UFC Agenda – Sept 23, 2020

Sept. 23, 2020 UFC Meeting (4:00PM; remote via Zoom)

I. Call to Order

II. Meeting Minutes

August 19 UFC Meeting Draft Minutes

III. Reports

1. President Paino
2. Provost Mikhalevsky
Academic Affairs Report to BOV September 18 2020
3. College Deans

Dean Pete Kelly, CoE   
Dean Keith Mellinger, CAS – BTC Case Statement
-Dean Lynne Richardson, CoB –  no report

4. SGA Representative’s Report (Kyree Ford)  
5. SAC Representative’s Report (Michelle Pickham) – no report
6. UFC Chair’s Report (Andrew Dolby)
7. UFC Vice Chair’s Report (Ken Machande)
8. Faculty Senate of Virginia (Marcel Rotter)
9. Report from UMW Representative and FSVA Treasurer (Marcel Rotter)
11. University Committees – minutes, reports, and action items

University Academic Affairs Committee
         -Meeting minutes from September 11
University Budget Advisory Committee
         -Meeting minutes from August 27
         -Meeting minutes from September 3
University Curriculum Committee
no report
University Faculty Affairs Committee
          -Meeting minutes from September 10
University Faculty Organization Committee
          -Meeting minutes from September 10
University General Education Committee
         -Electronic actions since March 9 
University Sabbaticals, Fellowships & Faculty Awards Committee
          -Meeting minutes from August 27
University Student Affairs & Campus Life Advisory Committee
no report
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) Committee
no report
Distance and Blended Learning Committee
         -Meeting minutes from May 4
         -Meeting minutes from August 18
First Year Seminar Committee
         -Meeting minutes from September 1
Honors Program Committee
         -Meeting minutes from August 26
James Farmer Multicultural Center Advisory Committee
         -Meeting minutes from September 11
         -Programming Report, September 2020
Journalism Advisory Committee
         -Meeting minutes from August 28
         -Meeting minutes from September 11
Speaking Intensive Committee
           -Meeting minutes from September 10
           -Speaking Center Report – September 10, 2020
           -SI Committee Action Items – September 10, 2020
Teaching Center Advisory Committee
           –Meeting minutes from August 19
           –Meeting minutes from September 18
Writing Intensive Committee
         -Meeting minutes from August 20
         -Meeting minutes from September 7
         -Action items September 7

IV. Unfinished Business

1. Revision of Faculty Handbook 2.2.1 to include Academic Calendar  – Andrew Dolby

-Resolved without action. UFC determined that current wording in UAAC charge description sufficiently provides for a faculty advisory role in determining the Academic Calendar.

V. New Business

1. Recommended Fall 2020 course evaluation questions   – Univ. Academic Affairs Committee

 -Approved with revision to question 1: Approved Fall 2020 Course Evaluation Questions

2. Handbook discrepancy on the appointment of student members to the University Academic Affairs Committee.  – Univ. Academic Affairs Committee     Resolved before the meeting with editorial correction that did not require UFC approval. Removed from agenda.

3. Electronic actions since March 9 2020    – General Education Committee


4. September 10 Action Items   – Speaking Intensive Committee


5. September 7 action items    – Writing Intensive Committee


6. Approval of faculty to teach majority online courses in the 2021 January and Spring terms.


7. January term assessment

-No action taken. January 2021 term assessment may be referred to the UAAC at a later date.

VI. Announcements

The next regularly scheduled UFC meeting is on October 21, 2020 at 4:00PM.

VII. Adjournment

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