April 15, 2004
Call to Order:
Call to order: 4:15 pm; Riggle Room; ADUC.
Senators Absent: Ric Berry, Haiwook Choi, Noel Earl, Steve Eliason, Terry Irons, Thomas Kmetz, Jason Vance, Wesley White, and Troy Wistuba.
Minutes: Minutes of March 18, 2004, were approved with the following changes: Under Governance Report - it should read that David Bartlett, was placed on the Promotion Committee for the remainder of the vacant term. Minutes of April 1, 2004, were approved as written.
Chair’s Report: Chair Creahan reported on the following: 1] Deans Council meeting; 2] update regarding the Senate Newsletter and ballots; 3] committee minutes not being received in the Senate office. All committees were asked to please send a copy of their minutes.; and 4] summer meetings.
Provost Report: Dr. Moore addressed the senate regarding tuitition.
Regent’s Report: Regent Morgan announced the next Board of Regents meeting would be held April 26, 2004.
Academic Policies: Chair Schack reported the committee was working on teacher evaluations and IDEA forms.
Evaluation: Chair DeMoss reported the committee was completing it’s work on PBSI and FEPs.
Governance Committee: The following senators were elected to the Planning Committee: Charles Morgan and Darrin DeMoss.
The following committee nominations were approved: Academic Standards and Appeals - Marcia Cooper - S&T; Kathryn Carlson - HUM; Mesghena Yesin - BUS; Richard Hunt - at-large; Sean Reilley - at-large. Campus Environment Team/Affirmative Action Committee - Ron Spangler - at-large. Employee Benefits - Rosemary Carlson - BUS. Faculty Promotion - Donna Everett - BUS; Lynn Fitzgerald - EDU; Bob Boram - S&T. Faculty Rights & Responsibilities - Wretha Goodpaster - S&T; Rebecca Katz - HUM; Mesgena Yesin - BUS; David Olson - at-large; James Knoll - EDU. Graduate - [Election to be held] - Sean Reilley/Charles Patrick - S&T; Julie Gawn/Joy Gritton - HUM; Jim Turner/Tom Creahan - BUS; Tim Miller/James Knoll - EDU; Carol Nutter - Librarian. Honors - Shari Kidwell - S&T; Ahmad Hassan - BUS. Intercollegiate Athletics - Clarenda Phillips - HUM; Julie Hypes - EDU. Library - Jennifer Birriel - S&T; Ron Skidmore - EDU; Pam Anderson - Librarian. Planning Committee - [Election to be held] - Joan Atkins/Robert Royer - HUM; Michael Harford/Hillary Iwu - BUS; Carol Nutter/Gary Flanagan - Librarian. Professional Development - Allen Risk - S&T; Jennifer Dearson - EDU; Clara Potter - Librarian. Research and Creative Productions - Ilsun White - S&T; Sarah Morrison - HUM; Richard Berry - BUS; Dean Owen - EDU; Diane Haleman - EDU. Scholarship - Laurie Couch - S&T; Ed Harris - BUS. Service - Lynn Haller - S&T; Mee Ryoung Shon - EDU. Student Disciplinary - Lucy Mays - S&T; Sam Natatai - BUS. Student Life - Peggy Osborne - BUS; Sam Wright - EDU. Student Media Board - Stacey Baker, Shondrah Nash, David Bissonette (President selects one). Technology Resources - Chien-Chih Peng - BUS; Scott Rundell S&T; Lesia Lennex - EDU. Tenure - Vivian Cyrus - S&T; Ken Henderson, BUS; Karen Lafferty - EDU. Undergraduate Curriculum - Academic Programs Subcommittee - Mary Just - at-large; Sean O’Keefe - at-large; Annie Adams - at-large; Michael Hypes - at-large. Undergraduate Curriculum - General Education Subcommittee - Roland Buck - at-large; Judith Stafford - at-large; Shondrah Nash - at-large; Richard Hunt - at-large. Wellness - Roma Prindle - HUM; Jeff Fannin - S&T. Academic Program Review - Brent Rogers - S&T; Robert Prichard - HUM; Yan Duen - at-large.
Professional Policies: The Family Medical Leave Act Pool UAR was presented as a first reading.
Guest Presentation: Dr. Adam Kantrovich gave a demonstration on Tablet PC’s.