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2008-02-25 Faculty Senate meeting
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Faculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the meeting of February 25, 2008. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2007-2008, v.21
Table of Contents
Agenda: (Informal statements and proposals) -- (President's report) -- (Committee reports): A. Rules / Larry Spurgeon -- (Old business): A. Continued discussion of the Motion from the Executive Committee
Attachments: Council of Faculty Senate Presidents: Statement on the Value Higher Education -- Student Government Association Student Senate Resolution Roll
Minutes: Summary of action: 1. Motion: The WSU Faculty Senate continues to encourage the development and implementation of an effective emergency warning system for the WSU community. passed unanimously -- 2. Motion: After Executive Committee hears again from Provost Miller about the X/F policy it will be referred to Academic Affairs Committee. (See in particular AAUP red book page 114 on faculty prerogative in assigning grades; what is the argument for legal liability protection.) Passed -- 3. Motion: Endorse administration’s changes to cell phone policy. Passed -- (Informal statements and proposals): Moment of silence deploring the deaths and injuries at NIU last week / Senator Klunder -- (President's report): A. KBOR: Nuanced discussion of tuition increases -- B. Regents coming to campus April 15 -- C. KBOR’s five principal questions -- D. What can we do to help? How can we advance these issues? -- E. Nominations sought by March 3 for President’s Distinguished Service Award -- F. Solution soon to the conflation of academic and behavioral issues with regard to plagiarism; a way to make the XF policy work -- (Committee reports): A. Rules: Electronic nominations; committee will soon bring the proposed revisions to the Grievance Policy to the Senate for discussion; reported on attending the meeting of the Emergency Response Task Force -- (Old business): A. Continued discussion of the Motion on +/- grading from the Executive Committee