1977-1978 Legislative Calendar

Item # Submitted By Date Action Title / Content
FA77-23 Faculty Affairs 05/20/77 06/02/77 Submitted Approved Recommendations for distribution of merit increase money and discretionary funds
FA77-24 Academic Programs 07/11/77 07/21/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add a new course: ITE 331 Pulping Technology
FA77-25 Academic Programs 07/11/77 07/21/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add a new course: ITE 431 Papermaking Technology
FA77-26 Faculty Affairs 07/11/77 07/21/77 Submitted
DISALLOWED Option 1 APPROVED Option 2
Proposal for summer pay periods for faculty option 1--20 pay periods during academic year and 5 pay periods during the summer; Option 2--21 pay period during the academic year and 5 during the summer.
FA77-27 Faculty Affairs 07/11/77 07/21/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to set a fixed graduation date
FA77-28 Cherril Heaton 07/20/77 11/17/77 Submitted DISALLOWED Proposed bylaws amendment, lowing the number required to constitute a quorum
FA77-29 UNF-UFF Executive Council 08/03/77 8/17/77 Submitted Referred to Faculty Affairs Committee See FA78-08 Proposed UNF Constitution amendment providing for elected departmental chairpersons
FA77-30 Academic Programs 08/11/77 08/18/77 Submitted Approved Proposal form the College of Business and the Department of Mathematical Sciences to modify certain features of the M.B.A. Program
FA77-31 Academic Programs 08/11/77 08/18/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new courses: ART 304 Basic Design: Materials and Processes, ART 343 Silkscreen, and MUS 418 Choral Arranging; to delete ART 301-3 Special Assignments, ART 342 Graphics Printing, MUS 311 Counterpoint, MUS 461 Church Music; to reduce class hours of MUP 301-2-3, Class Piano and MUP 401-2-3 Class Voice from hours to 1; and to require entering students to present an art portfolio to aid in program planning.
FA77-32 Academic Programs 08/11/77 08/18/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add a new course: GEB 475 Small Business Counseling
FA77-33 Academic Programs 08/11/77 08/18/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new courses: ITE 305 Machine Toll Technology and ITE 306 Foundry Technology
FA77-34 Academic Programs 08/11/77 08/18/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new courses: PHI 306 Reasoning and Critical Thinking, PHI 381-389 Selected Topics, HIS, His 325 Pre-Colonial and Colonial South Asia, HIS 326 Imperial China: From Shang to Ch'ing, HIS 327 Japan to C. 1800, HIS 425 India and Pakistan: The Modern Transformation; to delete HIS 3321 Asia: The Great Traditions, HIS 322 Modern Asia, and HIS 421 Selected Topics in Asian History
FA77-35 Academic Programs 08/11/77 08/18/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new course: PSY 580-589 Advanced Special Topics and to delete: PSY 405 Personality Dynamics and Effective Behavior
FA77-36 Academic Programs 08/11/77 08/18/77 Submitted Approved Proposal from the Director of Nursing Education to initiate a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
FA77-37 Faculty Association 09/28/77 10/20/77 Submitted Approved Proposal extending last day to withdraw from a course or the University from the end of the fourth week to end of the sixth week
FA77-38 Academic Programs 09/27/77 10/06/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add a new course: EEC 300 Survey of Exceptional Children
FA77-39 Steven Shapiro & Bill Merwin 10/11/77 10/20/77 Submitted Approved Resolution understanding the layoff unit to be no smaller than a department and adverse financial circumstances to be at the SUS level
FA77-40 Academic Programs 10/12/77 10/20/77 Submitted Approved Proposal from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to form a graduate program in reading, adding two new courses EEL 670 and EEL 674
FA77-41 Academic Programs 10/12/77 10/20/77 Submitted Removed by Academic Programs Committee Proposal that POS majors not be required to take more than 40 hours of the major and that POs majors have the option of choosing major courses within the contextual requirements
