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September 13, 2000 University Faculty Senate Agenda & Meeting Minutes

Agenda

  1. Call to Order by Speaker Howard Howland
  2. Remarks by President Hunter Rawlings, III
  3. Remarks by and Questions for Provost Biddy Martin
  4. Remarks by Dean J. Robert Cooke: Overview for the Year and Report on the Faculty Advisory Committee on Tenure Appointments
  5. Approval of Minutes of the May 10, 2000 Faculty Senate Meeting
  6. Report from the Nominations and Elections Committee: Charles Walcott, Associate Dean and Secretary of the University Faculty
  7. Plans for Departmental Faculty Discussions of ‘Campus Climate for Teaching and Learning
  8. ‘A Faculty Issue:’ Professor Peter Schwartz, Faculty Subcommittee of the Campus Climate Committee
  9. UFC’s Summer Discussions and Resolution on Distance Learning: Professor Charles Walcott (Enclosure – Informational only, Not for Senate Vote) (See Trustee Release)
  10. UFC Subcommittee Report on For-Profit/Not-for-Profit Status of the Proposed Distance Learning Entity: Professor Seymour Schmidt, Membder, University Faculty Commitee (Enclosure)
  11. Response to Questions by Members of the Senate Concerning the For-Profit/Not-for-Profit Status of the Distance Learning Entity: Michael Goldstein, Special Counsel to the University
  12. Response to Questions by Members of the Senate Concerning the Preliminary Report on Non-Degree Programs, Provost’s Advisory Committee on Distance Learning: Professor William Arms, Chair
  13. Response to Questions by Members of the Senate Concerning the August 3rd Administrative ‘Response to the Preliminary Report of the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Distance Learning’: Vice Provost Mary Sansalone
  14. Resolution for a Graduate Field of Systems Engineering and a Master of Engineering Degree in Systems Engineering: Professor Terrence Fine, former Chair and Professor Jery Stedinger, Current Chair, Committee on Academic Programs and Policies (Enclosure)
  15. Resolution from Faculty Advisory Committee on Tenure Appointments: Professor Wilfried Brutsaert and Professor Dorothy Mermin, FACTA members (Enclosure)
  16. Good and Welfare

Meeting Minutes