Agendas

Draft agenda for Senate Meeting, Oct


Meeting of the University Senate

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

PLC 180, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Agenda

3:00 Call to order

3:05 1. Approval of the minutes of May 9, and 23, 2007

3:10 2. Welcome and opening remarks from University Senate President Gordon Sayre

3:15 3. State of the University

3.1 Letter from President Dave Frohnmayer

3.2 Remarks from Provost Linda Brady and update on Diversity Plan

implementation

3.3 Introduction of new Department of Public Safety administrative staff –

Brian Smith, assistant vice president for administration

3:35 4. Reports

4.1 Senate Budget Committee sub-committee on Arena Financing –

John Chalmers, LCB

3:45 5. Announcements and communications from the floor

3:50 6. New Business

6.1 Notice of motion to change the required Course Evaluation form questions

6.2 Notice of motion to include career non tenure track faculty (NTTF) – Paul van Donkelaar, senate vice president

representation in the University Senate

6.3 Notice of motion to enable meetings of the University Assembly – Franklin Stahl, emeritus biology

6.4 Notice of motion regarding the reporting relationship in the Jordon Schnitzer Museum of Art – Sherwin Simmons, art history

6.5 Resolution US 07/08-1 – endorse Focus the Nation Global Warming

Symposium – Matthew Dennis, history

4:10 7. Executive Session

7.1 Consider nominations of Honorary Degree recipients – see of State

of Oregon House Bill 2823 and University Senate US06/07-15.

5:00 Adjournment

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Agenda for 14 May 2008 Senate Meeting


Meeting of the University Senate May 14, 2008

Columbia 150, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

3:00 1. Approval of the minutes from April 9, 2008

3:05 2. State of the University

2.1 Remarks from University President Dave Frohnmayer

3:20 2.2 Diversity Plan update – Provost Brady and Vice President for Institutional Equity

and Diversity Charles Martinez

3:45 3. Standing and Special Committee Reports

3.1 Committee on Committees – Senate Vice President Paul van Donkelaar

(recommendations for 2008-2010/11 committee appointments, and the Westling

Award recipient)

3:50 3.2 Senate Budget Committee – Chair Marie Vitulli, Mathematics

4:05 3.3 Preliminary Spring 2008 Curriculum Report – Chair Paul Engelking, Chemistry

4:15 3.4 Academic Requirements Committee – Chair Jim Imamura, Physics ( motion to confer

degrees)

4:20 3.5 Ad Hoc Committee on Scholarly Publishing – University Library Committee Chair

Dev Sinha, Mathematics (Motion US07/08-20 to endorse report and implement

recommendations). See also Report of the UO Senate task force on academic freedom and scholarly publishing (5 May 2008).

4:30 4. Announcements and communications from the floor

4:35 5. New Business

5.1 Motion US 07/08-19 to amend US07/08-7 with explanatory text regarding use of on-

line student course evaluations, especially as they relate to faculty reviews – Joint

Senate-Academic Affairs Committee on On-Line Course Evaluation Implementation

Chair Paul van Donkelaar, Human Physiology

4:45 5.2 Resolution US07/08-21 to request the immediate release of $125 million

appropriated by the legislature for state agency salary increases. (P. Gilkey)

4:50 5.3 Motion US07/08-22 to make technical changes to the enabling legislation to reflect

recent changes in membership (P. Gilkey)

4:55 5.2 Notice of motions – motions to clarify the powers of the University Senate and

University Assembly – Frank Stahl, Biology emeritus

5:00 Adjournment

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Tentative


Organizational Meeting of the University Senate
Wednesday May 28, 2008
Browsing Room, Knight Library 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Agenda

Call to Order

3:05 1. Sign in and pick up name tags

3:10 2. Orientation

2.1 Introduction of Newly Elected Senators Gordon Sayre, Senate President

3:20 2.2 Orientation to Senate Operations - Gwen Steigelman, Secretary of the

Senate

3:30 3. Remarks

3.1 Comments from University President Dave Frohnmayer

3: 40 3.2 Reflections on the past year Gordon Sayre, Senate President 2007-08

3:50 4. Organizational Business

4.1 Nominations and election of Senate Vice President for 2008-2009

3:55 4.2 Confirmation of the 2008-2009 University Senate President Paul van

Donkelaar

4.3 Remarks from new Senate President Paul van Donkelaar

4:10 5. Presentation of the Wayne Westling Award for University Service and

Leadership -- 2008 recipient James Reinmuth, Lundquist College of

Business. Remarks by Dean Jim Bean

4:20 Adjournment and reception.

A welcome and congratulatory reception follows immediately after the Senate meeting in the Browsing Room of the Knight Library.

