Chair Stone, Senators Brennan, Conroy, Fleming, Frost, Gillis, Hazlewood, Homeyer, James, McKinney, Rao, Sawey, Sorensen, Warms
Guests: Clayton Medford, University Star Reporter, Joan Heath, Asst VP, Univ. Libr., Julio Dix, Mathematics, Judy Leavell, Curr & Inst, Jane Mills, Admin Libr, Shirley Ogletree, Psychology
Meeting called to order at 4:00.
1. Runoff Elections:
College of Education
Stephen Furney, Gay James, Jack Ransone
College of Fine Arts & Comm (2)
Michel Conroy, Ian Davidson, Michelle Ney, LeAnne Stedman, Lee Williams
College of Science
Ron Sawey, Gary Winek
College of Libral Arts (2)
Maria Czyzweska, Lawrence Estaville, Jennifer Forrest, Ted Hindson,
Audrey McKinney, George Weinberger
2. Tenure/Promotion Document: the Provost wants to finalize the document over the summer.
3. Summer Schedule: Senators should think about the summer meeting schedule for the next meeting.
4. Document Coming: There is a new draft policy document circulating that defines clinical and research faculty positions, etc.
PAAG Items for next week:
Other issues that did not make the agenda: Is the FAS system ever going to work? What about the move to make out-of-country classes equivalent to residential classes; there is a fear that such a move will make out-of-country classes go away? Were there any problems with CUPA equity cycle?
Library Materials Allocation Formula:
The library materials allocation formula for departmental allocations is up for review. All departments were surveyed through their library representatives, with 49 departments and school indicating by a large majority that the current allocation formula was fair. In
Summary, the current formula still seems to work. Only one significant issue was raised:
How to fund interdisciplinary PhD programs? The current example was with the ED prefix for 7000 level courses. That allocation would go to EAPS, which will share with the rest of the college. Other 7000 course allotments will be assigned to the departments where the class is taught. It is requested that their recommendation of no change in the allocation formula serve as its required 5-year review. Senate will act on the recommendation at the next meeting.
University Research Committee Appointments:
New members: Alan Chavkin, English and John Walker, HPER were approved by the Senate.
It was suggested that the Senate consider proposing the constitutional amendment ballot be circulated at the first meeting of the colleges in the fall. Discussion will continue.
Development Leave Applications:
The rest of the meeting went to consideration of development leave applications of:
Duncan Waite, EAPS
Teya Rosenberg, English
Walter Wright, Pol. Sci.
Ted Hindson, Pol. Sci.
Rebecca Bell-Metereau, English
John Davis, Psychology