Faculty Senate Agenda: September 22, 2022


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Guest Presentation: New Academic Year Welcome


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Minutes from the April 7, 2022 Faculty Senate Meeting
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items
      1. Faculty Senate Officers met with the WSU president and provost on September 12th, 2022.
      2. Matthew Hudelson will serve as the 2022 – 2023 Faculty Senate Parliamentarian
      3. Summer items passed by the Faculty Senate Steering Committee
        1. (Item #2022.09.22_201_Steering) Name change of the former unit: School of Information to the new name designation: Department of Digital Technology and Culture (Exhibit 201A 201B 201C).
      4. (Item #2022.09.22_206_GSC) School of the Environment Bylaws approval (Exhibit 206A 206B).
      5. (Item #2022.09.22_207_GSC) Animal Science Bylaws approval (Exhibit 207A 207B).
      6. (Item #2022.09.22_211_AAC) Minor Change Bulletin No. 1 (Exhibit 211A).
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair Christine Horne
        1. Faculty Senate concerns and activities table (Exhibit A).
  4. Additions or changes to the agenda
  5. Agenda Items
    1. Discussion Items
      1. (Item #2022.09.22_202_GSC) Recommended approval of the revised degree, MS in Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences (thesis) (Exhibit 202A 202B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman / Lisa Shipley
      2. (Item #2022.09.22_203_GSC) Recommended approval of the revised degree, MS in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences (non-thesis) (Exhibit 203A 203B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman / Lisa Shipley
      3. (Item #2022.09.22_204_GSC) Recommended approval to drop the degree plan for MS in Geology (nonthesis) (204A 204B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      4. (Item #2022.09.22_205_GSC) Recommended approval of the revised degree, MS in Geology (thesis) (205A 205B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      5. (Item #2022.09.22_208_GSC) Recommended approval of the new Certificate for Veterinary Internship and Veterinary Residency (Exhibit 208A 208B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      6. (Item #2022.09.22_209_GSC) Recommended approval of the Revised Certificate in Protein Biotech. (Exhibit 209A 209B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      7. (Item #2022.09.22_210_AAC) Proposal to Establish a new UCORE Designation, EQJS, Pursuing Equity and Justice (Exhibit 210A 210B). -P. Sekhar
      8. (Item #2022.09.22_212_AAC) Undergraduate & Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 1 (Exhibit 212A 212B). -P. Sekhar
      9. (Item #2022.09.22_213_GSC) Revision for M.S. in Statistics (Exhibit 213A 213B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      10. (Item #2022.09.22_214_GSC) Recommended approval of the CySER Certificate (Exhibit 214A 214B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      11. (Item #2022.09.22_215_Registrar) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 1 (Exhibit 215A).
  6. Constituent Concerns
  7. Adjournment
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