FA77-42 Academic Programs 10/12/77 10/20/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to change MAR 441 from a required to an elective course
FA77-43 Academic Programs 10/12/77 10/20/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add a new course: COM 374 Business Letters and Reports
FA77-44 Academic Programs 10/12/77 10/20/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add a new course: PSY 404 Psychology of Men
FA77-45 Academic Programs 10/13/77 10/20/77 Submitted Withdrawn Proposal to amend bylaws of the Faculty Association that pertain to the charge of the Academic Programs Committee
FA77-46 Faculty Association 10/13/77 10/20/77 Submitted Approved Proposed bylaws amendment to include the Secretary of the Faculty Association as a voting member of the Rules and Appeals Committee, Article VI. Section 3
FA77-47 Academic Program 10/14/77 11/03/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to bring the Undergraduate program of the Department of Political Science and Sociology in line with the M.P.A. program
FA77-48 Ad hoc committee on University Role and Scope Statement 10/20/77 10/03/77 Submitted Approved Revised Role and Scope Statement from ad hoc committee on University Role and Scope Statement
FA77-49 Faculty Affairs 10/20/77 11/03/77 Submitted Approved Recommendation of appeals procedures concerning promotion and tenure
FA77-50 Faculty Affairs 10/20/77 11/03/77 Submitted Approved Recommendation for additions to the Timetable for Action
FA77-51 Rules and Appeals 11/15/77 01/05/77 Submitted Approved Proposed bylaw amendment concerning committee term. Corrects a discrepancy in bylaws where committee members take office before election Article VI, Section 9
FA77-52 Promotion and Tenure 11/21/77 02/02/77 Submitted Approved Proposed bylaws amendment concerning reporting requirements for committees. The amendment provides that the Promotion and Tenure Committee shall be exempt form certain reporting requirements, Article VI, Section 8
FA77-53 Academic Programs 11/21/77 12/01/77 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new course: EEC 381-389 Special Topics, EEC 404 Educational Assessment for Exceptional Children, EEC 405 Instructional Diagnosis, EEC 406 Educational Programming: Individualizing Skill, EEC 410 Speech and Language Development and Disabilities, EEC 441 Special Education Competencies for Practical Application: Mental Retardation, EEC 442 Special Education Competencies for Practical Application:Emotionally Disturbed, EEC 475 Internship, EEC 480 Seminar in Special Education, EEC 490 Independent Study and Research. EEC 320 Developmental Skills of Reading for Special Education and EEC 330 Developmental Skills of Mathematics for Special Education Problems were withdrawn
FA77-54 Academic Programs 11/29/77 12/01/77 Submitted Approved Proposal for time-shortened baccalaureate degree program
FA77-55 Academic Programs 12/01/77 01/05/78 Submitted Approved Proposal to add Intro Education to Education (a lower level course) as a prerequisite for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
FA77-56 Academic Programs 12/01/77 01/05/78 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new courses: ECO 602 Public Finance and Budgeting, ECO 603 Seminar in Public Finance, and GEO 490 Directed Individual Study
FA77-57 Academic Programs 12/01/77 01/05/78 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new course: ACC 502 Accounting and Control in Public Programs
FA77-58 Faculty Affairs 12/02/77 01/05/78 Submitted Approved Guidelines for selection of Sabbatical Committee
FA77-59 Faculty Affairs 12/02/77 01/05/78 Submitted Approved Guidelines to be used in the selection of a sabbatical recipient
FA 78-01 Faculty Affairs 01/09/78 01/19/78 Submitted Approved Recommendation that the Faculty Association support an Academic Affairs conference jointly sponsored by UFF and SUSFSC. Pupose--another avenue to present professional and scholarly work.
