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dc.contributor.authorFaculty Senate
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-06T19:34:53Z
dc.date.available2018-06-06T19:34:53Z
dc.date.issued2018-05-04
dc.identifier.citationFaculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the General Faculty meeting of May 4, 2018. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2017-2018, v.31en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/15262
dc.description.tableofcontentsAgenda: (Moment of silence for deceased faculty) -- (State of the University / President John Bardo) -- (State of Academic Affairs / Interim Provost Rick Muma -- (State of the Faculty Senate / Faculty Senate President Carolyn Shaw) -- (Proposed Revisions to Tenure and Promotion Review) -- (As may arise)
dc.description.tableofcontentsMinutes: Summary of action: Motion to endorse the following principle with corresponding policy document revision: In the case of both mandatory and non-mandatory reviews for tenure and promotion Associate Professor, candidates must meet the criteria for tenure and promotion as established in university policy. A favorable recommendation for Tenure automatically carries a favorable recommendation for promotion to Associate Professor. Approved -- (Moment of silence for deceased faculty) -- (State of the University / President John Bardo): Legislative session is almost over, possible to see some restoration of funding -- Currently working through issues with regents on questions about directions of universities in general -- Governor mandated raises will be completed by July 1st -- Provost search will soon be completed -- President Bardo talked about "where we came from" and how it is reflected in current direction -- (State of Academic Affairs / Interim Provost Rick Muma): SEM: goal setting; Fall 2020 enrollment goal 18,000. 6.1% yearly increase -- Aim for fall 2018 is 16,001 -- New academic programming: eight new programs that have started or are in the process -- WSU-WATC merger approved by HLC: Spring 2018 officially branded as WSU Tech -- Searches: Currently searching for provost and LAS dean, engineering dean search beginning and hopefully will be completed by January; Offer for new Ulrich Museum Director -- 52 faculty searches (TTF/non-tenure), 21 hired to date -- 29 candidates were tenured and/or promoted -- Non-tenure teaching track promotion process was approved by Senate and PET and so far 72 have been reviewed for promotion -- Interim Provost Muma reviewed his presentation to KBOR from February 2018 -- Faculty career development – identify reward systems that better accommodate changes in the higher education system -- Salary enhancement: Longer term employees left out of salary increase last summer will receive a 2.5 percent pay increase in July -- Working to develop a faculty driven innovation campus advisory council -- First-year seminar -- (State of the Faculty Senate / Faculty Senate President Carolyn Shaw): Reviewed long list of visitors who provided updates to the faculty senate during the 2017-18 academic year -- Senate will be looking at changes to the General Education program after review by committee is completed -- Still looking at review of “dismissal for cause and chronic low performance” policy -- Proposed Revisions to Tenure and Promotion Review -- (As may arise): Jeff Hershfield thanked Carolyn Shaw for serving as Senate president
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherWichita State Universityen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWichita State University Faculty Senate Archivesen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;v.31en_US
dc.subjectWichita State Universityen_US
dc.subjectFaculty Senateen_US
dc.subjectShared governanceen_US
dc.subjectMeeting Agendaen_US
dc.subjectMeeting minutesen_US
dc.title2018-05-04 General Faculty meetingen_US
dc.title.alternativeFaculty Senate meeting, May 4, 2018en_US
dc.typeManuscripten_US
dc.typeArchival materialen_US
dc.rights.holderWichita State Universityen_US


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