Faculty Senate Minutes
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Meier Hall 204
Approved March 16, 2011
Called meeting to order at 3:15
Agenda approved with additions
Present: Kathleen Parrow, Gina Gibson, Parthasarathi Nag, Sonya Pagel, Sasha Pursley, Nancy Roberts, David Crawford, Adam Bailey, Jim Hesson, Jami Stone, Brittney Seitz
-Approval of Minutes from February 16, 2001 with revisions.
-Curriculum Proposals discussed and recommended:
HLTH 461 Instructor Training in CPR (delete)
MUS 130 Music Literature (change number to MUS 135)
Management Information System Minor (revise requirements and reduce to 18 hours)
-Distinguished Faculty Award discussed.
-Financial Aid Committee, faculty senate representative requested. Sasha Pursley offered to be on the committee.
-April 13 employee awards ceremony.
-Faculty Senate Committee Responsibilities paperwork passed out and discussed.
Draft will be created by Parrow and Stone for by-laws and specifics in regard to Faculty Senate committee service.
Faculty Senate is going to recommend Nag and Roberts be placed on the Library/Educational Media Committee.
-IDEA survey link will be sent out by individual faculty.
-IDEA survey, Academic Affairs Council to discuss how often the IDEA survey should be administered.
-Discussion of changing hours required for graduation: 18 hours for minors, 120 hours for majors.
-MyEdu website, deal made by student life in regards to purchasing books, discussion ensued.
-Academic Dishonesty form ready for use.
-IT Faculty Survey, changes made to survey already. Basically the survey is liked by Faculty Senate.
-Emergency protocol for classrooms-report of progress by Nancy Roberts. Questions should include more extreme situations. The difference between disturbing and threatening behavior should be discussed.
Meeting adjourned at 4:43 PM
Minutes recorded and submitted by Gina Gibson