TO:                 Academic Senate Members

 

FROM:           Mr. Bruce Brumley, Chair

                        Academic Senate

 

RE:                  MEETING DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA

 

 

The first Academic Senate meeting of the 2012-2013 year will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 3:40 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Conference Room (McM 209).

 

I.          ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES:  April 12

 

II.        ITEMS FOR INFORMATION

 

Item 1  Committee Report for 2011-2012:  CARE Committee

Item 2  Committee Report for 2011-2012:  Graduate Committee

Item 3  Committee Report for 2011-2012:  General Education Committee

Item 4  Committee Report for 2011-2012:  Academic Standards and Scholastic Standing Committee

Item 5  Committee Report for 2011-2012:  Library Committee

Item 6  Committee Roster for 2012-2013

 

III.       ITEMS – FIRST READING

 

Item 44  MS in Athletic Training.  Modification to an existing program.

 

Item 7  Academic Senate Bylaws Article I Section B. Accountability.  Change required number of signatures to petition the Senate to call a general faculty meeting from 25% of the faculty to 10 faculty members.  (requires general faculty approval)

Item 7.a  Academic Senate Bylaws Article II.  Section B. 5. Terms of Office.  Add section b) for term limits.  (requires general faculty approval)

Item 7.b  Academic Senate Bylaws Article IV. Section B. 4. CARE Committee, 5. Library Committee, and 6. MSUB Graduate Committee.  Remove references to Graduate Student Association (no longer exists).

Item 7.c  Academic Senate Bylaws Article IV. Section B. 2 Academic Standards and Scholastic Standing Committee.  Indicate voting members, add voting rule, and add quorum rule to align with current practice.

 

IV.       PROVOST REPORT

A.  Confidentiality of teaching evaluations

B.  Copyright issues with online courses

C.  Education Ph.D. and Special Education M.S.

D.  CARE Grants and End of Fiscal Year

 

V.        COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

VI.       DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS

 

A.  Review of new Chair Elect Language in Bylaws

 

B.  Review/Correction of Release Time Report from Provost Pagano

 

C.  Lowering Full-Time Teaching Loads at Both Campuses

 

VII.     OLD BUSINESS

 

VIII.    NEW BUSINESS

 

 

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