speaker to discuss with the Senate the university budget on April 23rd and Dr. Glendon Miller will discuss concerns about ventilation and mold problems on campus -- (Committee reports): a. Rules Committee: Problems finding Grievance Committee Conveners and members and modification to the University Tenure and Promotion Committee Charge / Senator Carruthers -- (New business): a. Report regarding the performance of the Foundation during 2006 / Elizabeth King -- b. Report on current status of The Division of Continuing Education at Wichita State / Charlotte Howard -- (Old business): a. X/F Grade Policy / President Roussel -- b. Proposed Chronic Low Performance Policy / President Roussel -- c. Proposed External Reviews -- d. Proposed Tenure and Promotion Calendar:rev -- e. Proposed Definition of "Refereed"