for Faculty Senate Meeting
October 04, 2011
2:00 p.m. EB 162
1. Call to order.
2. Approval of September 23, 2011 minutes
3. Individual Reports
a. Chancellor Miller.
b. President of the Senate Lugo.
� Academics First (Yield to Raymond Burt)
� Faculty Workload
� Minor Change: "Women's Studies" to "Women's and Gender Studies."
Special Order of
the day: SACS: Gabriel Lugo for Martin Posey.
[Motion 2011-10-M01]: Credit Hours Policy � to be added to the Academic Affairs Policy site and linked from the Registrar�s
4. Committee Reports
Studies Committee offers the following motions: (From 2011-09 meeting)
[Motion 2011-09-M03]: University Studies - Phase II motions
That the USAC present to the Faculty Senate the proposed catalogue copy for Explorations Beyond the Classroom and Thematic Transdisciplinary Clusters during the November 2011 meeting and then present for the Senate�s approval the specific experiences/courses that will populate those components in the spring.
� Explorations Beyond the Classroom and Thematic Transdisciplinary Clusters. (2011)
Report of the
University Curriculum Committee � PHY/GAG Merger
� 2011-09-30 UCC Minutes
� GAG White Paper
� PHY - Statement
c. Report of the Budget Committee.
� 2011_10_CFO Report
5. Old Business
The Honors College
offers the following motion:
[Motion 2011-09-M04]: Honors Scholars College Motion.
� Honors College Proposal � December 2010
6. New Business
2011-10-M02] � Joint Motion from PHY/GAG
In view of unanimous opposition by the faculties in the Department of Geography and Geology and the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, and whereas these Departments have submitted written statements opposing the proposed merger and outlining the serious problems with the proposed merger (see posted documents on senate web page), we move that the UNCW Faculty Senate recommend to the University Administration that the Department of Geography and Geology and the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography not be merged.
b. [Motion 2011-10-M03] � Motion from Steering Committee: Faculty Governance.
c. [Motion 2011-10-M04] � SPOT motion from Pam Evers.
d. Vietnam Program � Bruce McKinney