Faculty Senate Agenda: January 19, 2023


The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, January 19, 2023 via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Please note: Senators are the only members allowed to vote and should be logged into Zoom. Non-voting members and community members are not eligible to vote, and should not respond to prompts to participate in Faculty Senate Zoom polls.

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Guest Presentation: Employee Assistance Program Overview & WSU Health / Wellness Benefits (PDF)


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of minutes from the December 8, 2022 faculty senate meeting (PDF)
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items
      1. The faculty senate officers met with the university president & provost on January 11th, 2023.
      2. The faculty senate chair will report to the board of regents on January 27th. 2023.
      3. (Item #2023.01.12_262_Catalog) EQJS Summary Bulletin for CAHNRS, No. 1 (Exhibit 262A).
      4. (Item #2023.01.12_263_Catalog) EQJS Summary Bulletin for CAS No. 1,2,3 (Exhibit 263A, 263B 263C).
      5. (Item #2023.01.12_264_Catalog) EQJS Summary Bulletin for COM, No. 1 (Exhibit 264A).
      6. (Item #2023.01.12_265_Catalog) EQJS Summary Bulletin for VCEA, No. 1 (Exhibit 265A).
      7. (Item #2023.01.12_266_Catalog) EQJS Summary Bulletin for ESFCOM, No. 1 (Exhibit 266A).
      8. (Item #2023.01.12_267_Catalog) EQJS Summary Bulletin for CVM, No. 1 (Exhibit 267A).
      9. (Item #2023.01.12_268_Steering) Extension of the Syllabus Requirements Pilot (Exhibit 268A 268B).
      10. (Item #2023.01.12_269_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin No. 6 (Exhibit 269A).
      11. (Item #2023.01.12_270_GSC) Approval of Clinical Psychology, PhD, Bylaws (Exhibit 270A 270B).
      12. (Item #2023.01.12_277_Steering) Executive Policy 33 Reference Item (Exhibit 277A).
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair, Christine Horne
        1. Faculty Senate Concerns & Activities Table 01.19.23 (PDF).
        2. Then & Now: Legislative affordability initiatives have cut college debt | WSU Government Relations (Exhibit A).
      2. Remarks by Faculty Senate Executive Secretary, Matthew Hudelson
        1. Announcement of senate executive election procedures
        2. Formal nominations for the faculty senate executive positions open on January 19, 2023.
        3. New Executive Nomination Site now open
  4. Additions or changes to the agenda
  5. Agenda Items
    1. Action items
      1. (Item #2022.11.17_246_Catalog) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 5, item No. 1 [Civil Engineering Course 545 removed] (Exhibit 246A).
      2. (Item #2022.12.08_254_AAC) Undergraduate & Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 6 (Exhibit 254A 254B). -D. Grigar
      3. (Item #2022.12.08_256_GSC) Change the Graduate Plan for PhD in Clinical Psychology (Exhibit 256A 256B). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      4. (Item #2022.12.08_257_Registrar) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 6 (Exhibit 257A).
      5. (Item #2022.12.08_260_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 7 (Exhibit 260A). -D. Grigar
    2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item #2023.01.12_261_PHSC) Professional Health Sciences Major Change Bulletin No. 1 (Exhibit 261A 261B). -J. Mattoon
      2. (Item #2023.01.12_271_FAC) Proposed amendments to sections VII and XIII and insertion of section XIV of the Faculty Senate Bylaws (Exhibit 271A). -J. McDonald
      3. (Item #2023.01.12_272_GSC) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 7 (Exhibit 272A). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      4. (Item #2023.01.12_273_AAC) Proposal to Establish the Bachelor of Science Degree in Cybersecurity (Exhibit 273A 273B). -D. Drigar / K. Sivakumar
      5. (Item #2023.01.12_274_AAC) Proposal to Create a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences (Exhibit 274A 274B 274C). -D. Drigar / K. Meier
      6. (Item #2023.01.12_275_CoC) Recommendation of Professional Health Sciences Committee Member, Jose Pares-Avila (Exhibit 275A). -E. Shelden
      7. Item #2023.01.12_276_SSC) Establishment of a University Syllabus (Exhibit 276A) -C. Stratton
  6. Constituent Concerns
  7. Meeting Adjourned
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