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2004-2005 Faculty Senate

Minutes 


Wednesday, May 11, 2005, 2 p.m., Alumni Center

Attendees: Adkins, Akers, Anderson, Arbelaez, Bacon, Benjamin-Alvarado, Bernstein, Bramlett, Corcoran, Dasgupta, D'Souza, Garver, Glaser, Latchaw, Mei, Metal-Corbin, Mitenko, Ortman, Ottemann, Pasco, Randall, Sather, Shaw, Skreija, Watson, Wetig, Wolcott

Excused: Allen, Elder, Owens, Paterson, Stroope, Thorp

Absent: Barnes, Fruhling, Kosloski, Merkel


I. Organizational Meeting of the 2005-2006 Faculty Senate began at 3:20 p.m.:

A. The following resolutions were moved and passed by the Senate:

  1. Resolution 2783, 5/11/2005: 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 2005-2006 Faculty Senate.
  2. Resolution 2784, 5/11/2005: Vice President of the 2005-2006 Senate

    BE IT RESOLVED, that according to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, the Faculty Senate elects the following senator as 2005-2006 Vice President:

    Randy Adkins, to replace Senator D'Souza.
  3. Resolution 2785, 5/11/2005: Secretary/Treasurer of 2005-2006 Faculty Senate

    BE IT RESOLVED, that according to the Constitution of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska, Article IV, the Faculty Senate elects the following senator as 2005-2006 Secretary/Treasurer:

    Jim Shaw, to replace Senator Allen.
  4. Resolution 2786, 5/11/2005: 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 2005-2006 Chair of the Committee for Rules:

    Amanda Randall.
  5. Resolution 2787, 5/11/2005: Standing Committee Vice Chairs

    BE IT RESOLVED, the 2005-2006 standing committee members have met and selected the following vice chairs:

    Scott Tarry, Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs
    Becky Pasco, Committee on Educational Resources and Services
    Graham Mitenko, Committee on Faculty Personnel and Welfare
    Saundra Wetig, Committee on Goals and Directions
    Victor Winter, Committee on Professional Development
    Maria Arbelaez, Committee on Rules

B. On behalf of the Committee on Rules, Senator Randall moved the following resolutions, which passed:

  1. Resolution 2788, 5/11/2005: 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 05/04/05, through 05/10/06:

    Nancy Edick, Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs (to replace Senator Glaser)

    Hugh Reilly, Committee on Goals and Directions (to replace Senator Benjamin-Alvarado).
  2. Resolution 2789, 5/11/2005: Alumni Association Board of Directors:

    BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following UNO alum as the senate representative for one year,05/04/05, through 05/10/06, to the Alumni Association, Board of Directors:

    Amanda Randall, (to replace Ann Fruhling).

C. Senator Glaser announced the 2005-2006 Calendar of Senate and Standing Committee meetings:

  1. Executive Committee & Cabinet Meet: First Wednesday Every Month:
    • Officers and Standing Committee chairs
    • Year round (June through May)
    • 2:00 p.m.
    • ASH 196
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Standing Committee Meetings: Last Wednesday of Every Month
    • 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

D. Faculty Senate Retreat:

  1. Wednesday, August17, 2005
  2. Day long meeting
  3. Mahoney State Park
  4. Attended by all Senators
Schedule for 2005 - 2006
June 1 June
July 6 (4th is on the Monday before) July
August 10 August 17, 2005 (Retreat) (3rd Wednesday) (Classes begin 8/22/05)
September 7 September 14
October 5 October 12
November 2 November 9
December 7 (Dead Week) December 14 (Commencement 12/16/05)
January 4, 20056 (semester begins 1/9/06) January 11, 2006
February 1 February 8
March 1 March 8 (spring break 3/13-19/06)
April 5 April 12
May 3 (Finals Week) May 10 (Commencement 5/5/06)

II. The meeting adjourned at 3:30 pm.