James Loucky, Vice President called the Senate
meeting to order at 4:05 pm. Senators
approved the minutes of April 21, 2003 and Standing Committee minutes.
President Morse reported helping other university
presidents co-author a bill which will strengthen the role of private Higher
Education accrediting agencies, in response to a move in Congress to make
accreditation a government responsibility.
Senators passed a motion which revised
language in II.A. of the Faculty Handbook to reflect the titles of the new
§ Senators considered language revision to Appendix K “Opportunity Appointment Policy” (Faculty Handbook, p. 117) with amended language to be brought to the next Senate meeting.
§ Senators discussed residual budget issues with Provost Bodman, as well as a revised charge to the Academic Technology Committee. Bodman will provide technology budget figures to the Senate.
§ Senators adjourned at 6:08 p.m.
Senate Standing committee candidates (to be elected May 19th in the Senate):
Academic Coordinating Commission, from Areas:
B - Fred Grote, Psychology. C – Leonard Helfgott, History; Kathleen Kennedy, History; David Curley, Liberal Studies. D - 1 vacancy. E - Mary Ann Reynolds, Accounting; John Sands, Management; George Sanders, Accounting. F - 1 vacancy.
– Shelby Sheppard, Ed
University Planning Council:
5 vacancies from all Areas, especially D, E, F, H, I (3-year term)
Salary & Welfare Committee
1 vacancy (3-year term)
6 vacancies from all areas
Committee on Grievance and Sanctions
5 vacancies from all areas (3-year term)
nate Legislative Committee
1 (3-year term) plus representatives from 3 other committees
5 vacancies from all areas