Programs Committee - Cheryl Frohlich
Cheryl Frohlich reported. The APC Workflow
System deadline is Tuesday, February 18
Standards Committee - Elinor Scheirer
Elinor Scheirer reported. At the last meeting, the committee finalized
language regarding grade appeals processes; this issue will be forwarded to the
Executive Committee, for possible placement on the March legislative
agenda. The committee is working on
four other issues:
the definition of undergraduate full-time enrollment in summer sessions, to
bring it more in line with the definition used for financial aid purposes;
of a new policy about student processing of exceptions to policies;
iii) writing a document,
in conjunction with the Dean of Students, regarding student rights and
a statement on the awarding of in memoriam/posthumous degrees.
The next committee meeting will be on Friday, February
14 in the College of Education and Human Services, Bldg 57, Room 3201.
Affairs Committee - Daniel Dinsmore
Dinsmore reported. The committee met
last on Monday, February
4. To try to make adjuncts feel more a
part of the university community, the committee is making sure all links work
to sites with information useful to adjuncts.
The committee continues to examine adjunct pay compared to other
institutions. The committee is also
looking at accreditation issues related to adjunct faculty. The next committee meeting will be on Monday,
March 4 at 9:00 am in the College of Education and Human Services, Bldg 57, Room
Advisory Committee - Jeffrey Harrison
Jeffrey Harrison reported. The next committee meeting will be on Tuesday,
February 11. Interim Vice-President for
Institutional Advancement Anne McCullen has been invited to attend this meeting
to discuss the UNF Foundation.
Technology Committee - Donna Mohr
Donna Mohr reported. The committee met last on January 10. The committee discussed the newest generation
of smartboard technology and recommended that the university purchase two of
these boards. The next committee meeting
will be on Friday, February 14 at 9:30 am in the Coggin College of Business,
Room 2004. One issue for ongoing
discussion is the evaluation of clicker technology by a subcommittee headed by Deb
Miller, Director of Academic Support Systems of CIRT. There are two possible vendors; both have
done preliminary demonstrations on campus, and another demonstration is planned. Faculty should talk to Deb Miller if they are
thinking about adopting clickers for the summer. The committee will also discuss blackboards,
whiteboards, and custodial services, and begin a discussion about a strategic
plan for classrooms.
Faculty Affairs Committee - David
David Fenner reported. The committee discussed revision of the charge
for the Academic Programs Committee. The
committee also discussed whether to revisit the issue of Faculty Exit
Surveys. The next committee meeting will
be on Thursday, February 13 at 12:15 pm in the OFE/FA Conference Room, Building
16, Room 3108.
Enhancement – Georgette Dumont/Alan Harris
Georgette Dumont reported. The committee last on January 13. Executive Assistant to the Provost and Director of Planning Marianne
Jaffee attended to discuss the processing of the Summer Teaching Grant
proposals by Academic Affairs after recommendations are submitted by the
committee. The committee will use the information
to streamline the process for next year.
The next committee meeting will be on Monday, February 10 at 12:00 in the
OFE/FA Conference Room, Building 16, Room 3108.
& Elections Committee – Albert Loh
Albert Loh reported. The committee last met on January 24 to review
the timeline for nominations and elections.
The next meeting will be on Friday, February 21 at 11:00 am in the Coggin
College of Business, Room 2004. So far,
there is one nomination for Faculty Association President, Chip
Klostermeyer. There is one nomination
for Faculty Association Vice-President, Scott Hochwald. There is one nomination for Faculty Association
Secretary, Katrina Hall. Nominations are
closed as of this Faculty Association meeting.
At the next Faculty Association meeting, on March 6, nominations will be
taken for members of Faculty Association and University standing committees.
Committee – Tammie Johnson
Tammie Johnson reported. The committee met on Tuesday, February 4 at 9:00
am in Building 39, Room 4032. The
committee discussed improvements to the process for handling summer scholarship
applications. They also considered the possibility
of moving the proposal deadline to the spring semester but decided against
it. The next committee meeting will be
on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in Building 39 in the 4th floor conference
Planning Advisory Committee - Pali Sen
Sen reported. The committee met last on
Tuesday, February 4 at 12:15 pm in the OFE/FA conference room. Interim Provost Earle Traynham was the guest. He shared information about the future role
of FTIC (first-time in college) students. (Inaudible) There was a question raised about the overall
participation rate on online ISQ for the Fall, 2013 semester; he estimated the
rate at about 50%. The committee also
has an information item in the agenda packet.
The committee will meet next on Tuesday, March 4, 12:15 p.m in the OF/FA
conference room, Building 16, Room 3108.
Support Services Committee - Robert
Robert Schupp reported. The committee met on Tuesday, February
4. The Director of the Office of Faculty
Enhancement Dan Richard was the guest. The
next committee meeting will be on Tuesday, March 4 at 1:00 pm in Building 42,
Executive Committee - Scott Hochwald
Faculty Association Vice-President Scott Hochwald
reported. The committee met on Tuesday, January
21. There are no legislative agenda
items. The next committee meeting is on
Tuesday, February 18 at 12:15 PM in the OFE/FA conference room, Building 16,