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Faculty Senate Talking Points: January 15, 2019

January 16, 2019

Faculty Senate Talking Points: January 15, 2019

  • University Curriculum Committee Report (UCC).Senate approved the creation of a minor in Sales Management and the creation of a Marketing Option in the College of Business and Economics (CBE).Senate also approved the creation of a minor in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics in the College of Letters Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Faculty Secretary & Policy Coordinator.Senate discussed restructuring the Faculty Secretary position to separate the faculty governance and policy coordinator functions.As currently structured, the position has been difficult to fill.In addition, more capacity is needed to support the university policy process.
  • APM Chapter 45 Changes.The Office of Sponsored Programs has revised a number of provisions in the Administrative Procedures Manual (APM) to implement regulatory changes.Among other things, researchers will only be required to complete Personnel Action Reports twice per year.

Important Dates

  • April 8 — Last day to submit FSH policy revisions to the Faculty Secretary
  • April 16 — Last Senate Meeting to approve FSH policies for inclusion on the spring UFM Agenda
  • May 1 — University Faculty Meeting 3 p.m. (location information tba)

Remember all Faculty Senate agendas (including attachments and supporting documents) and meeting minutes are available on the Senate webpage.  

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