Faculty Senate Meeting

Thursday, May 20, 2021

3:00 - 4:30 PM on Teams

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1.     Board of Trustees Chair - Ron Lumbra [15 min]


2.     Faculty Senate President Welcome Remarks [5 min]

·      Committee Reports

Curricular Affairs Committee

Educational & Research Technologies Committee

Financial & Physical Planning Committee

Professional Standards Committee

Research, Scholarship & the Creative Arts Committee

Student Affairs Committee

·      Appreciation of Senators and Committee members


3.     Conferral of Degrees - Larner College of Medicine (vote) [5 min]

 Note: All other degrees will be conferred by the Faculty Senate Executive Council at a Special Meeting on May 27, 2021


4.     Consent Agenda (vote) [5 min]

·      Minutes of the 04/19/21 Faculty Senate Meeting

·      Student Affairs

a.     Inclusive Data Practices Resolution

·      Curricular Affairs

a.     New micro-Certificate of Graduate Study in Agroecology (CALS) 

b.     No-Contest Deactivation of the Master of Science in Engineering Management (CEMS/GC)

c.     Name Change of the Health Sciences program and major to Public Health Sciences (CNHS)


5.     Review Processes for Proposals Relating to Academic Unit Structure [15 min] [vote]


6.     Resolution Concerning the Faculty Senate’s Authority (15 min) [vote]


7.     Academic Reorganization Update – David Jenemann and Academic Reorganization Working Group members [20 min]


8.     University Finances (follow-up to April conversation) – Jane Knodell (FPPC Chair) [5 min]


9.     New Business [5 min]


10.  Adjourn