Faculty Senate Executive Council

Monday, October 14, 2019

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

Agenda

4:00

1.     Approval of September 9, 2019 Minutes (vote) 

4:02

2.     Degree Corrections (vote)

4:05

3.     Chair’s Remarks

a.     Waterman Memorial Lounge Seating Configuration – thoughts?

b.     May 2019 Minutes Correction

c.     Thank You Tickets

4:10

4.     Faculty Letter regarding concerns with the Navigate advising platform – J. Dickinson

4:30

5.     The basing of the F35 at the Burlington International Airport – New Business Item Raised by South Burlington Resident, City Councilor and University Professor Meaghan Emery

4:45

6.     CAC Consent Agenda (vote)

a.     Name change for the major and minor in Ecological Agriculture to Agroecology (CALS)

b.     Report Out: Revised Policy Documents

4:55

7.     Draft Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting of October 28th

·      Minutes of the 5//16 and 9/23 Senate meetings– 5 min*

·      Senate President’s Remarks – 5 min

·      Conferral of Graduate Degrees – 5 min*

·      Two Resolutions in Memoriam – 10 min*

·      General Education Alignment Task Force – J. Dickinson & Provost Prelock – 20 min

·      CAC Consent Agenda – 5 min

·      New Business – 5 min

*Item to be voted on

Additional Topics for the EC to Consider for this Agenda:

I.     EAB Navigate Faculty Concerns

II.     The basing of the F35 at BIA

III.     Class Attendance Expectations and Recent Dean Communications related to the Climate Strike

5:25

8.     New Business

5:30

9.     Adjourn