Combined with



Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 3:00 pm

Student Center Theater




1.     Call to Order and Opening Remarks President Peterson

2.     Approval of minutes of previous meetings February 19, 2019 and April 5, 2019

3.     Presentation and approval of degree candidates for spring graduation Ms. Reta Pikowsky, Registrar

4.     Task Force on Teaching Effectiveness report Prof Lizanne Destefano and Dr. Bonnie Ferri, Vice Provost Grad Ed and Faculty Development

5.     Policies and Procedures regarding textbook orders and public information (compliance with HEOA and USG) - Dr. Colin Potts, Vice Provost Undergrad Ed and Dr. Steven Girardot, Associate Vice Provost     handout

6.     Faculty Handbook modification request Prof Joe Hughes, Statutes Past Chair and Prof Bill Hunt, Statutes Chair

a.      2.6 Standing Committees of the Faculty (2nd reading) Presentation and Request

b.     3.2.2 Non-Tenure Track Academic Faculty Members: Hiring and Promotion Guidelines: Librarians and Archivists Request and Presentation

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

a.      Statutes Committee Prof. Bill Hunt, Chair

Minutes: 10/10/18, 11/13/18, 02/12/19, 02/22/19, 03/15/19, 03/25/18

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

a.      Student Regulations Committee (SRC) Prof Al Ferri, Chairs

Minutes: 02/08/19, 03/08/19, 04/19/19              Presentation

      Action items: From 02/08: course requirements; grievance procedures; new course and unit of credit definitions. From 04/19/19: grade substitution policy; student-faculty expectations.

b.   Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (IUCC) Prof Angus Wilkinson, Chair          

Minutes:  02/26/19, 03/05/19, 04/02/19, 04/09/19, 04/16/19           Presentation

Action items: From 03/05: BioSci: 4 new courses; ISYE: degree mods; Biomed Engineer: 1 new course, degree mod; Physics: minor mod; LMC/HSOC/Mod Lang: new minor; ECE: pre-req mod. From 04/02: Math: course update; Chem & Biochem: 1 new course, degree mod; Arch: 13 new courses, degree mod; ECE: degree mod; City and Region Planning: minor mod; BioSci: 3 new courses, minor mod; EAS: degree mod; Business: 4 new courses. From 04/09: Business: minor mod, certificate mod, degree mod, new certificate; ME: certificate mod, minor mod, 3 new courses, degree mod. From 04/16: ISYE: 2 new courses; BioSci: 2 new courses; Econ/Int Affairs: new BS/MS option; Physics: 2 new courses, new certificate, degree mod.

c.     Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee (IGCC) Prof. Kistie Macrakis, Chair

Minutes: 03/07/19, 04/04/19, 04/11/19              Presentation

Action Items: From 03/07: CoE: degree mod; Interactive Comp: 1 new course; Pub Policy: 2 new courses; Mod Lang: 3 new courses. From 04/11: AE: 1 new course; Interactive Comp: degree mod;  Int Affairs: new degree; Econ/Int Affairs: new BS/MS Option; Arch: 12 new courses, degree mod master of Arch, 3 new courses, degree mod MS Urban Design; Music, degree mod; AE/Int Affairs/ BioSci/ Chem 7 Biochem/EAS: new embedded certificate.

d.     Student Academic and Financial Affairs (SAFAC) Prof Hamid Garmestani, Chair

Minutes: 04/18/19 , 03/12/19, 04/18/19               Presentation


9.     Any other business



Jeanne H. Balsam

Secretary of the Faculty

April 23, 2019