Archived Senate Minutes

2022-2023

  • Meeting Minutes: April 6, 2023   Guest Presentation: End of Year Address President Kirk Schulz Minutes The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, April 6, 2023, in French 130D and via Zoom. Fifty-nine (59) senators were present with twenty-six (26) absent and eleven (11) non-voting members present. The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Christine Horne at 3:59 pm. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 23, 2023 Guest Presentation: Native American Relations & Programs Zoe Higheagle Strong, Vice Provost for Native American Relations & Programs; Tribal Liaison to the WSU President Minutes The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, March 23, 2023, in French 130D and via Zoom. Fifty-nine (59) senators were present with twenty-six (26) absent and seventeen (17) non-voting members present. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 2, 2023 ­ Guest Presentation: Legislative Update Steve Bollens, WSU Faculty Representative to the Washington State Legislature The increase in funding distribution will be allocated to all faculty, non-unionized staff, and graduate students by 4% and then 3% for the subsequent year. The internal matters of identifying the fund split of fiscal responsibility by the state and […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 16, 2023 Guest Presentation: WSU Office of Research Updates Christopher Keane, WSU Vice Chancellor for Research & Vice President for Research Dan Nordquist, Deputy Vice President for Research for Operations, Office of Research Support and Operations Kim Christen, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Advancement & Partnerships Minutes The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, February 16, 2023, in […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 2, 2023   Guest Presentation: COACHE Survey Results & Review (PDF) ·       Laura Hill, Senior Vice Provost Minutes The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, February 2, 2023, in French 130D and via Zoom. Sixty- three (63) senators were present with twenty-one (23) absent and sixteen (16) non-voting members present. The meeting was called to order by Chair, […]
  • Meeting Minutes: January 19, 2023   Guest Presentation: Employee Assistance Program Overview & WSU Health / Wellness Benefits ·       Darrow Brown, Workforce Support & Development Program Director ·       Ann Monroe, WSU Director, Benefits WSU Behavioral & Mental Support Resources (PDF) Minutes The faculty Senate met on Thursday, January 19, 2023, in French 130D and via Zoom. Sixty- five (65) senators […]
  • Meeting Minutes: December 8, 2022   Guest Presentation: OneWSU ·       Chris Hoyt, Vice President, Strategy, Planning, and Analysis; Chief of Staff Minutes The faculty Senate met on Thursday, December 8, 2022, in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Fifty-seven (57) senators were present with twenty-three (23) absent and sixteen (16) non-voting members present. The meeting was called to order by Chair, […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 17, 2022 Guest Presentation: Graduate School & Professional Programs (PDF) Tammy Barry, Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education   Minutes The faculty Senate met on Thursday, November 17, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-five (65) senators were present with fourteen (14) absent and twenty (20) non-voting members present. The meeting was called to order […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 3, 2022 Guest Presentation: Information Technology Services Review (PDF) Sasi Pillay, Vice President & Chief Information Officer Michael Walters, Assistant Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer Tony Opheim, Associate Vice President & Deputy Chief Information Officer   MINUTES The faculty Senate met on Thursday, November 3, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty (60) senators […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 20, 2022   Guest Presentation: Enrollment Management (PDF) Saichi Oba, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management   MINUTES   The faculty Senate met on Thursday, October 20, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Fifty-nine (59) senators were present with twenty (20) absent and twenty-one (21) non-voting members present. The meeting was called to order by Chair, Christine […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 6, 2022   October 6, 2022 Guest Presentation: WSU Student Affairs & Student Care Ellen Taylor, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jenna Hyatt, Dean of Students & Assistant Vice Chancellor Student Well-Being Presentation (PDF) Questions: How is information being disseminated to students and what are the best ways for faculty to share this information. -J. Miller Response: […]
  • Meeting Minutes: September 22, 2022 Guest Presentation: New Academic Year Welcome President Kirk Schulz, WSU System Provost Elizabeth Chilton, Executive Vice President & Chancellor, WSU Pullman Minutes Call to Order. 4:05pm. The faculty Senate met on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Seventy-two (72) senators were present with nine (9) absent and twenty-two (22) non-voting members […]
  • Faculty Senate Minutes: September 22, 2022 Guest Presentation: New Academic Year Welcome President Kirk Schulz, WSU System Provost Elizabeth Chilton, Executive Vice President & Chancellor, WSU Pullman Minutes Call to Order. 4:05pm. The faculty Senate met on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Seventy-two (72) senators were present with nine (9) absent and twenty-two (22) non-voting members […]

