2003-04-07 Faculty Senate meeting

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Faculty Senate. Agenda and minutes of the meeting of April 7, 2003. -- Faculty Senate Meetings, 2002-2003, v.16

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Agenda: (Informal statements and proposals) - (President's report) -- (Old business): A. Proposal to Revise the General Education Program -- (New business): A. WSU Advancement - Endowment update / Elizabeth King -- B. COFSP discussion on Censorship
Attachments: Distance Education - Council of Faculty Senate President's Discussion on Censorship / Academic Freedom
Minutes: Summary of action: 1. The Senate heard the annual report by Elizabeth King, Vice President for University Advancement -- 2. The Senate continued its deliberations about the General Education proposal -- 3. The Senate approved, with one dissenting vote, a motion to express its opposition to the bill passed by the Legislature relative to the termination of funding for any department that uses obscene videos in class -- (New business): a. WSU Advancement / Endowment update -- (Informal proposals and statements): 1. Reminder to Senate of the state AAUP meeting / Senator Roussel -- 2. Inquiry about the anticipated impact of the Legislature's rejection of the Governor's revised budget / Senator Williamson -- 3. Drastic budget cuts being made in funding for Graduate Teaching Assistants / Senator Hodson -- 4. Senate meeting on May 5 will conflict with the Honors Convocation that is scheduled for that afternoon / VPAAR Kindrick -- (President's report): Outline of schedule for Senate consideration of the General Education proposal -- (Old business): a. Revisions to the General Education Program -- (New business): b. COFSP discussion on censorship / President Lancaster