Faculty Senate Meeting

Monday, April 19, 2021

4:00 - 5:30 PM on Teams

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1.    Faculty Senate President’s Welcome Remarks – Chris Burns [5 min]

·      Election Results

·      Referendum Ballot for Bylaws Amendments


2.     Consent Agenda (vote) [5 min]

  • Minutes of the 03/15/21 & 3/22/21 Faculty Senate Meetings
  • Curricular Affairs

a.     No-contest Termination Dietetics, Nutrition & Food Sciences major (CALS)

b.     Name Change Agroecology major (CALS)

c.     No-Contest Termination Sustainable Landscape Horticulture major (CALS)

d.     No-Contest Deactivation Consumer Affairs minor (CALS)

e.     No-Contest Terminations 16 Secondary Education minors (CESS)

           CAC Report Out – Items that do not require Faculty Senate vote

a.     New concentrations in the existing Nutrition & Food Sciences major (CALS)

b.     New concentrations in the existing Agroecology major (CALS)


3.   Review Processes for Proposals Relating to Academic Unit Structure [20 min]

Memo from Chris Burns and Revised Draft of Procedures


4.    Office of Engagement - Chris Koliba [20 min]

Video introduction and overview of the Office of Engagement


5.     Financial update – Provost Prelock & Richard Cate [25 min]

Provost Prelock's Presentation: Fall 2019 Revenue generating Proposals Non-Credit, Non-Degree, Professional Development

Richard Cate's Presentation: UVM Budget Overview for Faculty Senate


6.     Academic Reorganization update – Dave Jenemann [10 min]


7.     New Business [5 min]


8.     Adjourn