GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
SCHEDULED MEETINGS OF THE ACADEMIC FACULTY
ACADEMIC FACULTY SENATE
A CALLED MEETING OF THE FACULTY
Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 3:00 pm
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1. Call to Order and Opening Remarks President Αngel Cabrera
2. Approval of minutes of previous meeting February 11, 2020
3. Presentation and approval of degree candidates for spring graduation Ms. Reta Pikowsky, Registrar
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
a. 3.3.6, Promotion (Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty)
b. 2.6.1, Faculty Benefits Committee
5. Class Operations during COVID-19 presentation Dr. Bonnie Ferri, Vice Provost Grad Education and Faculty Dev and Dr. Colin Potts, Vice Provost Undergrad Education
6. Discussion of Tenure Clock Adjustments Due to COVID-19 presentation Dr. Ferri
7. Announcements Prof Joe Hughes, Chair of the Faculty Executive Board
a. University System of Georgia Faculty Council Representative
b. Secretary of the Faculty
8. Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Faculty Senate
a. Statutes Committee Dr. Chris James, Chair
Minutes 01/22/20, 02/26/20: No additional action items.
9. Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate
a. Graduate Curriculum Prof Kristie Macrakis, Chair Presentation
Minutes: 03/05/20, 04/09/20.
Action Items: From 03/05/20: Mod Lang: degree mod; Grad Studies: 1 new course; From 04/09/20: Building Const: 1 new course, degree mod; Physics: 1 new course; CEE: 1 new course; IC: 1 new course; ME: 2 degree mods; Math: 2 new courses; Schools of CSE/CS/IC/AE/ECE/ISYE/Math/BME: degree mod.
b. Undergraduate Curriculum Prof Angus Wilkinson, Chair Presentation
Minutes: 02/18/20, 03/03/20, 04/07/20, 04/14/20.
Action items: From 03/03/20: Academic Enrichment: course deactivation; CS: 1 new course; Mod Lang: 2 new courses, decree mod: From 04/07/20: Mod Lang: 2 new courses; Econ: 1 new course, new minor; From 04/14/20: ISYE: 1 new course, Program mod.
c. Student Regulations Prof. Jerry Seitzman, Chair 2019-20 Presentation
Minutes: 01/31/20. No action items.
d. Student Academic & Financial Affairs Prof Hamid Garmestani, Chair Presentation
Minutes: 11/07/19, 12/04/19, 01/28/20, 02/26/20. No action items.
e. Student Activities Mr. Ameet Doshi, Chair 2019-20 Presentation
Minutes: 02/21/20, 03/06/20, 03/27/20.
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
10. Any other business.
Jeanne H. Balsam
Secretary of the Faculty
April 20, 2020