Agendas

Senate Meeting Agenda - June 3, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order
3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes
2.1      April 15, 2015
2.2      May 13, 2015
2.3      May 20, 2015
3:05 pm    3.   State of the University
3.1       Report from the Academic Council on Academic Integrity: Frances White, Academic Council (Chair, Committee on Courses)
 3.2       Remarks from Robert Kyr, Outgoing Senate President
3:15 pm    4.   New Business
4.1       Election of the Senate President-elect (Vice President) for 2015 - 2016
4.2       UO Senate Classified Staff Leadership Award: Johnny Earl, Campus Operations
4.3       UO Senate Award for Shared Governance, Transparency, and Trust: Michael Dreiling, Associate Professor (Sociology)
4.4       US14/15-100: Announcement and Confirmation of Spring 2015 Committee Appointments; Commitee on Committees; Randy Sullivan (Senate Vice President), Chair
4.5       US14/15-92: Regarding Negotiations on Recent Senate Legislation; Senate Executive Commitee (through John Bonine; Professor, Law School)
4.6       US14/15-06: Change of Membership for the Graduate Council, Joe Lowndes, Chair of the Graduate Council; Scott L. Pratt, Dean of the Graduate School
4.7      US14/15-99: Change of the Name of the Committee for LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender[ed], Questioning, and Intersex[ed]) Concerns; Maure Smith-Benati, Director; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Education Support and Services Program (LGBTESSP)
4.8      US14/15-101: Repeal of Class Size Policy (Bonine #500), Curriculum and Program Matters Workgoup; Deborah Healey (Senior Instructor, American English Institute), Senator
4.9       US14/15-102: Amendment of Inherited State Board Computing Priorities Policy,Curriculum and Program Matters Workgoup; Colin Koopman (Associate Professor, Philosophy), Senator & Bruce McGough (Associate Professor, Economics), Senator     
4.10      Passing of the Gavel to the Incoming Senate President Randy Sullivan (Chemistry); Robert Kyr (Music), Outgoing Senate President
4:55 pm    5.   Open Discussion
 
4:55 pm    6.   Reports
4:55 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion
4:55 pm    8.   Other Business
5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

5:00 pm   10.  Reception for Award Winners & the 2014 - 2015 Senate; A Time to Celebrate

Senate Meeting Agenda - May 20, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

3:05 pm    3.   State of the University

3:15 pm    4.   New Business

     Schmitke (Undergrad Degree Program Dir, Education Studies), Chair of the Undergraduate
     Council
 
     Balbuena (Associate Professor, Honors College), Chair of the Curriculum & Program Matters
     Workgroup
 
     Balbuena (Associate Professor, Honors College), Chair of the Curriculum & Program Matters
     Workgroup
 
4.4       US14/15-95: Repeal of Policy on Accreditation Reports (Bonine #632); Monique Balbuena
     (Associate Professor, Honors College), Chair of the Curriculum & Program Matters Workgroup
 
     Cramer (Associate Professor, Political Science), Chair of Discrimination Policy Workgroup
 
     Olson (Instructor, Special Education and Clinical Services), Co-Chair of the Employment
     Matters Workgroup
 
     Deborah Olson (Instructor, Special Education and Clinical Services), Co-Chair of the
     Employment Matters Workgroup
 
     (Instructor, Special Education and Clinical Services), Co-Chair of the Employment Matters
     Workgroup
                        
     276, 277, 279, 280, 281); Deborah Olson (Instructor, Special Education and Clinical Services),
     Co-Chair of the Employment Matters Workgroup

4:55 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:55 pm    6.   Reports

                          6.1       Report on IDEAL Framework for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice
                                        President for Equity and Inclusion
4:55 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion
4:55 pm    8.   Other Business
5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment
NOTE: The Policy Tracker may be viewed here.

