ACADEMIC SENATE

 

MINUTES

 

December 9, 2004

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.                                                          ACADEMIC SENATE CHAMBERS

Members Present:  Allen, Alva, Buck, Burgtorf, Cox, Emry, Fidalgo, Gass, Gilbert, Guerin, Hagan, Hall, Jones, Junn, Kanel, Kantardjieff, Klassen, Matz, Meyer, Nanjundappa, Pasternack, Randall, Rhodes, Rhoten, Schroeder, Smith, Vasquez, Vogt and Walicki

 

Absent:  Arkenberg, Azima, Bedell, Erickson, Fitch, Fromson, Gordon, Jewett, Kelly, Kreiner,  Michalopoulos, Parker, Rahmatian, Reisman, Shapiro, and Tavakolian

 

I.             CALL TO ORDER

Vice Chair Hall called the meeting to order at 11:33 a.m.

 

II.          URGENT BUSINESS

None.

 

III.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

None.

     

IV.        CHAIR’S REPORT

No report.

 

V.           STATEWIDE ACADEMIC SENATE REPORT

No report.

 

VI.        CONSENT CALENDAR

It was m [Pasternack] to remove item D from the Consent Calendar.  This will be considered as the first item of New Business.  The Academic Senate Minutes of October 28 and November 11, 2004 were approved as amended.

 

VII.     RESCISSION ITEMS – FIRST READING

1.    ASD 04-170 UPS 412.000 Special Major Program

Referred to H&SS and Grad Ed Committee and requested to get some numbers on activity for this program.

2.   ASD 04-171 UPS 260.103 Guidelines for Granting Research Leaves

      Approved    

 

VIII.  NEW BUSINESS

A.  ASD 04-174 Fall 2004 New Course Proposals—General Education

      Senator Pasternack requested spelling of words in the course description for GEOL 110T be corrected and accepted as friendly edits.

 

B.  ASD 04-154 Revised UPS 100.010 Faculty Handbook

It was m/s/p [Gilbert/Jones] to approve document ASD 04-154. 

 

C. ASD 04-155 Revised UPS 211.000 Responsibilities of Departments and Department Chairs

      It was m/s [Nanjundappa/Burgtorf] to approve document ASD 04-155.

 

Senator Emery suggested an editorial correction on page 3, line 10 changing “he” to “he/she.”  Senator Gilbert suggested a grammar correction on page 1, line 27 deleting the “s” from the word “units” and accepted as friendly edits.

 

Motion passed to approve ASD 04-155 as amended.

 

D.  ASD 04-149 Revised UPS 291.000 Distinguished Faculty Member Guidelines

      It was m/s/p [Pasternack/Nanjundappa] to approve document ASD 04-149. 

 

E.  ASD 04-150 Revised UPS 210.003 Layoff Policy and Procedures for Instructional Faculty

It was m/s [Nanjundappa/Guerin] to approve document ASD 04-150.  It was moved [Pasternack] and accepted as a friendly amendment to correct the word “lay-off” on page 1  in line 17, 23, 38 on page 2 line 13 changing it to “lay off” and on line 39 change the word “school” to “college.”

 

Motion passed to approve ASD 04-150 as amended.

 

F.   ASD 04-151 Revised UPS 210.005 Layoff Policy and Procedures for Library Faculty

It was m/s [Nanjundappa/Emry] to approve document ASD 04-151. 

 

Senator Cox suggested an editorial change and accepted as a friendly amendment on page 2, #7 lines 11, 12 and 21 to read “Council of University Library Faculty.”

 

Motion passed to approve ASD 04-151 as amended.

 

G.  ASD 04-152 Revised UPS 412.010 Honors Program

      It was m/s [Burgtorf/Nanjundappa] to approve document ASD 04-152.  Senator Guerin suggested an editorial change on page 1, line 18 changing the word “While” to “Although.”  Senator Gass suggested an editorial correction on page 5, line 39 changing the word “their” to “his/her.”  Editorial changes were accepted as friendly edits.

 

Motion passed to approve ASD 04-152 as amended.

 

 

 

 

H.  ASD 04-172 Revised UPS 410.113 Guidelines for the Structure of Joint Degree Students

It was m/s [Junn/Alva] to approve document ASD 04-172. 

 

It was m [Pasternack] and accepted as friendly amendment on page 2, line 7 delete the “s” on the word “dean” and page 3, line 40 change the word “quality” to “appropriate.”

 

It was m/s [Pasternack/Meyer] on page 1, line 32, C, “The JDP shall not require more than fifty percent of its courses from any one department participating in the JDP.” to read “Although more than fifty percent of its courses may come from one department, this shall not be a requirement of the JDP.”

 

Motion passed to approve the Pasternack amendment. 

 

Motion passed to approve document ASD 04-172 as amended.

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:22 p.m.