Faculty Senate agenda items

 TENTATIVE

 

Items to be addressed as completed:

  • General Education:  Submit a report of proposed changes to the general education program
  • Instructional Academic Staff:
    1. Report on IAS career progression
    2. Repot on IAS contract issues
    3. Development of an IAS mentoring program
    4. Report on dissemination of information about new policies and procedures in conjunction with HR.

 

 

Date

Agenda Items

Sept

14

Introductions: 

  • Peg Finders, Director, School of Education
  • Paula Knudson, Dean, Student Development and Academic Services

Interim Chancellor:  Growth and Access Agenda and communication plans

Approval of committee members

Equity Score Card Presentation

Sept

28

Beth Hartung – Campus Climate Office

APR:  Revision of APR Summary

UCC:  Recommendations about online, hybrid, and distance education courses

Suspension of General Education Committee bylaws about chair

SEI policies and Procedures

Oct

12

UCC:  Response to General Education Committee recommendation about university-wide B.S. and B.A. requirements.

Nov

2

International Education:  Report on the evaluation of the current set of “Guidelines for International Study Tour Programs”

Articles and Bylaws:  Change in UCC and General Education Committee bylaws such that the GEC reviews waiver requests for general education program.

Nov

16

Meeting Cancelled

Nov

30

CAPS: Report on transfer students

Approval of the Academic Calendar

GCC

Articles & Bylaws:  (second reading) change in UCC and General Education Committee bylaws such that the GEC reviews waiver requests for general education program, bylaws for IAS committee, change in start date for new chairs, addition of a representative from the Provost’s Office to Faculty Development.

Dec

7

Faculty Development:  Report on increasing advertising of FD grants

Library:  Report on reallocation of differential tuition funds for library use

Feb

1

International Education:  Evaluation of needs of international students attending UW-L and the student support services available

PTS: 

  • Report on merit pay procedures and salary compression
  • Report on faculty promotion and workload issues/concerns identified in the campus climate survey.

Feb

15

Articles and Bylaws:  Bylaws for the IAS committee

Mar

1

Grad Council:   

  • Report on how the Office of Graduate Studies can enhance support to departments’ recruiting efforts
  • Report on graduate student recruiting efforts relative to Plan 2008
  • Report on problems faced by graduate students at UW-L in comparison to students at like institutions.

Research & Grants:   Report on charge to track outcomes of research by grant winners. 

Mar

22

PTS:   Report on role of department faculty, deans, and the Provost in retention recommendations and decisions

Mar

29