Faculty Senate Meeting

Monday, September 21, 2020

4:00 - 5:30 PM on Teams

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Here is the link to the Faculty Senate September 21st 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)

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1.   Faculty Senate President’s Welcome Remarks – Thomas Chittenden [10 min]


2.     Consent Agenda (vote) [5 min]

·      Minutes of the 8/24/20 Faculty Senate Meeting

·      Curricular Affairs

a.   New Credential: Micro-Certificate of Graduate Study, Graduate College  

b.    Report Out (no vote needed): Online option for existing CGS in Complex Systems & Data Science, CEMS 


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


4.     Spring 2021 Academic Calendar Revisions – Bill Falls  [25 min]

Resolution: Spring 2021 Academic Calendar COVID 19 Changes (vote)

Supporting materials:  

Academic Calendar for SP21 Survey Responses Presentation (pdf)

Academic Calendar for SP21 Survey Response Data (spreadsheet)



5.     Liberal Arts General Education Requirements– Pablo Bose (vote) [20 min]

Catamount Core Requirements language submitted for Faculty Senate Approval in the Liberal Arts Category


6.     UVM Re-organization Committee Update on Effort – Dean Jenemann [20 min]


7.     New Business [5 min]


8.     Adjourn