2021-2022

  • Meeting Minutes: April 7, 2022 Non-voting members and community members are not able to vote and should not respond to prompts to participate Faculty Senate Zoom polls. Non-voting members & community members may view the Faculty Senate meeting through the YouTube stream.   Guest Presentation: Leadership Update Kirk Schulz, WSU President Elizabeth Chilton, Provost, Executive Vice President & Chancellor, WSU […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 24, 2022 MEETING MINUTES Guest Presentation: Yakima Consortium Proposal Daryll DeWald, Chancellor, WSU Spokane & Vice President, Health Sciences Craig Parks, Vice Provost for System Innovation and Policy Instructional Site, Consortium, and Campus Designations (PDF) MEETING AGENDA Call to Order. Call to Order. The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, March 24th, 2022 in French 330 via Zoom. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 3, 2022 MEETING MINUTES March 3, 2022 Guest Presentation: Faculty Senate & Enrollment Management Saichi Oba, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Andrew Brewick, Director of Enrollment MEETING AGENDA Call to Order. The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, March 3, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-four (64) members were present with twenty-one (21) absent and fourteen […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 17, 2022 MEETING MINUTES February 17, 2022 Guest Presentation: Faculty Legislative Focus Dr. Steve Bollens, Faculty Senate Legislative Representative Call to Order. The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, February 17, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-one (61) members were present with twenty-three (23) absent and sixteen (16) nonvoting members present. Call to Order by D. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 3, 2022 MEETING MINUTES February 3, 2022   Guest Presentation: WSU Office of Research (PDF)    Christopher Keane, Vice President for Research & Vice Chancellor for Research, WSU Pullman The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, February 3, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-four (64) members were present with twenty-one (21) absent and fourteen (14) nonvoting […]
  • Meeting Minutes: January 20, 2022 MEETING MINUTES Guest Presentation: Academic Analytics   Laura Hill, Senior Vice Provost & CAHNRS Professor The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, January 20, 2022 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-five (65) members were present with nineteen (19) absent and three (3) nonvoting members present. Call to Order by D. Call, Chair at 4:00 pm […]
  • Meeting Minutes: December 9, 2021 MEETING MINUTES Guest Presentation: WSU Budget Update Provost Elizabeth Chilton, Executive Vice President & Chancellor-Designate, WSU Pullman Stacy Pearson, Vice President for Finance & Administration Call to Order. The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, December 9th, 2021 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-one (61) members were present with twenty-three (23) absent and twenty-one (21) […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 4, 2021 MINUTES The Faculty Senate met Thursday, November 4, 2021 via Zoom at 3:30pm in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-four (64) members were present with nineteen (19) absent and twelve (12) nonvoting members present. Call to Order by D. Call, Chair at 3:59 p.m. Guest Speakers: Co-chair of the Task Force on Equitable Policies & […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 7, 2021 Guest Speaker: Saichi Oba, Vice Provost of Enrollment Management The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, October 7th, 2021 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Fifty-nine (59) members were present with twenty-two (22) absent and twelve (12) nonvoting members present.   Call to Order by D. Call, Chair at 3:53pm Approval of Minutes from the September 23, […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 21, 2021 The Faculty Senate met on Thursday, October 21st, 2021 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom. Sixty-six (66) members were present with sixteen (16) absent and eleven (11) nonvoting members present. Call to Order by D. Call, Chair at 3:53pm   Approval of Minutes from the October 7, 2021 Meeting Approved with Unanimous Consent Announcements Information […]
  • Meeting Minutes: September 23, 2021 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY        FACULTY SENATE MINUTES Presentation slideshow by President Schulz and Provost Chilton   The Faculty Senate was called to order by C. Horne, Chair-Elect on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 in Lighty 403 and via Zoom at 3:30pm. Sixty-three (63) members were present with eighteen (18) absent and nineteen (19) nonvoting members present. […]

