Faculty Senate Agenda: March 3, 2022


The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, March 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: Faculty Senate & Enrollment Management
  • Saichi Oba, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
  • Andrew Brewick, Director of Enrollment


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Minutes from the February 17th, 2022 Faculty Senate Meeting (PDF)
  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 March 8th 2022.
      3. The Faculty Senate will report to the BoR on March 11th, 2022.
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair, Doug Call
        1. Reminder that all Principal Investigators and their employees are required to complete the Discrimination and Harassment Course Certificate. Please review the linked memo from VP Chris Keane (PDF). The link for completing the task can be found here.
        2. Craig Parks, Vice Provost for System Innovation and Policy and Daryll Dewald, Chancellor, Spokane campus will present a Yakima Consortium proposal on March 24th.
        3. Stacy Pearson, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will provide a written report on Covid-19 expenditures in lieu of her presentation on March 24th.

IV. Additions or Changes to the Agenda.

V. Agenda Items

    1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2022.02.17_161_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 7 (Exhibit 161A  *161B (updated). -E. Silva Lopez
      2. (Item # 2022.02.17_162_GSC) Revision of requirements for the M.S. in Experimental Psychology (thesis); (Exhibit 162A *162B updated). -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
    2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item # 2022.03.03_168_GSC) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 8 (Exhibit (168A). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      2. (Item # 2022.03.03_169_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 8 (Exhibit 169A 169B). -E. Silva Lopez
      3. (Item # 2022.03.03_170_AAC) Proposal to Establish new Rule 24 to provide basic information about tuition and fees, including relevant websites for students and others to reference (Exhibit 170A). -E. Silva Lopez
      4. (Item # 2022.03.03_171_AAC) Proposal to Revise Rules 2, 4, and 25 to address gender neutrality (Exhibit 171A). -E. Silva Lopez
      5. (Item # 2022.03.03_172_FAC) Updates to the Faculty Manual Section II.F.5 (Exhibit 172A). -J. McDonald
      6. Item # 2022.03.03_173_FAC) Authorization to update the Faculty Manual as specified in the linked memo. (Exhibit 173A). -J. McDonald

VI. Constituent Concerns.

VII. Adjournment.

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