Academic Programs Committee - Candice Carter/Cheryl Frohlich
Cheryl Frohlich reported. The committee met on September 5. The committee will meet on October 3rd at 10 a.m. in the OFE/FA Conference Room. The ITS for APC Workflow System met with the committee and discussed some possible changes and improvements to the workflow system.
Academic Standards Committee - Oliver Schnusenberg/Saurabh Gupta
Kathy Brown reported. The committee met on September 4 and elected co-chairs, Saurabh Gupta and Elinor Scheirer. The next meeting will be on October 11 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, with the location yet to be determined.
Adjunct Affairs Committee - Peter Magyari/Daniel Dinsmore
Peter Magyari reported. The committee has not yet met this year; the committee will settle on
a date and time for their next meeting, which will be within the next two weeks.
Budget Advisory Committee - Jeffrey Harrison/TBA
Paul Mason reported. There is a committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 10 at 11:30 am in Building 39, Room 4032. The committee will choose a co-chair and start looking at the budget for the year.
Campus Technology Committee - Diana Tanner/Donna Mohr
Diana Tanner reporting. The first meeting is scheduled for September 20 at 10:00 am in Building 42, Room 2004.
Faculty Affairs Committee - David Fenner/ TBA
Elinor Scheirer reporting. The committee will meet on Thursday, September 12 in the OFE/FA conference room. The first business will be to elect new co-chairs.
Faculty Enhancement - Katrina Hall/Georgette Dumont
Alan Harris reporting. The first meeting will be on Thursday, September 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the OFE/FA. The committee will start working on summer teaching grants. Faculty members can be prepared to be asked to be reviewers for the grant proposals.
Nominations & Elections Committee - Steven Williamson
Steven Williamson reporting. The committee has not met yet. Albert Loh is incoming chair, and will call the first meeting.
Research Committee - Caroline Guardino/Tammie Johnson
Tammie Johnson reporting. The committee met on Tuesday, September 3. The meetings will be every first Tuesday at 9 am. Caroline and Tammie met with the new Assistant Vice-President for Research John Kantner and Interim Provost Earle Traynham to discuss changes to the research grant application. They approved the committee's changes. Also, there are some additional funds available for inter-disciplinary grant applications - $10,000. The committee is also looking at publishing the final grant reports on Digital Commons, so that they will get more widespread usage. In addition, the committee is looking at adding a requirement that the recipient present the results of the grant research at a campus venue during the academic year after the grant is received.
Strategic Planning Advisory Committee - Pingying Zhang/Pali Sen
Pali Sen reporting. The committee met with President of the Faculty Association on August 30 and elected Pali Sen as the incoming chair and Robb Waltner as the secretary for 2013-2014. The committee will consider items such as freshmen enrollment and Academic Partnerships International. The committee's next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 1 at 12:15 p.m.
Support Services Committee - Alice Eng/Robert Schupp
Alice Eng reporting. The committee met on September 4 at 1:00 pm in the Library. Bob Schupp is the new chair of the committee. The committee discussed the role of the committee and possible speakers for the new year.
Executive Committee - Scott Hochwald
The committee met last on August 20 to set the agenda for today's Faculty Association meeting. The Kick-Off Meeting of the committee will be on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:30 am in the Talon Room on the 4th floor of Building 16.