2020-2021

  • Meeting Minutes: March 25, 2021 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting March 25, 2021                 Speaker presentations Guest Speaker:  WSU Financial Update by VP Stacy Pearson Minutes of March 4, 2021 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements Information Items Chair-Elect for 2021-2022: Christine Horne from Sociology (Item #2021.03.25_90_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #10 (Exhibit 90) Senate leadership met with the president and provost […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 4, 2021 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting March 4, 2021                             Speaker presentations Legislative Update by Stephen Bollens Executive Budget Council Update by  Celestina Barbosa-Leiker    Minutes of February 4, 2021 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements Information Items Senate Leadership met with the President on February 22, 2021 The Graduate Studies Committee has approved revisions […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 18, 2021 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting February 18, 2021 No speaker this meeting Minutes of February 4, 2021 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements Information Items (Item #2021.02.18_66_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #9 (Exhibit 66) Chair Elect Candidate – Christine Horne (Item #2021.02.18_67_RAC) The Research and Arts Committee approved the center closure of the Washington State University […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 4, 2021 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting February 4, 2021 No speaker this meeting Minutes of January 21, 2021 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements Information Items (Item #2021.02.04_59_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #8 (Exhibit 59) Chair Elect Elections Reports Remarks by the Chair – Dave Turnbull: Election timeline page is up on the Faculty Senate website.  Nominations […]
  • Meeting Minutes: January 21, 2021 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting January 21, 2021 No speaker this meeting No speaker this meeting Minutes of December 10, 2020 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements Information Items (Item #2021.01.21_48_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #7 (Exhibit 48) Reports Remarks by the Chair – Dave Turnbull: Information will be provided at our February 4 meeting regarding […]
  • Meeting Minutes: December 10, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting December 10 2020 Prior to the call to order, President Schulz and VP Stacy Pearson, Athletics Budget and Fiscal Recovery Program Update The Faculty Senate was called to order by D. Turnbull, Chair on Thursday December 10, 2020, in Lighty 403 and via Zoom at 4:29 p.m.  Sixty-two (62) members […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 19, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting November 19, 2020 Prior to the call to order, VP Colleen Kerr, Legislative Updates                                      AVP Lisa Gehring, HRS Update Minutes of November 5, 2020 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements Information Items (Item #2020.11.19_34_Registrar) Minor Change Bulletin #5 (Exhibit 34) WSU Faculty Legislative Representative – Stephen Bollens Reports Remarks by […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 5, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting November 5, 2020 Prior to the call to order, VP Matt Skinner discussed the current status of the WorkDay Update. The Faculty Senate was called to order by D. Turnbull, Chair on Thursday November 5, 2020, in Lighty 403 and via Zoom at 4:04 p.m.  Fifty-nine (59) members were present […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 22, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting October 22, 2020 Prior to the call to order, VP Christopher Keane offered remarks updating current initiatives from the Office of Research and AVP Olivia Yang offered remarks updating the capital budget priorities. The Faculty Senate was called to order by D. Turnbull, Chair on Thursday October 22, 2020, in […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 8, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting October 8, 2020 Prior to the call to order, Melanie Neuilly, Catherine Cooper, and Jill McClusky provided an update on the WSU Salary Study. The Faculty Senate was called to order by D. Turnbull, Chair on Thursday October 8, 2020, in Lighty 401 and via Zoom at 3:53 p.m.  Sixty-one […]
  • Meeting Minutes: September 24, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting September 24, 2020 Prior to the call to order, WSU President Kirk Schulz and Provost Elizabeth Chilton offered remarks and answered questions. The Faculty Senate was called to order by D. Turnbull, Chair on Thursday September 24, 2020, in Lighty 401 and via Zoom at 4:07 p.m.  Forty-seven (47) members […]

2019-2020

  • Meeting Minutes: April 9, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting April 9, 2020 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday April 9, 2020, in FSHN T101 via Zoom at 3:30 p.m.   Fifty-five (55) members were present with thirteen (13) absent and seventy-one (71) nonvoting members present. I move that the University Faculty recommend to […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 26, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting March 26, 2020 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday March 26, 2020, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m.   Fifty-eighty (58) members were present with ten (10) absent and nine (9) nonvoting members present. Minutes of March 5, 2020 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 5, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting March 5, 2020 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday March 5, 2020, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m.   Forty-four (44) members were present with twenty-four (24) absent and nine (9) nonvoting members present. Remarks by Stephen Bollens, WSU Legislative Representative Minutes of February […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 20, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting February 20, 2020 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday February 20, 2020, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m.   Forty-two (42) members were present with twenty-six (26) absent and nine (9) nonvoting members present. Remarks by VP Stacy Pearson, University Budget Update Minutes of […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 6, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting February 6, 2020 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday February 6, 2020, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m.   Forty-two (42) members were present with twenty-six (26) absent and ten (10) nonvoting members present. Remarks by Olivia Yang, Preliminary Results of Scoring Capital Needs […]
  • Meeting Minutes: January 23, 2020 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting January 23, 2020 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday January 23, 2020, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m.   Thirty-nine (39) members were present with twenty-nine (29) absent and seven (7) nonvoting members present. Remarks by Holly Ashkannejhad, J.D, Director | Title IX Coordinator […]
  • Meeting Minutes: December 5, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting December 05, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday December 5, 2019, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m.   Forty-one (41) members were present with twenty-seven (27) absent and nine (9) nonvoting members present. Remarks by VP Stacy Pearson and Olivia Yang, Associate Vice […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 14, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting November 14, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday November 14, 2019, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. forty (40) members were present with twenty-eight (28) absent and six (6) nonvoting members present. Remarks by  Jill Creighton, Associate Vice President & Dean of […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 31, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting October 31, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday October 31, 2019, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. forty-seven (47) members were present with nineteen (19) absent and nine (9) nonvoting members present. Remarks by President Schulz and Interim Provost Slinker Minutes of […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 17, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting October 17, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday October 17, 2019, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. forty-four (44) members were present with twenty-five (25) absent and seven (7) nonvoting members present. Minutes of October 3, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 3, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting October 3, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday October 3, 2019, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. forty-one (41) members were present with twenty-one (21) absent and ten (10) nonvoting members present. Minutes of September 19, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: September 19, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting September 19, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair on Thursday September 19, 2019, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. forty-one (41) members were present with twenty-one (21) absent and nine (9) nonvoting members present. Minutes of April 11, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]

