Agendas

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 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.

Senate Meeting Agenda - January 21, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

3:00 pm    3.   State of the University

 

3:05 pm    4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Approval of Membership for the Senate Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Group; Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

4.2       Motion (Legislation): The UO Senate Award for Shared Governance, Transparency, and Trust; Bill Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

4.3       Motion (Policy Adoption): Repeal of Two Duplicative Policies on Post-Tenure Review; Senate Executive Committee

4.4       Motion (Policy Adoption): Adoption and Amendment of 21 Due Process Termination and Resignation Policies; Senate Executive Committee

4.5       Motion (Policy Adoption): Repeal and Adoption of Two Policies on Academic Calendar; Senate Executive Committee

4.6       Motion (Policy Adoption): Repeal of Duplicative Policy 337 on Academic Freedom (OAR 580-022-0005); Senate Executive Committee

4.7       Motion (Policy Adoption): Repeal of Duplicative Policy 338 on Public Activities (OAR 580-022-0010); Senate Executive Committee

4.8       Motion (Policy Adoption): Adoption of amended Policy 339 on Candidates for Public Office (OAR 580-022-0015); Senate Executive Committee

4.9       Motion (Policy Adoption): Adoption of amended Policy 340 on Relationship with State Government (OAR 580-022-0020); Senate Executive Committee

4.10     Motion (Policy Adoption): Repeal of Duplicative Policies 515 and 628 on Honorary Degrees (Board Policy and IMD); 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 - January 14, 2015

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm    1.   Call to Order

1.1        Structure of Senate Meetings

1.2        2015 Senate Agenda: Overview

3:05 pm    2.   Approval of Minutes

2.1        December 3, 2014

3:10 pm    3.   State of the University

3.1        Remarks by Interim President Coltrane with questions

3:30 pm    4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Policy Adoption): Repeal and Adoption of Faculty Records Rules; Senate Executive Committee             

4.2       Motion (Policy Adoption): Repeal and Adoption of Student Records Rules; Senate Executive Committee

4.3       Motion (Resolution): UO Foundation Fossil Fuel Divestment; Jane Cramer (Senator, Political Science); John Davidson (Senator, Political Science); Helena Schlegel (Senator; Undergraduate, Spanish)

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

4.5       Motion (Resolution): Senate Support to Uphold and Implement a Confidential Ombuds Program and Office; Committee on Respectful Workplace (Carla McNelly, Chair), UO Ombuds Search Committee (Carol Silverman, Chair), UO Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support (Carol Stabile and Randy Sullivan, Co-Chairs), Officer of Administration Council (Teri Rowe, 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

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