Faculty Senate Minutes
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Meeting Minutes

May 2, 2002

Call to order: 

4:16 pm; Riggle Room; ADUC.

Senators Absent: 

Charles Baker-Clark, Ric Caric, William Grise, and Teresa Hardman.

Minutes: 

Minutes of April 18, 2002 were approved as distributed.

Senate Action: 

Fiscal Affairs: 

Family Medical Leave Act was presented for a first reading.  Senator Buck moved to suspend the rules and vote today.  Seconded, passed.  Senator Lennex moved to table until information regarding federal mandate information was obtained.  Seconded, failed.   Senator Keenan asked the committee to withdraw the motion considering the nature of the proposal.  Committee withdrew motion.

Senator Keenan moved to extend the meeting until all business was completed.  Motion seconded and passed.

Governance:

Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research was presented for a second reading.  Motion passed.

Old Business: 

Pac-30: Performance-Based Compensation Plan for Faculty was presented for a second reading.  Senator Keenan made the following friendly amendment: Line 53: ‘Approved criteria shall be distributed to all faculty before the beginning of the calendar year for which the criteria are being applied.’ to become third sentence.  Friendly amendment accepted.  Senator Gruninger made the following as a friendly amendment: Line 50: for a second sentence to read ‘These criteria shall be consistent with departmental FEPs and shall be approved by a majority of tenured and tenure track faculty and the dean.’  Friendly amendment accepted.  Senator Buck made the following as a friendly amendment: Line 49 as a first sentence to read ‘All colleges shall create a clear process and specific criteria for awarding shares on a college-wide basis.’  Friendly amendment accepted.  Senator Buck made the following change to his friendly amendment: ‘All colleges shall create a clear process and specific criteria for awarding shares that are awarded on a college-wide basis.’  Changes were accepted.  Pac-30 as revised was passed.

New Business:

Senator Keenan made the following motion: ‘Be it resolved that the Faculty Regent make an oral report regarding the Penson Evaluation of the President to the Faculty Senate at the earliest opportunity.  Such report shall be as comprehensive as possible.’   Motion seconded and passed.

Adjournment: 

6:25 pm