Agendas

Senate Meeting Agenda - March 13, 2013

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         1.1 Approval of the Minutes of the February 13, 2013 Senate Meeting
       
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by Robert Kyr, Senate President
         
3:15 pm 3. New Business
    3.1 Winter Curriculum Report (Motion for Legislation): Paul Engelking, Chair;
      Committee on Courses
    3.2 Motion (Resolution): Senate Support for the Addition of an Ombuds Office
      at the UO; Emilio Hernandez, Chair; Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Respectful
      Workplace
    3.3 Motion (Legislation): Clarifying the Wording of UO Diplomas;
      John Bonine, Professor (Law) & UO Senator
    3.4 Motion (Legislation): Establishment of a Provost Search Process;
      Bill Harbaugh, Professor (Economics) & UO Senator
    3.5 Motion (Legislation): Senate-Administration Joint Review of the Office of
      Research, Innovation, & Graduate Education (RIGE); Bill Harbaugh, Professor
      (Economics) & UO Senator
         
4:40 pm 4. Open Discussion
       
4:40 pm 5. Reports
    5.1 Summary of Reports and Postings; Robert Kyr, Senate President  
         
4:55 pm 6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
    6.1 Notice of Motion (Resolution): Comparator Study of Senate Agenda Time;  
      Christopher Sinclair (Mathematics), UO Senator  
         
5:00 pm 7. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - February 13, 2013

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         1.1 Approval of the Minutes of the November 7December 5, & January 16
      Senate Meetings
       
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by President Michael Gottfredson
      2.1.1   Questions and Comments with Response
    2.2 Remarks by Senate President Robert Kyr
         
3:45 pm 3. New Business I
    3.1 Election for Senate President-Elect (Vice President 2012-2013)
         
4:00 pm 4. Reports I
    4.1 "Possible Police Arming"; UO Police Department
      4.1.1   Questions and Comments with Response
    4.2 Senate Executive Review Committee Report on "Review of Executive Administrators
      and "Faculty Input into Hiring Executive Administrators" (US12/13-03 & US12/13-04);
      Robert Kyr, Senate President
       
4:20 pm 5. New Business II
    5.1 Motion (Legislation Reconsidered): Performance Review of Provost James C. Bean;
      Nathan Tublitz, Professor (Biology)
    5.2 Motion (Legislation): Senate Review of Teaching Evaluation Process; Steven Pologe,
      University Senator and Professor (School of Music)
    5.3 Motion (Resolution): Information Regarding the UO Affiliated Golf Course; Bob
      Doppelt, Adjunct Assoc. Professor (PPPM) Presented by Bill Harbaugh (Economics),
      UO Senator
         
4:40 pm 6. Reports II
    6.1 IAC Report on Random Drug Testing OAR; Brian McWhorter, Chair,
      Intercollegiate Athletics Committee (IAC)
    6.2 Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Respectful Workplace; Emilio Hernandez, Chair
    6.3 Data and Documents for IAC & Clarifying FERPA; Brian McWhorter, Chair, IAC
    6.4 Study Space Prioritization; Harlan Mechling, ASUO Director of Academic Affairs
    6.5 ASUO Report; ASUO President
    6.6 UA Senate Liaison Committee; Gordon Sayre, Professor (English)  
         
4:55 pm 7. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
    7.1 Notice of Motion (Resolution): Marriage Equality; Ben Bowman, ASUO Senator  
    7.2 Notice of Motion (Legislation): Meaningful Contributions from the Athletics  
      Department to Presidential Scholarships; Bill Harbaugh (Economics), UO Senator  
    7.3 Notice of Motion (Legislation): Clarifying the Wording of Graduate Degrees;  
      John Bonine (Law), UO Senator  
    7.4 Notice of Motion (Resolution): Senate Support for the Addition of an Ombuds Office  
      at the UO; Emilio Hernandez (Chair), Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Respectful Workplace  
    7.5 Notice of Motion (Legislation): Academic Credit for Military Science Courses;  
      Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)  
    7.6 Notice of Motion (Legislation): Term Limits for the Office of Senate President; Senate  
      Executive Committee  
    7.7 Notice of Motion (Legislation): Amendment to US12/13-13, UO Representation on the  
      Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (IFS)  
    7.8 Notice of Motion (Legislation):Union Negotiations Regarding Academic Freedom;  
      Roxann Prazniak, CHC & University Senator  
    7.9 Notice of Motion (Legislation): Union Negotiations Regarding Shared Governance;  
      Roxann Prazniak, CHC & University Senator  
         
5:00 pm 8. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - January 16, 2013

