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This Week's Agenda

Full Faculty Senate Agenda
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Alkek 105/106

Minutes from previous meetings are available at:
http://www.txstate.edu/facultysenate/about/58th-senate-minutes.html

4:00     Full Senate convenes

  • Information and follow-up items

-  COSE interim senator appointment, Dr. Bahram Asiabanpour
-  FS Academic Freedom Committee
-  Scholars at Risk institutional membership recommendation https://www.scholarsatrisk.org/
-  Ombudsman search
-  McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program (DOE TRIO program)  https://www2.ed.gov/programs/triomcnair/index.html
To increase attainment of Ph.D. degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society (5-yr. grant period, institutional application due in June)
-  Starving the Beast streaming is available in the Alkek Library catalog http://catalog.library.txstate.edu/record=b3552570~S1a
-  NY Times site license recommendation
-  Contact hours outside of class departmental policies

  • Reports on concerns from faculty (Senators and Senate Liaisons)

5:30     Break

5:40     Follow-up items

  • Academic Freedom Committee, updated website text and committee membership
  • Senate Fellow call for applicants update
  • Review request: UPPS 02.04.01 Student Media Policies and Procedures, Feb. 20

Approval of Feb. 8 senate meeting minutes

6:00     Adjournment