Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting
April 15, 2014
2:00 pm 4:00 pm. Cameron 105
1. Call to order.
2. Approval of March 18, 2014 minutes
3. Individual Reports
a. Chancellor Miller.
b. Provost Battles
c. President of the Senate Lugo.
o Faculty Assembly report
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 2014-04-M01] The University Curriculum Committee offers a motion to approve:
· A new minor in Clinical Research
o CLR Establishment CAF
o Chair/Directors support letter
· HON 499 Interdisciplinary Honors work
o HON 499 CAF
2014-04-M02] The Faculty Welfare Committee offers to following motion re:
Because professional travel funds offer faculty essential support to fulfill their scholarship expectations, and because these funds are currently allocated with a wide variety of procedures, the Faculty Welfare committee recommends that all UNCW department chairs develop and consistently implement a transparent and equitable policy to allocate professional travel funding for all faculty.
c. [Motion 2014-04-M03] The Steering Committee offers the enclosed motion on behalf of the CAS Chairs.
· CAS Resolution on Supplemental Pay Limits.
d. [Motion 2014-04-M04] The University Studies Advisory Committee offers the two resolutions below:
Upper/Lower division US courses.
· Be it resolved, a course that is being used to satisfy the University Studies Composition requirement cannot also be used to satisfy a Writing Intensive requirement.
e. [Motion 2014-04-M05] (Continuation of 2014-02-M05) Revisions as proposed by the ad-hoc RTP committee: 2013_Faculty_Handbook_Rev_03_18_14_senate_v3
· Ch. IV. H (Rest of section on Evaluation of Faculty) Referred back to Steering
· Ch. IV. A (Policies on Academic Freedom & Tenure). Done. Sent to AA.
· Ch. IV.B Done
· Ch. IV.C -- Done
· Ch. IV. D
o D.2 (Criteria)
i. D.2.a.- Recommendation 3, 39: Evaluation areas - Approved
ii. D2.a Recommendation 10: What if fewer than 3 senior faculty (page 79) -- Approved
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
Ad hoc RTP committee documents
· RTP Forum