Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting
March 18, 2014
2:00 pm 4:00 pm. Cameron 105
Meeting 2014-03

1.      Call to order.

2.      Approval of January 14,  2014 minutes

3.      Individual Reports

a.       Chancellor Miller.

b.      Provost Battles

c.       President of the Senate Lugo.

o   College Articulation Agreement update

o   Faculty Assembly General Education Council update

o   Faculty Lounge

o   Continuation of RTP revision. Reminder to read all documents in the RTP Forum including the recommendations by AA/Deans

4.      Committee Reports

a.       [Motion 2014-03-M01]   The University Studies Advisory Committee offers the following motion: That the following  US courses be added to the catalogue

   Writing Intensive: BIO 316 Vertebrate Embryology

   Explorations Beyond the Classroom: HST 290 The Practice of History

b.       [Motion 2014-03-M02]  (Continuation of 2014-02-M05) Revisions as proposed by the ad-hoc RTP committee: 2013_Faculty_Handbook_Rev_03_18_14_senate_v2

   Ch. IV. H (Rest of section on Evaluation of Faculty) Referred back to Steering

   Ch. IV. A (Policies on Academic Freedom & Tenure)

o   Article IV.b (Probationary Service)

                                                                                                        i.            Recommendations 34, 35,  Done

                                                                                                      ii.            Recommendation 8:  Senior members/faculty refers to all tenured associate and full professors. Decision: a) accept, b) change to full professor only, c) leave to departments.

o   Article IV.c (Procedures)

                                                                                                        i.            Recommendation 16: Deans responsible for compliance to RTP process guidelines (page 56)

                                                                                                      ii.            Recommendation 27: CRTP may seek additional information. Disregard what is not in the dossier (page 56)

                                                                                                    iii.            Recommendation 28: Clarifies language related to documentation (page 57)

o   All of Chapter IV.A (Note: Chapter IV.A sets forth the official policy of The University of North Carolina at Wilmington regarding academic freedom, rights, and responsibilities, promotion, and tenure of its faculty.)

   Ch. IV. D

o   D.2 (Criteria)

                                                                                                        i.            D.2.a.- Recommendation 3, 39: Evaluation areas

                                                                                                      ii.            D2.a  Recommendation 10: What if fewer than 3 senior faculty  (page 79)

                                                                                                    iii.            D.2.b (Evaluation Areas Recommendations 3, 17, 18: Integrate PD into the three evaluation areas  (page 79, 81)

                                                                                                    iv.            D.2.c (Mentoring  Faculty Recommendation 36)

                                                                                                      v.            D.2.d (Length of service Recommendations 18)

                                                                                                    vi.            D.2 Entire section

o   D.3 (Additional Guidelines Recommendation 15)

o   D.4 (Process)

                                                                                                        i.            D.4.c (External Reviews Recommendations 20, 21, 22.)

                                                                                                      ii.            D.4.d (Process for RTP App Recommendations 1,6,9,11-13

5.      Old Business

6.      New Business

7.      Documents

   Ad hoc RTP committee documents

   RTP Forum

8.      Announcements

9.      Adjournment