WSU Faculty Senate Meeting April 8, 2021

In order to comply with state guidelines and protect the health of our community, the Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 3:30pm via Zoom only.
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Approval of Undergraduate and Professional Degrees:

(Item # 2021.04.08_94_Registrar)I move that the University Faculty recommend to the President and the Board of Regents that, effective at the closing dates for each graduating class, those undergraduate and professional students who have completed degree requirements and whose names remain on the “Official List of Degree Candidates” be advanced to the degrees set above their names as members of the classes of May 2021, August 2021, and December 2021.

Approval of Graduate Degrees:

(Item # 2021.04.08_95_Registrar) I move that the University Faculty recommend to the President and the Board of Regents that, effective at the closing dates for each graduating class, those graduate students who have completed degree requirements and whose names remain on the “Official List of Degree Candidates” be advanced to the degrees set above their names as members of the classes of May 2021, August 2021, and December 2021.

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Agenda in Word

Guest Presenters:

President Schulz and Provost Chilton

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes of  March 25, 2021 Meeting (Exhibit A)
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items
      1. Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule for 2021-2022
      2. The Faculty Senate Officers met with the president and provost on March 24, 2021.
      3. The Faculty Senate Officers met with the provost on April 6, 2021.
      4. (Item# 2021.04.08_101_GSC) The Graduate Studies Committee has approved revisions on SBS Bylaws and these are available on the department’s website (Exhibit 101A    101B).
      5. (Item # 2021.04.08_100_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #11 (Exhibit 100).
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by the Chair – David Turnbull
  4. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
  5. Agenda Items
    1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2021.03.25_76_ FAC) Recommendation from Faculty Affairs Committee to approve the revision to the Faculty Manual:  Moving Teaching Portfolio instructions out of the Faculty Manual and into the Provost’s Guidelines for Promotion & Tenure (Exhibits 76A     76B) – S. Hines
      2. (Item # 2021.03.25_77_ FAC) Recommendation from Faculty Affairs Committee to approve the revision in the Faculty Manual: Review of Faculty, Section III, C 4: (Exhibits 77A    77B) – S. Hines
      3. (Item # 2021.03.25_78_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Graduate Major Change Bulletin #7 (Exhibit 78) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      4. (Item # 2021.03.25_79_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve a new degree in Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Exhibits 79A    79B    79C ) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      5. (Item # 2021.03.25_80_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve a new degree in MS in Business Administration (Exhibits 80A      80B ) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      6. (Item # 2021.03.25_81_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the revised plan in Master of Engineering & Technology Management (nonthesis) (Exhibits 81A  81B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      7. (Item # 2021.03.25_82_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the revised plan in MS in Mechanical Engineering (Vancouver) (Exhibits   82A     82B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      8. (Item # 2021.03.25_83_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the revised certificate in Applied Measurement & Quantitative Methods (Exhibits 83A     83B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      9. (Item # 2021.03.25_84_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve a new certificate in Human Nutrition (Exhibits 84A     84B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      10. (Item # 2021.03.25_85_AAC) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin #8 (Exhibits 85A    85B  Addendum #1/ 85C    85D)  D. Handy
      11. (Item # 2021.03.25_86_AAC) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the revised Rule 111, Undergraduate Major, Minor, and College requirements for Graduation (Exhibit 86) –D. Handy
      12. (Item # 2021.03.25_87_AAC) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the revised Rule 20, Permission to Audit (Exhibit 87) – D. Handy
      13. (Item # 2021.03.25_88_R&A) Recommendation from the Research and Arts Committee to approve the Center for Professional Sales – T.Barry/J. Owen (Exhibits 88A   88B)
      14. (Item # 2021.03.25_89_PHSC) Recommendation from the Professional Health Science Committee to approve the Major Change Bulletin #3 (Exhibits 89A    89B) – J. Mattoon
      15. (Item #2021.03.25_93_CoC) Recommendation from the Committee on Committees to approve the special appointment of Jeb Owen to a third consecutive 3-year term on the Research and Arts Committee (Exhibit 93)- D.Call
    2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item # 2021.04.08_96_Steering) Recommendation from Faculty Senate Steering Committee to carry out all necessary functions of Faculty Senate during the period of May 16 through August 15, 2021
      2. (Item # 2021.04.08_97_AAC) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the revised Rule 6f.  (Exhibits 97) –D. Handy
      3. (Item # 2021.04.08_98_AAC) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the revised Rules, 15, 16, 17.  (Exhibits 98) –D. Handy
      4. (Item # 2021.04.08_99_GSC) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve a new degree in Master of Applied Economics (Exhibits 99A   99B ) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
  6. Constituents’ Concerns
  7. Adjournment