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1992-1993 Senate

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Resolutions 1930-1996

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RESOLUTION 1930, 8/21/92:  Condemn Racist Action

Rules Committee:

WHEREAS, the University of Nebraska at Omaha is both legally and morally committed to being an equal opportunity institution, and

WHEREAS, racism, in any manifestation, constitutes a threat to the well-being of members of the University community, and

WHEREAS, racist actions inhibit the ability of all and especially the members of minority communities to fully participate in the educational process, and

WHEREAS, efforts to intimidate and harass any constituency of the University are a threat to all who subscribe to t he ideals of equality, individual dignity, and decency, and

WHEREAS, the sound functioning of the University is dependent on a climate of tolerance and goodwill, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the UNO Faculty Senate, on behalf of the UNO Faculty, condemns the vicious and reprehensible, racist graffiti directed at Professor George R. Garrison, and

BE IT FURTHER resolved, that racist threats aimed at any individual, group or organization are perceived by the Faculty to be an attack on its integrity and the principles of academic freedom as well, and so the Faculty pledges its solidarity with Professor Garrison, and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the UNO Faculty Senate reaffirms its stand expressed in Resolution 1905, November 13, 1991, and invites all other members of the University Community to join with the Faculty in condemning all racist actions and together to communicate to those who would undertake such heinous actions that their activities are abhorrent and unwelcome on the campus and in our larger community.

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RESOLUTION 1931, 8/21/92:  UC on Undergraduate Academic Appeals

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED that the following go forward as a nominee to fill one vacancy on the University Committee on Undergraduate Academic Appeals:

            James Crehan, Aviation Institute.

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RESOLUTION 1932, 8/21/92:  UC on Computer Usage

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED that the following go forward as a nominee for one vacancy on the University Committee on Computer Usage:

            Marvin Peterson, Arts and Sciences. 

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RESOLUTION 1933, 8/21/92:  Educational Policy Advisory Committee

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED that the following go forward to fill the four vacancies on the Educational Policy Advisory Committee:

            CBA:   Kim Sosin (three-year term)

            Education:  Helen Howell (three-year term)

            Fine Arts:  Roger Foltz  (three-year term)

            CPACS:  Christopher Marshall (two-year term).

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RESOLUTION1934, 8/21/92:  Academic Planning Council

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED that Judy Harrington, Education, be named as the replacement for Shelton Hendricks on the Academic Planning Council. 

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RESOLUTION 1935, 8/21/92: Discrimination Hearing Panel

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED that the following go forward as nominees to Discrimination Hearing Panel:

            Kathy Coufal, Education

            Ray Millimet, Arts and Sciences. 

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RESOLUTION 1936, 8/21/92Ad Hoc Committee Metropolitan University of 21st Century

Executive Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate President, in consultation with the Executive Committee and the Rules Committee, appoint an Ad Hoc Committee on the Metropolitan University of the 21st Century and that it explore the possibilities suggested in the just concluded discussion including the prospect of organizing and conducting a year-long distinguished speaker series on the Metropolitan University theme as suggested by Chancellor Weber and that the committee, after consultation with Chancellor Weber and/or his designee(s), report back to the Faculty Senate as expeditiously as possible its conclusions and recommendations.

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RESOLUTION1937, 9/9/92:  Grievance Committee Members

Rules Committee

In accordance with Section 6.1 of the Faculty senate Bylaws, the following names are submitted to the Faculty Senate to serve on the Committee for Faculty Grievances, one Professor level and one Assistant Professor level to be elected for three-year terms:

            Boyd Littrell, Professor (College of Arts and Sciences) elected

            Donald Nielsen, Professor (College of Business)

            Densel Acheson, Assistant Professor (Aviation Institute) elected

            Theodore Tsoukalas, Assistant Professor (College of Arts and Sciences).

After a ballot vote, Boyd Littrell and Densel Acheson were elected.

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RESOLUTION 1938, 9/9/92:  Faculty Senate Grievance Committee Member

Rules Committee

In accordance with Section 6.1 of the Faculty Senate Bylaws, the Rules Committee recommends the following person from the Faculty Senate Personnel and Welfare Committee be appointed to the Faculty Senate Grievance Committee:

            Roger Hoburg, Arts and Sciences, one-year term.

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RESOLUTION 1939, 9/9/92:  Campus Recreation Committee

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward to serve on the Campus Recreation Committee:

            Jeremy Lipschultz, Communication, Arts and Sciences. 

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RESOLUTION1940, 9/9/92:  1992-93 Adjudicatory Committee

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to serve on the 1992-93 Adjudicatory Committee:

            Dale Stover, Philosophy and Religion

            Ray Millimet, Psychology

            Jim Hagen, Chemistry

            Phil Smith, English

            Larry Stephens, Math and Computer Science

            Jacqueline St. John, History. 

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RESOLUTION 1941, 9/9/92:  Student Publications Board

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward to serve on the Student Publications Board: 

            Warren Francke, Communication, Arts and Sciences. 

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RESOLUTION 1942, 9/9/92:  Nebraska Coordination Commission visit Faculty Senate

Senate

Senator Krane moved that the Faculty Senate invite the Executive Director and/or the Chair of the Nebraska Coordinating Commission to come and discuss the commission's role in higher education at a mutually agreeable time. 

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RESOLUTION 1943, 10/14/92:  L.I.F.T.-U.P. II Commendation

Executive Committee

WHEREAS, alcohol and drug abuse are serious problems on many college campuses, and

WHEREAS, the L.I.F.T.-U.P. II (Let's Intervene For Tomorrow – University Project) makes a positive contribution towards informing members of the campus community of the effects and costs of drug and alcohol abuse, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate endorses and encourages the educational activities of the L.I.F.T.-U.P. II project. 

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RESOLUTION 1944, 10/14/92:  Sexual Harassment Document

Executive/Personnel & Welfare

On behalf of the Personnel and Welfare Committee, the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate submits the attached document stating concerns on the Final Recommendations from UNO Professional Conduct/Sexual Harassment Task Force and UNO AA/EO Officers from Assistant Vice Chancellor Barbara Hayhome and the Task Force.  The Faculty Senate requests that the Professional Conduct/Sexual Harassment Task Force reply to the Faculty Senate in writing and address the concerns expressed in the Personnel and Welfare Committee Report prior to submission of the final recommendation to the Board of Regents. 

