1979-1980 Legislative Calendar

Item # Submitted By Date Action Date Title / Content
FA 79-32 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed 06/07/79 Proposal from Dept. of Economics for a new course: GEP 0380
FA 79-33 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed 06/07/79 Proposal from Dept. of Psychology for new course: PSY 3212 -required
FA 79-34 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed 06/07/79 Proposal to add a new track to Tech. program, Computer Information Systems Technology.
FA 79-35 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed 06/07/79 Proposal from Dept. of Math. Sciences to establish a new degree program
FA 79-36 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed 06/07/79 Proposal from Dept. of Accounting to add four new Graduate Courses
FA 79-37 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed 06/07/79 Proposal from the Dept. Political Science & Sociology to change curriculum for Master of Public Administration degree
FA 79-38 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed 06/07/79 Proposal from Dept. of Fine Arts for new degree program, Bach. of Fine Arts
FA 79-40 Academic Programs 05/30/79 Passed   Proposal to make changes in M.A. in Counseling Program
FA 79-41   Academic Programs   05/30/79 Referred to Academic Standards - Recommendations regarding policies to improve student communication skills at UNF
FA 79-42 Academic Standards 10/04/79 Passed - Proposal to permit Division of Tech. to accept transfer students from Jones College for two year trial period.
FA 79-43 Academic Affairs 11/01/79 Motion Failed - Review of Faculty Evaluation Procedures
FA 79-44 Academic Programs 12/06/79 Passed - From History/ Philosophy/ Religion - Ten course additions
FA 79-45 Academic Programs 12/06/79 Passed - From Psychology - 4 course deletions, 3 course additions, and 2 changes
FA 79-46 Academic Programs 12/06/79 Passed - From Education - 2 course addition, 1 program change
FA 79-47 Academic Programs 12/06/79 Passed - From Transportation & Logistics - 2 course additions
FA 79-48 Academic Programs 12/06/79 Passed - From Language & Literature/Fine Arts - 3 course additions, 1 program change
FA 79-49 Academic Programs 12/06/79 Passed - From Language & Literature - 6 course additions
FA 79-50 Academic Standards 12/06/79 Passed - Proposal to establish Freshman admission standards
FA 80-01 Rules & Appeals 01/15/81 Passed - Proposal to establish uniform procedures from validation of courses and/ or degrees from non-approved institutions
FA 80-02 Rules & Appeals 01/10/80 Passed - Proposal to increase the minimum CLEP Score accepted to 50th percentile.
FA 80-03 Rules & Appeals 01/10/80 Passed - Proposal to voice faculty opinion regarding the University System Calendar change
FA 80-04  Rules & Appeals 02/07/80 03/07/80 Tabled Withdrawn - Student Proposal: That Faculty Assoc. recognize request that student evaluations of professors be made available to students. The student Advocacy Committee of the SGA asks the Faculty Association to approve the Sample Student Questionnaire for
FA 80-05 Faculty Affairs 03/06/80 Passed - Proposal to change the nomenclature for graduation with honors was moved and seconded with no change
FA 80-06 Academic Standards 03/06/80 Passed - Proposal to accept military education courses for college credit
FA 80-07 Academic Standards 03/06/80 Passed - Proposal to add the category of "Audit" as an enrollment option in courses
FA 80-08 Faculty Affairs 03/06/80 Passed - Amendment to delete the last sentence of the Nomination paragraph. Amendment to change title from Distinguished Faculty Award to Distinguished Professor Award Amendment to develop guidelines for Distinguished Professor Award
FA 80-09 Academic Programs 04/10/80 Passed - Course proposals submitted for approval. International Mkgt., Dept. of Management,    Marketing and Business Law International Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Principles of Economics I, Dept. of Eco. Principles of Economics II, " " " Financial Accntg. Concepts, " " Akt. Managerial Accktg. Concepts, " " " Tax Concentration Track,
FA 80-10 Faculty Association 04/10/80 Passed - Motion to disapprove resolution approving merger of the University of North Florida and University of Florida.
FA 80-11  Dr. Cherrill Heaton 05/01/80 Referred to the Academic Standards Committee - Proposal to change the UNF grading system by adding three new grades.
