Senators Stone, Feakes, Hazlewood, Hindson, McGee, McKinney, Meek, Melzer, Ogletree, Shah, Wilson, Winek, Wiley
Guests: Scott Thomas, University Star
Meeting called to order at 4:00.
· Monthly Income Report from University Advancement: The Chair circulated the monthly income report that was provided by Vice Pres for Univ Advancement Rebecca Prince.
Vacancy for Education on the Senate: Dr. Steven Furney, HPER, was named as a temporary replacement for Senator Wiley, representing the College of Education, who is resigning from the Senate in order to be eligible to apply for Faculty Development Leave. An official election for a permanent replacement will be held in a couple of weeks.
Issues for the Texas Council of Faculty Senates Meeting: Senators Wiley and Wilson will attend the TCFS meeting and will meet with Chancellor Matthews and Vice Chancellor Craycraft of the Texas State University System. Some questions to be considered for the Chancellor were:
University Research Committee: Senator Ogletree will serve as the Senate representative on the University Research Committee.
Presidential Awards Committee: The Teaching group needs faculty members. Senators should look for possible representatives from three colleges.
Planning for the Avent Room Dedication: A small committee conscious of ceremony, consisting of Senators Davidson, Bond and Wiley, will consult with Dr. E. Swinney to make arrangements for the dedication of the Senate meeting room as the Henrietta Avent Room. They will aim for a dedication early in the spring semester.