Southeastern Faculty Senate

Documents for 2017 the Fall Semester

Fall 2017

  • September 6:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 9-6-2017.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Tuesday, 9-13-2017.
  • September 20:  Treasurer’s Report
  • September 20:  Minutes from the meeting of the Executive Committee that was held on 9-13-2017.
  • September 20:  Policy Recommendation for APPM 4.6.8 on Dismissal of Tenured Faculty for Financial Retrenchment or Program Discontinuance.  This recommendation was revised by the Executive Committee in the summer of 2017.
  • September 20:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 9-20-2017.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Thursday, 9-28-2017.
  • October 31:  “A Look at Inflation-Adjusted Faculty Salaries” a report compiled by Senator Moretti that charts faculty salaries and rank from 1993 to 2017.  This report was presented and discussed at the meeting of the Faculty Senate Executive and Budget Committee, and President Burrage, VPAA Clark, and VP for Business Dennis Westman.
  • October 18:  Report from the Budget Committee, a meeting is scheduled for October 31st with the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, President Burrage, VP Clark, and VP Westman.
  • October 4:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 10-4-2017.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Friday, 10-13-2017.
  • October 4:  VPAA Bryon Clark’s response to the Faculty Senate’s request for a written clarification of RUSO Counsel’s concerns about a proposal to amend APPM 7.10.3 Intellectual Property.  This was sent to FS Chair Dan Althoff on 10-3-2017, and Althoff read excerpts at the 10-4-2017 meeting.
  • October 4:  Committee on Committees Report from the meeting held on 10-2-2017.  Includes appointments to fill vacancies and replacements on university committees.
  • October 4:  Budget Committee Report from the meeting held on 9-27-2017
  • October 4:  Personnel Policies Committee Report includes minutes from the 9-28-2017 meeting, three motions for editorial changes to APPM 4.6.4, 4.6.3, and 4.5.3, and a list of requested changes to the APPM that was emailed to VPAA Bryon Clark on 10-2-2017 by the FS archivist.
  • October 4:  Motion–Policy Recommendation for APPM 4.6.8 on Dismissal of Tenured Faculty for Financial Retrenchment or Program Discontinuance.  This recommendation was revised by the Executive Committee in September of 2017.
  • November 1Report from the Committee on Committees, filed 10-25-2017, includes an appointment to the Faculty Appellate Committee for the Senate’s approval.
  • November 1:  Minutes from the University Affairs Committee meeting held on 10-17-2017.
  • November 1:  Motion to revise the language of a proposed Intellectual Property policy (recommended for APPM 7.10.3).
  • November 1:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about recent activities of the FS.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Tuesday, 11-7-2017.
  • November 15Report from the Personnel Policies Committee meeting held on 11-6-2017.  Includes five motions for the Senate’s vote.
  • November 15:  Four motions approved by the Faculty Senate
  • November 28:  In the Faculty Senate, a brief report to SE faculty about recent activities of the FS.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Tuesday, 11-28-2017.
  • November 29: Revised motion for changes and additions to APPM 4.6.3.  The original motion from the Personnel Policies Committee was postponed at the 11-15-2017 meeting.
  • November 29: Email exchange between Senator Emge and Kristie Luke (Associate Dean of Academic Records and Registrar) regarding the possibility of shortening the add/drop period.
  • December 6:  A proposed Resolution regarding the faculty hiring process.
  • December 6:  Resolution, as approved, regarding the faculty hiring process, urging the Administration to adopt a clearly-defined, standardized, and transparent process in its decisions to hire faculty members.