Agendas

Senate Meeting Agenda - December 10, 2014 - Special Emergency Session

This meeting will focus on two topics:
 
1) Board of Trustees Motion RE: Shared Governance--
The motion that will be considered by the UO Board of Trustees,
"Resolution: Adoption of a Policy on University Policies," which will
supersede important aspects of shared governance as guaranteed
by the University Charter, the University Constitution, and the 
University's Policy on Policies.
 
2) Update: Senate Academic Integrity Task Force--
An important update from the Senate's Academic Integrity
Task Force, and a discussion related to grading and academic
policies during the current period of the GTFF strike.

3:00 pm      1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm      2.   Approval of Minutes

3:00 pm      3.   State of the University

                          3.1       Announcement and Updates: Robert Kyr, Senate President

3:20 pm      4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Resolution): Resolution Affirming the University of Oregon Constitution; Michael Dreiling (Sociology), Senator & Senate Executive Committe

4.2       Update: Academic Integrity Task Force

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 - December 3, 2014

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 5, 2014

3:05 pm     3.   State of the University

3.1       Remarks by Interim President Scott Coltrane with questions

3.2       Senate Meetings for Winter Quarter 2015; Robert Kyr, Senate President

3:20 pm     4.   New Business                                                                                                                                   

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

4.2       Motion (Legislation): New Program Approval—M.S. Sports Product Management; Joe Lowndes (Associate Professor, Political Science), Chair of the Gradute Council

4.3       Motion (Legislation): Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence; Randy Sullivan (Vice-President, University Senate & Co-Chair of the Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support)

4.4       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 3; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.5       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 7; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 8; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.7       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 9; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

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

4.9       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)

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

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 - November 19, 2014

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

                        2.1       October 22, 2014

3:05 pm     3.   State of the University

                        3.1       Remarks by Interim President Scott Coltrane with questions

                        3.2       Remarks by Chuck Lillis, Chair of the UO Board of Trustees with questions

3:50 pm     4.   New Business

                         4.1       Announcement by Andrew Bonamici, Associate Dean for Media and Instructional Services, UO                                          Libraries

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Opposition to Efforts by Academic Affairs to Dilute and Degrade Academic Standards in the Event of a Graduate Teaching Fellows Strike; Monique Balbuena (Senator, Clark Honors College); Jane Cramer (Senator, Political Science); John Davidson (Senator, Political Science); Diane Dugaw (Senator, English); Deborah Olson (Senator, Education); Gina Psaki (Senator, Romance Languages); Gordon Sayre (Senator, English)

4.3       Motion (Legislation): Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence; Randy Sullivan (Vice-President, University Senate & Co-Chair of the Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support)

4.4       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)

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

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 3; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.7       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 7; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.8       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 8; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.9       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 9; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

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

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 - November 5, 2014

 

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

 

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:00 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

                        2.1       October 8, 2014

3:05 pm     3.   State of the University

                        3.1       Remarks by Interim President Scott Coltrane with questions

                        3.2       Strategic Planning Update, Frances Bronet, Acting Provost

3:25 pm     4.   New Busines

4.1       Presentation of the Report of the Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support (Final); Senate Task Force (Carol Stabile and Randy Sullivan, Co-Chairs)

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 3; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.3       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 5; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.4       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 6; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.5       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 7; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 8; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

4.7       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct, Part 9; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law)

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

4:45 pm     5.   Open Discussion

4:45 pm     6.   Reports

4:45 pm     7.   Notice(s) of Motion

7.1       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)

4:45 pm     8.  Other Business

                          8.1       Distinguished Service Award: Executive Session

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - October 22, 2014

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

                        3.1       Connie Ballmer, Chair of the Presidential Search Committee
                              Presentation and Discussion

3:20 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Presentation of Recommendations from Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support (Carol Stabile and Randy Sullivan, Co-Chairs and Robert Kyr, University Senate President)

4.2       Strategic Planning Process, Revision of the Academic Plan, and University Priorities (Interim President Scott Coltrane and Acting Provost Frances Bronet)

4.3       Motion (Resolution): GTFF Bargaining; Regina Psaki, Professor (Romance Languages) & UO Senator

5:00 pm     5.   Open Discussion

5:00 pm     6.   Reports

5:00 pm     7.   Notice(s) of Motion

5:00 pm      8.  Other Business

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

2014-2015 Senate Meetings

All meetings are scheduled from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Dates of Senate meetings are subject to change based on legislative means.

Senate Meetings 2014-2015

October 8, 2014
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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October 22, 2014
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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November 5, 2014
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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November 19, 2014
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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December 3, 2014
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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December 10, 2014: SPECIAL SESSION
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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January 14, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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January 28, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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February 11, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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February 25, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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March 11, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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April 8, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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April 22, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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May 13, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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May 27, 2015
Rm 115, Lawrence Hall
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Senate Executive Committee Meetings

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - May 28, 2014

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

Transcription of Campus Forum

3:10 pm     3.   University Update

                          3.1       Remarks by President Gottfredson

3:30 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Curriculum Report, Spring Term 2014; Committee on Courses; James Imamura, Chair

4.2       Announcement of Spring 2014 Election Results; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President

4.3       Announcement of Run-Off Elections; Lisa Mick Shimizu, Senate Executive Coordinator

4.4       Senate Budget Committee, Interinstitutional Faculty Senate, and COIA Representative Elections (Fall 2014); Lisa Mick Shimizu, Senate Executive Coordinator

4.5       Election of Senate President-elect (Vice President)

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support; Michael Dreiling, Professor (Sociology) & UO Senator [Suspension of the Rules]

