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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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Meeting of the University Senate


Meeting of the University Senate

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Columbia 150, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Agenda

Call to order

3:00 1. Approval of the minutes of the January 10, 2007 meeting

3:05 2. State of the University

2.1 Remarks from President Frohnmayer

2.2 Remarks from Provost Brady

3:25 2.4 Questions, Responses, and Discussion

3:35 3. Committee and other reports

3.1 OUS Advisory Committee on Retirement Plan Changes – Joe Stone

and Larry Dann, UO representatives

3:40 3.2 Athletics Director Search -- Michael Moffitt, chair FAC

3:45 3.3 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate – Peter Gilkey

3:55 3.4 Intercollegiate Athletics Committee – Jim Isenberg, chair

4:05 3.5 Senate Budget Committee —David Frank, chair.

4:15 4. Announcements and Communications from the Floor

4.1 Joint Senate/Academic Affairs ad hoc Committee on Faculty and

Course Evaluations – Charge and Membership – Priscilla Southwell

4:20 5. New Business

5.1 Motion to rescind motion US06/07-7 passed January 10, 2007

concerning timing of course evaluations – Bertram Malle, Psychology

4:40 5.2 Notice of motion to amend Resolution 00/01-4 regarding

scheduling of athletic events -- Jim O’Fallon and Cheyney Ryan

5:00 Adjournment

Please note: times listed are approximate. For information regarding the University

Senate's agendas, minutes, committees, and other matters, please visit the Senate Web

Page http://senate.uoregon.edu,. Meetings are open to all

members of the university community and the public.


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Meeting of the University Senate


Meeting of the University Senate

Wednesday November 29, 2006

Columbia 150, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Agenda

 

3:00      Call to order

 

3:05      1. Approval of the minutes of the November 8, 2006 meeting

 

3:10      2. State of the University

 

2.1. Remarks from George Pernsteiner, Chancellor, Oregon University System

and Denise Yunker, Human Resources Manager, Oregon University System

 

3:30 2.2 Questions, Responses, and Discussion

 

3:55      3. Reports

 

3.1 Annual report from James O’Fallon, Faculty Representative to the NCAA

 

4:05      3.2 Fall 2006 Preliminary Curriculum Report, Paul Engelking, chair, Committee

on Courses

 

4:15 4. Announcements and Communications from the Floor

 

4.1 Correction of web page of Senate Enabling Legislation --Nathan Tublitz,

biology

        

4:25      5. New Business

 

5. 1 Withdrawal of motion to request increased availability of UO Affirmative

Action Plans and Summary data – Peter Lambert and Bill Harbaugh,

economics

 

4:30      5.2. Motion US06/07-6 to establish a permanent Senate Committee on Academic

Excellence – Nathan Tublitz, Senate Executive Committee

 

4:40      5.3 Notice of Motion concerning timing of course evaluations – Brad Shelton,

mathematics

 

4:50      Adjournment

 

 

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006


 

Meeting of the University Senate

Columbia 150 3:00-5:00 p.m.

 

Agenda

 

 

Call to Order

 

3:05     Welcome – Senate President Jeanne Wagenknecht

 

3:10     1. Resignation of Senate President

                        1.1 Election of Senate President for 2006-2007,

            3:15                 1.2 Election of Senate Vice President for 2006-2007

            1.3 Approval of the minutes from May 24 and May 31, 2006 meetings

 

            3:20     2. State of the University Address

2.1 Remarks from University President Dave Frohnmayer

3:35                 2.2 Remarks from Provost Linda Brady

3:50                 2.3 Update on Campaign for Oregon -- Vice President Allan Price

4:05                 2.4 Update on Diversity Plan Implementation -- Vice Provost Charles

Martinez

 

4:20     3. Reports

3.1 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate – Representative John Nicols

 

            4. New Business

4:30                 4.1 Motion US06/07 – 1 to amend some wording in the University

Diversity Plan – Senator Peng Lu

4:45                 4.2 Notice of Motion to Amend US03/04 – 10 regarding lists of

Voting Faculty members – Frank Stahl

4:50                 4.3 Notice of Motion Opposing Military Action Against Iran – Senator

Ali Emami

 

Adjournment

 

Please note: times listed are approximate. For information regarding the University Senate's

agendas, minutes, committees, and other matters, please visit the Senate Web Page

http://senate.uoregon.edu/,. Meetings are open to all members of

the university community and the public.

