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FACULTY SENATE

Faculty Senate Agenda
Monday, September 11, 2017         3:30 – 5:00    CH 126

I.   Call to Order

Introduction of the New Faculty / Brief Reception

II.  Informal Statements and Proposals

III.   Approval of the Minutes   
  Meeting May 8, 2017
  Election meeting of the 2017 – 18 Senate May 8, 2017

IV.  President’s Announcements / Report
• Content / Structure of Senate webpage
• Idea Generator
Shocker Start (community service)
SEAS intervention worksheet (on WSU dashboard)
• New instructional videos in Bb shells
• Accelerated Degree progam (Hanover report)
New Fee Structure
• Town Hall Meeting - Sept 12 @ 11:00 RSC 262 - Grad Fac by-laws
•  Focus Groups on Student focused university standards (Sept 12, 13, 14 - multiple times)
Ad Hoc and Other committees
  • Academic Honesty
  • Faculty Compensation Review
  • SPTE Review/ Redesign
  • Text book selection policy - additional members needed
  • HR committee on Timekeeping and Attendance
  •  Accessibility committee
  • Strategic Planning Implementation committee - Faculty Senate rep needed

V. Committee Reports
A.  Rules Committee  - Betty Smiith-Campbell, Chair
  •  Confirm new senators: 
   Thalia Jeffres (Nat Sciences)
   Jibo He (Social Sciences)

VI.  Old Business  

VII.  New Business
Homeland Security Program (full version with endorsements)
    Summary version

VIII.  Visitors
• John Jones - Director of Media Resource Center - Accessiblity 

IX. As May  Arise

X.  Adjournment

Questions or Concerns  -- submit to the Faculty Senate President