Faculty Senate Minutes
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Meier Hall 306
Kathleen Parrow, Gina Gibson, Parthasarathi Nag, John Alsup, Jim Hesson, Byron Hollowell, Dorothy Fuller, Kara Keeter, David Crawford
Call meeting to order – 3:19 p.m.
Approval of the Agenda with changes.
Approval of minutes from April 18, 2012 meeting.
Introduction and seating of new members.
Curriculum Proposals (All Approved):
Minor Course Modifications (delete courses):
TECH 203 Industrial Crafts
TECH 226 Discrete & Integrated Circuits
TECH 226L Discrete & Integrated Circuits Lab
TECH 271 Interior Construction
TECH 329 Computer Hardware/Operating Systems
TECH 336 Animation
TECH 364 Small Engines
TECH 478 Customizing AutoCAD
Minor Course Modification (change pre-req):
TECH 485 Enterprise Systems
Adding a common course:
MUS 240 Music Cultures of the World
New Course Requests:
MUS 215 Introduction to Music Technology (3 credits)
PSYC 481 Psychology and Law (3 credits)
PSYC 424 Human Potential and Performance (3 credits)
Minor Course Modification (changing acourse):
Minor in Military Science (reduce from 31 to 18 hours)
Communication Arts (change name to GraphicDesign and Communication-revised at state level from our previously approved Graphic Design name change).
Certificate in Journalism
Committees (Appointments Committee, University Curriculum Committee, and Senate appointees to other committees). All committees have representation and have been approved.
Senate letters to be sent. Senate approved with revisions pending word from the administration.
Election of Senate Officers for 2012-2013 President and Vice-President positions pending word from nominees, the elected Secretary is Gina Gibson.
Concern has been expressed about the Counseling Center.There was discussion about inviting Lois Flagstad to come to Faculty Senate.
Meeting adjourned 4:47 p.m.
Minutes recorded and respectfully submitted by Gina Gibson.