Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting
March 20, 2012
2:00 p.m. EB 162
Meeting 2012-03

1.      Call to order.

2.      Approval of February 21,  2012 minutes

3.      Individual Reports

·         Chancellor Miller.

·         President of the Senate Lugo.

a.  Committee Structure. Back to the future

i.        Standing Committees
Senate bylaws 1982,

ii.      RTP
Senate bylaws 1980, 1987.

b. Paperless CAF’s

4.      Committee Reports

·         The Academic Standards committee offers the following motions
[Motion 2012-03-M01]: Residency Requirement
To qualify for the bachelor's degree, students must be enrolled in a degree program at UNCW and must have completed:(1) a minimum of 25 percent of the credit hours required for graduation through courses offered at UNCW and (2) 15 semester hours in the major at the 300-400 level. Exceptions to requirement (2) may be made only with the approval of the department chair or school director, and the appropriate dean. Requirement (1) may not be waived.
[Motion 2012-03-M02 UNI 101 Waiver requirements and repeat policy

·         The Steering Committee offers the following motions:
[Motion 2012-03-M03] Faculty Handbook –Library special faculty update
[Motion 2012-03-M04] e-Learning Awards
Starting in the 2012/2013 academic year, the office of e-Learning proposes the “Excellence in e-Learning” faculty awards to be awarded annually.  Nominees will submit self-evaluation via the Exemplary Course Program (ECP) rubric which will be reviewed by committee to determine the winners.

·         The University Curriculum Committee offers the following motion:
 
[Motion 2012-03-M05]  WSE àWCE
That the name of the Watson School of Education be changed to the Watson College of Education.

·         The Steering Committee offers the following motion
[Motion 2012-03-M06]  Intellectual Property
That the entire section in the Faculty Handbook on patents and copyrights
http://www.uncw.edu/fac_handbook/responsibilities/research/patents.htm  
be replaced by the following:
Institutional Patent and Copyright Procedures
The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Approved by Board of Trustees January 2004, 2007
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As defined by the patent and copyright policies of the Board of Governors, to which these procedures are expressly subject, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has articulated intellectual property guidelines and procedures governing patents and copyrights. These policies were approved by the Board of Trustees in 2004 and 2007 respectively.
Policy on Patents http://www.uncw.edu/policies/documents/01.200_Patent_Policy.062305.pdf.

Policy on copyrights

http://www.uncw.edu/policies/documents/01.210_Copyright_Policy_august2007.pdf.

5.      Old Business

·         2011 RPT Ad-Hoc committee report

6.      New Business

7.      Announcements

·         QEP Presentation (Kim Cook)

·         Campaign Completion (Jennifer Rich)

·         Innovation Council (Jessica Magnus)

8.      Adjournment