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RESOLUTION 1945, 10/14/92:  Computer Usage Committee

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward to replace Art Diamond on the Computer Usage Committee for the Spring 1993 term:

            Francis J. Van Wetering, ISQA, College of Business. 

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RESOLUTION 1946, 10/14/92Ad Hoc Student-Friendly Campus Committee

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to serve on the Ad Hoc Student-Friendly Campus Committee:

            H. Carl Camp, Arts and Sciences

            Tom Gouttierre, International Studies. 

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RESOLUTION 1947, 10/14/92:  Vice Chancellor Carrico Review Commission

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following tenured faculty be appointed to the Vice Chancellor Carrico Review Commission:

            Daniel Boamah-Wiafe, Arts and Sciences

            Bernie Kolasa, Arts and Sciences

            Roger Sindt, College of Business

            B.J. Reed, CPACS

            Blaine Ward, Education

            Doug Paterson, Fine Arts

            Ella Jane Bailey, Library. 

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RESOLUTION 1948, 10/14/92:  Fine Arts Dean Search Committee Nominees

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following nominees go forward to Vice Chancellor Bauer for his selection of one faculty representative at large on the Search Committee for the Dean of Fine Arts:

            Judy Watanabe, Business

            Josie Metal-Corbin, Education

            Cassia Spohn, CPACS.

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RESOLUTION1949, 10/14/92:  Educational to School Psychology

Academic and Curricular Affairs Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the proposed change in the designation of the existing master of science degree major in "Educational Psychology" to "School Psychology" be approved.   

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RESOLUTION 1950, 10/14/92:  Special Session Faculty Senate

Senator Rech moved, we schedule a special session of the Faculty Senate to discuss the Admissions Criteria.  Senator Baker seconded.

Motion passed.  President schedule October 28, 1992, 2:00 p.m. meeting - - Dining Rooms A&B  MBSC.   

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RESOLUTION 1951, 10/14/2010:   Admission Criteria

Academic and Curricular Affairs Committee Study

Senator Krane moved that the Academic and Curricular Affairs Committee study the admission.  Senator Baker seconded.  The motion passed.  President Camp scheduled the meeting to be held on Octoer 28, 1992, at 2:00 p.m., in Dinings Rooms "A & B" of MBSC.   

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RESOLUTION 1952, 10/14/92: Fine Arts Constitution

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate recommends that further action on the proposed constitution for the College of Fine Arts be postponed until the new permanent Dean has been recruited and appointed. 

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RESOLUTION 1953, 10/28/92:  Admissions Criteria

The Faculty Senate was called into special session to review the UNO Admissions Criteria Report.  The Faculty Senate recommends the insertion of the following provisos into the Report commencing at page 1 after "Proposed High School Core Course Requirements."

1.    That the above requirements be made minimum requirements for admission to any college at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, except for the College of Continuing Studies.

2.    That standards for admission to the University of Nebraska at Omaha remain unchanged.

3.    That students who are admitted to the University, but who are not aligible for admission to a college, especially students admitted under the special admissions procedure, be assigned to the University Division.

4.    That ten full-time faculty positions be developed and be assigned and administered by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and that these positions be awarded.

5.    To academic departments that submit competitive proposals for enhancing student performance by and retention of University Division students in 1000 level (introductory level) courses.  That the Mathematics and English departments, in particular, be encouraged to develop such proposals.

6.    That students admitted through the special admissions procedure be advised to begin their university work in courses and programs developed under the proposals referred to in (5.) above.

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RESOLUTION 1954, 10/28/92:  Ad Hoc Committee on University of 21st Century

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to serve on the Ad Hoc Committee on the Metropolitan University of the 21st Century:

            Janet West, Economics, Business

            Dale Krane, Public Administration, CPACS

            Tony Jung, Foreign Languages, Arts & Sciences

            Shirley Waskel, Gerontology, CPACS

            George Garrison, Black Studies, Arts & Sciences

            Julia Curtis, Dramatic Arts, Fine Arts

            Ted Tsoukalas, Sociology, Arts & Sciences

            Daniel Levine, Education & Public Administration, Education

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RESOLUTION 1955, 11/11/92:  Professional Conduct Committee Ballot

In accordance with Section 1.1 of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Professional Conduct Committee Rules and Procedures, the following ballot is submitted to the Faculty Senate for approval in order that eligible faculty may use this ballot to elect members and alternates to serve on the Professional Conduct Committee.  The faculty shall elect five members and five alternates, each for a one-year term.  After all weighted votes have been counted, the eight nominees on the first part of the ballot will be listed in order of the value of votes received.  The top two candidates will serve three-year terms; the third and fourth candidates will serve two-year terms; the fifth and sixth will become alternates for three years and the seventh and eighth shall be two-year alternates.  Of the two candidates on the second part of the ballot, the one with the most voes will serve a one-year term as member and the other will serve one year as an alternate.  In the event of any ties diversity of colleges will determine the winner.

Ballot

FIRST PART:  VOTE FOUR PERSONS IN YOUR ORDER OF PREFERENCE, INDICATING YOUR FIRST CHOICE BY "1", SECOND CHOICE BY "2", THROUGH "4" FOR YOUR FOURTH CHOICE.

___     Willa Bruce, Public Administration, CPACS

___     Pat Kolasa, Teacher Education, College of Education

___     Harry Payne, Music, College of Fine Arts

___     Barbara Manning, Psychology, Arts and Sciences

___     Harrison Means, Teacher Education, College of Education

___     Cassia Spohn, Criminal Justice, CPACS

___     Justin Stolen, Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis, College of Business  

___     Keith Turner, Economics, College of Business

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SECOND PART:  VOTE FOR ONE PERSON BY PLACING AN "X" IN THE APPROPRIATE BOX:

___     Jo Ann Carrigan, History, Arts & Sciences

___     Vincent Liotta, Music, College of Fine Arts

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RESOLUTION 1956, 11/11/92:  Faculty I.D. Cards

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Personnel and Welfare Committee examine the possibility of getting faculty I.D. Cards (with a magnetic strip, similar to those issued to students) to eliminate multiple cards.

