2016-11-28 Faculty Senate meeting

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2016-11-28
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Wichita State University , Faculty Senate , Shared governance , Meeting Agenda , Meeting minutes
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Faculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the meeting of November 28, 2016. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2016-2017, v.30
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Agenda: (President's report) -- (Old business): Recommendation regarding the Grievance Pool (2nd reading) -- Recommendation regarding expanding the Membership of the Faculty Senate (2nd reading) -- (New business): Cindy Claycomb, Assist. to the President for Strategic Planning -- Applied Learning Plan -- FAQ's about Applied Learning implementation -- b. Anand Desai, Dean, Barton School of Business -- Business School Koch proposal update -- (As may arise)
Attachments: Draft: Strategic Planning Applied Learning or Research Experience Approval Form / Cindy Claycomb -- Strategic planning, November 28, 2016 -- Strategic planning: Applied learning and research implementation process FAQs
Minutes: Summary of actions: 1. The rules committee recommends that the Senate uphold the current policy and prohibit probationary faculty from being in the grievance pool. Motion failed -- 2. Retain current practice that included probationary faculty in the grievance pool, but with a clearly communicated opportunity to opt out, with no questions asked, by making such a request by X date to the Provost. Motion approved -- 3. All employees who have teaching/library responsibilities of 50% or more and .5 FTE or greater will be eligible for membership in the Faculty Senate, including: temporary faculty, probationary faculty, tenured faculty, contingent unclassified professionals, provisional unclassified professionals, and regular unclassified professionals. These employees all have the e-class designation of FA or F2. Motion approved -- 4. All teaching employees who are eligible for the faculty senate would be available for the grievance pool. Motion approved -- 5. The rules committee recommends that membership on the Faculty Affairs Committee and the Faculty Support Committee be reserved for probationary and tenure faculty only, and that the two AtLarge positions on the University Tenure and Promotion Committee be reserved for tenured faculty. Motion approved -- (President's report): 1. KBOR meeting: i. CLEP scores -- ii. Sabbatical position at KBOR -- iii. Weapons Policy -- 2. PET meeting: i. WSU-WATC merger -- 3. Budget Committee -- 4. Ad-hoc Committees: i. Advancement of Teaching Faculty: Looking for four to five people to serve on an ad hoc committee which will create a model/career path for teaching faculty -- ii. Academic Honesty: looking for four or five faculty members to be on an Academic Honesty Policy ad hoc committee -- 5. Potential move of Faculty Senate Office -- 6. Accessibility changes that impact classrooms and teaching -- 7. Holiday Party -- (Old business): 1. Recommendation regarding the Grievance Pool (2nd reading) -- 2. Alternative motion: retain current practice that included probationary faculty in the grievance pool, but with a clearly communicated opportunity to opt out, with no questions asked, by making such a request by X date to the Provost -- 3. Recommendation regarding expanding the Membership of the Faculty Senate (2nd reading) -- 4. Proposal: All teaching employees who are eligible for the faculty senate would be available for the grievance pool -- 5. Proposal regarding membership on the Faculty Affairs Committee and Faculty Support Committee -- (New business): 1. Reviewed the applied learning or research experience approval form provided to the members of the Senate / Cindy Claycomb -- 2. Business School Koch proposal update / Anand Desai -- (As may arise): Statement of condemnation of the discriminatory action following the election / Jay Price
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Wichita State University
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Wichita State University Faculty Senate Archives
;v.30
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