Faculty Senate Executive Council

Monday, December 9, 2019

4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Waterman 427A

Agenda

 

4:00

1.     Approval of Minutes.  The November 11, 2019 meeting was cancelled, and an electronic ballot was distributed for approval of the minutes of October 14, 2019.  The minutes were unanimously approved by electronic ballot.

4:00

2.     Degree Corrections – none at this time

4:02

3.     Chair’s Remarks [10 min]

  • Ron Lumbra Vice Chair of BoT Discussion about Gender Diversity
  • Possible May Executive Council 1/2 Day Retreat
  • Exchange/Calendaring for Committee Members
  • Items for Board February Report

4:12

4.     CAC Consent Agenda (vote) [5 min]

a.     New Minor Biosecurity (CALS)

b.    No Contest Termination BA in Engineering (CEMS)

c.    Policy Documents

  1. Proposal to Deactivate an Academic Program
  2. Proposal to Reactivate an Academic Program
  3. Revisions:  Timeline for Policy & Proposal Review Process

d.    Report Out:  Substantial Changes to the Global Studies Major & Minor

4:17

5.     Proposed/Likely Agenda for P&P Meeting Wed., Dec 11, 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. [5 min]

a.     Petitioned Item 

b.     Tuition Freeze

4:22

6.     Draft Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting of December 16, 2019 [10 min]

  • Senate President’s Remarks – 10 min
  • Consent Agenda – Minutes & CAC– 5 min
  • F35 Petition - 20 min
  • UVM's contract with Elsevier's Science Direct - Dean of Libraries Bryn Geffert - 20 min
  • Readings on Scholarly Publishing
  • Residential Learning Communities Report – 20 min
  • New Business – 5 min

4:32

7.     President’s Commission for Inclusive Excellence [45 min]

5:18

8.     New Business [5 min]

5:23

9.     Adjourn