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2002-2003 Senate

Minutes


Wednesday, May 8, 2002,
MBSC Dodge Room
Attendees: Akers, Allen, N. Bacon, W. Bacon, Benjamin-Alvarado, Bennett, Bishop, Blair, Bragg, Carlson, J. Carroll, M. Carroll, Dickson, D'Souza, Dufner, Garver, Helm, Johnson, Krause, Latchaw, Leavitt, Lin, Littrell, Mei, Metal-Corbin, Nazem, Neathery-Castro, O'Connell, Pedersen, Ritter, Sadlek, Schulte, Simpson, Smallwood, Tixier y Vigil, E. Williams, Wolcott

Excused: Kosloski, Lewis, Valle


I. President Sadlek opened the 2002-2003 Senate by welcoming the incoming senators and asking them to take their seats.

II Organizational Meeting of the 2002-2003 Faculty Senate began at 3:05 p.m.

  • Resolution 2630, 05/08/02: Regarding Appointment of Parliamentarian

BE IT RESOLVED, that according to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, the senate president appoints James Carroll the parliamentarian of the 2002-2003 Faculty Senate.

The resolution passed.

  • Resolution 2631, 05/08/02: Regarding Chair of Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED that according to the Bylaws of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, Section 5.6, the 2002-2003 senate president appoints the following senator Chair of the Committee on Rules:

Boyd Littrell

The resolution passed.

  • Resolution 2632, 05/08/02: Regarding Standing Committee Vice Chairs

    BE IT RESOLVED, that according to the Bylaws of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, Section 1, the standing committees have met and selected the following vice chairs from their members:

    Jody Neathery-Castro, Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs
    Bonnie O'Connell, Committee on Educational Resources and Services
    Natalie Bennett, Committee on Faculty Personnel and Welfare
    Chris Allen, Committee on Goals and Directions
    Harvey Leavitt, Committee on Professional Development
    Michael Carroll, Committee on Rules

    The resolution passed.

III New Business for the 2002-2003 Senators:

  • On behalf of the Committee on Rules, Senator Littrell moved the following resolutions:

    • Resolution 2633, 05/08/02: University Committees:
  • a. Academic Planning Council: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as the Faculty Senate's representatives to the University Academic Planning Council from the Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs and the Committee on Goals and Directions each for a one-year term from 05/08/02, through 05/09/03, to
  • Ethel Williams, Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs (to be reappointed)
    Bruce Garver, Committee on Goals and Directions (to replace Ann Coyne)

b. Technology Resources & Services: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/02, through 07/31/05, to the University Committee on Technology Resources & Services:

    James Akers (to be reappointed)
    Tracy Bridgeford (to replace Robert Egan)
    Dennis Roncek (to be reappointed)
    TBA (to replace Leah Pietron)

  • Facilities Planning: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward as a three-year appointment from 08/01/02, through 07/31/05, to the University Committee on Facilities Planning:
    • Steve Williams (to replace Jack Armitage)
  • Honors and Awards: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three year appointments from 08/01/02, through 07/31/05, to the University Committee on Honors and Awards:
  • Jeanette Seaberry (reappointed)

  • Judicial Committee: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year reappointments, from 08/01/02 through 07/31/05, to the University Judicial Committee:
  • Sue Maher (to replace Judy Harrington)
    Claudette Lee (to be reappointed)
    Glenn Sowell (to be reappointed)

  • Library and Learning Resources: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/02, through 07/31/05, to the University Committee on Library and Learning Resources:
  • Tatyana Novikov (to replace James Czarnecki)
    Saundra Wetig (to replace Rebecca Pasco)

  • Parking Advisory Committee: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/02, through 07/31/05, to the University Parking Advisory Committee:
  • TBA (replacing Frederic Laquer)
    Burch Kealey (replacing John Noble)

  • Undergraduate Academic Appeals: BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/02, through 07/31/05, to the University Committee on Undergraduate Academic Appeals:

    Juliette Parnell-Smith (to replace James Carroll) Sheryl McGlamery (to reappoint)

The resolution passed.

2. Resolution 2634, 05/08/02: UNO Chapter of AAUP:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following senator, who is also a AAUP member, as the senate representative for a one year appointment from 05/08/02, through 05/09/03, to the UNO Chapter of AAUP:

Bonnie O'Connell (to replace Senator Greg Sadlek)

The resolution passed.

  • Resolution 2635, 05/08/02: Alumni Association, Board of Directors:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following UNOmaha alum as the senate representative to the Alumni Association, Board of Directors:

Robert Blair (to replace Senator Martha Bruckner)

The resolution passed.

  • Resolution 2636, 05/08/02: Chancellor's Commission on Multicultural Affairs:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as two-year appointments from 08/01/02, through 07/31/04, to the Chancellor's Commission on Multicultural Affairs:

Sandra Squires (to replace Carol Mitchell)
Anna Manardo (to replace Melissa Berke)
Paul Van Vleit (to reappoint)

The resolution passed.

  • Senator Littrell outlined the 2002-2003 Calendar of Senate and Standing Committee meetings:


      • Executive Committee & Cabinet Meet: First Wednesday Every Month:
        • Officers and Standing Committee chairs
        • Year round (June through May)
        • 2:00 p.m.
        • RH (CBA) 414


      • Full Senate Meetings: Second Wednesday Every Month
        • All senators
        • August through May (no meeting in June & July; see special instructions below for August)
        • 2:00 p.m.
        • MBSC Dodge Room


      • Executive Committee & Administration: Third Wednesday of Every Month
        • Officers and Chair of the Committee on Rules only
        • Year round (June through May)
        • 2:00 p.m.
        • EAB 201
        • Agenda made by Senate President, typed by Faculty Senator Coordinator


      • Standing Committee Meetings: Last Wednesday of Every Month (Adjusting for December)
        • All Senators excluding President
        • August through April (no meeting in May, June, & July)
        • 2:00 p.m.
        • Room arrangements (and agenda) are made by each Chair
      • Faculty Senate Retreat:
        Wednesday, August 21, 2002
        Day long meeting
        Mahoney State Park
        Attended by all Senators

IV The meeting was adjourned at 3:20 p.m.