TO: Academic Senate Members
FROM: Mr. Bruce Brumley, Chair
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