FA 78-02 Academic Programs 01/09/78 01/19/78 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new courses: EEC 320 Developmental Skills of Reading for Special Education Problems
FA 78-03 Academic Programs 01/09/78 01/19/78 Submitted Approved Proposal to add new courses for a new undergraduate degree in Special Education: EEC 302 Behavior Analysis and Classroom Management, EEC 311 Survey of Mental Retardation, EEC 312 Survey of Learning Disabilities, and EEC 313 Survey of Emotional Disturbance
FA 78-04 Academic Programs 01/09/78 01/19/78 Submitted Approved Proposal from the Department of Accounting for a new Master's Degree in Accounting
FA 78-05 Al Tilley 01/10/78 01/19/78 Submitted Removed Proposed bylaws amendment concerning reporting requirements for committees, Article VI, Section 8
*FA 78-06       This number is not used.
FA 78-07 Faculty Association Officers 01/20/78 02/16/78 Submitted Approved A Resolution. The Faculty Association urges that the college promotion and tenure committee adhere to the promotion and tenure principles, procedures, and guidelines approved by the Association.
FA 78-08 Faculty Affairs 01/24/78 04/20/78 Submitted Approved Recommendation that Faculty Affairs draft a proposal for election of departmental chairpersons.
FA 78-09 Faculty Association Officers 02/08/78 03/02/78 Submitted Approved Proposed bylaws amendment concerning reporting requirements for committees, Article VI, Section 8. This amendment details the reporting requirements for the Promotion and Tenure Committee and invalidate FA77-52.
FA 78-10 Rules and Appeals 02/21/78 03/02/78 Submitted Approved Statement on Role of Faculty Senate Council
FA 78-11 L. J. Lipkin 02/23/78 03/02/78 Submitted Approved Proposal concerning sabbatical committee election for the 1978-79 academic year and a recommendation that the Rules and Appeals committee present a method of sabbatical selection for future years
FA 78-12 Academic Programs 02/28/78 03/16/78 Submitted Approved Proposal for a new course: ESE 340 Special Methods: Junior High/Middle School Mathematics
FA 78-13 Academic Programs 02/28/78 03/16/78 Submitted Approved Proposal from the Division of Nursing to initiate a B.S. degree in Nursing
FA 78-14 Faculty Association Officers 03/06/78 03/16/78 Submitted Referred to Appeals   SUSFSC recommendation regarding employment of relatives within the State University System
FA 78-15 Faculty Association 03/29/78 04/06/78 Submitted Approved Resolution opposing constitutional status for the Board of Regents
FA 78-16 Steve Shapiro President 04/24/78 05/18/78 Submitted Passed Proposed Budget for the Faculty Association 1978-79
FA 78-17 Rules and Appeals 04/27/78 05/18/78 Submitted Passed A Resolution. The UNF Faculty Association considers the SUSFSC to represent the governing bodies of the SUS faculties.
FA 78-18 Rules and Appeals 04/27/78 05/18/78 05/18/78 05/18/78 Submitted Amendement to Resolution Amendement Passed Resolution Passed as Amended A Resolution. The UNF Faculty Association believes that before the SUSFSC acts on substantive issues, those issues must first go to the individual faculty governing bodies.
FA 78-19 Rules and Appeals 04/27/78 05/18/78 Submitted Passed A Resolution. The UNF Faculty Association accepts in general the FSU draft of the SUSFSC bylaws.
FA 78-20 Academic Programs 05/09/78 05/18/78 Submitted Passed Proposal to add a new course: COM 675 Seminar in Written Communication
FA 78-21 Academic Programs 05/09/78 05/18/79 Submitted Passed Proposal to add new courses: ETE 3012C Circuit Analysis and ETI 4671 Engineering Economy
FA 78-22 Academic Standards 05/09/78 05/18/78 Submitted Disallowed Proposal to utilize all grades in determining grade point average. The student would appeal for application of the forgiveness policy.

The Analysis for Legislative Calendar for 1977-1978

Category Number
Total Number of Agenda Items 58
Total Number of Agenda Items Approved 51
Total Number of Agenda Items Returned, Disapproved, Disallowed, Withdrawn, or Failed 6
Total Number of Agenda Items Returned/Suspended/Forwarded to Committee 1