University Senate - November 6, 2017 Meeting

Call to Order and Announcements

The University Senate was called to order at 3:50 p.m., in Room 102, Benton Hall, Oxford Campus, on Monday, November 6, 2017. Members absent:  Juan Carlos Albarrán, Ann Elizabeth Armstrong, Dana Cox, Angela Glotfelter, Chip Hahn, Vahagn Manukian, Elizabeth Maurer, Aaron Smith, Steven Tuck, and Valerie Ubbes.

  1. Announcements and Remarks by the Chair of University Senate, Phyllis Callahan
    1. The third session of the Bridges program was held today. The program is designed to recruit students from diverse backgrounds and hosts approximately 150 students per session.  The final session will be held next Monday, November 13, 2017.

Approval of University Senate Minutes

  1. A motion was received, seconded, and carried to approve the October 23, 2017, minutes of University Senate.

Consent Calendar

  1. The following items were received on the Consent Calendar without debate: 
    • Curriculum - November 1, 2017

New Business

  1. Budget Presentation – Phyllis Callahan, Provost and David Creamer, Sr. Vice President for Finance and Business Services


  1. A motion was received, seconded, and carried to adjourn the Regular Session of University Senate.

Next scheduled meeting of University Senate:

December 4, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

Room 111 Harrison Hall, Oxford Campus