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2004-2005

Faculty Senate

Minutes


Wednesday, May 5, 2004, MBSC Dodge Rooms

Attendees: Adidam, Adkins, Akers, Allen, Anderson, Arbelaez, Bacon, Benjamin-Alvarado, Bennett, Bramlett, Corcoran, M. Dasgupta, D'Souza, Elder, Fruhling, Glaser, Helm, Kosloski, Latchaw, Mei, Metal-Corbin, Mitenko, Ortman, Owens, Randall, Sadlek, Shaw, Simpson, Skreija, Thorp, Wakefield, Watson, Wetig,

Excused: Garver, Wolcott

Absent: Bernstein, Pasco, Ritter


I.  The meeting was called to order at 4:12 p.m. by President Bacon.

II.  The following six organizational resolutions were moved and passed by the Senate:

A.  Resolution 2740, 05/05/04: 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 2004-2005 Faculty Senate.

B.   Resolution 2741, 05/05/04: Faculty Senate Vice President:

BE IT RESOLVED, that according to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, the faculty senate acknowledges the following senator as 2004-2005 Vice President:

Henry D'Souza, to replace Senator Bacon.

C.  Resolution 2742, 05/05/04: Faculty Senate Secretary/Treasurer:

BE IT RESOLVED, that according to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, the faculty senate acknowledges the following senator as 2004-2005 Secretary/Treasurer:

Chris Allen, to replace Senator Dickson.

D.   Resolution 2743, 05/05/04: Chair of Committee for Rules:

BE IT RESOLVED that according to the Bylaws of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article VI, Section 5.6, the senate president appoints the following senator 2004-2005 Chair of the Committee for Rules:

Maria Arbelaez.

E.   Resolution 2744, 05/05/04: Appointment of Chair of the Cabinet

BE IT RESOLVED, that according to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, the senate president appoints the following senator 2004-2005 Chair of the Cabinet:

Jim Akers.

F.  The 2004-2005 Standing Committees caucused and elected Vice Chairs:

Resolution 2745, 05/05/04: Standing Committee Vice Chairs:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the standing committees have met and selected the following vice-chairs from their members:

  • John Thorp, Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs
  • Becky Pasco, Committee on Educational Resources and Services
  • Pamela Jean Owens, Committee on Faculty Personnel and Welfare
  • Ann Fruhling, Committee on Goals and Directions
  • Bill Corcoran, Committee on Professional Development
  • Amanda Randall, Committee on Rules

III  New Business:

A.  On behalf of the Committee on Rules, Senator Arbelaez moved the following two resolutions, which passed:

1.   Resolution 2746, 05/05/04: Academic Planning Council (APC)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as the Faculty Senate's representatives to the 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 05/05/04, through 05/11/05:

  • Hollis Glaser, Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs (to replace EthelWilliams)
  • Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Committee on Goals and Directions (to replace Chris Allen).

2.   Resolution 2747, 05/05/04: Alumni Association Board of Directors

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following UNO alum as the senate representative for one year, 5/05/04 to 5/11/05, to the Alumni Association, Board of Directors:

Reappoint Ann Fruhling.

B.  Senator Bacon announced the 2004-2005 Calendar of Senate and Standing Committee meetings:

1.  Schedule for 2004-2005:

Schedule for 2004 - 2005
EC&C Meetings
(usually 1st Wednesday of month - 2 p.m.)
Faculty Senate Meetings
(usually 2nd Wednesday of month - 2 p.m.)
June 2 June
July 7 July
August 4 (or 11??)(Retreat is August 18) August 18, 2004 (Retreat) (3rd Wednesday)
September 1 September 8
October 6 October 13
November 3 November 10
December 1 December 8 (Dead Week) (Commencement 12/17)
January 5, 2005 (semester begins 1/10, 05) January 12, 2005
February 2 February 9
March 2 March 9 (spring break 3/14-18/05)
April 6 April 13
May 4? May 11? (commencement 5/6/05)

2. Standing Committee Meetings: Last Wednesday of Every Month

IV.   The meeting adjourned at 4:15 p.m.