Agendas

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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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

 

 

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - April 9, 2014

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

March 12, 2014

3:10 pm     3.   University Update

                          3.1       Remarks by President Gottfredson

                          3.2       RIGE Review Report from Provost Coltrane    

3:30 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Senate Liaison to the UO Board of Trustees; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Clarification of Senate Procedures for the Election of President-elect (Vice President); Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.3       Motion (Legislation): United Academics Senate Liaison; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senate President-Elect

4.4       Motion (Resolution): Faculty to be Consulted on Review and Selection of the Faculty Athletics Representative; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

4.5       Motion (Legislation): Amending Bylaws Regarding Deadline for Posting Motion Text; Lisa Raleigh, Director of Communications (CAS) & UO Senator

4.6       Motion (Policy Proposal): Academic Freedom Policy; Michael Dreiling, Professor (Sociology) & UO Senator

4.7       Motion (Policy Proposal): Legal Services Policy; Gordon Sayre, Professor (English) & UO Senator

4:25 pm     5.   Open Discussion

      5.1        Information from the Ad Hoc Committee on Delegation of Authority (Robert Kyr, Professor [Music]
                   and UO Senate President-Elect) and
Board of Trustees meeting discussion

4:40 pm     6. Reports

6.1       Report on tenth-year committee review and April 23rd University Senate meetings; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) and UO Senate President-Elect

6.2       Spring Term Elections and Appointments Process; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) and UO Senate President

6.3       Report from Faculty Athletics Representative Search Committee; Andrew Karduna, Professor (Human Physiology) [ONLINE ONLY]

6.4       Report on Intercollegiate Athletics Committee; Robert Illig, Professor (Law) and Chair of the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee [ONLINE ONLY]

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 [ONLINE ONLY]

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

7.1       Notice of Motion: Final Examination Schedule Revision; Randy Sullivan, Senator (Chemistry)

4:55 pm     8.   Other Business

5:00 pm     9.    Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - March 12, 2014

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

February 12, 2014

3:10 pm     3.   University Update
       3.1       Written statement from President Gottfredson to the University Senate

3:15 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Senate Vice-President elections

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Curriculum Report, Winter Term 2014; James Imamura, Professor (Physics) and Chair of the Committee on Courses

4.3       Motion (Legislation): UO Senate Approval of IFS Bylaws; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senator

4.4       Motion (Policy Proposal): Updated Environmental Policy; Richard Margerum, Professor (PPPM) & UO Senator

4.5       Motion (Legislation): An End to Subsidies for the UO Athletics Department; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

4.6       Motion (Legislation): Payments by Athletic Department for General Academic Purposes; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

4.7       Motion (Legislation): Academic Freedom Policy; Michael Dreiling, Professor (Sociology) & UO Senator

4:15 pm     5.   Open Discussion

4:30 pm     6.   Reports

6.1       Report from Tenure Reduction, Retirement, and Emeriti Committee; John Nicols, Professor Emeritus (History) and Chair of the Tenure Reduction, Retirement, and Emeriti Committee

6.2       Report on Senate Budget Committee Elections; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) and UO Senate President

6.3       Other reports available online

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

4:55 pm     8.   Other Business

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - February 12, 2014

115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

January 15, 2014

3:10 pm     3.   State of the University

                         3.1       Remarks by President Gottfredson

3:30 pm     4.   New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): To Clarify the Governance Role of Senate Ex-Presidents; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) & UO Senate President

4.2       Motion (Legislation): An End to Subsidies for the UO Athletic Department: William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator 

4.3       Motion (Legislation): A Change to the Senate By-Laws Regarding Senate Budget Committee Membership; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator 

4:05 pm     5.   Open Discussion

5.1       Open Committee Meetings

4:30 pm     6. Reports

6.1       Report on Senate-Administration Joint Review of the Office of Research, Innovation, and Graduate Education (RIGE); Bruce Blonigen, Professor (Economics) 

6.2       Other reports available online

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

7.1       Notice of Motion: Senate Manual; Robert Kyr, Senator (Music)

7.2       Notice of Motion: UO Senate Approval of IFS Bylaws; Robert Kyr, Senator (Music)

7.3       Notice of Motion: Amending Bylaws Regarding Deadline for Posting Motion Text; Lisa Raleigh, Senator (CAS)

4:50 pm     8.   Other Business

8.1       Additional Senate meeting April 23, 2014

8.2       Senate Vice-President elections

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

 

 

Senate Meeting Agenda - January 15, 2014

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

3:00 pm     1. Call to Order

3:05 pm     2. Approval of Minutes

December 4, 2013

3:10 pm     3. State of the University

                        3.1       Remarks by President Gottfredson

3:30 pm     4. New Business

4.1       Motion (Legislation): Redlined Policies (Revised Policies) for Senate Review; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senator

4.2       Motion (Legislation): Housekeeping Changes to Senate Bylaws; Lisa Raleigh, Director of Communications (CAS) & UO Senator

4:00 pm     5. Open Discussion

4:15 pm     6. Reports

6.1       Report on Tenth-Year Committee Review; Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senator

6.2       Report on Athletics Subsidies Committee; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

6.3       Report on Academic Freedom/Freedom of Speech Committee; Michael Dreiling, Professor (Sociology) & UO Senator

6.4       Report on Legal Services Policy; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) & UO Senate President

6.5       Report on Admissions; Roger Thompson, Vice President for Enrollment Management

6.6       Report on Evaluating Course Management Systems; Deborah Carver, Dean of the UO Libraries

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

4:55 pm     8. Other Business

5:00 pm     9. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - December 04, 2013

282 Lillis, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

 

3:00 pm     1.   Call to Order

3:05 pm     2.   Approval of Minutes

November 13, 2013

3:10 pm     3.   University Update

                     3.1       Remarks by President Gottfredson

3:30 pm     4.   New Business

4.1      Motion (Legislation): An End to Subsidies for the UO Athletic Department; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

4.2      Motion (Legislation): Ending Academic Credit for ROTC; Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)

4.3      Motion (Legislation): Change of Membership for the Undergraduate Council; Kassia Dellabough, Director of PODS (AAA) & UO Senator and Robert Kyr, Professor (Music) & UO Senator

4.4      Motion (Legislation): Fall Curriculum Report; James Imamura, Professor (Physics) & Chair of the Committee on Courses

4:15 pm     5.   Open Discussion

4:30 pm     6.   Reports

6.1      Report on membership of the NTTF Committee; Gordon Sayre, Professor (English) & UO Senator

6.2      Report from the Faculty Athletics Representative; Jim O’Fallon, Professor (Law) and Faculty Athletics Representative

6.3      Report on Academic Freedom/Freedom of Speech Committee; Michael Dreiling, Professor (Sociology) & UO Senator

6.4      Report on creation of Fee for Services Committee; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) & UO Senate President

6.5      Report on Legal Services Policy; Margie Paris, Professor (Law) & UO Senate President

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

7.1      Notice of Motion: Open Committee Meetings; Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology) and Nathan Tublitz, Professor (Biology)

7.2      Notice of Motion: Performance Review for Faculty Athletics Representative; William Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator

4:55 pm     8.   Other Business

5:00 pm     9.   Adjournment

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