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         1.1 Approval of the Minutes of the November 7 & December 5, 2012 Senate Meetings
       
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by Provost James C. Bean
    2.2 Questions and Comments with Response
    2.3 Remarks by Senate President Robert Kyr
      2.3.1 Election of Senate President-Elect
      2.3.2 Search for Senate Executive Coordinator
         
3:25 pm 3. Open Discussion
    3.1 Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion
    3.2 Questions and Comments with Response
         
3:45 pm 4. New Business
    4.1 Decision regarding Policy for Review: Data Access; Robert Kyr, Senate President
    4.2 Motion (Legislation):Performance Review of Provost James C. Bean;
      Nathan Tublitz, Professor (Biology)
    4.3 Motion (Resolution): Data and Documents for the IAC and Clarifying FERPA;
      Bill Harbaugh, Professor (Economics)
    4.4 Motion (Legislation): UO Representation on the Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (IFS);
      UO Senate Executive Committee, Kassia Dellabough (PODS), SEC member
    4.5 Motion (Legislation Resubmitted): Release Time to Enhance Senate Effectiveness;
      Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)
    4.6 Motion (Legislation Resubmitted): Modification of Fiscal Impact Statement;
      Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)
       
4:40 pm 5. Reports
    5.1 ASUO Report; Laura Hinman, ASUO President
    5.2 UA Senate Liaison Committee; Gordon Sayre, Professor (English)
    5.3 Updates on Motions; Robert Kyr, Senate President
      5.3.1  Motion on Faculty Input into Hiring Executive Administrators
      5.3.2  Motion on Review of Executive Administrators
      5.3.3  Motion on Study Space Prioritization
      5.3.4  Motion on Classroom Space Prioritization
      5.3.5  Report from IAC (Student Athlete Academic Status re: OAR on
      Random Drug Testing)
    5.4 Ten-Year Review of University Standing Committees; Robert Kyr, Senate President  
    5.5 Report from UO Police Department at February Senate Meeting  
         
4:55 pm 6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
         
5:00 pm 7. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - December 5, 2012

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         1.1 Approval of the Minutes of the October 10, 2012 Senate Meeting
       
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by University President Michael Gottfredson
    2.2 Questions and Comments with Response
    2.3 Remarks by Provost James C. Bean
    2.4 Questions and Comments with Response
         
3:20 pm 3. New Business
    3.1 Fall Curriculum Report (Motion for Legislation); Paul
      Engelking, Chair; Committee on Courses
    3.2 Motion (Legislation): Release Time to Enhance Senate Effectiveness;
      Sponsor: Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)
    3.3 Motion (Legislation/Amendment): Modification of Fiscal Impact Statement;
      Sponsor: Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)
    3.4 Motion (Resolution): Support for Maintaining 4J Neighborhood Schools;
      Sponsor: Mark Gillem, Associate Professor (AAA)
    3.5 Motion (Legislation): Study Space Prioritization;
      Sponsor: Harlan Mechling; ASUO Academic Affairs Director
    3.6 Motion (Legislation): Classroom Space Prioritization;
      Sponsor: Harlan Mechling; ASUO Academic Affairs Director
         
4:00 pm 4. Open Discussion
       
4:05 pm 5. Reports
    5.1 ASUO Report; Laura Hinman, ASUO President
    5.2 UA Senate Liaison Committee; David Luebke, Chair
    5.3 Coalition of PAC-12 Faculties Meeting; Louise Bishop
      UO Representative (Designee) & Co-Chair, Faculty Advisory Council (FAC)
    5.4 Classroom Expansion - Straub Hall; Carol Daly, Chair;
      Campus Planning Committee
    5.5 Update on Two Motions: "Faculty Input into Hiring Executive
      Administrators" & "Review of Executive Administrators;
      Robert Kyr, Senate President
         
4:50 pm 6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
    6.1 Notice of Motion: Data and Documents for the IAC and Clarifying FERPA;  
      Bill Harbaugh, Professor (Economics)  
    6.2 Notice of Motion: Faculty Approval for Special Admissions of Student-  
      Athletes; Bill Harbaugh, Professor (Economics)  
    6.3 Notice of Motion:Senate Support for the Continuation of the Center  
      for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS); Pedro Garcia Caro,  
      University Senator and Assistant Professor (Romance Languages)  
    6.4 Notice of Motion: Opposition to Building a UO-Affiliated Golf Course;  
      Bob Doppelt, Adjunct Associate Professor (PPPM)  
    6.5 Notice of Motion: Senate Review of Course Evaluation Process;  
      Steven Pologe, University Senator and Professor (School of Music)  
    6.6 Notice of Motion: UO Elections and UO Senators for the Interinstitutional  
      Faculty Senate (IFS); UO Senate Executive Committee  
         
