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Faculty Senate 2020.2021

WSU Faculty Senate Meeting September 24, 2020

In order to comply with state guidelines and protect the health of our community, the Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 3:30pm via Zoom only.
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Agenda in Word

Guest Presenters:  President Schulz and Provost Chilton


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes of April 9, 2020 Meeting (Exhibit A)
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items
      1. Faculty Senate Officers met with the president and provost on August 25 and September 15, 2020
      2. Minor Change Bulletin #1 (Exhibit B)
      3. Summer Items passed by Steering Committee:
        1. NOI for a new Department in Viticulture and Enology (Exhibits  D    D1 )
        2. NOI for Degree Name Change – Master in Applied Economics (Exhibits E   E1 )
        3. Proposal to Discontinue Master’s in Public Affairs (Exhibits  F1   F2 )
        4. Edits to Graduate School P&P – Submitting Final Thesis or Dissertation to Graduate School (Exhibits G    G1)
        5. NOI ESFCOM – New Unit Behavioral Health (Exhibits H  H1 )
        6. Two-Year Moratorium – Department of Communication and Society (Exhibits  I1)
      4. Notice of Dissolution of the MOU for the Bi-State School of Food Science (Exhibit J)
      5. Faculty Manual amendment to reflect the updated Federal Title IX Policy (Exhibit K)
      6. Notice of Degree Proposal: Suspend BA in Asia Studies (Exhibit L)
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by the Chair – David Turnbull
  4. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
  5. Agenda Items
    1. Discussion Items
      1. (Item # 2020.09.24_1_Steering)  Recommendation from the Steering Committee to approve the Faculty Senate Committees    (Exhibit 1A)
      2. (Item # 2020.09.24_2_AAC )   Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Revision to Rule 15, Credit by Examinations (Exhibit 2A) –D. Handy
      3. (Item # 2020.09.24_3_AAC)  Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the UCORE Bulletin #1  (Exhibit 3A) –D. Handy
      4. (Item # 2020.09.24_4_Provost) Recommendation from the Office of the Provost to change the Spring Academic Calendar for Spring 2021 (Exhibit 4A)
  6. Constituents’ Concerns
  7. Adjournment