UFC Meeting Agenda – April 5, 2017

UFC Meeting Agenda – April 5, 2017

I. Call to Order

II. Previous Meeting Minutes

III. Reports

  1. President Paino
  2. Acting Provost Mikhalevsky
  3. College Deans
    1. CAS Dean Richard Finkelstein – April 2017 Report
  4. Guest Report on the Inauguration – Tim O’Donnell, Inauguration Committee Co-Chair
  5. SGA Representative’s Report
  6. UFC Chair’s Report
    1. BOV Executive Committee Meeting
    2. Anticipated Agenda Items for 2017-2018
  7. UFC Vice-Chair’s Report
  8. Staff Advisory Committee Representative – Julie Smith, SAC President
    1. SAC March 2017 Newsletter
  9. University Committees – minutes, reports, and action items [all minutes, reports, and action items accepted and approved by the UFC]
    1. Faculty Affairs Committee – Feb 8, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    2. Distance and Blended Learning Committee – Feb 27, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    3. General Education Committee – March 20, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    4. James Farmer Multicultural Center Advisory Committee – February 8, 2017 Meeting Report
    5. Speaking Intensive Committee Action Items – March 22, 2017
    6. Bachelors of Liberal Studies Committee – March 20, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    7. Distance and Blended Learning Committee – February 27, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    8. James Farmer Multicultural Center Advisory Committee
      1. February 26, 2017 Meeting Minutes (part 1)
      2. February 26, 2017 Meeting Minutes (part 2)
      3. February 26, 2017 Meeting Minutes (part 3)
    9. Teaching Center Advisory Committee – March 23, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    10. Faculty Affairs Committee – February 8, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    11. General Education Committee – March 20, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    12. Sabbaticals, Fellowships, and Faculty Awards – January 21, 2017 Meeting Minutes
    13. Curriculum Committee – March 21, 2017 Meeting Minutes

IV. Unfinished Business

V. New Business

  1. Editorial Changes to the Faculty Handbook - Submitted by John Morello (Associate Provost for Academic Affairs)
  2. Motion: Change to the Faculty Handbook 5.4.8 Course Evaluations – Submitted by Debra Schleef (Office of Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness) and approved by the University Faculty Affairs Committee [motion tabled to allow time for the CAS Faculty Council to review and comment]
  3. Motion: Revised Language on Non-Reappointment of RTA Faculty – submitted by the University Faculty Affairs Committee [motion passed]

VI. Announcements

VII. Adjournment

The next UFC meeting will be held on April 24, 2017, from 3:30-5:30pm in the HCC Digital Auditorium.

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