Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting
April 15, 2014
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Cameron 105
Meeting 2014-04

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

                                                                                                        i.            RTP

                                                                                                      ii.            GEC

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/Director’s support  letter

·   HON 499 – Interdisciplinary Honors work

o   HON 499 CAF

b.      [Motion 2014-04-M02]   The Faculty Welfare Committee offers to following  motion re: travel funding:
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

                                                                                                    iii.            Start here
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