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April 27th, 2009

 

AGENDA

GENERAL FACULTY MEETING

Monday, April 27

4:00-5:30 PM

 

***Room 305 Park***

 

The General Faculty meeting will follow an abbreviated Faculty Assembly meeting in the same room from 3:00-3:55 PM.

 

 

I. Approval of Agenda of April 27th, 2009

 

II. Approval of Minutes, General Faculty Meeting of January 26, 2009 (http://www.oswego.edu/academics/faculty/assembly/minutes/GFA_min_1-26-09.html)

 

III. President's Report – D. Stanley

 

IV. Faculty Senate Report—M. Ryniker

 

V. UUP Report – C. Spector

 

VI. Chair of Faculty Assembly Report – S. Camp

 

VII. New Business

 

A. Election of Faculty Assembly Chair and Faculty Senator

 

B. Proposed Amendments to Faculty Bylaws  (see attached)

Article VII     General Education Council

Section 2. Functions

Section 1. Membership

Article XXII   Priorities and Planning Council

Section 2. Functions

Section 1. Membership

Article XXII   Undergraduate Curriculum Council

Section 2. Functions

Section 1. Membership

 

C. Approval of Candidates for degrees

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences—R. Mandel

School of Business—R. Skolnik

School of Communication, Media and the Arts—F. Messere

School of Education—L. Markert

Division of Extended Learning—Y. Petrella

Division of Graduate Studies—D. King

 

 

 

 


Proposed Revisions to Faculty Bylaws

FA to General Faculty April 27, 2009

 

Current Text

Proposed Text

 

Article VII     General Education Council

Section 2. Functions

 

 

 

The General Education Council shall review and approve courses and proposals for general education credit, and monitor the General Education Program.

The General Education Council shall, upon request of the president or the president’s designee, review the performance of the Director of the General Education Program and make recommendations to the president or the president’s designee.

Upon request of the Provost, the General Education Council shall oversee the selection and review of campus candidates for the position of Director of General Education and make recommendations to the provost for this position.

A representative of the General Education Council shall sit on the Academic Planning Committee of the Faculty Assembly Executive Board.

The General Education Council shall be responsible for all reviews and revision proposals of the General Education Program.

The General Education Council shall review and approve courses and proposals for general education credit, and monitor the General Education Program.

The General Education Council shall, upon request of the president or the president’s designee, review the performance of the Director of the General Education Program and make recommendations to the president or the president’s designee.

Upon request of the Provost, the General Education Council shall oversee the selection and review of campus candidates for the position of Director of General Education and make recommendations to the provost for this position.

One member of the General Education Council must report the activities of the council at every meeting of the Faculty Assembly.

Section 1. Membership

 

Ex-officio members are the Director of General Education and a member of the administration designated by the president.

The Faculty Assembly shall elect six voting faculty members with staggered three-year terms.  Four shall be elected from the College of Arts and Sciences, one from each of the following four groups:  (1) Humanities, (2) Fine and Performing Arts and Library, (3) Social and Behavioral Sciences, and (4) Natural Sciences, Computer Science, and Mathematics.  One shall be elected from the School of Education.  One shall be elected from the School of Business.

 

Nonvoting members are the Director of General Education and a member of the administration designated by the president.

The Faculty Assembly shall elect seven voting faculty members with staggered three-year terms.  Three shall be elected from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, one from each of the following three groups:  (1) Humanities, (2) Social and Behavioral Sciences, and (3) Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Mathematics.  One shall be elected from the School of Education.  One shall be elected from the School of Business. One shall be elected from the School of Communication, Media and the Arts. One shall be elected from the Library.

 

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Article XXII     Priorities and Planning Council

Section 2. Functions

Have one representative on the Academic Planning Committee of the Assembly Executive Board.

One member of the Priorities and Planning Council must report the activities of the council at every meeting of the Faculty Assembly.

Section 1. Membership

Members

The Faculty Assembly shall elect eight voting faculty members with staggered three-year terms. Four shall be elected from the College of Arts and Sciences, one from each of the following four groups: (1) Humanities, (2) Fine and Performing Arts, and Library, (3) Social and Behavioral Sciences, and (4) Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Mathematics. Two shall be elected from different departments in the School of Education. One shall be elected from the School of Business.

At least one of the members from the College of Arts and Sciences, and at least one of the members from the School of Business and the School of Education combined, must be members of the Faculty Assembly.

One shall be elected from the Professional Staff Group.

Non-Voting Members

The Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

The Vice President for University Development

The chair of Faculty Assembly

 

Non-Voting Members

The Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

The Vice President for University Development

The chair of Faculty Assembly

The Faculty Assembly shall elect eight voting faculty members with staggered three-year terms. Three shall be elected from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, one from each of the following three groups:  (1) Humanities, (2) Social and Behavioral Sciences, and (3) Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Mathematics.  Two shall be elected from different departments in the School of Education. One shall be elected from the School of Business. One shall be elected from the School of Communication, Media and the Arts. One shall be elected from the Library.

The Faculty Assembly shall elect one member from the Professional Staff Group.

 

Article XXII     Undergraduate Curriculum Council

Section 2. Functions

A representative of the council shall sit on the Academic Planning Committee of the Assembly Executive Board.

One member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Council must report the activities of the council at every meeting of the Faculty Assembly.

Section 1. Membership

Section 1.  Ex-Officio Member

The Registrar

 

Section 2.  Members

Members shall be elected by the Faculty Assembly for staggered two-year terms.  There shall be one representative from the Social Sciences, one from the Natural Sciences, one from the Humanities, one from the Fine and Performing Arts, two from the School of Education, and one from the School of Business.

 

At least one member of the council must be a member of the Faculty Assembly.

Section 1.     Membership

Nonvoting member is the Registrar.

The Faculty Assembly shall elect eight voting faculty members with staggered two-year terms. Three shall be elected from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, one from each of the following three groups:  (1) Humanities, (2) Social and Behavioral Sciences, and (3) Natural Sciences, Computer Science and Mathematics.  Two shall be elected from different departments in the School of Education. One shall be elected from the School of Business. One shall be elected from the School of Communication, Media and the Arts. One shall be elected from the Library.

 

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