GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE
FACULTY and FACULTY SENATE
Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 3:00 pm
Student Center Theater
1. Call to Order and Opening Remarks – Provost Rafael Bras
2. Approval of minutes of previous meeting – November 19, 2019
3. OneUSG Connect information – Greg Phillips, Sr Director Enterprise Resource Planning
a. 2, Faculty Governance: Secretary duties
b. 2.1, Faculty Executive Board: Replacement of Members
c. 2.1, Faculty Executive Board: University System of Georgia Faculty Council
d. 2.6.1, Faculty Benefits Committee
e. 3.3.6, Promotion
5. University System of Georgia Faculty Council representative request – Prof Joe Hughes
6. Nominations Committee status – Prof Craig Tovey, Chair of the Nominations Committee
7. Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Faculty Senate
a. Statutes Committee – Dr. Chris James, Chair
Minutes: 09/25/19, 10/16/19, 11/20/19. No additional action items.
8. Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate
a. Graduate Curriculum – Prof Brandon Dixon, Vice-chair Presentation
Minutes: 12/05/19, 01/09/20, 02/06/20.
Action Items: From 12/05/19: ISYE: new course; BioSci: 5 new courses, degree mod; IntA: new course. From 01/09/20: Physics: new course; Computer Sci: new course; ME: new course; ECE: degree mod. From 02/06/20: IntA: new degree; Arch: 4 new courses, 5 deactivated courses, degree mod; Mod Lang: 4 new courses, MSE: 1 new course, new embedded certificate; IntA/Econ: 1 new cross-listed course, 1 deactivate course; IntA/Econ/City & Regional Planning: new stand-alone certificate; AE; 2 new courses; IntA/AE: new stand-alone certificate; CHBE: 1 new course.
b. Undergraduate Curriculum – Prof Angus Wilkinson, Chair Presentation
Minutes: 12/12/19, 01/07/20, 01/21/20, 02/04/20.
Action items: From 12/12/19: HSOC/LMC/Pub Policy: Minor Mod; BioEng: 2 new courses, degree mod; AE: degree mod; CEE: degree mod; BioSci: degree mod. From 01/21/20: BioSci: new course. Modern Lang: 4 new courses. From 02/04/20: International Education: Plan updates; EAS: degree mod; ME/MSE: new course;. Build Const: reactivate degree program, 4 new courses, deactivate 2 courses, degree mod; Mod Lang: 3 new courses.
c. Student Regulations – Prof. Jerry Seitzman, Chair 2019-20 Presentation
Minutes: 11/08/19, 12/11/19. No action items.
d. Student Academic & Financial Affairs – Dr. Kate Williams, Vice-chair Presentation
Minutes: 12/04/19. No action items.
e. Student Activities – Mr. Ameet Doshi, Chair 2019-20 Presentation
Minutes: 01/24/20, 02/07/20.
Action items: Approval of all student activity charters and constitution revisions recommended by the committee as documented in their minutes.
f. Student Computer Ownership – Dr. Emily Weigel, Chair
Minutes: 10/23/19, 02/04/20
Action items: Approve the Student Computer Ownership Guide.
9. Any other business.
Jeanne H. Balsam
Secretary of the Faculty
February 10, 2020