Faculty Senate Agenda: December 9, 2021


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Guest Presentation: WSU Budget Update (Click here to review the presentation)
  • Provost Elizabeth Chilton, Executive Vice President & Chancellor-Designate, WSU Pullman
  • Stacy Pearson, Vice President for Finance & Administration


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Minutes from the November 18, 2021 Meeting
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items.
      1. Faculty Senate Officers will meet with President Schulz and Provost Chilton on Tuesday, December 14th, 2021.
      2. (Item # 2021.12.09_140_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #6 (Exhibit 140)
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair Doug Call

IV. Additions or Changes to the Agenda.

V. Agenda Items

  1. Action 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. Silva Lopez
      4. (Item #2021.11.18_133_AAC) Proposal to establish new UCORE Designation: Equity and Justice [EQJS] (Exhibit 133A). -E. Silva Lopez
      5. (Item #2021.11.18_134_AAC) Proposal to revise Rule 111 (Exhibit 134A). -E. Silva Lopez
      6. (Item #2021.11.18_135_AAC) Proposal to revise Rule 98 (Exhibit 135A). -E. Silva Lopez
      7. (Item #2021.11.18_136_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 4 (Exhibit 136A 136B). -E. Silva Lopez
  2. Discussion Items:
      1. (Item # 2021.12.09_137_GSC) Recommended approval to revise the PhD in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (Exhibit 137A 137B). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      2. (Item # 2021.12.09_138_CoC) Recommended approval to revise the Committee on Committees composition language (Exhibit 138).  -C. Horne
      3. (Item # 2021.12.09_139_FAC) Recommended approval to revise sections III.C.5.b of the Faculty Manual (Exhibit 139). -J. McDonald
      4. (Item # 2021.12.09_141_AAC) Proposal to revise Rule 38 (Exhibit 141A 141B). -E. Silva Lopez
      5. (Item # 2021.12.09_142_GSC) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 4 (Exhibit 142A). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol

VI. Constituent Concerns.

VII. Adjournment

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