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FACULTY ORGANIZATION AGENDA

January 18,  2008
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Friday January 18, 2008
Hawthorn 107, 10 a.m.-noon
 

I. Call to order

II. Approval of the minutes of the November 16, 2007, meeting

III. President's announcements

IV. Chancellor's report

V. Vice chancellors' reports

VI. Tribute to Professor Florence Sawicki-Professor Grskovic

VII. Report from the Academic Affairs Committee-Prof. O'Dell (please see attached report)

VIII. Resolution on Amendments and Framework for Principles 3-5 from the Gen.Ed./Assessment Committee-Prof. Dimuzio (See attached Resolution on Amendments and Framework for Principles 3-5)

IX. Library budget motion-Librarian Szymanski (see attached budget)

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:

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 will be set with the Fac. Org. Exec. Com., the Chancellor and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to discussaction to be taken on this and following two resolutions.

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:

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:

[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.]

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