2007-10-08 Faculty Senate meeting

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Faculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the meeting of October 8, 2007. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2007-2008, v.21

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Agenda: (President's report) -- (Committee reports): A. Rules / Larry Spurgeon -- B. Academic Affairs / Krishna Krishnan --(Old business): A. Proposal revisions to the Subvention policy from Faculty Support Committee
Attachments: Proposed Subvention section of Handbook for Faculty
Minutes: Summary of action: 1. Confirmed the following committee members: Faculty Support: Sai Deng and Robert Lawless; Library: Ikram Ahmed and Annette Lezotte; General Education: Roy Myose; Scholarship and Student Aid: William Miles -- 2. Accepted a revision to the Faculty Senate Rules -- 3. Referred the proposal for Bioengineering program back to Academic Affairs -- 4. Accepted the proposed revisions for the Subvention Policy -- (President's report): A. We Are Wichita campaign -- B. Senator Gordon’s ad hoc committee concerning Academic Freedom -- C. General Education Coordinator hiring update -- D. Requested raw scores from SPTE is waiting on response -- E. Senator Smith-Campbell requested information about the University's pandemic preparedness policy -- (Committee reports): A. Rules: Committee is examining/re-writing grievance policy and working on the election procedures, and presented revision to the Faculty Senate Rules to include President's report as part of the agenda / Larry Spurgeon -- B. Academic Affairs: Bioengineering program proposal and concerns / Krishna Krishnan -- (Old business): A. Proposed revisions to the Subvention Policy, 2nd reading