UFC Meeting Agenda – March 30, 2016

UFC Meeting Agenda – March 30, 2016

Agenda: University Faculty Council Meeting

March 30, 2016 – Digital Auditorium (ITCC)

3:30-5:30pm

I. Call to Order

II. Previous Meeting Minutes

III. Reports

  1. President Hurley
    1. University budget recommendations
    2. Special Report on Divestment at the University of Mary Washington
  2. Provost Levin
    1. Five-Year Academic Calendar
    2. Workload Analysis Group Update
  3. College Deans
    1. CAS Dean Richard Finkelstein
  4. SGA Representative Report
  5. UFC Chair’s Report
    1. Update on UC Faculty/Staff Dining
    2. UMW representation at the Faculty Senate of Virginia meeting – April 16, 2016
    3. UFC Chair Report to the BOV Executive Committee – March 2016
  6. UFC Vice-Chair’s Report
  7. University Committees – minutes, reports, and action items [unanimous vote to accept all reports, action items, and curricular changes]
    1. University Academic Affairs Committee Meeting Minutes – Feb 9, 2016 (late addition to last meeting’s agenda)
    2. FSEM Committee Meeting Minutes – Feb. 11, 2016
    3. General Education Committee Meeting Minutes – Feb. 10, 2016
      1. General Education Committee Meeting Minutes – March 16, 2016
    4. University Faculty Appeals and Grievances Committee – February 18, 2016
    5. University Curriculum Committee Minutes – March 9, 2016
    6. James Farmer Multicultural Committee – February 24, 2016 Meeting Minutes
      1. February 24, 2016 Meeting Minutes (part 1)
      2. February 24, 2016 Meeting Minutes (part 2)
      3. February 24, 2016 Meeting Minutes (part 3)

IV. Unfinished Business

  1. Faculty Morale Survey – update on survey distribution
  2. Outside Letters in Promotion & Tenure – discussion of feedback from college promotion and tenure committees
    1. Feedback from the CAS P&T Committee
      1. CAS P&T Committee response
      2. Letter from the CAS P&T Committee regarding teaching evaluations
    2. Feedback from the COB P&T Committee
      1. COB P&T Response
    3. Feedback from the COE P&T Committee
      1. COE P&T Committee Response
      2. COE P&T Committee Chair response
      3. UFAC Report on Teaching Evaluation 10-23-12

V. New Business

  1. University Governance Calendar – UFC and University Committee Meeting Dates for 2016-2017
    1. List of UFC meeting dates for 2016-2017 [UFC Meeting Schedule was approved]
    2. Full draft governance calendar
  2. Motion to show support for the recommendations included in the Special Report on Divestment at the University of Mary Washington [motion passed]
  3. Motion to create a University Journalism Advisory Committee – from the UFOC [motion passed]
  4. Proposed Changes to the Faculty Handbook
    1. Motion to change 2.3.4.2 of the Faculty Handbook – Terms of service. [motion passed]
    2. Motion to change 2.3.5.1 of the Faculty Handbook – UFC Chair. [motion passed]
    3. Motion to change 2.8.1 of the Faculty Handbook – Addition of a Student Representative to the UBAC [motion passed]

VI. Announcements

  1. The next UFC meeting will be held on Monday, April 18, 2016, from 3:30-5:30pm in the ITCC Digital Auditorium

VII. Adjournment

Comments

  1. Stephen Farnsworth says:

    I am a member of UBAC and am opposed to the addition of a student rep on UBAC. This is a faculty committee, answering to UFC. Students have their own committee organizations to offer input into the university’s direction. Thank you.

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