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FACULTY SENATE

AGENDA FOR THE FACULTY SENATE MEETING, Monday, September 27, 2010
CH 107 3:30 pm


I. Call of the Meeting to order

II. Informal Statements and Proposals

III. Approval of the Minutes: The meeting of Monday, September 13, 2010 -- http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=facultysenate&p=/1011/minutes1011/m91310/

IV. President’s Report:

V. Committee Reports: 
 A.  Rules -- Steven Skinner, chair

VI. Old Business:
A. Amendment to the proposal to alter the Academic Calendar:
Eliminate the two-day fall break and add two days to the Thanksgiving break. Based on Senate discussion September 13th, the Executive Committee is presenting this as a substantive rather than a friendly amendment. Clarification: to balance the number of instructional days falling on each day of the week, the two days of break will fall on Mon/Tues whether part of a fall or Thanksgiving break.

B. Proposal to alter the Academic Calendar (2nd reading): http://webs.wichita.edu/depttools/depttoolsmemberfiles/facultysenate/Changes%20to%20Academic%20Calendar.pdf

VII. New Business:
A. Introduction of Victor Collins, Asst. to the Vice President for Diversity Initiatives and Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. He will present information about:
1. WSU Tilford Group meeting, October 18, 2010, 3:30 – 5:00 in RSC 314. RSVP to Ms. Patsy Sheffield, 978-6187 by October 1.
2. Tilford Group Conference, October 11-12, 2010, at the Dole Institute of Politics, University of Kansas. Conference registration and full information can be found at: http://www.continuinged.ku.edu/programs/tilford/index.php

B. “Promoting Student Success and Degree Attainment” – Keith Pickus, Associate Provost and Bill Vanderburgh, Executive Director, Office for Faculty Development and Student Success.

VIII. As May Arise


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