Executive Committee Scott Hochwald
There was no report.
Academic Standards Committee Steven Williamson
Adjunct Affairs Committee Elizabeth Gregg
The parking committee has approved a lower rate for night parking to alleviate the costs for adjuncts. They are continuing the conversation with Cheryl Gonzalez, EOD Director regarding posting adjunct positions through Human resources.
Budget Advisory Committee
They met on the 14th of January. Jay Coleman was the guest. They discussed the money UNF received by the BOG metrics: 4.6 million dollars. 1.5 million went to essentials. The remaining is placed in reserve; in case, some money needs to be returned or used for lower enrollment. Coleman went over the budget year – replace 3.5 visiting faculty to permanent; 7 new tenure track; 2 personnel in Institutional Research; stipends for chairs approaching 8 year window; P&T dossier software; money for Nurse Anesthetist program; start-up funding for new faculty; accreditation support assessments; Scantron; visitors/overload. No conversation about raises. The next meeting is Feb. 18 with Provost.
Campus Technology Committee Donna Mohr
They will meet January 29th at 10 am in the Campus Planning & Design Conference Room. There are something happening; adoption of Canvas by the state; the university will have to decide to adopt or not; the committee will review the features. Related to the CTC is Dr. Mohr’s appointment to the DLC. They are forming a subcommittee to look at alternatives to the remote proctoring system.
Faculty Affairs Committee David Fenner/Gordon Rakita
They met last week, January 14, 2016. Dr. David Jaffee and students presented on Divest UNF; there may be an information item in the future.
Faculty Enhancement Committee Paul Eason
Paul will meet with Len Roberson, who is on leave, on Monday, January 25 to set the schedule for the task force. There should be a full schedule after Monday.
Nominations and Elections Committee Patrick Kreidl
The committee met last Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 11:00 AM, and are gathering nominations. Nominations from the floor will be taken Feb. 4 for 2016-18 Officers. Dana Hart is here as the vice chair. There are two information items:
Faculty Association Officers (2016-2018) Nominations
Faculty Association Standing and University Committee Nominations
Research Council Aisha Johnson
They met Wednesday, January 13, 2016. They discussed IRB policy and revisions to the current Academic Affairs policy. The overall consensus was who administers the punishment if the policy is violated; the IRB committee does not have the power to enforce. They decided that they want to be involved in the conversation about the university’s research profile and met with President Delaney. The Research Council would like to collaborate with Faculty Affairs on the profile and develop a survey on this issue. Their next meeting is in February, the first or second Tuesday.
Strategic Planning Advisory Committee Pali Sen
Dr. Sen presented the information item that the committee gathered from Institutional Research. The information is to share to start a conversation.
Information Item# 4: Student Enrollment and Degree Data
Support Services Committee Luke Cornelius
They are meeting with the Dean of the Library this month.
Academic Programs Committee Michael Bovenzi
Agenda Item# 1-FA 16-06R: COEHS – Undergraduate
This return item was approved for the agenda.