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RESOLUTION 1957, 12/9/92:  UNO Teachers Judge Library Journal and Book Cuts

Executive Committee

WHEREAS, if cuts in Library purchases of journals and books must be made, full-time teaching faculty members are best qualified to make them;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that full-time UNO teachers, and not librarians, be charged with deciding what cuts should be made. 

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RESOLUTION 1958, 12/9/92:  Chancellor's Task Force on Student Advising

Executive Committee

BE T RESOLVED that the following names go forward to serve on the Chancellor's Task Force on Student Advising:

            Harvey Leavitt, English, Arts and Sciences

            John Langan, Teacher Education, College of Education

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4.1.1. "Shakespeare on the Green" Heat Problems

Educational Resources and Services 12/9/92

WHEREAS, "Shakespeare on the Green" provides an outstanding service to the Omaha community as well as an opportunity for creative activity by a few members of the faculty, and

WHEREAS, teaching, research, creative activity and service conducted on the UNO campus during the same time as "Shakespeare on the Green" crucially contribute to the mission of UNO, and

WHEREAS, the high temperatures that result when campus air conditioning is turned off for rehearsals, pre-performance "greenshows," and performances of "Shakespeare on the Green" seriously and adversely affect teaching, research, creative activity and service,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate endorses and supports the cultural and creative contributions of "Shakespeare on the Green," and that, either the organizers of "Shakespeare on the Green" should find a new location or else Chancellor Weber should permit campus air conditioning to remain on during performances at the current location.

Motion failed.

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RESOLUTION  1959, 12/9/92:  UNO Plan to Deal with Issues Relating to Unlawful Discrimination

Personnel and Welfare

The following is in response to the UNO Plan to Deal with Issues Relating to Unlawful Discrimination document (copy attached for Senators):

  1. P.5, middle of the second paragraph from the bottom the sentence:  "Sexual harassment is defined as . . . or academic standing.", and p. 6 the section "Statement on Sexual Harassment" the whole paragraph:  "Unwelcome sexual advances, . . . working/academic environment."

    a.       In view of recent United States' Supreme Court decisions concerning freedom of speech and other constitutional issues, is it appropriate to include verbal and written communications in definitions of sexual harassment?

    b.      Since both of those sections seem to be defining sexual harassment they ought to be reconciled.

  2. In its September 30, meeting the Committee was concerned that the UNO Plan might cover activities also covered by state and federal criminal statutes, and the possibility that this might jeopardize individual's rights (Committee's September 30, minutes, #3.B.  In her answer of November 12, Assistant Vice Chancellor Hayhome states that indeed this is so (#3 third sentence:  "The answers to 3B and 3C anre yes . . . .").  Thus the Committee wonders if the final draft of the proposed UNO Plan has been adequately reviewed by legal counsel.
  1. There appears to be inconsistency in usuage of the terms University, University of Nebraska, and University of Nebraska at Omaha throughout Part II, and especially on pp. 4, 5, and 6 .  This usage lends itself to possibilities of different interpretations of the  initent of the document.  For instance do paragraphs starting with University of Nebraska at Omaha apply only to this campus?
  1. Pp. 5 and 6 the paragraph:  "Any time the University of Nebraska, . . .  such employee misconduct."
    1. P. 6, first line:  " . . .  violation of law or University policy. . ."  This sentence/paragraph refers to matters of very different gravity, yet the proposed sanctions by the University seem to be identical.  Is this intentional?  Is it appropriate?
    1. Same paragraph #2.  The Committee is concerned about the open endedness of the monetary sanctions.  It strongly recommends that some sort of cap on the total amount sought by the university be incorporated.  This limit might be expressed in dolar amount, e. g., $10,000, or $100,000, or it might be in terms of the individual's income, e. g., six months' salary, or one year's salary.
  1. P. 8, third paragraph, next to the last line:  ". . . interest or where there . . . ."  Instead of "where" the words "when" or "if" might be more appropriate.
  1. P. 4, footnote 1, "Ammendment" should be "Amendment."
  1. BE IT RRESOLVED, that the document UNO PLAN TO DEAL WITH ISSUES RELATING TO UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION, dated November 9, 1992 not be supported by the UNO Faculty Senate in its current form.
  1. WHEREAS, the AA/AO Committee, mentioned in Overview p. 1 #1, has wide duties and responsibilities (cf. p. 1 & p. 8)

BE IT RESOLVED THAT, there should be representation by faculty and other campus constituencies, e. g., students and support staff, on this committee.

  1. BE IT RESOLVED, that the words "in good faith" be inserted between "who" and "has", to read:  ". . .against anyone who, in good faith, has reported > . . ."  P.6, third paragraph from the bottom, last line, original:  ". . .against anyone who has reported . . . ."
  1. BE IT RESOLVED, that the words shall and may be used consistently throughout the document wherever there is a choice to act or not to act on the part of the University, e. g., p. 6 top paragraph #2 ". . .the University of Nebraska shall proceed. . ."  and p. 7 top line ". . .personal misconduct may be taken. . . ."  (emphasis added in both places)
  1. WHEREAS, on p. 8, third paragraph, "When a question exists. . ." is vague and open to a variety of interpretations.  Who establishes that there is a question and what is the procedure for doing so?
  1. WHEREAS, the Faculty senate Professional Conduct Committee already has a schedule, why impose a new one?  And why is it introduced in this manner?  If there is a need for a new time frame this should be indicated.

BE IT RESOLVED, that on p. 12, #4.a, last sentence:  "The Formal Rules. . . ."  The words after followed (i.e., except that the committee recommendation will be made to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA) within 50 working days of the filing date of the formal complaint.)  be stricken.  The sentence to read:  "The Formal Rules and Procedures of this committee will be followed."

