GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

 

WINTER MEETING OF THE FACULTY,

FACULTY SENATE AND

THE ACADEMIC FACULTY SENATE

 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 3:00 pm

Student Center Theater

 

AGENDA

 

1.     Call to Order and Opening Remarks President Peterson

2.     Approval of minutes of previous meeting November 14, 2017

3.     Results of Academic Faculty Satisfaction Survey Dr. Leslie Sharp, Associate Vice Provost, Graduate Education and Faculty Development

4.   Faculty Handbook modification requests and handout Prof Joe Hughes, Statutes Chair

  1. Statutes: first reading and vote:
  2. Section 3.2.1, Research Faculty: Hiring and Promotion Guidelines
  3. Section 3.3.5, Tenure

5.   Request for nominees for faculty governance positions Mr. Doug Nation, Chair of the Nominations Committee

6.   Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Faculty Senate

a.      Statutes Committee Prof. Joe Hughes, Chair

Minutes: 11/17/17

7.     Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Academic Faculty Senate

a.      Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Prof. Rhett Mayor, Chair          

Minutes: 11/28/17, 12/12/17, 01/09/18, 01/23/18, 02/06/18            Presentation

Action items: From 12/12: Modern Lang: 7 new courses; Vertically Integrated Project Program: 13 new courses; City and Regional Planning: minor modification. From 01/23: Modern Lang and International Affairs: new BS/MS program; ECE: posthumous degree, 3 new courses; Computing: new BS/MS program; LMC: 3 new courses, degree mod; Computing and LMC: new cross-listed course, degree mods. From 02/06:  History and Sociology: 4 new courses; Earth and Atmospheric Sciences: 5 new courses.

b.     Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee Prof. David Sluss, Chair

Minutes: 12/07/17, 01/11/18, 02/01/18                           Presentation

Action Items: From 12/07: Vertically Integrated Project Program: 2 new courses; Business: degree modification; Psychology: degree modification. From 01/11: Biological Sciences: deactivate degree program; International Affairs and Mod Lang: New BS/MS Program; Computing: new BS/MS Program; ECE: new course; Mod Lang and LMC: new degree; new subject code, 3 new courses; Mod Lang: 4 new courses. From 02/01: LMC: 2 new courses; Mod Lang: 17 new courses.

      c.   Student Regulations Committee Prof. Andrea Laliberte, Vice-Chair

            Minutes 09/20/17, 11/06/17               Presentation

 

 8.     Any other business

  

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Jeanne H. Balsam

Secretary of the Faculty

February 12, 2018