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Meeting of the University Senate


 

Meeting of the University Senate

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

180 PLC, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Agenda

 

3:00      Call to Order

 

3:05      1. Approval of minutes from the October 10, 2007 meeting

 

3:10      2. State of the University

           

2.1 Remarks from President Dave Frohnmayer regarding the Arena project

 

3:35      3. Reports

 

3.1 Annual Report on Patriot Act Subpoenas – Melinda Grier, UO General

Counsel

 

3:40      3.2 Annual Report from the Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA – Jim

O’Fallon, Law School

 

3:45      4. Announcements and communications from the floor

 

4.1 Address from Marie Vitulli, President of the Association of Oregon Faculties

 

3:55      5. New business

           

            5.1 Motion US 07/08-6 – regarding the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art reporting

            relationship – Sherwin Simmons, art history

 

4:10      5.2 Motion US 07/08-5 – regarding eligibility of career non-tenure related faculty

(NTTF) for University Senate and elected university committees/councils

membership – Senate Vice President Paul van Donkelaar, human physiology

 

4:25      5.3 Motion US 07/08-7 – regarding revising the required questions on Course

Evaluations forms – Bertram Malle, psychology, and Joint Senate/Academic

Affairs Ad Hoc Committee on Student Evaluations

 

4:55      5.4 Notice of Motion US 07/08-8 – regarding the reduction in the ORP employer

contribution rate for Tier 3 employees – Senator David Levin, mathematics

 

5:00      Adjournment

 

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Meeting of the University Senate Wednesday January 23 2008


Meeting of the University Senate
Wednesday January 23 2008


3:00-5:00 PM Room 150 Columbia

3:00 1. Call to order.

3:10 2. Update of the University Senate Budget Committee Subcommittee on Arena Financing Report (presented to the UO Senate 9 January 2008).

3. 3:20 New Business
              3.1 Motion US07/08-11 to endorse the Senate Budget Committee's subcommittee Report on Arena Financing -- Senator Gilkey, Mathematics
3:30       3.2 Resolution US07/08-12 concerning the Environmental Impact of the Arena Project -- Senator Cherry, music and dance.
3:50       3.3 Resolution US07/08-13 concerning parking issues raised by the Arena Project -- Professor Keyes [tentative], architecture.
4:15       3.4 Resolution US07/08-14 concerning Governance Issues raised by the Arena Project -- Senator Tublitz, Biology.
4:35       3.5 Resolution US07/08-15 concerning Revenue Sharing by the Athletic department -- Senator van Donkelaar, human physiology.

5:00 4. Adjournment. 


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Agenda for the UO Senate Meeting Wednesday 14 November 2007


Meeting of the University Senate


Wednesday, November 28, 2007


180 PLC, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Agenda
  • 3:00 Call to Order
  • 3:05 1. Approval of minutes from the November 14, 2007 meeting
  • 3:10 2. State of the University
    •         2.1 Update on University of Oregon programs in Portland programs - Senior Vice President and Provost Linda Brady
  • 3:30 3. Reports
    •         3.1 Progress report on Senate Budget Committee Sub-committee on Arena Financing - John Chalmers, LCB
    • 3:45 3.2 Fall 2007 Preliminary Curriculum Report - Paul Engelking, Chair, Committee on Courses
  • 3:55 4. Announcements and communications from the floor
    •         4.1 Charge and appointment of Joint Senate/Academic Affairs Ad-Hoc Committee on On-line Course Evaluations Implementation
    •         4.2 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate representative needed for Jan 2008 - Dec 2010 term
  • 4:10 5. New Business
    •         5.1 Motion US 07/08 - 3 To abolish certain University standing committees and change the names of other University standing committees - Peter Gilkey, mathematics
    • 4:20 5.2 Motion US 07/08 - 2 To enable the University Senate to call a meeting of the University Assembly with full legislative authority - Franklin Stahl, emeritus biology
    • 4:45 5.3 Resolution US 07/08 - 8 Concerning the reduction in the ORP employer contribution rate for Tier 3 employees - Senator David Levin, mathematics.
    • 4:55 5.4 Notice of Motion -- Concerning the financing of the proposed basketball arena - Senator Nathan Tublitz, Biology
  • 5:00 Adjournment
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Agenda for the UO Senate Meeting 12 March 2008


Meeting of the University Senate
Wednesday March 12, 2008
3:00 - 5:00 p.m., 150 Columbia


Agenda

3:00      Call to order

3:05 1. Approval of the minutes from February 1, 2008 meeting

3:10 2. State of the University
        2.1 Remarks from Frances Dyke -- vice president for finance and administration.

3:30 3. Reports
        3.1 Update on Senate Budget Subcommittee on Arena financing -- John Chalmers, chair, and Paul van Donkelaar, senate vice president
        3.2 Preliminary Winter 2008 Curriculum Report -- Paul Engelking, chair

3:50 4. Announcements and communications from the floor
        4.1 Appointment of Ad Hoc working committee pursuant to US 07/08-17 initiative to protect the rights of faculty authors of scholarly publications - Gordon Sayre, senate president
3:55 4.2 Proposal that faculty should be encouraged to make course syllabi available prior to the first day of classes -- Emily McClain, ASUO president
4:00 4.3 Update on Resolution US07/08-10 -- Franklin Stahl, emeritus biology, and Bertram Malle, psychology

4:05 5. Unfinished Business
        5.1 Resolution US07/08-13 concerning parking issues raised by the arena project - Peter Keyes, architecture
4:25 5.2 Motion US 07/08-7 (revised) - regarding changes to the required questions on course evaluations - Paul van Donkelaar, vice president

4:55 6. New Business
        6.1 Resolution US 07/08 - 18 - regarding the investigation of recent actions in the Office of International Affairs -- Senator Ron Davies, economics. The motion has been withdrawn.