Senate Meeting Agenda - May 27, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order
3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes
3:05 pm    3.   State of the University
 3.1       Restart of the Senate General Election
 3.2       Call for Nominations for Senate President-elect
3:15 pm    4.   New Business
4.1       Curriculum Report, Spring Quarter 2015; Committee on Courses, Frances White (Anthropology), Chair of the Committee on Courses
4.2       UO Senate Leadership and Service Award for Officers of Administration: Miriam Bolton, Administrative Director (Dean's Office, College of Arts and Sciences)
4.3       UO Senate Classified Staff Leadership Award: Johnny Earl, Campus Operations
4.4       UO Senate Award for Shared Governance, Transparency, and Trust: Michael Dreiling, Associate Professor (Sociology)
4.5       Wayne Westling Award: Carol Stabile, Professor (School of Journalism and Communication)
4.6        US14/15-96: Approval of New Program: M.Ed. in Prevention Science and Health Promotion; Joe Lowndes, Chair of the Graduate Council
4.7       US14/15-97: Approval of New Program: M.S. in Prevention Science and Health Promotion, Joe Lowndes, Chair of the Graduate Council
4.8      US14/15-98: Approval of New Program: Ph.D. in Prevention Science and Health Promotion; Joe Lowndes, Chair of the Graduate Council
4.9       US14/15-91: COIA Request for Member Senate Vote on Possible Presidential Commission; Senate Executive Committee
4.10       US14/15-90: Committee to Consider Historical Markers to Acknowledge Diverse History at UO; Jane Cramer (Associate Professor, Political Science), Chair of the Discrimination Policies Workgroup; Alliance for Graduate Student Diversity, Jouapag Lee; Black Student Union; Jennifer Freyd, Professor (Psychology); Carol Stabile, Professor (School of Journalism and Communication); Michael Dreiling, Associate Professor (Sociology)
4:55 pm    5.   Open Discussion
 
4:55 pm    6.   Reports
4:55 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion
4:55 pm    8.   Other Business
5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment
5:00 pm   10.  Reception for Award Winners; A Time to Celebrate
NOTE: The Policy Tracker may be viewed here.

Senate Meeting Agenda - May 13, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Minutes

3:05 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1        Remarks by Interim President Coltrane with questions

3.2        Strategic Planning Update; Frances Bronet, Acting Provost

3:30 pm    4.   New Business

4.1       US14/15-81: Adoption of Policy on Proprietary Research (Bonine #777); Bruce Mc Gough (Associate Professor, Economics), member of Curriculum & Program Matters Workgroup

4.2       US14/15-83: Repeal of OSBHE Policy on Instructional Categories of "Liberal Arts, Professional, Pre-Profession, & Technical Education" (Bonine #499); Colin Koopman (Associate Professor, Philosophy), member of the Curriculum & Program Matters Workgroup

4.3       US14/15-65: Delivery of the M. S. Program in Historic Preservation to a New Location; Scott L. Pratt, Dean of the Graduate School     

4.4       US14/15-80: Adoption of Discrimination Policies (Bonine #s 228, 229, 231, 232, 233, 234, 237, 241, 242); Jane Cramer (Associate Professor, Political Science), Chair of Discrimination Policy Workgroup

4.5       US14/15-82: Repeal of Policy on Textbooks and Curricular Materials (Bonine #243); Jane Cramer (Associate Professor, Political Science), Chair of Discrimination Policy Workgroup

4.6       US14/15-84: Adoption of Policies on Conditions of Service and Academic Freedom (Bonine #s 270, 271, 275, 278, 288, 289, 290,293, 295, 296, 297, 299, 301, 349); Deborah Olson (Instructor, Special Education and Clinical Services), Co-Chair of the Employment Matters Policy Workgroup

4.7       US14/15-85: Revision and Adoption of Employment Policies (Bonine #s 268, 269, 272, 274, 276, 277, 279, 280, 281); Deborah Olson (Instructor, Special Education and Clinical Services), Co-Chair of the Employment Matters Policy Workgroup

4:30 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:30 pm    6.   Reports

4:30 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion

4:30 pm    8.   Other Business

                        8.1       Wayne Westling Award: Executive Session

                        8.2       Remarks by President Michael Schill

5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

5:00 pm   10.  Reception for new University President Michael Schill: Hayden Gallery, 120 Lawrence (behind                             Lawrence 115)

 

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - April 15, 2015

Lawrence, Rm. 115; 3:00-5:00 pm

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1       Remarks by Robert Kyr, Senate President

3:05 pm    4.   New Business           

4.1       Motion (Policy Adoption): Adoption of Policy on Conferral of Posthumous Degrees
             (Bonine #724); Monique Balbuena (Associate Professor, Honors College); Chair of Curriculum &
       Program Matters Workgroup
 
4.2       Motion (Policy Adoption): Adoption of Policy on Classified Research
       (Bonine #773); Bruce Mc Gough (Associate Professor, Economics); member of Curriculum &
 Program Matters Workgroup
 
4.3       Motion (Policy Adoption): Adoption of Policy on Financial Conflict of Interest in Research
       (Bonine #774); Bruce Mc Gough (Associate Professor, Economics); member of Curriculum &
 Program Matters Workgroup
 
