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FACULTY ORGANIZATION AGENDA

November 16,  2007
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Friday November 16, 2007
Hawthorn 107, 10 a.m.-noon
 

[Due to the volume of business proposed, the Faculty Organization Executive Committee at its Nov. 2, 2007, meeting voted to assign time limits for the discussion of resolutions according to parliamentary procedure. Please note that at the end of the agenda, there will be tracking of previous resolutions.]

I. Call to order

II. Approval of the minutes of the October 19, 2007, meeting

III. President’s announcements

IV. Chancellor’s report (10 minutes)

V. Vice chancellors’ reports (10 minutes)

VI. Report from the Computer committee--Professor Scott (5 minutes)

VII. Report from the CT & DE committee--Professor Deleon (5 minutes). See Survey Report.

VIII. Resolution on Gen. Ed. Outcomes from the Gen.Ed./Assessment Committee--Professors Fischer and V. Kilibarda (10 minutes).

See Outcomes for Breadth of Learning Resolution and Amendments and Framework Resolution

IX. Resolution from the Department of Minority Studies--Prof. Contreras: The IUN faculty organization reasserts its commitment and support for its 1997 resolution outlining the institutional process for Martin Luther King Holiday/Black History Month activities. (the 1997 resolution is attached  and was titled Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month - the Institutional Process) (10 minutes)

X. The five resolutions, tabled in the October meeting:

1. Dissolution of the Center for Regional Excellence, unless the center can generate its own revenue to pay for personnel costs for at least a two year period, beginning July 1, 2008. Such a determination will be made by a committee appointed jointly by the Faculty Organization and the VCAA (15 minutes)

2. Dissolution of the Institute for Innovative Leadership, unless the center can generate its own revenue to pay for personnel costs for at least a two year period, beginning July 1, 2008. Such a determination will be made by a committee appointed jointly by the Faculty Organization and the VCAA (15 minutes)

3. Reduction in costs associated with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, by eliminating all salaried staff and reducing the Director position to a part time teaching position (15 minutes)

4. No additional cost for the College of Health and Human Services be incurred, i.e., administrative restructuring of the divisions incorporated into CHHS can be the only way to fund the administrative structure of the CHHS (15 minutes)

5. Summer teaching stipends shall not exceed $ 7000 per course. This amount will be indexed annually to the average faculty raise awarded in the prior academic year.(10 minutes)

XI. New business

XII. Old business

XIII. Adjournment

Faculty Organization Tracking

Resolution 101-07
Breadth of Learning Framework, passed Oct. 19, 2007
Result: On-going Gen. Ed. initiative

Resolution 102-07
“Given the significance of the faculty voice in planning the future of the university,

Be it resolved that faculty nominated representation on the Strategic Planning Team be increased from 3 to 6,” passed Oct. 19, 2007
Result: 3 faculty representatives will be appointed to the Strategic Planning Team for the spring meeting

 

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