  1. BE IT RESOLVED, that on p. 13, B.4, the following be added:  In the case of a faculty appeal approval of an external hearing officer must be obtained from the Faculty Senate and procedures consistent with the faculty collective bargaining agreement must be followed.
  1. WHEREAS, the Committee feels that there may be occasions when a student may be barred from taking a class or classes from an instructor who may be an "intimate" in the sense used on p. 7 in the paragraph and sentence starting with:  "The University reaffirms. . . ."   Such a situation should be avoided if reasonably possible, but there may be instances where this is not feasible and a question of equity and access to education may arise.  Therefore, the Committee reaffirms its position of September 30, 1992, #5.B and urges that,

BE IT RESOLVED, that on p.7, paragraph and sentence starting with:  "The University reaffirms. . . ." the words whenever possible be added after avoided, the sentence to read:  "The University reaffirms the generally accepted ethical principle that situations in which one makes official evaluations of ‘intimates' should be avoided whenever possible."

  1. BE IT RESOLVED, that the Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policy statement be amended to prohibit the university from attempting to recover the cost of "any expense in investigation and/or defense of an allegation . . .", as found on p. 5, last two lines, and p. 6, first two lines.
  1. BE IT RESOLVED, that the University of Nebraska system provide professional liability insurance for each faculty and professional staff in order to cover the costs of ". . . any settlement or any judgment as a result of any complaint. . . ", as found on p. 6, lines two and three.

1/13/1993:  President Camp referred to Resolution 1959 passed on December 9, 1992, which had been opened for reconsideration at the end of the meeting.  According to parliamentary rules, the final version of the amended motion had to be voted upon.  It was not.  Vice President Garrison moved, and Senator Skreija seconded, that amended Resolution 1959 be passed.

The amended motion passed.

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RESOLUTION 1960, 12/9/92:  UNO Faculty Senate Seek Legal Counsel

Personnel and Welfare

WHEREAS, the document "UNO Plan to Deal with Issues Relating to Unlawful Discrimination" raises numerous legal questions,

BE IT RESOLVED, that th UNO Faculty Senate seek and obtain the services of legal counsel independent of the University for reviewing this and other documents of great importance to the faculty and its well being.

Whereas, the Faculty Senate has served largely as an advisory body to the administration since its creation at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (then called Omaha University) in 1966;

Whereas, service on the Senate has left a sizable number of its members desiring a more substantive role in university governance;

Whereas, checks and balances are a time-honored and integral part of governance in the United States and are utilized by the federal government, states, cities, and counties;

Whereas, the Faculty senate as presently constituted has no avenue of redress for administrative failure to implement its resolutions, creating an inequality between the estates of the faculty and administration;

Whereas, the proposal which follows signifies no personal or professional animosity toward our own administration; we are concerned with establishing a precedent (perhaps of national scope) for administration and faculty inequality in governance;

Be it resolved that the Faculty Senate go on record in support of a measure that would allow its membership to override, by two-thirds vote, an action or actions of the administration concerning matters specifically assigned to the Faculty under the Regents' Bylaws taken contrary to prior Senate advice;

Be it further resolved that such a difference of opinion would be resolved by the Board of Regents according to procedures agreed upon by the Chancellor, the officers of the Senate, and the Regents.

MOTION SENT BACK TO COMMITTEE.

4.4.2

Be it resolved, that the Goals and Directions Committee of the Faculty Senate approves the Draft Constitution on the Chancellor's Commission on Multicultural Affairs.

MOTION SENT BACK TO COMMITTEE. 

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RESOLUTION 1961, 12/9/92:  American Multicultural Students Review Task Force

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED that the following name go forward to serve on the AMS (American Multicultural Students) Review Task Force:

            George Garrison, Black Studies, Arts & Sciences. 

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RESOLUTION 1962, 12/9/92:  Professional Conduct Committee Election Results

Rules Committee

In accordance with Resolution 1955, November 11, 1992, the following have been elected by the faculty to serve as members and alternates to the Professional Conduct Committee as follows:

            Barbara Manning, Psychology, Arts and Sciences

            Member, three-year term

            Cassia Spohn, Criminal Justice, CPACS

            Member, three-year term

            Justine Stolen, ISQA, College of Business

            Member, three-year term

            Willa Bruce, Public Administration, CPACS

            Member, two-year term

            Jo Ann Carrigan, History, Arts and Sciences

            Member, one-year term

            Pat Kolasa, Teacher Education, College of Education

            Alternate, three-year term

            Keith Turner, Economics, College of Business

            Alternate, three-year term

            Harry Payne, Music, Fine Arts

            Alternate, two-year term

            Harrison Means, Teacher Education, College of Education

            Alternate, two-year term        

Vincent Liotta, Music, Fine Arts

            Alternate,  two-year term.

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RESOLUTION 1963, 1/13/1993:  UNO North/South High Schools Task Force

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to serve on the UNO North and South High Schools Task Force:

            Frances E. Thurber, Art, Fine Arts

            Janice F. Rech, Math & Computer Sciences, Arts & Sciences

            Gary N. Hartzell, Educational Administration & Supervision, Education

The motion passed.

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RESOLUTION 1964, 1/13/93:  UNO's 85th Anniversary Committee

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names be forwarded to the Chancellor to serve on UNO's 85th Anniversary Committee:

            Hugh Cowdin, Communication, Arts and Sciences

            Carol Lloyd, Teacher Education, Education

The motion passed.

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President Camp referred to Resolution 1959 passed on December 9, 1992, which had been opened for reconsideration at the end of the meeting.  According to parliamentary rules, the final version of the amended motion had to be voted upon.  It was not.  Vice President Garrison moved, and Senator Skreija seconded, that amended Resolution 1959 be passed.

            The amended motion passed.

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RESOLUTION 1965, 1/13/93:  Campus Emergency Phone Units

Senator Krane moved seconded; Senator Curtis seconded

BE IT RESOLVED, that the appropriate Faculty Senate Committee study the proposal by Student Regent/President Newhouse to provide 27 emergency phone units throughout the campus and report back to the Faculty Senate by the February 1993, meeting.

            The motion passed.

For the Chancellor's information.

