Southeastern Faculty Senate

Documents for 2014 Fall Semester

Fall 2014

 

  • July 1, 2014Minutes of the Executive Committee Meeting
  • August 16, 2014:  Freshman Convocation Speech given by Dr. Chris Moretti, Chair of the Faculty Senate
  • August 20, 2014:  The Senate Executive Committee met with President Burrage.  Discussion included two documents prepared by Senate Chair, Chris Moretti:  Senate-President Interactions, and Senate Items (past, present and future)

 

  • September 17, 2014:  Personnel Policies Committee Report and proposed ammendment to the FS Constitution
  • September 17, 2014:  Planning Committee Report (from September 8, 2014) and Motions
  • September 17, 2014:  Budget Committee Report (from September 15, 2014)
  • September 17, 2014:  Committee on Committees Minutes (from September 9, 2014)
  • September 17, 2014:  University Affairs Committee Report (from September 10, 2014)
  • September 17, 2014Document “Historical Background on the Faculty Senate Survey Comments,” prepared by Dr. Moretti, FS Chair

The draft of a proposed post-tenure review policy is the result of a year-long joint effort between the Faculty Senate and the Office of Academic Affairs and builds on prior work in the Faculty Senate going back to 2011.  This version of the proposal is currently being reviewed by our legal counsel (Charlie Babb).  After legal review is complete, the President will review the document for planned implementation in the 2015-2016 academic year.  Here are four documents:

 

  • October 8, 2014:  Notes from the Executive Committee (includes information on the 9-29-14 joint meeting with the Personnel Policies Committee and VPs McMillan and Clark to discuss the proposed post-tenure review policy, and the 10-7-14 meeting with VPs McMillan and Clark to discuss academic planning)
  • October 8, 2014Report from the Budget Committee (includes information from the e-meeting of 9-30-14)
  • October 8, 2014Report from the Personnel Policies Committee (includes information from the meetings of 9-22-14, 10-6-14, and the joint meeting 0n 9-29-14 with the Executive Committee and VPs McMillan and Clark)
  • October 8, 2014:  Recommended policy changes brought to the FS on (1) the election of senators, (2) the election of the Senate Archivist, (3) changing terminology in the grievance policy (APPM 4.4.6)
  • October 13, 2014:  Shared Governance Forum Notes, slide show document, charts on course offerings by full-time and adjunct faculty
  • October 22, 2014:  Report from the Personnel Policies Committee
  • October 22, 2014Report from the Committee on Committees requesting a change in the Honors Committee membership.
  • October 22, 2014:  News from Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 10/22/2014.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE faculty on Friday, 10/24/2014.
  • October 27, 2014Notes from the meeting of the FS Executive Committee and President Burrage, topics include follow-up to the October 13 Shared Governance Forum and reimbursement for faculty travel.

 

  • November 5, 2014Report from the Committee on Committees includes the Minutes from the meeting of October 29, 2014.
  • November 5, 2014Report from the Personnel Policies Committee from the meeting of October 29, 2014; a document containing two motions (a statement of clarification on the post-tenure review policy draft, and a motion requesting FS authorize the use of Survey Monkey to survey questions on the current practices of annual review/evaluation).
  • November 5, 2014News from Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 11/5/2014.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE faculty on Friday, 11/7/2014.
  • November 13, 2014Notes from the Shared Governance Forum on the university budget (a topic chosen by President Burrage and the administration)
  • November 13, 2014Handout on the university budget for the Shared Governance Forum
  • November 19, 2014Report from the Budget Committee meeting that took place on November 12, 2014.
  • November 19, 2014Report from the Planning Committee
  • November 19, 2014Report from the Personnel Policies Committee meeting that took place on November 12, 2014
  • November 19, 2014:  Draft of survey questions for a review of the Annual Faculty Development and Evaluation process and practice

 

  • December 3, 2014Report from the Committee on Committees