Faculty Senate Agenda: March 23, 2023


The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, March 23, 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-senators 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: Native American Relations & Programs (PDF)
  • Zoe Higheagle Strong, Vice Provost for Native American Relations & Programs; Tribal Liaison to the WSU President
  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of minutes from the March 2, 2023 faculty senate meeting (PDF).
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items
      1. The faculty senate officers met with the president and provost on Monday, March 20, 2023.
      2. The faculty senate chair will present to the board of regents on May 5th, 2023.
      3. (Item #2023.03.23_311_Exec) Faculty Senate Executive Election Announcement (Exhibit 311A 311B).
      4. (Item #2023.03.23_304_AAC) Minor Change Bulletin No. 9 (Exhibit 304A).
      5. (Item #2023.03.23_312_Exec) Request notification for the Masters of Nursing to be placed in moratorium (Exhibit 312A).
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair, Christine Horne
        1. Faculty Senate Concerns & Activities Table 03.23.2023 (PDF).
        2. Tenure & Promotion Recognition (PDF).
  4. Additions or changes to the agenda
  5. Agenda Items
    1. Action items
      1. (Item #2023.03.02_293_Exec) Proposed Amendment to the Faculty Senate Constitution: Article II, Section 4 (Exhibit 293A). -M. Hudelson
      2. (Item #2023.03.02_294_PHSC) Professional Health Sciences Major Change Bulletin No. 2 (Exhibit 294A 294B). -J. Mattoon
      3. (Item #2023.03.02_295_GSC) Graduate School Policies and Procedures (Exhibit 295A 295B 295C). -E. Nicol / G. Wayman
      4. (Item #2023.03.02_297_AAC) Undergraduate & Professional Major change Bulletin No. 11 (Exhibit 297A 297B). -P. Sekhar
      5. (Item #2023.03.02_298_AAC) UCORE Changes Approved by the UCORE Committee Bulletin No. 2 (Exhibit 298A). -P. Sekhar
      6. (Item #2023.03.02_299_AAC) Proposal to Establish Rule 60, Student Vaccination Requirements (Exhibit 299A). -P. Sekhar
      7. (Item #2023.03.02_300_AAC) Proposal to Revise Rule 50 (Exhibit 300A). -P. Sekhar
      8. (Item #2023.03.02_301_AdHoc) Proposal for a Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Step Salary Structure Committee (Exhibit 301A). -A. Felsot / N. Devarie-Baez
    2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item #2023.03.23_302_AAC) Proposal to change the degree names of the BA in Fine Art and the BFA in Fine Art (Exhibit 302A 302B). -P. Sekhar
      2. (Item #2023.03.23_303_AAC) Proposal to Revise Rules 38 – 41 and Rule 70 (Exhibit 303A). -P. Sekhar
      3. (Item #2023.03.23_217_AAC) Amended Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 2 (Exhibit 217C* 217D* 217A 217B). -P. Sekhar
      4. (Item #2023.03.23_305_FAC) Changes to the Faculty Manual Section II (Exhibit 305A 305B 305C). -J. McDonald
      5. (Item #2023.03.23_306_FAC) Changes to the Faculty Manual Section III.C.7 on Salary Increases (Exhibit 306A 306B). -J. McDonald
      6. (Item #2023.03.23_307_FAC) Changes to the Faculty Manual Section II.D Ethics in Public Service (Exhibit 307A 307B). -J. McDonald
      7. (Item #2023.03.23_308_FAC) Changes to the Faculty Manual Section III.D.7 through III.D.10 (Exhibit 308A 308B 308C). -J. McDonald
      8. (Item #2023.03.23_309_FAC) Changes to the Faculty Manual Section V (Exhibit 309A 309B). -J. McDonald
      9. (Item #2023.03.23_310_Catalog) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 12 (Exhibit 310A 310B).
      10. (Item #2023.03.23_313_AAC) Proposal to Discontinue the BA in Computer Science (Exhibit 313A 313B 313C). P. Sekhar
  6. Constituent Concerns
  7. Meeting Adjourned
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