FA 80-12 Faculty Association 04/14/80 Passed- Letter and Resolution mailed to the Legislature - Merger Resolution- Last paragraph was amended with the addition wording: "the University of North Florida" added to the last two lines.
FA 80-13 Academic Standards 05/01/80 Passed as amended - Procedures for Student Grade Appeals. The following amendment offered to the proposal: Should a disagreement arise between a student and an instructor alleging arbitrary grading practices or grade discriminations by race or sex the first step in resolving the dispute should be a conference between the students and the instructor. In the event resolution is not reached, the student may appeal to the chairperson of instructor department. The student should at this time be prepared to submit a written statement of the grievance including complete documentation. The chairperson shall apprise the student of his or her responsibility for the factural content of statements.
FA 80-11 Dr. Cherrill Heaton 04/10/80 05/01/80 06/05/80 Carried over. Referred to Academic Standards Committee for deliberation. Passed as amended to read, see Title - Proposal to change the UNF grading system by adding three new grades.
Grades Nomenclature Beginning no later that the Fall term, 1981, instructors at UNF will be permitted to assign point levels 4, 3.5, 3, 2.5, 2, 1.5, 1, 0. (A=4,B+=3.5, B=3,C+=2.5, C=2, D+=1.5, D=1)
FA 80-14 Dr. Richard E. White And Dr. C. P. Heaton 06/05/80 Withdrawn - Resolution Reaffirming the Faculty's Freedom with Regard to Academic Matters.
FA 80-15 Ad hoc Committee to Study Calendar and Block Time 06/05/80 Withdrawn - Recommendation on Semester Calendar and Time Block Schedule 1981-82.
FA 80-16 Dr. Bruce A. Gutknecht 06/05/80 Passed - Resolution Expressing the Faculty Association's Appreciation to President Thomas G. Carpenter.
FA 80-17 Academic Programs 06/05/80 Passed - Proposal from the Dept. of Administration & Supervision for new course: Education and the Law Proposal from Dept. of Natural Sciences from new course: Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants Proposal from Dept. of Natural Sciences for new course: Earth Science Proposal from Dept. of Economics for new course: History of Economic Thought Proposal from Dept. of History/ Philosophy for new course: Great Philosophers Seminar Proposal from Dept. of History/Philosophy for new course: Environmental Philosophy Proposal from Dept. of History/Philosophy for new course: East Asian Philosophy Proposal from Dept. of History/ Philosophy from new course: Introduction to Phenomenology Dept. of Psychology, new course: Human Sexuality Dept. of Political Science/ Sociology. New course: Anthropology Course  
FA 80-18 Academic Programs 06/05/80 Passed - Proposal from Dept. of Sociology & Political Science for authorization to plan a new program leading to the Master of Social work in Social Welfare  
FA 80-18 Academic Programs 06/05/80 Passed - Proposal from Dept. of Sociology & Political Science for authorization to plan a new programs leading to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice. Division of Technologies - authorization to plan new course. Safety Track  
FA 80-19 Academic Programs 06/05/80 Passed - New course: Revision of Manufacturing Dr. Gerson Yessin Support Technology Track (This had Item #2, on May 1 1980 agenda, under FA80-12, passed over and resubmitted under new Legislative Calendar Number.)
FA 80-20 Dr. Yessin Supported by Dr. Lynda Griffith 06/05/80 Passed - Proposal from Dept. of Fine Arts for a new program leading to Bachelor of Fine Arts.
FA 79-11 Academic Standards 03/27/79 04/05/79 04/10/80 06/05/80 Motion to Table
passed Quorum call 41
 Motion passed
- A provision for courses to be offered wholly on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading basis. President Thomas G. Carpenter said he did not approve.
FA 80-21 Ad hoc Committee to Study Calendar and Block Time 07/24/80 Passed - Attachment A-Semester Calendar for 81-82. Attachment B- (1 & 2 Time Block Schedule for 81-82 academic year and 82 summer term. Attachment C-Recommendation for modification of 81 summer term.

The Analysis for Legislative Calendar for 1979-1980

Category Number
Total Number of Agenda Items 42
Total Number of Agenda Items Approved 36
Total Number of Agenda Items Returned, Disapproved, Disallowed, Withdrawn, or Failed 6
Total Number of Agenda Items Returned/Suspended/Forwarded to Committee 0