2012-03-12 Faculty Senate meeting

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Faculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the meeting of March 12, 2012. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2011-2012, v.25

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Agenda: (President’s report) -- (Committee reports) -- (WSU Foundation) / Elizabeth King -- (New Grade Policy in regard to Federal Financial Aid Regulations) / David Wright -- (New business): a. General Education Catalog Change -- (As may arise)
Attachments: Revised grade entry policy for new federal regulation on financial aid -- Employee/Spouse giving 4th Quartet FY 2011 -- WSU Foundation Fund report
Minutes: (President's report): 1. Kansas Board of Regents: a. Salary issues -- b. Regents develop a handout of the advantages of higher education for distribution to public and legislators -- 2. Presidential search -- 3. President’s Distinguished Service Awards will be given at the Shocker Pride Celebration on May 3 -- 4. The Faculty Awards Ceremonies and General Faculty Meeting have been scheduled for May 4 -- 5. The Planning and Budget Committee has completed its evaluation of retention proposals and recommended seven proposals for funding -- 6. Conceal carry -- (Committee reports): Two grievances were in progress / Senator Ross -- WSU Foundation report / Elizabeth King -- New Grade Policy in regard to Federal Financial Aid Regulations / David Wright -- (Old business): Proposed revisions of Sections 9.10 through 9.12, 4.13, 4.14 of the University’s Policies and Procedures manual and Faculty Senate proposal for a faculty ombudsman remain in the General Council’s office awaiting examination and approval -- (New business): First reading of the proposed changes to the General Education Catalog copy / President Skinner -- (As may arise): SGA was working to fill student vacancies on the faculty committees / Casey Donnell and Cassie Standley