4.7       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Change to Student Conduct Code Regarding Definition of Words; Student Conduct and Community Standards Committee (Sandy Weintraub, Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards) [Suspension of the Rules]

4.8       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Change to Student Conduct Code to Standard Preponderance of Evidence; Student Conduct and Community Standards Committee (Sandy Weintraub, Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards)

4.9       Motion (Legislation): Proposed Change to Student Conduct Code to Extend Jurisdiction Off Campus; Student Conduct and Community Standards Committee (Sandy Weintraub, Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards)

4.10     Motion (Legislation): Proposed Revisions to Student Conduct Code Dealing with Sexual Misconduct; John Bonine, Professor (Law) and Caroline Forell, Professor (Law) [Suspension of the Rules]

4.11     Motion (Legislation): Adding a Multicultural Course Requirement; Helena Schlegel, UO Senator (Student) [Suspension of the Rules]

4.12     Motion (Legislation): Selection of the UO Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR); Pedro Garcia-Caro, Professor (Romance Languages) & UO Senator

4.13     Motion (Legislation): Working Group for Campus Planning Concerns; Michael Fifield, Professor (Architecture), Jennifer Ellis, Senior Instructor (Finance) & UO Senator, and Edward Teague, AAA Library Head (UO Libraries) & UO Senator [Suspension of the Rules]

4.14     Motion (Resolution): Campus Planning Regarding Consolidated Kitchen Facility; Michael Fifield, Professor (Architecture), Jennifer Ellis, Senior Instructor (Finance) & UO Senator, and Peter Keyes, Professor (Architecture) & Chair, Faculty Advisory Council [Suspension of the Rules]

4:30 pm     5.   Open Discussion

4:40 pm     6.   Reports

6.1       Report from Athletics Director; Rob Mullens, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics [ONLINE ONLY]

6.2       Report from UAUO Senate Liaison; Regina Psaki, Professor (Romance Languages) & UO Senator [ONLINE ONLY]

4:45 pm     7.   Announcements and Communication from the Floor

7.1       UO Senate Leadership and Service Award for Officers of Administration:
David Espinoza, Assistant Director/Testing Center Director

7.2       UO Senate Classified Staff Leadership Award:
Theodora Ko Thompson, Admissions Specialist (Office of Admissions)

7.3       Wayne Westling Award:
Susan Gary, Orlando J. and Marian H. Hollis Professor (Law)

7.4       Reception for Award Winners with Comments by the Recipients:
A Time to Celebrate

4:50 pm     8.   Other Business

       8.1       Distinguished Service Awards: Executive Session

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

5:00 pm     10. Reception for Recipients of Senate Awards:
115 Lawrence with Refreshments    

 

 

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - May 14, 2014

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

April 9, 2014

3:10 pm     3.   University Update

                          3.1       Remarks by President Gottfredson

3:30 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Committee Requirements with Moderate Revisions, Slate 2 (Tenth-Year Review 2014); Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Committee Requirements with Moderate Revisions, Slate 3 (Tenth-Year Review 2014); Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.3       Motion (Legislation): Committee Requirements with Moderate Revisions, Slate 4 (Tenth-Year Review 2014); Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.4       Motion (Legislation): Committee Requirements with Moderate Revisions, Slate 5 (Tenth-Year Review 2014); Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.5       Motion (Resolution): Committee on Committees Encouraged to Nominate Candidates for Senate Offices and Committees; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Adding to Environmental Issues Committee an Ex-Officio Position for Athletics; Erin Moore, Professor (Architecture) & Chair of the Environmental Issues Committee

4.7       Motion (Resolution): A Report on UO's Academic Support for Student-Athletes; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

4:15 pm     5.   Open Discussion

4:20 pm     6.   Reports

6.1       Elections coming up at May 28th meeting: Senate Vice President/President-Elect, Senate Budget Committee, and Interinstitutional Faculty Senate Representative; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) & UO Senate President

6.2       Report from Outgoing ASUO President; Sam Dotters-Katz, ASUO President

6.3       Report on selecting Learning Management Software; Andrew Bonamici, Associate University Librarian for Media and Instructional Services

6.4       Report on Ombuds Office; Bruce MacAllister, UO Ombudsperson

6.5       Report on pending motions: Faculty Input into Hiring Executive Administrators and Review of Executive Administrators; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) and UO Senate President

4:50 pm     7.   Announcements and Communication from the Floor

7.1       Notice of Motion: Working Group for Campus Planning Committee; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4:55 pm     8.   Other Business

       8.1       Presentations

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - April 30, 2014

175 Law, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes 

3:10 pm     3.   University Update      

3:30 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Committee Requirements with Moderate Revisions, Slate 1 (Tenth-Year Review 2014); Robert Kyr, Professor (Music), Chair of Committee on Committees, & UO Senate President-Elect

4:40 pm     5.   Open Discussion

4:50 pm     6.   Reports

4:50 pm     7.   Announcements and Communication from the Floor

4:55 pm     8.   Other Business

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - April 23, 2014

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

3:10 pm     3.   University Update      

3:30 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Clarification for Procedures of Elections Within the Senate; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Final Examination Schedule Revision; Randy Sullivan, Lecture Demonstrator (Chemistry) & UO Senator

4.3       Motion (Legislation): Open Committee Meetings; Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology), Nathan Tublitz, Professor (Biology), and Jennifer Freyd, Professor (Psychology)

4:40 pm     5.   Open Discussion

4:50 pm     6.   Reports

4:50 pm     7.   Announcements and Communication from the Floor

4:55 pm     8.   Other Business

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

 

 

 

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