Faculty Senate Meeting

Monday, September 20, 2021

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) Name Change Department of Leadership and Developmental Sciences (DLDS) (CESS) 

b) No Contest Termination MS and PhD in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics (GRAD/LCOM)

c) No Contest Termination PhD in Pharmacology (GRAD/LCOM)

d) No Contest Termination PhD in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (GRAD/LCOM)


3.   Degree Conferrals (vote[5 min]


4.  Resolutions in Memoriam (vote[10 min]

a) Justin Joffe, Professor Emeritus of Psychology (CAS) - John Green

b) James Loewen, Professor Emeritus of Sociology (CAS) - Thomas Macias


5.  UVM Forward and COVID discussion – Gary Derr [20 min]


6.  Procedures for various levels of Academic Organization (discussion) [25 min]

a) V2 Senate Procedures

b) Procedures Related to College School Structure

c) Summary of changes

d) Procedures Related to Department Structure

e) Procedures Related to School within a College


7.   UVM and R1 Status – Kirk Dombrowski [15 min]


8.  New Business [5 min]


9.  Adjourn