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The Faculty Senate Current Agenda for  April 12, 2018

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY SENATE

Phone bridge number for meeting: 509-358-7935  Meeting ID 2325

The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, April 12, 2018 in FSHN T101, Spokane SAC 515, Tricities Test 224E and Vancouver  UB 311 at 3:30 p.m. 

  

I move that the University Faculty recommend to the President and the Board of Regents that, effective at the closing dates for each graduating class, those undergraduate and professional students who have completed degree requirements and whose names remain on the “Official List of Degree Candidates” be advanced to the degrees set above their names as members of the classes of May 2018, August 2018, and December 2018.  APPROVED

  

I move that the University Faculty recommend to the President and the Board of Regents that, effective at the closing dates for each graduating class, those graduate students who have completed degree requirements and whose names remain on the “Official List of Degree Candidates” be advanced to the degrees set above their names as members of the classes of May 2018, August 2018, and December 2018. 
APPROVED

AGENDA:

        I.        Call to Order.

       II.        Approval of Minutes of  March 29, 2018 Meeting  (Exhibit A)    APPROVED

      III.        Announcements.

                   A.       Information Items.

                         
                           1.  The Executive Officers met with Provost Bernardo on April 5, 2018
                           2.  Minor Change Bulletin #11 (Exhibit B) 
                           3.  EP 37   Memo   EP37
                           4.  The Research & Arts Committee has reviewed and approved the 5-year self-study review on the
                                Nuclear Radiation Center and has approved its name change to the Nuclear Science Center

                                                                     

                   B.      Reports.

                            1. Remarks by the Chair Judi McDonald
                            2. Remarks by Provost Bernardo   PPT
                        

                  

        IV.      Additions or Changes to the Agenda. Motion to move Discussion Items 1-12 to Action Items. Motion Carried

        V.        Agenda Items.   

               A.    Action Items

                          1.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Graduate School Revised 
                                 Policies and Procedures (Exhibits N      N1     N2 )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts  APPROVED
                          2.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Guidance for Preparing
                                 Conjoint 400-500 Level Courses (Exhibits O     O1 )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                          3.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for PSM in 
                                 Molecular Biosciences (Exhibits P     P1 )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                          4.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve to Extend the MA in Music to
                                 Global Campus  (Exhibits Q   Q1 )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED 
                          5.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee  and Academic Affairs Committee to approve 
                                 Rule 119, Requirements for Official Certificates (Exhibits R     R2 )– G. Crouch; T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                          6.     Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the revised Rules, 68 and 102,
                                 Withdraw from a Course, Student’s Scholastic Average  (Exhibits T )– G. Crouch APPROVED
                          7.    Recommendation from Faculty Senate Steering Committee to amend the Faculty Senate Bylaws and
                                 Constitution to expand senate representation for non-tenure track faculty and faculty on campuses
                                 not co-located with WSU Pullman  (Exhibits U    U1)  APPROVED
                          8.    Recommendation from Faculty Senate Steering Committee to amend the composition of the Faculty 
                                 Senate  Committees (Exhibit V) APPROVED
                          9.    Recommendation from the Faculty Senate Steering Committee to allow Faculty Senate Steering 
                                 Committee to carry out all necessary functions of the Faculty Senate during the period of
                                 May 16, 2018 through August 15, 2018 APPROVED

                                    
  

                   B.      Discussion Items                              

                          1.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve Graduate Major Change
                                 Bulletin #12 (Exhibit  C ) –T. Salsbury/D.Potts  APPROVED
                          2.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for MS in
                                 Chemical Engineering  (Thesis) - (Exhibits D    D1) Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                          3.    Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for MS in
                                 Chemical Engineering (Non-Thesis) - (Exhibits E     E1 )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                           4.   Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for PhD in
                                 Chemical Engineering (Exhibits F     F1  )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                           5.   Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for MS in
                                 Mechanical Engineering (Thesis) - (Exhibits G      G1)–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                           6.   Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for MS in
                                 Mechanical Engineering (Non-Thesis) -  (Exhibits H      H1 )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts  APPROVED
                           7.   Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for PhD in
                                 Mechanical Engineering (Exhibits I       I1 )–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                           8.   Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for MS in
                                 Materials Science and Engineering (Non-Thesis) - (Exhibits J       J1)–T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                           9.   Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the Revised Plan for MS in
                                 Materials Science and Engineering (Thesis) - (Exhibits K      K1)–T. Salsbury/D.Potts  APPROVED
                          10.  Recommendation from the Graduate Studies Committee to approve the proposal for a New Degree
                                 Program, MA in Health Communication and Promotion (Exhibits W     W1   W2) –T. Salsbury/D.Potts APPROVED
                          11.  Recommendation from the Research and Arts Committee to approve the Health Equity Research 
                                  Center proposal (Exhibits L    L1      L2) – T.Barry/B. John Mariadoss APPROVED
                          12.  Recommendation from the Academic Affairs Committee to approve the Undergraduate Major Change 
                                 Bulletin #13  (Exhibits M      M1 ) – G. Crouch APPROVED

  

       VI.           Constituents' Concerns.

 

       VII.         Adjournment. Adjourned

   

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MINUTES (please note all minutes can be accessed on the Archive section)

Minutes for the 2011-2012 Academic Year.

Minutes for the 2012-2013 Academic Year.

Minutes for the 2013-2014 Academic Year.

Minutes for the 2014-2015 Academic Year.

Minutes for the 2015-2016 Academic Year.

Minutes for the 2016-2017 Academic Year.

 

 

AGENDA  

Click here for prior agendas/exhibits for 09/27/12-04/11/13.

Click here for prior agenda/exhibits for 09/26/13-04/10/14.

Click here for prior agenda/exhibits for 09/25/14-04/16/15.

Click here for prior agenda/exhibits for 09/24/15-04/14/16.

Click here for prior agenda/exhibits for 09/08/16-04/13/17.


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