Faculty Senate Agenda: February 17th, 2022


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Guest Presentation: Faculty Legislative Focus (PDF)
  • Dr. Steve Bollens, Faculty Senate Legislative Representative


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Minutes from the February 3rd, 2022 Faculty Senate Meeting.
  3. Announcements.
    1. Information Items.
      1. Formal nominations for the Faculty Senate Chair Elect position opened on February 3, 2022 and closed on February 15th at 5:00pm. The Chair-Elect ballot is now open to senators and will close on March 22nd at 5:00pm.
      2. The Faculty Senate Officers will meet with the President and Provost on February 22nd, 2022.
      3. (Item # 2022.02.17_160_GSC) Physics, MS, PhD Bylaws. (Exhibit 160A 160B).
      4. Item # 2022.02.17_166_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin No. 9 (Exhibit 166A).
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair, Doug Call
        1. Faculty Senate Concerns and Activities Summary
        2. Speaker Schedule adjustment on March 3rd and March 24th 

IV. Additions or Changes to the Agenda.

V. Agenda Items

    1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2022.02.03._151_GSC) Proposal to add Nutrition and Exercise Physiology 430/530 Nutrition and the Gut Microbiome (Exhibit 151A 151B). -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 updated 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
    2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item # 2022.02.17_161_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 7 (Exhibit 161A 161B). -E. Silva Lopez
      2. (Item # 2022.02.17_162_GSC) Revision of requirements for the M.S. in Experimental Psychology (thesis); (Exhibit 162A 162B). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      3. (Item # 2022.02.17_163_GSC) Revisions to the Graduate School Policies & Procedures Manual (Exhibit 163A 163B 163C). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      4. (Item # 2022.02.17_164_GSC) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 7 (Exhibit 164A 164B 164C 164D). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      5. (Item # 2022.02.17_165_PHSC) Professional Health Sciences Major Change Bulletin No. 2 (Exhibit 165A 165B). – J. Mattoon
      6. (Item # 2022.02.17_167_RAC) Committee Composition for the Research and Arts Committee (Exhibit 167A). T. Barry / J. Owen

VI. Constituent Concerns.

VII. Adjournment.

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