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General Faculty Assembly Agendas
General Faculty Assembly
May 8th, 2006

 

 

AGENDA

GENERAL FACULTY MEETING

Monday, May 8, 2006

4:00-5:30 PM

***Room 305 Park***

* The General Faculty meeting will follow an abbreviated Faculty Assembly meeting in the same room from 3:00-4:00 PM.  At 3:30 a discussion concerning the COLT model on Learner Centeredness will be held.

 

I.    Approval of Agenda

 

II.    Approval of Minutes of General Faculty Meeting of February 6, 2006 (to be sent later)

 

III.    President's Report – D. Stanley

 

IV.    Faculty Senate Report-- L. Peterson

 

V.    UUP Report – C. Spector

 

VI.    Chair of Faculty Assembly Report – S. Camp

 

VII.    New Business

 

  •     By-laws amendments (see below and reverse)

            Article XII. Section 4

            Article I, Section 3

 

  •     Election of Faculty Assembly Chair

 

  •     Election of Faculty Senator and Alternate

 

  •      Approval of Candidates for degrees

                    College of Arts and Sciences—S. Varhus

                    School of Business—L. Karns

                    School of Education—L. Markert

                    Division of Continuing Education—Y. Petrella

                    Division of Graduate Studies—D. King

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Key:            Old language is in regular font.            New language is in Italics.

 

ARTICLE XII          COUNCILS OF THE ASSEMBLY    

Section 4.             Composition of Memberships

 

       Ex-Officio and other Non-Voting Members

One or more ex-officio or other non-voting members as described hereinafter.  All ex-officio, liaison, honorary or other non-faculty shall be eligible to participate fully in any council or committee, except for the right to cast a vote.

 

Article I         FACULTY MEMBERSHIP AND VOTING

 

Current Text

 

Proposed Text

Section 3. Definition of Qualified Voting Faculty

 

a)   Members of the academic staff who have been employed on a part-time basis for six consecutive semesters in a position designated as being in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit and who have been granted a term appointment with qualified academic rank.

 

b)   Members of the academic staff who have been employed on a full-time temporary basis for six consecutive semesters in a position designated as being in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit and who have been granted qualified academic rank.

 

c)   Individuals with qualified voting faculty status may participate as voting faculty would in all aspects of department and College-wide governance except on committees which make personnel recommendations (e.g., term and continuing appointment, chair review and search, peer review, academic administrative officer review or search, Faculty Assembly chair election, etc.).

 

d)   Individuals with qualified voting faculty status must be reviewed using the evaluation procedures contained in these Bylaws.

 

Qualified voting faculty status ceases at the first non-reappointment to another semester of service.  Individuals in paragraph a) above have qualified voting faculty status once they again receive a term appointment with qualified academic rank.  Individuals in paragraph b) above have qualified voting faculty status once they again receive qualified academic rank.

 

 

Section 3.  Definition of Faculty with Limited Voting Status

 

Limited voting status shall be granted to those faculty  who meet one of the following criteria:

Members of the academic staff who have been employed on a part-time basis for six (6) consecutive semesters in a position designated as being in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit and who have been granted a term appointment.

 

Members of the academic staff who have qualified academic rank as defined by the Policies of the Board of Trustees and who have been employed on a full-time basis for six (6) consecutive semesters in a position designated as being in the Professional Services Negotiating Unit.

 

Faculty with limited voting status shall be eligible to participate in governance processes and to be governed by relevant policies as delineated below:

Faculty with limited voting status may participate as voting faculty in all aspects of department and College-wide governance except on committees that make personnel recommendations (e.g., term and continuing appointment, chair review and search, peer review, academic administrative officer review or search, Faculty Assembly chair election, etc.).

 

Faculty with limited voting status must be reviewed using the evaluation procedures contained in these By-Laws.

 

Limited voting status ceases at the first non-reappointment to another semester of service.  Faculty in paragraph a) i above have limited voting status once they again receive a term appointment.  Faculty in paragraph a) ii above have limited voting status once they again receive qualified academic rank.

 

 Last Updated: 7/9/07