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Faculty Senate

(Last updated: 9/14/14)

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE ON ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING (UCAT)

Contact: Center for Faculty Development or UCAT

POSITION
NAME

TERM: 3 Years
(July 1 - June 30)

Appt By:
-Faculty Senate (FS)
-Student Senate (SS)

Faculty (8 Reps)
By College:
   
Arts and Sciences (A: Humanities) :
Gwyneth Cliver David Peterson 07/01/13 - 06/30/16, (R4095-h) (R4115)
Arts and Sciences (B: Natural Sciences) :
  non-rotation year
Arts and Sciences (C: Social Sciences) :
Claudia Rauter 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017, (R4149-h)
Business Administration (1):

Bob Ottemann

07/01/12 - 06/30/15 (R4043-h)
Communication, Fine Arts & Media (1):
Shelby VanNordstrand 07/01/13 - 06/30/16, (R4095-h)
Education (1):
Sara Myers (Chair 2014-15) 07/01/12 - 06/30/15 (R4043-h)
Information Science & Technology (1):
Theresa Stanton Victor Winter 07/01/12 - 06/30/15 (R4043-h) (R4161-)
Library (1):
Rene Erlandson Robert Nash 07/01/12 - 06/30/15 (R4043-h) (R4109)
Public Affairs & Community Serv (1):
Jooho Lee 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017, (R4149-h)
Student (1):
tba (SS)
Ex-officio (2):
Paul Barnes Center for Faculty Development

Governance: http://www.unomaha.edu/ucat/policies.php

Committee Members: http://www.unomaha.edu/ucat/committee.php


Resolutions:

RESOLUTION 4161, 9/10/14 : that the following committees have Faculty Senate appointees:

BE IT RESOLVED that the following committees have Faculty Senate appointees:

a.  UCAT Replacement

BE IT RESOLVED that the following faculty member go forward to complete Theresa Stanton's three-year term (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Victor Winter, IS&T.


RESOLUTION 4149, 5/14/14: University Committees (a-j)

BE IT RESOLVED , that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

h. University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT)   (completed 9/2014)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments, for members completing their terms, from 07/1/14 through 06/30/17 to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Claudia Rauter , A&S (B: Natural Sciences), to replace Melanie Bloom;
Jooho Lee, CPACS, to replace Carol Ebdon.


RESOLUTION 4115, 10/9/13: UCAT Replacement:

BE IT RESOLVED that the following name go forward to complete Gwyneth Cliver's three-year term (July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

David Peterson, English, A&S (Humanities).


RESOLUTION 4109, 9/11/13 : University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT)

BE IT RESOLVED that the following name go forward to complete Rene Erlandson's three-year term (07/01/12 - 06/30/15) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Robert Nash, LIB.


Resolution 4095, 5/8/13: University Committees Resolution (a-j)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

h. University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT)  

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments, for members completing their terms, from 08/1/13 through 07/31/16 to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Gwyneth Cliver, A&S (A: Humanities), to replace Donald Rowen;
Shelby VanNordstrand, CFAM, to replace Ana Cruz.


RESOLUTION 4043, 5/9/2012 : University Committees (a-i):

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

h. University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT)
BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments, for members completing their terms, from 08/1/12 through 07/31/15 to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):
  • Bob Ottemann, CBA, to replace Kath Henebry;
  • Sara Myers, ED, to replace Phyllis Adcock ;
  • Theresa Stanton , IS&T, to replace Leah Pietron;
  • Rene Erlandson, LIB, to replace Marvel Maring.

RESOLUTION 3099, 5/11/11: University Committees Resolution (a-j)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

h.      University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following two names go forward as three-year appointments, for members completing their terms, from 08/1/11 through 07/31/14 to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Melanie Bloom, A&S (A: Arts & Humanities rotation), to replace Juan Casas;
Carol Ebdon, CPACS, to replace Barbara Hewins-Maroney.


RESOLUTION 3036, 5/12/10 : University-Wide Committees

h. UCAT (University committee for the Advancement of Teaching)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following two names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/1/10 through 07/31/13 to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Donald Rowen, A&S (B: Natural Science rotation), to replace Melanie Bloom,

Ana Cruz, CFAM, to replace Matthew Harden.


Resolution 2978, 5/13/09: University-wide Committees

h. UCAT (University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following two names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/10/09 through 07/31/12 to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

  • Kath Henebry, BA, reappointed
  • Phyllis Adcock, ED, to replace Nick Stergiou
  • Leah Pietron, IS&T, to replace Kerry Ward.

 


Resolution 2919, 5/14/2008: University Committees

h. UCAT (University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following two names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/09 through 07/31/12, to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):
  • Kath Henebry, BA, reappointed
  • Phyllis Adcock, ED, to replace Nick Stergiou
  • Leah Pietron, IS&T, to replace Kerry Ward.

