Agenda for Faculty Senate Meeting
13 September 2011
2:00 p.m. EB 162
Meeting 2011-09

1.      Call to order.

2.      Approval of April 2011 minutes

3.      Special order of the day:
Election of the Vice President, the Secretary and the Steering Committee of the Senate.

4.      Individual Reports

a.       Chancellor Miller.

b.      President of the Senate Lugo.

   Shared governance (AFT Higher Education).


   Senate forum demo. (Jarrett Piner)

5.      SACS � Update

a.       Martin Posey.

b.      Kim Cook.

6.      Committee Reports

a.       The Evaluation Committee offers the following motions:


[Motion 2011-09-M01]: (From 2011-12 committee)
That beginning in the fall semester of 2011, all courses categorized as information highway (INHWY), remote (REMOT) or web-enhanced (WEBE) will be administered online student evaluations as their default option. Instructors of WEBE courses may opt for paper-based student evaluations by making a written request to their department chairs before the fifth week of classes each semester.


[Motion 2011-09-M02]: (From 2010-11 committee)
That in the fall semester of 2011, IDEA Center and IOTA Solutions representatives be invited to campus to meet with members of the Faculty Senate so that we may consider the potential benefits and drawbacks of moving to an off-site evaluation provider.

   2010 Ad-hoc committee report on SPOT/RPT.

   2011_09 evaluation Committee report on SPOT.


b.      The University Studies Committee offers the following motions:
[Motion 2011-09-M03]: US-Phase II motions.

   Explorations Beyond the Classroom and Thematic Transdisciplinary Clusters. (2011)

   Review of General Education. 2009 Basic Studies report � approved.

c.       Report of  the Budget Committee.

7.      Old Business

a.       The Honors College offers the following motion:
[Motion 2011-09-M04]: Honors Scholars College Motion

   Honors College Proposal - December 2010


8.      New Business

9.      Announcements

10.  Adjournment