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RESOLUTION 1966, 2/10/93:  Appreciation to Professors O'Hara and Lewis

BE IT RESOLVE, that the Faculty Senate Executive Committee offers a vote of thanks to Darryll Lewis and Michael O'Hara, Law and Society, for their help in examining the UNO Plan to Deal with Issues Relating to Prohibited Discrimination

For the Chancellor's information.

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RESOLUTION 1967, 2/10/93:  Code Blue Emergency Lighting

WHEREAS, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee has expressed its appreciation to the Goals and Directions Committee for its thorough and thoughtful response to the UNO Student request of the Faculty Senate that campus-wide installation of Code Blue Emergency Lights be considered, and

WHEREAS, the UNO Faculty Senate supports and wishes to stimulate further discussion of means of increasing the safety of students, staff, faculty, and visitors on the UNO campus, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, the Faculty Senate send the Goals and Directions Committee report to:  (1) UNO Student President/Regent Jennifer Newhouse, who brought to the Senate the question of installing Code Blue Emergency Lights, and (2) Campus Security through Vice Chancellor Carrico's office of Business Affairs.

For the Chancellor's information. 

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RESOLUTION 1968, 2/10/93:  Class Attendance

WHEREAS, closed classes present obvious problems for students who need those classes and cannot get in, and

WHEREAS, in some classes students who are officially enrolled do not attend the first session(s) of class, and

WHEREAS, some students officially enrolled never appear in class, therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED, that students enrolled in any classes which are closed at the end of the regular registration period must attend at least one of the first two class meetings (or the initial meeting of a once-weekly class) or they may be disenrolled from that class.

For the Chancellor's information. 

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RESOLUTION 1969, 2/10/93:  Name Change "Teaching Emotionally Disturbed" to Behavior Disorder

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following review by the Academic and Curricular Affairs Committee, the Faculty Senate has no objection to the proposed name change of the present Master of Science degree major in "Teaching the Emotionally Disturbed"  to an M.S. in "Behavior Disorders."

For the Chancellor's information. 

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RESOLUTION 1970, 2/10/93:  Professional Conduct Committee Chair be added to AA/EO Board

WHEREAS the Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity (AA/EO) Board referred to on p. 1, #1 of the Overview, of the UNO Plan to Deal with Issues Relating to Prohibited Discrimination may have great impact on UNO faculty, and

WHEREAS this Board's membership, as proposed in the current version of the UNO Plan to Deal with Issues Relating to Prohibited Discrimination does not include members of the UNO faculty, and furthermore

WHEREAS the ad hoc AA/EO Advisory Committee, where faculty representation is proposed, has a much more limited scope of activities than the AA/EO Board, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED that the Chair of the Professional Conduct Committee be added to the membership of the AA/EO Board.

For the Chancellor's information.

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RESOLUTION 1971, 2/10/93:  Peter Kiewit Professorships

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to serve on the review committee to select two Peter Kiewit Professorships for the 1993-94 academic year:

            David Ambrose, CBA

            Dale Krane, CPACS.

For the Chancellor's information. 

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RESOLUTION 1972, 2/10/93:  UNO Student Mentoring Program

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following will serve on the Committee for the Development of a UNO Student Mentoring Program:

            Pamela J. Smith, Goodrich Program, CPACS

            Laura K. Dickson, Reference, Library

            Kathleen E. Danielson, Teacher Education, Education

            Darryll M. Lewis, Law and Society, CBA

            Theodore H. Tsouokalas, Sociology, Arts and Sciences

            Lourdes Gouveia, Sociology, Arts and Sciences

For the Chancellor's information. 

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RESOLUTION 1973, 2/10/93:  Copy of Proposal to Restructure Graduate Studies and Research

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate requests that the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs provide Janet Dean copies of his original proposal to restructure the Office of Graduate Studies and Research, along with his responses to the concerns of the Graduate Council on or before March 1, 1993. 

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RESOLUTION 1974, 3/10/93:  Distribution of Seats for the 1993/1994 Faculty Senate:

Executive Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Executive Committee recommends to the Faculty Senate that 13.229 faculty members be represented by each senator resulting in the following distribution of seats for the 1993/1994 Faculty Senate:

            Arts and Sciences        16

            CBA                              5

            CPACS                         4

            Education                      6

            Fine Arts                       3

            Library                         1

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RESOLUTION 1975, 3/10/93:  Persuade Members of the Unicameral and the Governor to Invest in Nebraska's Future

Executive Committee

WHEREAS, the University of Nebraska at Omaha is mandated under provisions of its role and mission statement, as well as the comprehensive Statewide Plan for Post-secondary Education issued in June 1992 by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Post-secondary Education, to serve the higher educational needs of the Omaha metropolitan community and environs, inclusive of under-served minorities, and

WHEREAS, the University of Nebraska at Omaha continues to experience steady enrollment increases and correspondingly heavy demands for its undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, and

WHEREAS, there is persuasive evidence of record that the University of Nebraska at Omaha historically has been, and continues to be, under-funded when compared with its urban peers, and

WHEREAS, the University of Nebraska at Omaha's budget was reduced five times in the 1980s and has sustained three cuts in the last two years, and

WHEREAS, these budget reductions have significantly reduced the capacity of the University of Nebraska at Omaha to meet its obligations to students, the citizens of Omaha and the State in the following respects:

  1. Due to a shortage of faculty, the numbers of course offerings have not increased at the same pace as enrollments, which has resulted in a high incidence of closed classes well before the end of registration periods; this consequently prevents students from enrolling in the courses they need with the result that they must spend more time, and money, to complete their education;
  1. Reduction in funds has resulted in multiple negative effects on crucial library resources and services (e.g., fewer staff members to serve increasing numbers of students during shortened hours, slow down in collection building, and severe reductions in periodical subscriptions and serial acquisitions just as new knowledge is being generated at an accelerating rate and new graduate degree programs are being implemented):
  1. Lack of funds to replace outdated and outworn laboratory equipment;
  1. Serious deterioration of capital infrastructure due to deferred maintenance, and

