Academic Programs Committee - Candice Carter
The Committee met today and was unable to complete the discussions of the many submitted APC items. They are committed to completing these reviews at their next meetings (two in October and one in November). The Committee has three agenda items today. Academic Standards Committee - Diane TannerThe Committee met September 16th. They have one agenda item today. The next meeting is scheduled for October 13th at 3 p.m. where they will be discussing undergraduate course validation policy and student active and inactive statuses. Adjunct Affairs Committee – Peter MagyariThe Committee met in September where they elected new officers and reviewed last year’s activities. They decided to move forward with the adjunct salary issues discussed last year and plan on drafting a resolution to be presented at the next Executive Committee meeting. The next meeting is October 28th at 11 a.m. in 39/4136. Budget Advisory Committee - Kathy RobinsonNo report.
Campus Technology Committee - Lauren Newton
The Committee met September 14th where Judy Miller attended and made a presentation on the use of e-portfolio software currently being used by the Venture Studies program. They also discussed the planned technology upgrades for the Matthews Building Network Operation Center. The next meeting is October 26th at 2 p.m. in the Library Conference Room.Faculty Affairs Committee – Elinor ScheirerThe Committee met September 8th. They hope to be able to integrate the upcoming Campus Climate Survey with newer campus technology so as to avoid the long delay in collating the responses that we experienced in the last climate survey. Kathy Robinson is working on this and faculty should expect to see it in their inbox soon so that they can respond between October 14th-28th. The next meeting is scheduled for October 13th at 12:30 p.m. in 57/3201. Faculty Enhancement Committee - Adel BoulesThe Committee met September 15th and discussed the logistics of the next round of summer teaching grants. The next meeting is October 20th at 12:15 p.m. in 10/1106. Nominations & Elections Committee – Lian AnnThe Committee has one information item today pertaining to nominations for the Nominations and Elections Committee. Nominations will be accepted through Thursday, October 27th at 5:00 p.m. as well as from the floor at November’s FA meeting. Research Committee - Caroline GuardinoNo report. Strategic Planning Advisory Committee - Pingying ZhangThe Committee met October 5th and plan to meet each month on Wednesdays. The next meeting is scheduled for November 2 where they plan to discuss a number of issues.Support Services Committee – Alan HarrisThe Committee met on September 8th to review last year’s activity. Their next meeting is Tuesday October 11th at 10:00 a.m. in Bldg 50/Rm 3300. Dan Richard will be meeting with them to give updates from the Office of Faculty Enhancement.Executive Committee – Jeffrey HarrisonThe Committee met on September 20th to set the agenda for this meeting. The next meeting is on Tuesday, 10/18 at 12:15 p.m. in the Faculty Commons, Honors Hall, Bldg 10, Rm 1102. On Friday, October 7th Jeff Harrison, Patrick Plumlee, and Judy Solano who serve on the Advisory Council of the Faculty Senates will be attending a meeting to discuss Florida’s response to The Texas Breakthrough Solutions on Higher Education.
Agenda Item# 1- FA 11-45: Submitted by the Executive Committee
University Matriculation Calendar 2012-2013Jeff Harrison moved the item. No discussion. The item passed.Agenda Item# 2- FA 11-46: Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee Coggin College of Business (Graduate)Management- programs of study changes (1 package)
Candice Carter moved the item. No discussion. The item passed. Agenda Item# 3- FA 11-47: Submitted by the Academic Programs CommitteeCollege of Computing, Engineering, and Construction (Graduate) School of Computing – course change (1 package)School of Engineering/Civil – new course & programs of study changes (2 packages)
Candice Carter moved the item.Alexandra Schonning wanted to make three friendly amendments to Log # 201008-76: (1) change the prerequisite from none to Graduate Standing in Engineering, (2) it should be a 6000 level course rather than a 5000 level, and (3) it does affect other programs. Ellie Scheirer made a motion to defer this item back to APC for reconsideration. The motion was seconded.Candice refuted that this item is over one year old and these are all friendly amendment changes which everyone in that particular college already knows about. The motion to defer back to the APC Committee was denied. Candice accepted the friendly amendments. No additional discussion.The Log# 201008-76 item with the proposed friendly amendments passed.Agenda Item# 4- FA 11-48: Submitted by the Academic Programs CommitteeFaculty Association Bylaws Amendment: First ReadingAcademic Programs Committee membership Changes Proposal
Candice Carter moved the item and indicated that additional representation is needed for Several colleges that are currently under represented. This item will appear at the nextmeeting. Agenda Item# 5- FA 11-49: Submitted by the Academic Standards Committee Academic Integrity Code and Academic Misconduct Policy Diane Tanner moved the item. No discussion. The item passed.
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