5:00 Adjournment



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Agenda for the UO Senate Meeting February 13 2008



Meeting of the University Senate


 Wednesday, February 13, 2008


 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., 150 Columbia



Agenda

3:00 Call to Order

3:05 1. Approval of minutes from January 9th and January 23rd meetings

3:10 2. State of the University
        2.1. General update -- Dave Frohnmayer, president
3:25 2.2. Proposed changes to UO Public Safety policies -- Frances Dyke, vice president for finance and administration, and Douglas Park, assistant general counsel

3:30 3. Reports
        3.1 Update of on-line course evaluations trial, Fall term 2007; Update on the Ad Hoc Committee for On-line Course Evaluations Implementation - Brad Shelton, mathematics; Paul van Donkelaar, human physiology and senate vice president
3:40 3.2 Update from Search Committee for a New Director of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art - Andrew Schulz, art history
3:45 3.3 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate report on the OUS proposal to change peer institutions; also, report on peer evaluation of teaching at the UO - Peter Gilkey, mathematics, and IFS representative

4:00 4. Unfinished Business
        4.1 Resolution US07/08-15 Resolution concerning revenue sharing with the Athletics Department - Paul van Donkelaar, human physiology
4:10 4.2 Motion 07/08 - 9 to add three classified staff members with voting rights to the senate - Peter Gilkey, mathematics

4:25 5. New Business
        5.1 Motion US 07/08 - 17 regarding an initiative to protect the rights of faculty authors of scholarly publications - Elizabeth Peterson, library
4:35 5.2 Motion US07/08-16 to amend the section of the governance Enabling Legislation which details calling a meeting of the University Assembly - Peter Gilkey, mathematics
4:45 5.3 Resolution US07/08-10 - to obtain clarification and explanation from the state Attorney General regarding the required majority to pass a motion in the UO University Assembly (assuming there is a quorum) - Frank Stahl, emeritus biology

5:00 Adjournment


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Agenda for UO Senate Meeting Wednesday April 9 2008


Meeting of the University Senate
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Columbia 150


Agenda
3:00 Call to Order
3:05 1. Approval of the minutes of March 12, 2008
3:07 2. State of the University
        2.1 Remarks from Provost Linda Brady -- Graduate Education Policy Package
3:25 3. Reports
        3.1 Update on Parking and Arena -- Frances Dyke, vice president for finance and administration
  • Traffic Impact Analysis
  • Underground Parking Garage
  • Appointment and Charge of East Gate task force for parking and transportation
3:45 3.2 Update from the On-Line Course Evaluations Implementation Committee --
              Paul van Donkelaar, human physiology, and Brad Shelton, mathematics
3:55 4.   Announcements and communications from the floor
        4.1 Elections 2008 reminder - Gordon Sayre, Senate President
4:00 5. New Business
        5.1 Distinguished Service Awards - Dave Hubin
             (The senate will meet in Executive Session for this business item.)
4:30 Adjournment

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Meeting of the University Senate January 9 2008


Meeting of the University Senate


Wednesday January 9 2008


3:00-5:00 PM Room 150 Columbia


AGENDA


  • 3:00 Call to order
  • 3:05 1. Approve minutes from the November 14 and 28 2007 meetings.
  • 3:10 2. State of the University
    • 2.1 Remarks from University President Dave Frohnmayer.
  • 3:25 3. Reports
    • 3:25 3.1 Annual Report from Athletics Director Pat Kilkenny
    • 3:40 3.2 Senate Budget Committee -- Marie Vitulli, chair.
    • 3:45 3.3 Senate Budget sub committee on Arena Financing - John Chalmers, chair.
    • 4:00 3.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate -- Peter Gilkey, UO representative to the IFS.
    • 4:05 3.5 Ad-hoc committee on implementing on-line course evaluations - Brad Shelton and Paul van Donkelaar, chair.
  • 4:15 4. Announcements and communications from the floor
    • 4:15 4.1 Special University Senate Meeting on the Arena project - January 23 2008 at 3:00 p.m. in 150 Columbia.
    • 4:17 4.2 Letter to the State of Oregon Public Employees Benefit Board, requesting professional liability insurance be included among optional benefits.
    • 4:20 4.3 Ad hoc Committee to examine the creation of a system for evaluations of UO top administrators.
  • 4:25 5. New business
    •  
    • 4:25 5.1 Motion US07/08-2 -- to enable the University Assembly to meet with legislative authority - Frank Stahl, biology emeritus (postponed from the November 28, 2007 meeting.
    • 4:40 5.2 Motion US07/08-9 - to establish full University Senate membership for classified staff.
    • 4:55 5.3 Notice of motion regarding the arena project (for January 23, 2008 special Senate Meeting)
    5:00 Adjournment.
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