 


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Meeting of the University Senate


 

 

Meeting of the University Senate

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Columbia 150, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

 

AGENDA

 

 

3:00      Call to order

 

3:05      1. Approval of the minutes of the February 14, 2007 meeting

 

3:10      2. State of the University

 

2.1  Remarks from Karen Sprague, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies

 

3:20      2.2 Questions, Responses, and Discussion

 

3:30      3. Reports

 

3.1 Athletics Department Annual Report – Bill Moos, Athletic Director

 

3:45      3.2 Winter 2007 Preliminary Curriculum Report – Paul Engelking, Chair,

Committee on Courses

 

4:00      3.3 OUS Advisory Committee on Retirement Plan Changes – Joe Stone, Larry

Dann

 

4:10      4. Announcements and Communications from the Floor

 

4:15      5. New Business

 

5. 1 Motion to rescind motion US06/07-7 passed January 10, 2007 concerning

timing of course evaluations – Bertram Malle, Psychology

 

4:25      5.2 Motion US06/07-12 to amend Resolution US00/01-4 regarding scheduling of athletic

events -- Jim O’Fallon and Cheyney Ryan

 

4:50      5.3 Resolution US06/07-13 to endorse IFS resolution to request OUS Provosts’

Council analysis of the College Now! Program—Peter Gilkey and John Nicols

 

5:00      Adjournment

 

 

 

 

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Organizational Meeting of the University Senate>


Organizational Meeting of the University Senate
Wednesday May 23, 2007
 Browsing Room, Knight Library 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Agenda
Call to Order
3:05 1. Approval of the minutes from the May 9, 2007 meeting
3:10 2. Orientation

  •         2.1 Introduction of Newly Elected Senators - W. Andrew Marcus, Senate President
  • 3:20 2.2 Orientation to Senate Operations - Gwen Steigelman, Secretary of the Senate
3:30 3. Remarks
  •          3.1 Comments to the University Senate - Linda Brady, Provost
  • 3: 40 3.2 Reflections on the past year - W. Andrew Marcus, Outgoing Senate President
3:50 4. Organizational Business
  •         4.1 Motion to elect Committee on Committees - Gordon Sayre, Chair, Committee on Committees
  • 3:55 4.2 Nominations and election of Senate Vice President for 2007-2008
  • 4:05 4.3 Confirmation of 2007-2008 University Senate President Gordon Sayre
  •        4.4 Remarks from Senate President Gordon Sayre.
4:15 5. Presentations
  •         5.1 Presentation of the Wayne Westling Award for University Service and Leadership - awarded to Suzanne Clark, English; remarks by Senate President, Gordon Sayre
4:30 Adjournment

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 8, 2006

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

 

Agenda

 

 

Call to Order

 

3:05        1.     Approval of Minutes of October 11, 2006 meeting

 

3:10        2.     State of the University

 

              2.1   Remarks from Vice President for Research Richard Linton

 

3:40        2.2   Proposed Changes to OUS Retirement and Benefit structures – Linda King,

Dave Frohnmayer or Linda Brady

 

4:10        3.     Reports

 

3.1   Annual Report on compliance with USA Patriot Act – Melinda Grier

 

4:15        4.     Announcements and Communications from the Floor

 

4:20        5.     New Business

 

5.1   Motion US06/07-2 Extend full senate membership to representatives

of classified Staff (motion withdrawn) – Nathan Tublitz

 

4:25        5.2   Motion US06/07-3 Amend US03/04-10 to organize voting faculty lists for

University Assembly petitioners – Frank Stahl

 

4:30        5.3   Motion US06/07-4 Opposing military action against Iran -- Ali Emami

 

4:50        5.4   Notice of Motion US06/07-5 to request that UO Affirmative Action Plans and summary

data made available on the web -- Peter Lambert

 

4:55        5.5   Notice of Motion US06/07-6 to establish a regular Senate Committee on Academic

Excellence -- Jeff Hurwit

 