WHEREAS, all of these elements interact to seriously impair the ability of the faculty to impart the latest knowledge to students and citizens of the state, and students and faculty experience difficulty conducting research which is a significant part of students' training and faculty's professional responsibilities, and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned conditions make it difficult to attract and retain the quality faculty essential to offer an excellent education, and

WHEREAS, any further budget reductions would seriously damage an already underfunded University of Nebraska at Omaha and its capacity to meet its educational obligations and would constitute a form of disinvestment in Nebraska's future by depriving Omaha area rresidents of quality higher educational opportunities on which the economic and social well-being of the state depends, and

WHEREAS, the principal economic indicators for the State of Nebraska are demonstrably stronger than in other parts of the country, e.g., (1) an unemployment rate less than half that of the national average,  (2) the recovery of the agricultural sector a matter of record,  (3) the rate of new job creation leading the nation, (4)  many of Nebraska's major corporations reporting record or near-record profit levels, and (5)  the State's Board of Estimates having just recently announced a revised and significantly improved revenue outlook for the next biennium, the state's financial condition appears decidedly less dismal than claimed by some officials, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha expresses its dismay over the apparent willingness of some Nebraska officials to reduce the state's investment in publicly supported higher education and registers its unalterable opposition to any further reductions in the budget of this university and further affirms its commitment to work with administration, staff, students, alumni, faculty and others to secure and appropriate level of funding for the 1993-95 biennium, and to that end the Faculty Senate urges all campus sectors to work to persuade members of the Unicameral and the Governor to invest in Nebraska's future.

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RESOLUTION 1976, 3/10/93:

Academic and Curricular Affairs

WHEREAS, the federal government requires that some procedure be in place to monitor the status of financial aid students who have quit coming to class, and

WHEREAS, UNO's Financial Aid Office has no way of knowing such information without faculty help in that process, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty senate approve adoption of the "Last Date of Known Attendance Form" developed by the Financial Aid Office in consultation with the Academic and Curricular Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate.  (See Attached: ). 

LAST KNOWN DATE OF ATTENDANCE FORM

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Office of Financial Aid

 

Federal regulations require that the Office of Financial Aid determine the last known date of attendance for all students who discontinue class attendance but who fail to officially withdraw from the University.  Without such information both the student and the University may be liable for a substantial financial aid repayment penalty.

 

Suggested amendment to the form:

                    has not come, or appears to have quit coming, to your class
If a student appears to have quit coming to your class (i.e., an unofficial dropout) without an explanation, report this information to the Office of Financial Aid by using this form.  University policy requires that this form be completed and submitted as soon as possible after you conclude that the student has apparently dropped out.

Student's Name:  ____________________________________________________________

                               last                            first                                    middle initial

Social Security Number:  _________--_________--________

Course Name:  __________________________  Course #:  ____________________________

Semester:  ______________________________

Last known date of class attendance:  ______________________________________________

___________________________________         ____________________________________

             Faculty Signature                                                                Date

Return to:

Office of Financial Aid

Eppley Administration Bldg.

Room 103

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RESOLUTION 1977, 4/14/93:  Parliamentarian Honorarium

Executive Committee

WHEREAS, Duane Aschenbrenner has faithfully served as UNO Faculty Senate Parliamentarian for the 1992-93 summer and academic year, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that he be awarded a $250 honorarium for his assistance to the Senate.

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RESOLUTION 1978, 4/14/93:  To Assure that Graduate Studies and Research Retain Their Importance at UNO

Executive Committee

WHEREAS, graduate studies and research already constitute an important segment of UNO's educational mission according to its role and mission statement and the "Statewide Comprehensive Plan for Post-Secondary Education" released in 1992 by the Nebraska Coordinating Commission, and

WHEREAS, graduate studies and research will assume even greater importance in the near future (a) when new Ph.D. programs in Educational Administration, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, and Gerontology become operational and (b) in view of the success of NO in securing from the North Central Association a change in its designation from a Comprehensive I to a Doctoral II institution, and

WHEREAS, these developments intensify the need for a strong independent advocate for graduate studies and scholarly research at UNO, and

WHEREAS, the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs has proposed a reorganization of the Office of Academic Affairs which includes discontinuation of an independent UNO Dean of Graduate Studies and Research and the division of that dean's duties between the Vice Chancellor and other staff members, and

WHEREAS, the Faculty senate is generally receptive to proposals to reduce administrative rather than faculty positions in the University, the Faculty Senate commends the Vice Chancellor's announced intent to reduce administrative costs and foster great efficiency in the Office of Academic Affairs; nevertheless, the Faculty senate is not persuaded that the purported benefits of this reorganization outweigh the adverse consequences the loss of an independent advocate for graduate studies and research would likely bring about, namely;

a.       The appearance of diminishing and downgrading the importance of graduate studies and research just as UNO is poised for greater achievements in these areas of endeavor;

b.      The workload of the Graduate Dean will increase appreciably with the addition of Ph.D. programs now in the process of approval or undergoing development;

c.       Every other university making up the University of Nebraska system apparently will retain its Dean of Graduate Studies and Research; and

d.      Most disquieting of all, the reorganization appears likely to fragment graduate operations among the undergraduate deans, thereby compromising the Vice Chancellor's effectiveness as a mediator between the sometimes competing interests of the undergraduate and graduate programs;  therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate recommends the following steps be taken to assure that graduate studies and research retain their importance at UNO;

RECOMMENDATION #1:  The independent position of Dean of Graduate Studies and Research be retained at UNO.

RECOMMENDATION #2:  UNO should conduct a national search for a highly qualified Dean of Graduate Studies and Research.

RECOMMENDATION #3:  As suggested in the "Farr Report" prepared in response to a recent NCHEMS study of UNO organization and operations (pp. 8-9), review all organizational and governance relationships bearing upon graduate studies and research in order to rationalize and improve the efficiency of, and cooperation between, UNO's graduate and undergraduate programs.

RECOMMENDATION #4:  As a reflection of UNO's professional commitment to the advancement of scholarly research, the University Committee on Research should continue to be the campus agency responsible for receiving and reviewing competitive faculty research proposals and allocating available research funds. 

