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FACULTY ORGANIZATION AGENDA

February 15,  2008
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Friday February 15, 2008
Hawthorn 107, 1-3p.m.
 

I. Call to order

II. Approval of the minutes of the January 18, 2008 meeting

III. President's announcements

IV. Chancellor's report

V. Vice chancellors' reports

VI. Resolution on Requirements for Principles 3-5 from the Gen.Ed./Assessment Committee, for vote, and a first reading, to be voted on in March for Student Learning Outcomes for Principle 3-Professors Fischer and V. Kilibarda (see attachments  "Resolution on Requirements for Gen. Ed. Principles 3-5" and "Student Learning Outcomes-Principle 3")

VII. Discussion of the AQIP Site visit (Mar. 26-8)—Professors Hass Birky and Delunas (see attachment "AQIP Feb2008")

VIII. Library Budget committee criteria

IX. Report from the CT & DE (Classroom Technology and Distributed Education) Committee—Prof. Coffin (see attachment "Classroom Technology")

X. New business

XI. Old business

XII. 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.

Resolution 103-07
Outcomes for Breadth of Learning Framework, passed 16 Nov. 2007.


Result: On-going Gen. Ed. initiative

Resolution 104-07
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, passed 16 Nov., 2007.

Result: A meeting was held with the Fac. Org. Exec. Com., the Chancellor and the Cabinet on Feb. 8, 2008, to discuss action to be taken on this. The chancellor stated that the administration will determine the activities for the Martin Lunther King Holiday through the Diversity Programming Group and its decision-making process.

Resolution 105-07
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, passed by mail ballot Dec. 2007.
Result: A meeting was held with the Fac. Org. Exec. Com., the Chancellor and the Cabinet on Feb. 8, 2008, to discuss action to be taken on this and following two resolutions. It was stated that the time described in the resolution is not realistic, but a faculty committee will be set up to determine a reasonable time table for funding.

Resolution 106-07
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, passed by mail ballot Dec. 2007.


Result: A meeting was held with the Fac. Org. Exec. Com., the Chancellor and the Cabinet on Feb. 8, 2008, to discuss action to be taken on this, in setting up a committee and assessing the impact this institute has on the community.

Resolution 107-07
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, passed by mail ballot, Dec. 2007.

Result: A meeting was held with the Fac. Org. Exec. Com., the Chancellor and the Cabinet on Feb. 8, 2008, to discuss this resolution. It was stated that it is not possible to set up the CHHS without incurring further costs.

[The following two motions, also considered by mail ballot Dec. 2008, did not pass:

* 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.

* 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.]

Resolution 108-08 Resolution on Amendments and Framework for Principles 3-5, passed January 18, 2008.

Result: On-going Gen. Ed/Assessment initiative

Resolution 109-08 Library Budget, passed January 18, 2008.

Result: A call was made to discuss further the criteria by which money is allocated.

 

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