5:00 pm 7. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - November 7, 2012

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         1.1 Approval of the Minutes of the May 9 & 23, 2012 Meetings
       
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by University President Michael Gottfredson
    2.2 Questions and Comments with Response
    2.3 Remarks by Provost James C. Bean
    2.4 Questions and Comments with Response
         
3:25 pm 3. New Business
    3.1 OAR on Random Drug Testing; Robert Kyr, Senate President
    3.2 Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Policy;
      Beth Stormshak, Associate Vice President for Research
    3.3 Motion: Faculty Input into Hiring Executive Administrators;
      Bill Harbaugh, Senator (Economics)
    3.4 Motion: Review of Executive Administrators
      (Harbaugh)
    3.5 Motion: Release Time to Enhance Senate Effectiveness
      Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)
    3.6 Motion (Resolution): Inequity in ORP Contribution Rates;
      Christopher Sinclair, Assistant Professor (Mathematics)
         
4:20 pm 4. Open Discussion
    4.1 UO Police Department Transition Update; Carolyn McDermed,
      Interim Chief
    4.2 Assessment; Ken Doxsee, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
   
4:40 pm 5. Reports
    5.1 ASUO Report; Laura Hinman, ASUO President
    5.2 UA Senate Liaison Committee; David Luebke, Chair
    5.3 Election of Senate Vice President in December;
      Robert Kyr, Senate President
         
4:55 pm 6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
    6.1 Notice of Motion: Performance Review of Provost James C. Bean;  
      Nathan Tublitz, Professor (Biology)  
    6.2 Notice of Motion: Support for Maintaining 4J Neighborhood  
      Schools; Mark Gillem, Associate Professor (AAA)  
         
5:00 pm 7. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - October 10, 2012

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm1. Call to Order
       1.1Approval of the Minutes of the May 9 & 23 Meetings
    
3:05 pm2. State of the University
  2.1Remarks by University President Michael Gottfredson
  2.2Questions and Comments with Response
     
3:25 pm3. New Business
  3.1Remarks by Senate President Robert Kyr
  3.2Questions and Comments with Response
  3.3OAR on Random Drug Testing; Robert Kyr
     
3:45 pm4. Open Discussion
  4.1ORP & PEBB;
   Jay Kenton, OUS Vice Chancellor of Finance & Administration
  
4:30 pm5. Reports
  5.1ASUO Report; Laura Hinman, ASUO President
  5.2Student Voter Drive; Lamar Wise, ASUO Senator
  5.3President's Forums in Winter & Spring Quarters
  5.4Provost's Forums in Winter & Spring Quarters
  5.5Search for Senate Executive Coordinator
  5.6Policies for 2012 - 2013
   Academic Freedom and Freedom of Speech; Facilities Use Policy;
   Legal Representation Policy; "Fee for Service" Policy;
   Financial Conflict of Interest in Research
  5.7Tenth Year Review of All University Standing Committees
  5.8Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Excellence
  5.9Ad Hoc Committee on Instructional Technology
  5.10UA Senate Liaison Committee
  5.11Survey on University Priorities (Provost's Office and Senate)
     
4:50 pm6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
  6.1Notice of Motion: Faculty Input into Hiring Executive Administrators
   Bill Harbaugh, Senator (Economics)
  6.2Notice of Motion: Review of Executive Administrators (Harbaugh)
  6.3Notice of Motion: Release Time to Enhance Senate Effectiveness
   Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)
     
5:00 pm7. Adjournment

2012 2013 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.

October 10, 2012
Rm 101, Knight Library
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November 07, 2012
Rm 101, Knight Library
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December 05, 2012
Rm 101, Knight Library
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January 16, 2013
Rm 101, Knight Library
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February 13, 2013
Rm 101, Knight Library
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March 13, 2013
Rm 101, Knight Library
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April 10, 2013
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April 17, 2013
Rm 101, Knight Library
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May 08, 2013

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May 22, 2013
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Senate Meeting Agenda - May 23, 2012

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by Interim President Robert Berdahl
    2.2 Questions and Comments with Response
    2.3 Remarks by Robert Kyr, Senate President-elect
    2.4 Questions and Comments with Response
         