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RESOLUTION 1979, 4/14/93:  Membership of Ad Hoc Committee on Smoking

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to serve on the Ad Hoc Committee on Smoking:

            Bernard Kolasa, Arts and Sciences

            Yvonne Tixier Y Vigil.

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RESOLUTION 1980, 4/14/93:  Nominees for the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following nominees for the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee are brought forward from the Rules Committee for Faculty Senate Nomination.

Tenured

Loree Bykerk, Arts and Sciences

George R. Garrison, Arts and Sciences

Sufi M. Nazem, Business

Michael P. Peterson, Arts and Sciences

Dan Sullivan, Arts and Sciences

Non-Tenured

Patrick R. Gartin, CPACS

James T. Shaw, Library

Three tenured and one non-tenured faculty member will be elected by the faculty.

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RESOLUTION 1981, 4/14/93:  University Committee on Research

Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names go forward to serve on the University Committee on Research:

            James Hagen, Arts and Sciences (Natural Sciences)

            Louis Pol, Business

            Gary Day, Fine Arts (At Large).

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RESOLUTION 1982, 4/14/93:  Recognition of Excellence in Teaching Award

Rules Committee

WHEREAS, the winners of Excellence in Teaching awards have provided exemplary service to UNO, therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate facilitate public recognition of their contributions by designating them as marshals at the Spring commencement of the year in which they receive the award.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that their receipt of the Excellence in Teaching Award and service as marshals be identified by the Chancellor during the Spring commencement. 

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RESOLUTION 1983, 4/14/93: All Academic Awards will be Inclusive and Free of Bias

George Garrison

WHEREAS UNO is committed to equal opportunity and cultural and racial diversity, and

WHEREAS UNO is committed to equity - - culturally, racially and gender-wise, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate support the view that all decisions regarding academic awards should be inclusive and free of bias. 

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RESOLUTION 1984, 5/12/93:  Elected to Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following UNO faculty members have been duly elected to the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee and will serve the stated terms.  The untenured members will serve the state term, or until receiving tenure.

            Tenured

            Loree Bykerk, Arts and Sciences, three-year term

            Dan Sullivan, Arts and Sciences, three-year term

            George R. Garrison, Arts and Sciences, three-year term

            Non-tenured

            Patrick R. Gartin, CPACS, three-year term.

Chancellor acknowledged 5/18/93 for purpose of information.

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3.2

withdrawn

WHEREAS the Faculty senate Resolution 1978 was passed, and

WHEREAS the Graduate Faculty endorsed Faculty Senate Resolution 1978, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate urges the Chancellor to implement the following:

RECOMMENDATION #1:  establish a task force composed of representatives from the Faculty Senate, Graduate Council, and the University Administration to study the organization and administration of Graduate Studies and Research and recommend a plan of action.

RECOMMENDATION #2:  appoint an interim dean of Graduate Studies and Research. 

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RESOLUTION 1985, 5/12/93: Appreciation to President Carl Camp

WHEREAS he has presided over the Faculty Senate for two terms with exemplary sensitivity, equity, and good will, and

WHEREAS he has brought to the office of President wisdom gained only through years of campus-wide service, and

WHEREAS he has articulated Faculty Senate positions with forceful arguments and measured language, and

WHEREAS he has represented the Faculty Senate before the Board of Regents and the University and the community at large with judicious demeanor and unflagging energy, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate extends its deep appreciation to Carl Camp for his distinguished service to the faculty and to the University.

Chancellor acknowledged 5/18/93 for the purpose of information. 

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RESOLUTION 1986, 5/12/93:  Appreciation to Vice President George Garrison

WHEREAS, he has served an active and influential two terms as Vice President of the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and

WHEREAS, he has ably presided over meetings of the Executive Committee and Cabinet and has substituted for the President at meetings of the board of Regents and on other occasions, as provided in the constitution and by-laws, and

WHEREAS, he has been an articulate and persuasive advocate of equitable university university policies, racial harmony, cultural diversity and sensitivity and of an accessible and hospitable learning environment, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. George Garrison for his dedication to the values of a democratic society and to the process of free, open and vigorous debate on important issues in the life of the university community and the greater community of which it is a part.

Chancellor acknowledged 5/18/93 for purpose of information. 

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RESOLUTION 1987, 5/12/93:  Appreciation to Secretary/Treasurer Julia

WHEREAS, she has served ably as Secretary/Treasurer of the Faculty Senate at the University of Nebraska at Omaha while enthusiastically assuming the role of understudy for President-Elect, and

WHEREAS, she has played a key role in setting the Senate agenda for the 1992-93 academic year and, indeed, well beyond as efforts continue to position this metropolitan/urban university to meet not only its current challenges but also those of the 21st century, and

WHEREAS, she has a keen appreciation for and understanding of the human drama, including the uniqueness of campus politics as played at UNO and on the larger NU stage, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha vigorously applauds Dr. Julia Curtis for her performance as Secretary/Treasurer and wishes her only rave reviews as she assumes the position of President. 

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RESOLUTION 1988, 5/12/93:  Appreciation to Janet Dean, Faculty Senate Secretary

WHEREAS, she serves the diverse constituencies of the Faculty Senate with consummate skill and diplomacy, while doing the work of any two ordinary people and making it look easy, and

WHEREAS, she organizes, schedules, coordinates and documents the meetings of the Faculty Senate, its standing and special committees, and its review commissions and monitors compliance with the Senate constitution and by-laws, and

WHEREAS, she invariably meets the closely spaced deadlines attendant to the Faculty Senate's deliberative cycles throughout the summer and the academic year no matter the volume or complexity of the workload, all the while maintaining an equable and optimistic outlook, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha expresses its admiration and deep appreciation to Janet Dean, Faculty Senate Secretary, for her excellent service and for her dedication to the advancement of the goals and purposes of faculty governance at UNO.

Chancellor acknowledged 5/18/93 for the purpose of information.

