for Faculty Senate Meeting
January 17, 2012
2:00 p.m. EB 162
1. Call to order.
2. Approval of December 13, 2011 minutes
3. Individual Reports
∑ Chancellor Miller.
∑ President of the Senate Lugo.
1. Faculty Assembly updates.
i. Meeting Jan 20. Tuition increases
ii. Academics First. UNCW position
2. Follow up on:
i. Senate committee structure. Two motions today
ii. SACS reports (Posey)
4. Committee Reports
Curriculum Committee offers the following motion:
[Motion 2012-01-M01]: Supporting materials and full proposal (On SharePoint)
1. A change to pre-requisites (BIO 246-no longer required),
2. Five course deletions (NSG 250, NSG 325, CLR 305, CLR/L 450, and CLR 498);
3. Four new course additions (CLR 325, CLR 350, CLR 498-I, and CLR 498-II);
4. Three credit hour changes (increasing by one credit hour each of CLR 420, CLR 430, and CLR 450)
5. A name change for CLR 440 (Pharmacoeconomics renamed to Bioanalytics)
Welfare Committee offers the following motion:
[Motion 2012-01-M02] Faculty compensation for thesis/DIS
That all departments within CAS and the professional schools at UNCW create formal, written policies to recognize and systematically reward faculty for their cumulative participation in these significant teaching activities.
committee offers the following motions:
[Motion 2012-01-M03]: Curricular Change. Duties of the UCC and USAC
To align the bylaws description of the duties of UCC and USAC with the Curricular Change policy in the Faculty Handbook
[Motion 2012-01-M04]: Consolidation of IT and Library committees
[Motion 2012-01-M05] On Academics First
Whereas, Faculty members of UNCW are sensitive to the increasing need of UNC wide guidelines that promote studentís Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) as outlined in Academics First;
Whereas, Faculty members of UNCW are aware of the connection between student financial aid and accountability on SAP; and
Whereas, Faculty members of UNCW recognize that student academic and economic profiles differ considerably across UNC campuses;
Resolved, That individual campuses continue to set their own policies on drops , withdrawals, course repeats, maximum course loads, GPA , probation, and all other such policies related to SAP, if necessary, under reasonable limits and criteria set by General Administration.
5. Old Business
6. New Business