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FACULTY ORGANIZATION AGENDA

October 19,  2007
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[Suggestions have been made from the faculty that in the matter of the five resolutions, Item IX, that debate be limited to the first two resolutions, or in lieu of a vote this month the request be made to the Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Fiscal Affairs to report on the expected budgetary savings from each motion.]

I.  Call to Order

II.  Approval of the minutes of the 21 September 2007 meeting

III.  Presidentís announcements

IV.  Chancellorís report

V.  Vice chancellorsí reports

VI.  Report from the CT & DE committee (Classroom Technology and Distributed Education)--Professor Coffin

VII.  Voting on the Gen. Ed. Assessment resolution (please see attached material)--Professors Fischer and V. Kilibarda

Breadth of Learning  Framework   and OUTCOMES

VIII.  Resolution on  Faculty Representation on the Strategic Planning Team--endorsed by the Faculty Organization Executive Committee

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.

IX.  Reconsideraton of the five resolutions tabled from the September Faculty Organization 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

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

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

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

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.

X.  New business

XI.  Old business

XII. Adjournment

 

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