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RESOLUTION 1989, 5/12/93:  Appreciation to Chancellor Del Weber

WHEREAS, Dr. Del Weber has served as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha for sixteen years, a term matched by few of his contemporaries, and

WHEREAS, under his guidance and leadership this campus has experienced unprecedented growth in enrollment and academic programs, and enhancement of its physical facilities, and

WPHEREAS, he has fostered a closer bond between the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Greater Omaha Metropolitan area which has resulted in a fuller awareness of this institution's contributions to the region's economic vitality and the quality of community life, and

WHEREAS, he is an articulate, strong and effective advocate of the mission, interests and needs of the University of Nebraska at Omaha within the multi-campus University of Nebraska system, within the metropolitan region and throughout the state, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate, on behalf of the entire faculty, warmly congratulates Dr. Del Weber in this sixteenth year of his service as Chancellor and expresses its deep appreciation for his dedicated leadership and many accomplishments which have advanced the standing and reputation of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Chancellor acknowledged 5/18/93 for the purpose of information. 

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RESOLUTION 1990, 5/12/93:  No Objection to Divide the Present Department of Mathematics and Computer Science into Two Departments

BE IT RESOLVED, that following review by the Academic and Curricular Affairs Committee, the Faculty Senate has no objection to divide proposed division of the present Department of Mathematics and Computer Science into two separate departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Chancellor acknowledged 5/18/93 for the purpose of information. 

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RESOLUTION 1991, 5/12/93:  Language of Policy Document on Prohibited Discrimination at UNO

WHEREAS, there have been many delays in adopting a plan to deal with the issues relating to prohibited discrimination at UNO, and

WHEREAS, the University Administration has experienced difficulty in developing a document that protects the rights of all the members of the university community, and

WHEREAS, the University Administration has had difficulties in developing clear and effective language regarding the document's intent and implementation of the proposed policy, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED, that the UNO Faculty Senate fully supports the efforts of developing a policy document concerning prohibited discrimination at this university.  However,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the language of such a policy document has to be absolutely clear and the rights of all members of the university community must be protected, and therefore

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the UNO Faculty Senate urges that these considerations not be sacrificed in order to meet some arbitrary deadline.

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RESOLUTION 1992, 5/12/93:  Support for Elimination of Smoking in Campus Buildings

BE IT RESOLVED, that the UNO Faculty Senate support the Ad Hoc Committee on Smoking and the proposed policy to eliminate smoking in all University buildings and the recommendation for increased efforts on behalf of the University to provide smoking cessation assistance for students, faculty and staff.

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RESOLUTION 1993, 5/12/93:  Appointments to University Committees

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as appointments to the University committees as designated:

University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching

      Bill Callahan, Education, (three-year term)

      Marsha Kruger, Arts and Sciences, (two-year term)

University Committee on Athletics

      Ray Millimet, Arts and Sciences, (three-year term)

University Committee on Business Services

      Bruce Garver, Arts and Sciences, (one-year term)

      Dale Krane, CPACS, (one-year term)

      Boyd Littrell, Arts and Sciences, (one-year term)

University Committee on Computer Usage

      Gary Day, Fine Arts, (three-year term)

University Committee on Facilities Planning

      Harvey Leavitt, Arts and Sciences (three-year term)

University Committee on Honors and Awards

      Jacqueline St. John, Arts and Sciences (three-year term)

University Committee on International Affairs

      Sam Hakim, Business (three-year term)

University Committee on Library and Educational Resources

      Lorraine Gesick, Arts and Sciences (three-year term)

University Committee on Student Affairs

            Duane Aschenbrenner, Arts and Sciences (three-year term).

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RESOLUTION 1994, 5/12/93:  Appointments to Committees

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to serve on the committees as designated:

Campus Recreation Advisory Council

      Marshall Prisbell

Student Publication Board

      Jeremy Lipschultz, Arts and Sciences (term to begin July 1)

Discrimination Hearing Panel

      Henry D'Souza, CPACS

      Philip Secret, CPACS

            (one to be chosen for this panel.  The other will serve on the Adjudicatory Committee)

Adjudicatory Committee

      Jim Hagen, Arts and Sciences

      Carol Zoerb, Library

      Tome Lorsbach, Education

The fourth position will be filled by the person not elected to the Discrimination Hearing Panel.


Student Activities Budget Commission

      Frank Zahn, Business

      Duane Aschenbrenner, Arts and Sciences

            John Hafer, Business. 

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RESOLUTION 1995, 5/12/93:  Appointments to Faculty Senate Standing Committees

Committee on Academic and Curricular Affairs

      James Carroll, Arts and Sciences

      Bruce Garver, Arts and Sciences

      Carol Lloyd, Education

      Sufi Nazem, Business

      Janice Rech, Arts and Sciences

      Deborah Smith-Howell, Arts and Sciences

      Alva Barnett, CPACS

Educational Resources and Services

      Mel Bohn, Library

      Art Diamond, Business

      Joong-Gun Chung, Arts and Sciences

      Arthur Homer, Fine Arts

      Leah Pietron, Business

      Larry Stephens, Arts and Sciences

Goals and Directions

      Jerry Cedarblom, CPACS

      John Hafer, Business

      Bruce Johansen, Arts and Sciences

      Dennis Kenney, CPACS

      Deana Liddy, Arts and Sciences

      Tom Lorsbach, Education

      Roger Hoburg, Arts and Sciences

Personnel and Welfare Committee

      Robert Carlson, Arts and Sciences

      Richard File, Business

      Dale Krane, CPACS

      Josie Metal-Corbin, Education

      Marian Nelson, Arts and Sciences

      Andy Skreija, Arts and Sciences

      Angela Valle, Arts and Sciences

Professional Development

      Larry Bradshaw, Fine Arts

      David Corbin, Education

      Harl Dalstrom, Arts and Sciences

      James Hagen, Arts and Sciences

      E.J. Kemnitz, Arts and Sciences

      Mary Lickteig, Education

            Kay Thigpen, Education.

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RESOLUTION 1996, 5/12/93:  Task Force to Study Organization and administration of Graduate Studies and Research

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate urges the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs to establish a task force composed of representatives from the Faculty Senate, Graduate Council, and the University Administration to study the organization and administration of Graduate Studies and Research and recommend a plan of action.