Faculty Senate Meeting

Monday, December 14, 2020

3:00 - 4:30 PM on MS Teams

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Here is the link to the Faculty Senate December 14th Meeting on Teams: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
Here is the dial-in option (NOT RECOMMENDED FOR SENATORS) - dial-in participants will not have access to voting forms) +1 802-489-6040 United States, Burlington (TOLL) Conference ID: 898 585 828#



1. Faculty Senate President’s Welcome Remarks – Thomas Chittenden [5 min]·       


2.  Resolutions in Memoriam (vote) [10 min]

a.     Dr. James Kraushaar (GSB) presented by Michael Gurdon

b.     Dr. Jie Yang (CAS) presented by Matthew White


3.     Consent Agenda (vote) [5 min]

·      Minutes of the 11/16/20 Faculty Senate Meeting

·      Curricular Affairs

a.  New Entry-Level Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (CNHS/GRAD)

b.  Uncontested Deactivation of the Post-Professional Occupational Therapy (CNHS/GRAD)

c.   New Community Centered Design Major (CALS)


4.     Faculty Senate Process for Academic Program Deactivations and Terminations – Laura Almstead (vote) [15 min]


5.  Academic Strategic Planning. Faculty Senate process & timeline for considering department closures as well as the creation of new combination of departments into new schools. [30 min]


6.     Call for Nominations for President Elect and Member at Large for Executive Council [10min]


7.     Comprehensive By Laws Review Committee December Report [10 min]


8.     New Business [5 min]


9.     Adjourn