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November 12, 2014 University Faculty Senate Agenda & Minutes

Agenda

  1. Call to Order – Speaker Bruce Lewenstein (2 min)
  2. *Approval of Senate Minutes of October 8, 2014 (1 min)
  3. *Proposed Modifications to Faculty Handbook (Textbook Policies, Absences for Interviews, Due Dates for Final Grades); Approved by Educational Policy Committee, UFC. (1 min)
  4. *Proposed Faculty Handbook Revision (Rename the Local Advisory Council as the Research Advisory Committee). Requested by R. Buhrman, Senior VP for Research).   Approved by UFC (1 min)
  5. Faculty Matters – Dean Joseph Burns, Dean of University Faculty (10 min)
  6. A Conversation with the Interim Provost Harry Katz, ILR (35 min)
  7. A Report on Graduate Students & Graduate School – Barbara Knuth, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School (35 min)
  8. Good and Welfare (5 min)

*These matters will be brought for vote by consent unless, prior to the meeting, a Senator asks for its discussion; then time will be taken from General Good and Welfare.

Meeting Minutes

*POWERPOINT SLIDES