2002-10-14 Faculty Senate meeting

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Faculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the meeting of October 14, 2002. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2002-2003, v.16

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Agenda: (Informal statements and proposals) -- (President's report) -- (Committee reports): A Rules Committee / Elizabeth Behrman -- (New business): A. Proposed Certificate Program Guidelines / Charles Koeber -- B. Motion from Executive Committee / Elizabeth Behrman
Attachments: University Curriculum Committee Guidelines for Undergraduate Certificate Programs -- Memo: Undergraduate Certificate Programs with history and background, and arguments in favor of the motion / Bill Wynne
Minutes: Summary of action: 1. The Senate approved the Rules Committee nominations for several positions -- 2. The Senate approved the Guidelines for Undergraduate Certificate Programs as proposed to the Senate by the University Curriculum Committee and the Senate Executive Committee -- 3. The Senate considered a proposal, on the first of three "readings," approved by the Senate Executive Committee favoring university-wide mandatory external review for tenure decisions. A motion was approved to postpone further consideration until Joyce Cavarozzi, chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee, can meet with the Senate -- (Informal statements and proposals): A. Six or eight emeritus faculty were left off the list recently sent to faculty for nomination to the Academy for Effective Teaching -- B. Announcement that there will be a state meeting of the AAUP October 26 / Senator Roussel -- (President's report): Rules Committee: recommendations -- (New business): A. Proposed Certificate Program Guidelines / Charles Koeber -- B. Executive Committee Motion / Senator Behrman -- (As may arise): 1. Upcoming Shocktoberfest / Lindsay Mullins -- 2. Student Government Association Committee exploring the use of the computerized "Blackboard" system for coursework / Drew Sell -- Remarks from President-Elect Behrman: 1. Fairness -- 2. Objective validation of excellence -- 3. Helps the candidate -- 4. Good press -- Remarks from Senator Hershfield regarding mandatory external reviews for the tenure process