Faculty Senate Agenda: November 18, 2021


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Guest Presentation: WSU Legislative Update


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Minutes from the November 4, 2021 Meeting
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items.
      1. Faculty Senate Officers met with the president and provost on Friday, November 12th, 2021.
      2. (Item# 2021.11.18_129_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #5 (Exhibit 129A *129B Updated 2.4.22).
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair Doug Call
        1. Update from the November 12th meeting with President Schulz and Provost Chilton.
        2. Mental Health Issues for Faculty & Students in the Pac-12; November 19, 2021 Zoom Session from 1:00pm – 3:00pm PST. Zoom Link to attend the session remotely.

IV. Additions or Changes to the Agenda.

V. Agenda Items

  1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2021.11.04_120_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 3 (Exhibits 120A 120B) -E. Lopez
      2. (Item # 2021.11.04_122_AAC) Proposal to Discontinue the BA in Interior Design, Spokane Campus (Exhibits 122A 122B) -E. Lopez
      3. (Item # 2021.11.04_123_PHSC) Professional Health Sciences Major Change Bulletin No. 1 (Exhibit 123). -J. Mattoon
      4. (Item # 2021.11.04_124_GSC) Revision of the Veterinary Sciences PhD and MS to Biomedical Sciences (Exhibit 124A 124B) -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      5. (Item # 2021.11.04_127_GSC) Graduate Major Course Bulletin GSC approvals of KINES 596, KINES 564, and SOC 527 (Exhibit 127A 127B 127C 127D) – G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      6. (Item # 2021.11.04_128_Steering) Proposal to make the Syllabus Committee a sub-committee of AAC, GSC, and PHSC. – M. Hudelson
  2. Discussion Items:
      1. (Item # 2021.11.18_130_AAC) Recommended Approval of Changes to the academic calendar (Exhibit 130A). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol / E. Lopez / J. Mattoon
      2. (Item # 2021.11.18_131_GSC) Recommended Approval of the Revised PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering (Exhibit 131A 131B). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      3. (Item #2021.11.18_132_AAC) Proposal to Extend the BA in Chemistry to Vancouver (Exhibit 132A 132B). -E. Lopez
      4. (Item #2021.11.18_133_AAC) Proposal to establish new UCORE Designation: Equity and Justice [EQJS] (Exhibit 133A). -E. Lopez
      5. (Item #2021.11.18_134_AAC) Proposal to Revise Rule 111 (Exhibit 134A). -E. Lopez
      6. (Item #2021.11.18_135_AAC) Proposal to Revise Rule 98 (Exhibit 135A). -E. Lopez
      7. (Item #2021.11.18_136_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 4 (Exhibit 136A 136B). -E. Lopez

VI. Constituent Concerns.

VII. Adjournment

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