Faculty Senate Meeting

Monday, February 1, 2021

4:00 - 5:30 PM on MS Teams

Important Notice to Senators: In order to access voting forms, you must be logged in using the TEAMS App. Senators from the Larner College of Medicine must login to both Teams and Forms with their UVM NetID. Having Trouble? Try these Helpful Tips for Logging In (pdf).

Here is the link to the Faculty Senate February 1, 2021 Meeting on Teams: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Here is the dial-in option (not recommeded for senators) - Dial-in participants will not have access to voting forms): +1 802-489-6040 United States, Burlington (toll) Conference ID: 411 863 459#



1.Faculty Senate President’s Welcome Remarks – Chris Burns [10 min]

·      Call for Nominations for Member at Large for Executive Council

·      Comprehensive Bylaws Review Committee Report 


2.     Consent Agenda (vote) [5 min]

·      Minutes of the 12/14/20 Faculty Senate Meeting

·      Curricular Affairs

a.     No-Contest Deactivation MS in Athletic Training (GC/CNHS)

b.     Name Change PhD in Bioengineering (GC/CEMS/LCOM)

c.     No-Contest Termination MS in Bioengineering (GC/CEMS/LCOM)


3.     Conferral of Degrees (vote) [5 min]


4.     Faculty of Color Retention Resolution (vote) [30 min]


5.     Child Care Working Group Update [25 min] - Rocki-Lee DeWitt


6.     Academic Freedom Policy [10 min] - Mary Cushman, Chair of the Research, Scholarship and the Creative Arts Committee


7.  New Business [5 min]


8.   Adjourn