Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 3:00 pm

Student Center Theater




1.     Call to Order and Opening Remarks President Peterson and Provost Bras

2.     Approval of minutes of previous meeting of the Academic Faculty Senate November 17, 2015

3.     Request for nominees for faculty governance positions Prof. George Riley, Chair of the Nominations Committee

4.     Presentation and recommendation for adoption for Mutual Expectations between Research Advisors and Advisees - Dr. Susan Cozzens. Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development

5.     Graduate Student Survey, Marc Canellas, President, Graduate Student Government Assoc.

a.      Presentation

b.     2016 Graduate Student Experience Survey

6.     Approval of Minutes and Action Items of Standing Committees of the Academic Faculty Senate

a.      Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (IUCC) Prof. Rhett Mayor, Chair          

Minutes: 12/08/15, 01/12/16, 01/19/16, 02/09/16           Presentation

Action items. From 01/19/16: LMC deactivate courses; Scheller CoB new course, minor modification Engineering and Business, new minor (Technology and Business); From 02/09/16: Biology new course; ISyE degree modification; International Education add 3 courses; CoE new course; Public Policy certificate modification; minor modification; City and Regional Planning, 2 new courses, new minor in Sustainable Cities;

b.      Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee (IGCC) Prof. Victor Breedveld, Chair

Minutes:  12/03/15, 01/14/16                                          Presentation

Action Items. From 12/03/15: Business 2 new courses; ECE 1 new course; Civil and Environmental Engineering 2 new courses; School of Building Construction new subject code. 01/14/16: College of Computing one new course and degree modification; School of ECE one degree modification; Schools of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Biology, and School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences new PhD Program in Ocean Science & Engineering (OSE); School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences four new courses

c.      Student Regulations Committee Prof. Al Ferri, Chair

Minutes: 11/19/15, 01/28/16, Feb. 4, 2016                     Presentation

Action items. From 11/19/15: Extracurricular Activities Policy changes, Class Attendance Policy changes. From 02/4/16: Changes to the Student Code of Conduct and the Code of Conduct


d.      Student Academic and Financial Affairs Committee Minutes Dr. Anne Pollock, Chair                                                                             

Minutes: 11/11/15, 12/09/15.  No action items               Presentation

7.     Any other business.



Jeanne H. Balsam

Secretary of the Faculty

February 16, 2016


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