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WSU Faculty Senate Meeting October 22, 2020

In order to comply with state guidelines and protect the health of our community, the Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 3:30pm via Zoom only.
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Agenda in Word

Guest Presenters:
VP Chris Keane, Office of Research Update
AVP Olivia Yang, Capital Budget Update PPT

 

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes of  October 8, 2020 Meeting (Exhibit A)
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items
      1. Minor Change Bulletin #3 (Exhibit B) 
      2. Accepting Nominations for WSU Faculty Legislative Representative
      3. Seeking members for WSU HRS Task Force
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by the Chair – David Turnbull
  4. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
  5. Agenda Items
    1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2020.10.08_5_AAC ) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Undergraduate Bulletin #1 ( Exhibits 5A    5B ) –D. Handy  APPROVED
      2. (Item # 2020.10.08_6_AAC ) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Revision to Rule 67, Dropping a Course (Exhibit 6A) –D. Handy  APPROVED
    2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item # 2020.10.22_7_FAC ) Recommendation from the Faculty Affairs Committee to approve the updates to the Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws, Legislative Representative ( Exhibits 7A    7B    7C ) –S. Hines
      2. (Item # 2020.10.22_8_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised major curricular changes to Mechanical Engineering, PhD (Exhibits 8A   8B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      3. (Item # 2020.10.22_9_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised major curricular changes to Mechanical Engineering, MS (thesis) (Exhibits 9A    9B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      4. (Item # 2020.10.22_10_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised programs changes to Mechanical Engineering MS (nonthesis) (Exhibits 10A   10B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      5. (Item # 2020.10.22_11_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised major curricular changes to Materials Science and Engineering, MS (thesis) (Exhibits 11A    11B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      6. (Item # 2020.10.22_12_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised major curricular changes to Materials Science and Engineering, MS (nonthesis) (Exhibits 12A    12B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      7. (Item # 2020.10.22_13_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised major curricular changes to Software Engineering, MS (nonthesis) (Exhibits 13A    13B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      8. (Item # 2020.10.22_14_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised certificate changes to Nuclear Materials, Science and Engineering (Exhibits 14A    14B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      9. (Item # 2020.10.22_15_GSC ) Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve revised certificate changes to C-NSPIRE (Carbon and Nitrogen Systems Policy-Oriented Integrated Research and Education) (Exhibits 15A    15B) – U.Umesh/G.Wayman
      10. (Item # 2020.10.22_16_AAC ) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve a new Rule 49, Undergraduate Enrollment Limits (Exhibit 16A ) –D. Handy
      11. (Item # 2020.10.22_17_AAC ) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Revision to Rule 100, The Grade Point System (Exhibit 17A) –D. Handy
      12. (Item # 2020.10.22_18_AAC ) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Revision to Rule 17, Credit for Prior Learning    (Exhibit 18A ) –D. Handy
  6. Constituents’ Concerns
  7. Adjournment

WSU Faculty Senate Meeting October 8, 2020

In order to comply with state guidelines and protect the health of our community, the Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 3:30pm via Zoom only.
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Agenda in Word

Guest Presenters:  Melanie Neuilly, Catherine Cooper,  Jill McClusky – WSU Salary Study  PPT

 

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes of  September 24, 2020 Meeting (Exhibit A)
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items
      1. Faculty Senate Officers met with the provost on September 29, 2020
      2. Minor Change Bulletin #2 (Exhibit B)
      3. The Graduate Studies Committee has approved new bylaws: These are available on the department’s website   Memo   Bylaws
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by the Chair – David Turnbull
  4. Additions or Changes to the Agenda
  5. Agenda Items
    1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2020.09.24_1_Steering)  Recommendation from the Steering Committee to approve the Faculty Senate Committees    (Exhibit 1A) APPROVED
      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 APPROVED
      3. (Item # 2020.09.24_3_AAC)  Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the UCORE Bulletin #1  (Exhibit 3A) –D. Handy APPROVED
      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) APPROVED WITH AMENDMENTS
    2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item # 2020.10.08_5_AAC ) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Undergraduate Bulletin #1 ( Exhibits 5A    5B ) –D. Handy
      2. (Item # 2020.10.08_6_AAC ) Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Revision to Rule 67, Dropping a Course (Exhibit 6A) –D. Handy
  6. Constituents’ Concerns
  7. Adjournment

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

AGENDA

  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