4.4       Motion (Policy Adoption): Adoption of Policy on Student Petition Processes (Bonine #37);
      Randy Sullivan (Lecture Demonstrator, Chemistry); Co-Chair of Student Grievance Workgroup
 
       (Bonine #41); Randy Sullivan (Lecture Demonstrator, Chemistry); Co-Chair of Student
       Grievance Workgroup

4:00 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:00 pm    6.   Reports

4:00 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion

4:00 pm    8.   Other Business

                        8.1        Executive Session

5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - April 8, 2015

Lawrence, Rm. 115; 3:00-5:00 pm

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

2.1       February 11, 2015 and March 4, 2015

3:03 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1       Remarks by Interim President Coltrane with questions

3.2       Senate Updates: Robert Kyr, Senate President

3:25 pm    4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Policy Adoption): Delivery of the M. S. Program in Historic Preservation to a New Location; Kellie Geldreich, Academic Affairs Manager (Graduate School)

4.2       Motion (Policy Adoption): Hiring of Academic Executive Administrators; Senate Executive Committee; Senate Executive Committee [Redlined copy: Hiring of Academic Executive Administrators (REDLINE)]

4.3       Motion (Policy Adoption): Review of Academic Executive Administrators; Senate Executive Committee [Redlined copy: Review of Academic Executive Administrators (REDLINE)]

4.4       Motion (Legislation): A Report on UO’s Academic Support for Student-Athletes; William Harbaugh (Economics), Senator [Return of Item 4.6 from March 11, 2015 Senate Meeting]

4.5       Motion (Legislation): The UO Senate will decide on the addition or subtraction of intercollegiate athletics sports; William Harbaugh (Economics), Senator

4:45 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:45 pm    6.   Reports

4:45 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion

4:45 pm    8.   Other Business

                        8.1       Executive Session

5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - March 11, 2015

Lawrence, Rm. 115; 3:00-5:00 pm

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

2.1       January 28, 2015

3:03 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1       Remarks by Interim President Coltrane (delivered by Robert Kyr, Senate President)

3.2       Senate Updates: Robert Kyr, Senate President

3:05 pm    4.   New Business

S.1      Motion (Legislation): Timeline for Administration's Response to Recommendations Concerning Sexual Violence; Carol Stabile (Professor, Journalism & Communication), Chair of the Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

S.2      Motion (Legislation): UO Faculty to Nominate UO Faculty Trustee; William Harbaugh (Professor, Economics), Senator

S.3      Motion (Resolution): Return Therapy Records and Clarify and Strengthen Privacy and Confidentiality Guarantees for Clients of all Mental Health Clinics at the University; Jennifer Freyd (Professor, Psychology), Senator

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Winter Curriculum Report; Frances White (Professor, Anthropology), Chair of the Committee on Courses

4.2       Motion (Policy Adoption): Employee Morale-Building Event Expenditures; Teri Rowe (OA, Department Manager, Economics), Senator and Chair, OA Council

4.3       Motion (Legislation): Specifications for Respect and Community Values Committee (Senate Standing Committee); Carla McNelly, Operations Coordinator (School of Journalism and Communication) and Chair, UO Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Respectful Workplace

4.4       Motion (Legislation): Specifications for Ombuds Administrative Advisory Group (Ombuds AAG); Carla McNelly, Operations Coordinator (School of Journalism and Communication) and Chair, UO Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Respectful Workplace

4.5       Motion (Resolution): ASUO Athletics Ticket Agreement; Andrew Lubash, Senator (University Senate & Student Senate)

4.6       Motion (Legislation): A Report on UO’s Academic Support for Student-Athletes; William Harbaugh (Economics), Senator

4.7       Motion (Legislation): Appointing an IAC Faculty Member to the Special Athletics Admit Group; William Harbaugh (Economics), Senator

4:40 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:40 pm    6.   Reports

6.1       COIA Report (Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics); Nathan Tublitz, UO COIA Representative

4:58 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion

4:58 pm    8.   Other Business

5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - March 4, 2015

Ford Alumni Center Ballroom, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

2.1       January 21, 2015

3:05 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1       Remarks by Interim President Coltrane (delivered by Robert Kyr, Senate President)

3.2       Senate Updates: Robert Kyr, Senate President

3:15 pm    4.   New Business
                      S.1      [SUSPENSION OF RULES] Motion: Not in Our Name: The UO Senate Rejects
                                       UO’s Response to the Lawsuit from the Student Survivor of Alleged Rape