 


Resolution 2919, 5/14/2008: University Committees

i. UCAT (University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following two names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/08 through 07/31/11, to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):
  • Juan Casas, A&S (C: Natural Sciences), (to replace Wayne Harrison [A&S:A])
  • Barbara Hewins-Maroney, CPACS (reappointed).

Resolution 2867, 8/22/07: UCAT

Be It Resolved that the following name go forward to complete Leon Dappen ’s three-year term (July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Nick Stergiou, HPER, ED.

Resolution 2867, 5/09/2007: University Committees

h. UCAT (University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following two names go forward as three-year appointments from 07/01/07 through 06/30/10, to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

  • Melanie Bloom, A&S (C), (to replace Teresa Lamsam)
  • Matthew Harden, CFAM, (to replace Melissa Berke).

Resolution 2829, 5/10/06: University-wide Committees

h. UCAT (University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following three names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/06 through 07/31/09, to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):
  • Kath Henebry, BA, (reappointed)
  • Leon Dappen, ED, (to replace Carol Mitchell)
  • Kerry Ward, IS&T, (to replace Ann Fruhling).

Resolution2809, 11/09/05: University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward to complete Jim Jones’ three-year term (July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Kathleen Henebry, BA.

AND, that the following name go forward to complete Andrzej Roslanowski’s three-year term (July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Wayne Harrison, Psychology, A&S.

Resolution 2797, 9/14/05 (University Committees):

a. University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/05, through 07/31/08, to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Andrzej Roslanowski, College of Arts and Sciences (to replace Bruce Chase)
Barbara Hewins-Maroney, CPACS (to replace Pam Smith).


Resolution 2734, 05/05/04: University-wide Committees

A. University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/04, through 07/31/07, to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching:

     Teresa Lamsam, College of Arts and Sciences (to replace Susan Maher)
     Melissa Berke, College of Fine Arts (to replace Joanne Sowell.


Resolution 2722, 03/10/04: Regarding University on the Advancement of Teaching

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward to complete Darryll Lewis' three-year term (July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Jim Jones, BA.

Resolution 2697, 09/10/03 (University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching - UCAT) (completed 11/12/2003):

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward for a three-year term (July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006) to the University Committee on the
Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

     Carol Mitchell (ED)
     Ann Fruhling (IS&T)
     Darryl Lewis (CBA).


Resolution 2647, 10/09/2002, University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT): (Rules Committee)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward to for a three-year term (July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2005) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

     Pam Smith, CPACS
     Bruce Chase, A&S


Resolution 2642, 09/11/02: Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward to complete Amy Rodie's three-year term (July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2003) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Lynn Harland, BA.

Resolution 2545 05/09/01: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/01, through 07/31/04, to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching:

Susan Maher, College of Arts and Sciences (to replace Angela Valle)
Joanne Sowell, College of Fine Arts (to replace Larry Bradshaw)


Resolution 2461, 05/10/00: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as threeyear appointments from 08/01/00, through 07/31/03, to the University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Amy Rodie, BA (to replace Roger Sindt)
Nicholas Stergiou, ED (to replace James Dick)
Lotfollah Najjar, IS&T (to replace Hesham Ali).

Resolution 2157 06/12/96: Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as appointments to the University Committee on UCAT:

Jerry Cederblom, CPACS
John Konvalina, Math.

Resolution 2242 07/09/97: Rules Committee

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments (July 1, 1997 through June 30, 2000) to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT):

Jim Dick, ED
Betty Hickman, IS&T
Roger Sindt, BA.

Resolution 2278 12/10/97: Committee on Professional Development

WHEREAS, the primary mission of the University of Nebraska at Omaha is teaching, and

WHEREAS, teaching circles would allow participating faculty members to have an opportunity to discuss, share, and improve teaching strategies, and

WHEREAS, UCAT is proposing a program through which forty faculty members could each receive a $300 stipend for their participation in teaching circles for the sum of $12,000, and

WHEREAS, a program to improve teaching at UNO should not be at the expense of other successful UCAT programs; therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED, that the UNO faculty senate supports UCAT in their development of a program of teaching circles, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the UNO faculty senate urges the administration to increase the budget for UCAT by $12,000 in 1998-99 and in future academic fiscal years for the purpose of funding a program of teaching circles, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the UNO faculty senate urges the administration to continue to look for ways to expand financial support of continued improvement of teaching at UNO.


Resolution 2318 06/10/98: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from July 1, 1998, through June 30, 2001, to the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT) to replace C. Jo Manning (A&S) and Sharon Sobel (FA):

Angela Valle, College of Arts and Sciences
Larry Bradshaw, College of Fine Arts.

Resolution 2335 08/19/98: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following name go forward to complete Betty Hickman's term as the College of Information Science and Technology representative on the University Committee on the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT) from August 19, 1998, through June 30, 2000. Professor Hickman is transferring from the College of Information Science and Technology back to the College of Arts and Sciences:

Hesham Ali.