Southeastern Faculty Senate

Documents for 2017 Spring Semester

Spring 2017

  • February 27:  Announcement for the Chair-elect elections and nominations
  • February 27: Formation of an Ad Hoc Learning Technologies Councildocument of function, charges and membership
  • February 22:  Guns on Campus Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate on 2-22-2017.
  • February 22:  In the Faculty Senate a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 2-22-2017.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Monday, 2-27-2017.
  • February 22: A motion from the Executive Committee recommending changes and additions to the APPM 4.6.8.
  • February 13: Document provided at the meeting between the Executive Committee and President Burrage that includes a pie-chart of SE’s FY 2017 Budget by Revenue, and a list of major events that could trigger a financial retrenchment.
  • February 8:  In the Faculty Senate a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 2-8-2017.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Tuesday, 2-14-2017.
  • February 8:  Minutes from the Committee on Committees meeting of 1-27-2017, includes a proposal to change the membership for the Graduate Council (APPM 3.6.1).

 

  • March 6: Notes from the Shared Governance Forum, “Technology, Graduate Programs, the University Mission” (topic chosen by the Administration).
  • March 8:  Minutes from the Committee on Committees meeting of 2-24-27 on the formation of an ad hoc Learning Technologies Council.  A memo from the Faculty Senate Chair calling for the formation of an ad hoc Learning Technologies Council.
  • March 8:  Motion for recommended changes to the Distance Education Council’s function statement (APPM 3.6.1).
  • March 8:  Intellectual Property Statement drafted by the Distance Education Council (DEC), reviewed by RUSO legal counsel and approved by the Academic Council on 11-30-2016.  A revised Intellectual Property Statement approved by the DEC on 2-28-2017 and forwarded for the Faculty Senate’s review and consideration for possible placement in the APPM.
  • March 22:  In the Faculty Senate a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 3-22-2017.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Wednesday, 3-30-2017.

 

  • April 5:  Report from the Personnel Policies Committee from a meeting on 3-31-2017 includes:  appointing members to the Insurance and Benefits Committee, discussion of faculty salary and a (Cost of Living Adjustment) COLA motion, discussion of the progress and status of the AAUP revitalizing faculty and re-imagining programs initiative, review of charges, and new business item to consider matters related to intellectual property.  A motion on a proposed COLA.
  • April 5:   In the Faculty Senate a brief report to SE faculty about items from the FS meeting of 4-5-2017.  This was sent as a broadcast email to SE Faculty on Wednesday, 4-11-2017.
  • April 11:  Notes from the Shared Governance Forum What is the Budget Process and How Can We Make It Better? (topic chosen by the Faculty Senate).  The Notes include two documents prepared by Vice President for Business Affairs Dennis Westman:  Budgeting Timeline and Overview, and Student Fee Overview.  Two other documents were used at the Forum:  Forum on Shared Governance 2 (a PowerPoint presentation), and a Draft of a Budget Process Overview (for discussion purposes only).
  • April 18:  Agenda for the Executive Committee’s meeting with President Burrage
  • April 26:  Minutes from the Committee on Committees meeting held on 4-20-2017.  Includes the list of nominations for 2017-2018 committee appointments and replacements, and a motion to add two ex-officio members to the Bachelor of Science in Liberal & Applied Studies Coordinating Committee and to change the APPM 3.5 accordingly.
  • April 26:  A Draft Proposal for the Faculty Senate Awards Nomination and Voting Process, Timeline from the Planning Committee
  • April 26:  End of the Year Report from the Budget Committee
  • April 26:  End of the Year Report from the Committee on Committees
  • April 26:  End of the Year Report from the Executive Committee
  • April 26:  End of the Year Report from the Personnel Policies Committee
  • April 26:  End of the Year Report from the Planning Committee
  • April 26:  End of the Year Faculty Senate Treasurer’s Report, a Budget Activity Summary from July 2016–May 2017