University Senate action April 4

On Monday, April 4, University Senate heard reports from:

  • Yvette Harris, 2015-2016 chair, Executive Committee of University Senate
Senate heard the following special report:
  • State Mandates update, Chair, Fiscal Priorities, Amit Shukla

The following New Business was received:

  • Fiscal Priorities update, Chair, Fiscal Priorities, Amit Shukla
  • Preferred Name Project, Madelyn Detloff and Carolyn Haynes 
Old Business:
  • Credit Hour Reduction, Academic Policy Committee Chair, Bryan Ashenbaum
  • Proposed Policy - Minors on Campus, Office of Counsel, Mitch McCrate and Robin Parker

Items received on the Senate consent calendar included:

  • Curriculum Items dated April 4, 2016
  • Active Military Duty Policy
  • Independent Work Policy 
  • Revisions to Curriculum Definitions
  • Executive Committee minutes dated February 29 and March 28, 2016
  • Governance Committee dated February 25, 2016
  • Board of Trustees Resolution approving Regional Campus Name
  • 2015-16 Promotion and Tenure and Continuing Contract
  • Campus Planning Committee minutes dated October 2015 and February 2016 
Minutes of University Senate February 22, 2016 meetings were approved without corrections 
The next meeting of University Senate is at 3:35 p.m. Monday, April 11, 111 Harrison Hall, Oxford Campus
Twenty-five members of Faculty Assembly can challenge the resolution by filing a petition with the Office of the University Secretary during the ten class days after publication in the Miami Wire.