Southeastern Faculty Senate

Documents for 2016 the Fall Semester

Fall 2016

  • August 31, 2016:   In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 8-31-2016.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Friday, 9-9-2016.
  • September 14, 2016:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 9-14-2016.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Monday, 9-26-2016.
  • September 14, 2016:  Treasurer’s Report
  • September 28, 2016:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 9-14-2016.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Monday, 10-3-2016.
  • September 28, 2016:  Personnel Policies Committee Report from a meeting held on 9-22-2016.
  • September 28, 2016:  Committee on Committees Report from a meeting held on 9-21-2016, includes nominations to fill vacancies on several University Committees.
  • October 3, 2016:  Report on the Shared Governance Forum,  A Committee Structure that Works for Us (topic chosen by the Faculty Senate)
  • October 12, 2016:  Budget Committee minutes (approval pending) from a meeting held on 9-29-2016.
  • October 26, 2016:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 10-26-2016.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Monday, 11-4-2016.
  • November 9, 2016:  Planning Committee minutes from a meeting held on October 5, 2016.  A draft of a Survey Monkey nomination form including proposed changes for the Faculty Senate Awards nomination process.
  • November 9, 2016:  Committee on Committees minutes from a meeting held on November 7, 2016.  Includes a motion to change the membership composition of the General Education Council.
  • November 9, 2016:  Executive Committee Minutes from a meeting held on November 2, 2016.  A document of notes and points of consideration for the meeting’s discussion about the development of a reduction in force policy.
  • November 9, 2016:  Personnel Policies Committee Report from the meetings held on October 26, 2016 and November 3, 2016.  Three motions for the FS from the PPC:  [1] change numbering in the APPM 3.6 [2] change the description of the Shared Governance Forum format to conform to current practice (APPM 3.8) [3] to review, discuss, and vote to support an SE AAUP Chapter proposal for a revitalization of force initiative (draft of the proposal included).
  • November 9, 2016:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 11-9-2016. This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Tuesday, 11-15-2016.
  • November 15, 2016:  Notes from the Forum on Shared Governance, Building Relationships, Recruitment and Retention (topic chosen by the administration).  2016-2017 Scholarship Opportunities a handout on scholarships provided at the forum.
  • November 30, 2016:  Planning Committee Minutes from a meeting held on November 2, 2016.  A draft document of a revised voting process for the Faculty Senate Awards.
  • November 30, 2016:  Committee on Committees Minutes from a meeting held on November 22, 2016 and includes a proposal on the membership statement for the Graduate Council.
  • November 30, 2016:  A motion (revised with edits), and a clean revised motion from the Personnel Policies Committee for formalizing the Insurance and Benefits Committee.  The approved motion to establish the Insurance and Benefits Committee.
  • November 30, 2016:  A Shared Leave Policy proposal was forwarded to the Faculty Senate.
  • November 30, 2016:  A Faculty Senate Resolution supporting and endorsing a Revitalizing Faculty (and Re-imagining Programs) Proposal put forth by SE’s AAUP Chapter.  The motion for the Senate to vote on endorsing and supporting the Proposal was made and approved at the November 9 meeting.  An email vote was conducted, and Faculty Senate Chair Steven Emge announced in an email on November 30 that the Faculty Senate had voted to approve endorsing and supporting the Proposal.  The Resolution was forwarded to AAUP Chapter President Carolyn Fridley, Vice President for Academic Affairs Bryon Clark, and Chair of the Academic Council Randy Prus.  The Academic Council voted to approve the Proposal at their meeting on November 30.