3:40 pm 3. New Business
    3.1 Spring Curriculum Report; Paul Engelking, Chair; Committee on Courses
    3.2 UO Senate Leadership and Service Award for Officers of Administration, Presented to Rachele Raia, Assistant Dean, CAS
    3.3 UO Senate Classified Staff Leadership Award. Presented to L. Jane Brubaker, Trades/Maintenance Coordinator, Campus Operations
    3.4 Wayne Westling Award. Presented to Andrew Marcus, Associate Dean of Social Science, CAS
    3.5 Remarks by outgoing ASUO President Ben Eckstein
    3.6 Remarks by incoming ASUO President Laura Hinman
    3.7 Announcement of Spring Election Results, Robert Kyr, Senate President
    3.8 Introduction of New Senators; (Kyr)
    3.9 Approval of Committee Appointments (Kyr)
    3.10 Motion US11/12-14: Authorization to Award Degrees (Kyr)
    3.11 Motion US11/12-15: Coal Trains Resolution; Emma Newman, Climate Justice League
    3.12 Update on Unionization; Peter Keyes, Member of the University of Oregon Faculty Union Coordinating Committee
    3.13 Distinguished Service Award; [Executive Session] David Hubin; Chair, DSA/Honorary Degree Committee
         
4:45 pm 4. Open Discussion
   
4:48 pm 5. Reports
         
4:50 pm 6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
         
5:00 pm 7. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - May 09, 2012

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         1.1 Approval of the Minutes of the April 11 Meeting
         
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by Interim President Robert Berdahl
    2.2 Questions and Comments with Response
         
3:25 pm 3. New Business
    3.1 Election of Senate President 2012 - 2013; John Bonine, Chair; Senate Nominating Committee
    3.2 Two Research Policies for Consideration and Vote; Beth Stormshak, Associate VP for Research
      3.2.1 Classified Research Policy
      3.2.2 Proprietary Research Policy
    3.3 IAC Motion Regarding Student Membership
      3.3.1 History and Summary of the Motion; Glen Waddell, IAC
      3.3.2 Comments from Interim President Robert Berdahl
      3.3.3 Report from the Committee on Committees; Robert Kyr, Senate President
      3.3.4 Discussion
      3.3.5 Senate Action
    3.4 Student Conduct Code; Shabd Khalsa, Student Conduct and Community Standards Committee (chair designee)
    3.5 Motion US11/12-09 Acknowledging the Constitution; Frank Stahl, Biology Emeritus
         
4:15 pm 4. Open Discussion
    4.1 Update on Unionization; Peter Keyes, Member of the University of Oregon Faculty Union Coordinating Committee
   
4:30 pm 5. Reports
    5.1 ASUO Report; Ben Eckstein, ASUO President
    5.2 Update on a Change in Practice regarding Public Records; Bill Harbaugh; Chair, Senate Transparency Committee
    5.3 Update on Remaining Policies for May 23 Senate Meeting (Kyr)
    5.4 Update regarding the Tenth Year Review - Committee on Committees (Kyr)
         
4:45 pm 6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
    6.1 Notice of Motion: Consideration of Voting Rights for Retired and Emeritus Faculty Members; Marie Vitulli (Professor Emerita, Mathematics) and Sarah Douglas (Professor Emerita, Computer Science)
    6.2 Notice of Motion: No Coal Resolution; Emma Newman, Student Justice League
         
5:00 pm 7. Adjournment

Senate Meeting Agenda - April 11, 2012

Library Rm 101 3:00 ‐ 5:00 pm

3:00 1. Call to Order
       1.1Approval of the minutes of the March 7 meeting
     
3:05 2. State of the University
  2.1Remarks by Lorraine Davis, Acting Provost and Senior Vice President
  2.2Questions  and comments with response
     
3:20
3. Open Discussion
  3.1Update on Presidential Search; George Pernsteiner, Chancellor
  3.2Questions and comments with response
     
3:40
4. New Business
  4.1Motion on IAC Membership; Glen Waddell, IAC member 
  4.2Retirement & Emeriti Policy; John Nicols and Jim Mooney, Co-chairs; Tenure Reduction, Retirement and Emeriti Committee 
  
4:15
5. Reports
  5.1ASUO Report; Ben Eckstein, ASUO President
  5.2Respectful Workplace Ad-Hoc Committee Report; Emilio Hernandez, Chair
  5.3OEIB Achievement Compacts Subcommittee Testimony; Robert Kyr, Senate President
  5.4IFS & OUS Leadership Caucus; Robert Kyr
     
4:40
6. Announcements & Communications from the Floor
  6.1Concern regarding changes to the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence; Rina Sundahl, Diana Salazar, Tania Sarabia, UO Truth Coalition 
  6.2Motion regarding student athletes and sports scheduling; Ben DeJarnette, Student Athlete 
  6.3Motion regarding shared governance & job postings; Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology) 
     
5:00 7. Adjournment
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