Faculty Senate Meeting

Monday, March 28, 2022

4:00 - 5:30 PM, on Teams

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


2.     Consent Agenda (vote) [5 min]

A.    Minutes of the February 2022 Faculty Senate Meeting

B.    Curricular Affairs

a)     New minor in Medical Diagnostics (CNHS) 

b)    No-contest Deactivation BS in Early Childhood Special Education (CESS)


3.     Reports that do not require a Senate vote

A.    APR: Exercise Science Program (CNHS)

B.    Environmental Studies Minor move from RSENR to CAS


4.     Resolutions in Memoriam (vote)

A.    Dean Corrigan, Professor and Dean (CESS) - Bud Meyers

B.    William E. Mitchell, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology (CAS) - Luis Vivanco


5.     Call for Nominations

A.    Faculty Senate President Elect

B.    Members At-large to the Senate Executive Council (2-seats)


6.     Proposal to move Physics Department from CAS to CEMS (vote)

Report from Ad-Hoc Committee of the Faculty Senate on the Proposal to Transition the Physics Department from the College of Arts & Sciences to the College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences


7.     Update on Board of Trustees and UVM governance bill - Thomas Borchert


8.     Changes to the Learning Communities (Discussion) J. Dickinson

Bridging Academic and REsidential Experiences: UVM Learning Communities


9.     New Learning Management System (Discussion) Simeon Ananou


10.  New Business [5 min]


11.  Adjourn