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Repeal of Original University "Policy on Policies"; Senate Executive Committee  

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Minor Revision to Section 5.3 of the New University "Policy on Policies"; Senate Executive Committee

4.3       Motion (Legislation): Ad hoc Committee to Investigate the Role and Function of the Faculty Advisory Council (FAC); Senate Committee on Committees 

4.4       Motion (Legislation): Temporary Exemption of the Faculty Advisory Committee from the Provisions of US13/14-19, "Open Committee Meetings"; Senate Committee on Committees                         

4.5       Motion (Legislation): Payments by Athletics Department for General Academic Purposes; William Harbaugh (Economics), Senator

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Selection of the UO Faculty Athletics Representative; Pedro Garcia-Caro (Romance Languages), William Harbaugh (Economics), Senator

4.7       Motion (Legislation): To Promote Representative Attendance at Senate Meetings; Senate Executive Committee

4:55 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:55 pm    6.   Reports

4:55 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion

4:55 pm    8.   Other Business

5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - February 11, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

                          2.1       January 14, 2015

3:05 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1       Remarks by Parker Executive Search Firm about the Presidential Search with questions; Laurie C. Wilder, President, and Porsha L. Williams, Vice-President

3.2       Report from the Senate Budget Committee

3.3       Remarks by Interim President Coltrane with questions

3:45 pm    4.   New Business

4.1       Winter Quarter Meeting Schedule & Policy Workgroups; Robert Kyr, Senate President

4.2       Motion (Policy Adoption): Revision of the University’s “Policy on Policies”; Senate Executive Committee

4.3       Motion (Resolution): Resolution to Create and Make Accessible More Gender-Inclusive Restrooms on the University of Oregon Campus; Samantha Cohen (Senator; Undergraduate, Family and Human Services), Elle Mallon (Undergraduate, Psychology), Atticus Kazarian (Undergraduate, Linguistics), Miles Sisk (Undergraduate, Political Science), LGBTQA, Theta Pi Sigma; ASUO Executive; The Women’s Center

4.4       Motion (Legislation): Committee Requirements with Moderate Revisions, Slate 5 (Tenth-Year Review); Senate Executive Committee

4:55 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:55 pm    6.   Reports

4:55 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion

4:55 pm    8.   Other Business

5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

NOTE: The Policy Tracker may be viewed here.

Senate Meeting Agenda - January 28, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

2.1        November 19, 2014

2.2        December 10, 2014

3:00 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1       Remarks by Interim President Coltrane with questions

3.2       Strategic Planning Process and Strategic Planning Fora; Robert Kyr, Senate President

3:05 pm    4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Change of Membership for the Graduate Council; Joe Lowndes, Professor (Political Science) & Graduate Council Chair

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Amendment to US12/13-13, "UO Representation on the Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (IFS)"; Senate Executive Committee

4.3       Revised “Policy on Policies”: An explanation and open period for comment (January 28 through February 10); Senate Executive Committee (through Professor John Bonine, SEC member)

4.4       Motion (Policy Adoption): Endorsement of Thirteen Policies and Formation of a Workgroup on Grievance Procedures; Senate Executive Committee; Michael Dreiling (Sociology), Senator, and Lisa Raleigh (Director of Communcations, CAS), Senator

4.5       Motion (Legislation): Establishment of a Student-Centered Workgroup to Consider Policies 36-41 (Student Grievance Policies); Senate Executive Committee (through Professor John Bonine)

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Establishment of a Senate Workgroup on Curriculum and Program Matters; Senate Executive Committee

4.7       Motion (Legislation): Legislation to Refer Athletic Policies to the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee; Senate Executive Committee

4.8       Motion (Legislation): Legislation to Establish a Workgroup on Employment Matters; Senate Executive Committee

4.9       Motion (Legislation): Legislation to Establish a Workgroup on Admissions; Senate Executive Committee

4.10     Motion (Legislation): Legislation to Refer Discrimation Policies to the Senate Committee on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Senate Executive Committee

4:50 pm    5.   Open Discussion

4:50 pm    6.   Reports

4:50 pm    7.   Notice(s) of Motion

7.1       Motion (Legislation—Change in Senate Bylaws): To Promote Representative Attendance at Senate Meetings; Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)

4:55 pm    8.   Other Business

5:00 pm    9.   Adjournment

NOTE: The Policy Tracker may be viewed here.

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