5:00        Adjournment

 

 

 

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Meeting of the University Senate


Meeting of the University Senate

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Columbia 150, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

AGENDA

 

 

3:00      Call to order

 

3:05      1. Approval of the minutes of the April 11, 2007 meeting

           

1.1 Remarks from spring term Senate President W. Andrew Marcus

 

3:10      2. State of the University

 

2.1 Remarks from President Dave Frohnmayer

 

3:15      2.2 Remarks from Provost Linda Brady

 

3:20      3. Reports

 

3.1 Senate Budget Committee – Chair, David Frank (Salary Comparison Data)

 

3:30      3.2 OUS Advisory Committee on Retirement Plan Changes – Larry

                   Dann

 

3:40      3.3 Academic Excellence Committee – Chair, Nathan Tublitz (see Goals)

 

3:50      3.4 Joint Senate/Academic Affairs Committee on Course Evaluations – Priscilla Southwell (Report)

 

4:00     3.5 Intercollegiate Athletics Committee Annual Report – Chair, Jim Isenberg

 

4:10      3.6 Spring 2007 Preliminary Curriculum Report – Paul Engelking, Chair,

Committee on Courses

 

4:18      4. Announcements and Communications from the Floor

 

4:20      5. New Business

 

5.1 Motion to confer degrees – Ken Calhoon, Chair, Academic Requirements Committee

 

4:22      5.2 Motion to Recommend 2007-08 Committee Appointments – Gordon Sayre, Chair, Committee on Committees

 

4:25     5.3 Motion US06/07-15 on methods and procedures for awarding degrees to persons who were ordered evacuated to internment camps in 1942 – Peter Gilkey

 

4:45      5.4 Motion US06/07-14 on scheduling restrictions for football games during weekdays and final exams period – Nathan Tulbitz 

 

5:00      Adjournment

 

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The following information was made available on the main Senate Web Page. It is added here for archival purposes:
  • Links to documents being considered at the 9 May Senate Meeting:
  • Motion to confer degrees
  • US06/07-14 Scheduling restrictions for football games during weekdays and final exams period
  • US06/07-15 Methods and procedures for awarding degrees to persons who were ordered evacuated to internment camps in 1942
  • Spring Curriculum report.
  • COC report
  • Annual report of the IAC
  • Salary Comparison Data from the SBC
  • Report from the Joint Senate-Academic Affairs Committee on Student Evaluations
  • Report from the Senate Committee on Academic Excellence (9 May 2007):
    • Campaign for excellence in teaching and research (30 November 2006)
    • Excellence and access: promoting and safeguarding the mission of the University of Oregon (30 November 2006)
    • Specific goals to improve academic quality (9 May 2007)
  • Information from Larry Dann concerning the OUS Retirement options

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Meeting of the University Senate Wednesday, January 10, 2007 Columbia 150, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Meeting of the University Senate
Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Columbia 150, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.


  • 3:00 Call to order
  • 3:05 1. Approval of the minutes of the November 29, 2006 meeting
  • 3:10 2. State of the University
  •          2.1 Remarks from President Dave Frohnmayer
  • 3:30 2.2 Remarks from Provost Linda Brady
  • 3:50 3. Reports
  •          3.1 OUS Advisory Committee on Retirement Plan Changes - Joe Stone , UO representative
  • 3:55 3.2 Senate Budget Committee - David Frank, chair
  • 4:15 4. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
        4.1 Joint Senate/Academic Affairs Ad hoc Committee on Faculty and Course Evaluations
  • 4:20 5. New Business
  •         5.1 Motion US06/07-7 - Timing of On-line course evaluations - Brad Shelton, Mathematics
  • 4:40 5.2 Motion US06/07-8 - Revise procedures for honorary degrees - Dave Hubin, chair, Distinguished Service Award Committee. See also a comparision of the old versus the new wording -- amends the 22 May 1991 legislation.
  • 4:50 5.3 Notice of Motion regarding eligibility for senate vice president position -- Andrew Marcus, Senate Executive Committee
  • 4:55 5.4 Notice of Motions regarding University Assembly enabling and meeting legislation -- Frank Stahl, biology emeritus
  • 5:00 Adjournment


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