2018-2019

  • Meeting Minutes: April 11, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting April 11, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by Jeannette Mageo, Chair on Thursday April 11, 2019 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Fifty-Two (52) members were present with Nineteen (19) absent and eight (8) nonvoting members present. Minutes of March 28, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 28, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting March 28, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by Jeannette Mageo, Chair on Thursday March 28, 2019 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Fifty-Two (52) members were present with Nineteen (19) absent and eight (8) nonvoting members present. Minutes of March 7, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: March 7, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting March 7, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by Jeannette Mageo, Chair on Thursday March 7, 2019 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Forty-five (45) members were present with Twenty-six (26) absent and seven (7) nonvoting members present. Minutes of February 21, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 21, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting February 21, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by Jeannette Mageo, Chair on Thursday February 21, 2019 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Fifty-one (51) members were present with Twenty-one (21) absent and eight (8) nonvoting members present. Minutes of February 7, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: February 7, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting February 7, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by Jeannette Mageo, Chair on Thursday February 7,  2019 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Forty-seven (47) members were present with Twenty-four (24) absent and eight (8) nonvoting members present. Minutes of January 24, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: January 24, 2019 Faculty Senate MinutesRegular MeetingJanuary 24, 2019The Faculty Senate was called to order by Jeannette Mageo, Chair on Thursday January 24 2019 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Forty-four (44) members were present with Twenty-seven (27) absent and seven (7) nonvoting members present.Minutes of January 10, 2019 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements (Information items). Information […]
  • Meeting Minutes: January 10, 2019 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting January 10, 2019 The Faculty Senate was called to order by Jeannette Mageo, Chair on Thursday January 10 2019 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Fifty-three (53) members were present with seventeen (17) absent and six (6) nonvoting members present. Minutes of  November 15, 2018 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 15, 2018 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting November 15, 2018 The Faculty Senate was called to order by G. Crouch, Chair-elect on Thursday November 15, 2018 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Forty-Six (46) members were present with twenty-Six (26) absent and Four (4) nonvoting members present. Minutes of  November 1, 2018 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: November 1, 2018 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting November 1, 2018 The Faculty Senate was called to order by J. Mageo, Chair on Thursday November 1, 2018 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. Forty-Four (44) members were present with twenty-Six (26) absent and Nine (9) nonvoting members present. Minutes of October 18, 2018 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 18, 2018 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting October 18, 2018 The Faculty Senate was called to order by J. Mageo, Chair on Thursday October 18 in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. fifty (50) members were present with seventeen (17) absent and seven (7) nonvoting members present. Minutes of October 4, 2018 meeting were approved as circulated. Announcements […]
  • Meeting Minutes: October 4, 2018 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting October 04, 2018 The Faculty Senate was called to order by J. Mageo, Chair on Thursday October 4, 2018, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. forty-three (43) members were present with eighteen (18) absent and eleven (11) nonvoting members present. Minutes of September 20, 2018 meeting were approved as circulated. […]
  • Meeting Minutes: September 20, 2018 Faculty Senate Minutes Regular Meeting September 20, 2018 The Faculty Senate was called to order by J. Mageo, Chair on Thursday September 20, 2018, in FSHN T101 at 3:30 p.m. forty-two (42) members were present with nineteen (19) absent and eight (8) nonvoting members present. Minutes of April 12, 2018 meeting were approved as circulated. […]