Faculty Senate Agenda: February 3rd, 2022


The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Please note that voting senators should be logged into zoom. Non-voting members and community members may view the Faculty Senate meeting through the YouTube stream.

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Guest Presentation: WSU Office of Research
  • Christopher Keane, Vice President for Research & Vice Chancellor for Research, WSU Pullman (PDF presentation)


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Minutes from the January 20th, 2022 Faculty Senate Meeting
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items.
      1. Formal nominations for the Faculty Senate Chair Elect position will open on February 3, 2022.
      2. (Item # 2022.02.03._159_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin No. 8 (Exhibit 159A).
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair Doug Call
        1. COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guidance Tool
        2. Pullman VCAA position announced
        3. Faculty Senate Committee Nomination Form is now open for applications.
        4. New chair-elect nomination site open

IV. Additions or Changes to the Agenda.

V. Agenda Items

    1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2022.01.20_143_GSC) Revision of the PhD in Computer Science (Exhibit 143A 143B). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      2. (Item # 2022.01.20_144_GSC) Revision of the PhD in Criminal Justice and Criminology (Exhibit 144A 144B). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      3. (Item # 2022.01.20_145_GSC) Graduate Major Change Bulletin #5 (Exhibit 145A). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      4. (Item # 2022.01.20_147_FAC) Proposal to add to Section I.B.1.a of the Faculty Manual to page 11 immediately before (1) Faculty Categories (Exhibit 147A Updated). -J. McDonald
      5. (Item # 2022.01.20_149_AAC) Proposal to Establish New Rule 26 (Exhibit 149A). -E. Silva-Lopez
      6. (Item # 2022.01.20_150_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 5 (Exhibits 150A *150B updated). E. Silva-Lopez
    2. Discussion Items:
      1. (Item # 2022.02.03._151_GSC) Proposal to add Nutrition and Exercise Physiology 430/530 Nutrition and the Gut Microbiome (Exhibit 151A). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      2. (Item # 2022.02.03_152_GSC) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 6 (Exhibit 152A). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      3. (Item # 2022.02.03_153_GSC) Revise the PhD in Geology recommendation (Exhibit 153A 153B). –G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      4. (Item # 2022.02.03_154_GSC) Revise the PhD in Environmental and Natural Resources (Exhibit 154A 154B). –G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      5. (Item # 2022.02.03_155_GSC) Revise the Master of Science in Natural Resources (Exhibit 155A 155B). –G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      6. (Item # 2022.02.03_156_FAC) Changes to section I.A.3.b and section III.C.4.I of the Faculty Manual (Exhibit 156A). -J. McDonald
      7. (Item # 2022.02.03_157_Registrar) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 6 (Exhibit 157A 157B).
      8. (Item # 2022.02.03_158_FAC) Changes to Section II.F.10.h of the Faculty Manual regarding Title IX language (Exhibit 158A). -J. McDonald

VI. Constituent Concerns.

VII. Adjournment

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