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Faculty Senate Motions 2007-2008

Motion 1: Health and Human Performance.

Motion 2: Plant and Earth Sciences- creation of a new code.

Motion 3: Faculty Senate Parliamentarian.

Motion 4: Approve Ad Hoc Committee to address tenure decision.

Motion 5: Senate Committee Appointments.

Motion 6: Appoint new Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee.

Motion 7: To add the appointees for Ad Hoc Committee in Motion 6.

Motion 8: To alter the charge of the Disabilities Advisory Committee.

Motion 9: To fill vacancies in two sub committees (APPC & ASC).

Motion 10: Petition for an Equitable, Reasonable and Affordable Quality Health Care Plan for all Faculty and Staff at UWRF.

Motion 11: A letter was drafted and will be sent to Governor Jim Doyle concerning the current health care crisis.

Motion 12: Appointment of Dean Culpepper to replace Larry Harred (2008-09) on Academic Policies and Programs Committee.

 

Motion 13: a) to remove item d. from the Committee Functions, Handbook Ch. 3, Section K.2. b) to change the non-voting membership of the committee, as described in the Handbook, Ch. 3, Section K.1. c) Text changes.

Motion 14: Proposed Resolution on Equity and Affirmative Action.

Motion 15: Appointment of Laura Zlogar and Jeffrey Rosenthal to a subcommittee (for testing and tutoring) of the Differential Tuition Committee.

Motion 16: The following faculty representatives from each college have been appointed to a Budget "Request for Funding" Review Committee for new integrated planning project/funding requests.

Motion 17: Strategic Planning Priorities for 2007-2008: Top Priority: Goal 7: Invest in Human Resources.

Motion 18: University of Wisconsin-River Falls guidelines on awarding honorary degrees.

Motion 19: Conversion of Incomplete's Prior to 2002-2003.

Motion 20: To transfer responsibility for approval and assessment of American Cultural Diversity and Global Perspectives courses from the Academic Policy and Programs Committee to the General Education Committee, and to change the name of the General Education Committee to General Education and University Requirements Committee.

Motion 21: A proposal from the Academic Standards Committee to revise the Suspension & Probation Policy as defined in 8.2.19.

Motion 22: Proposal from the Faculty Compensation Committee to distribute the 2% salary increase across the board.

Motion 23: Proposal from the Executive Committee that all UWRF faculty members of the University of Wisconsin System committees must be appointed by appointed by the Faculty Senate.

Motion 24: Proposal from the Faculty Welfare Committee: 40 hour work week.

Motion 25: Motion from AP&P to approve a program change to the Health and Human Performance major, Option B.

Motion 26: Motion from AP&P to approve a program change to the Agribusiness Management major and minor.

Motion 27: Motion from AP&P to adopt a Masters of Arts in TESOL.

Motion 28: Motion from the General and University Requirements committee to revise the Behavioral Sciences and Humanities and Fine Arts criteria and outcomes.

Motion 29: Motion from Academic Standards committee to strike out a section Chapter 8,Section 87.4 pg. 22 from the Academic/Faculty Handbook.

Motion 30: Motion from University Planning Group to revise the task charters and operating paradigm.

Motion 31: Motion from AP&P to approve changes to MS in Communicative Disorders and MSE in Communicative Disorders.

Motion 32: Motion from the Executive Committee to replace Sandy Oftedahl with Maureen OlieLajoie as chair of ISC.

Motion 33: Motion fro the Executive Committee to replace Cynthia Kernahan (Diversity Committee) with Jose Vega (2007-2010).

Motion 34: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Michael Kahlow and Glenn Spiczak to serve on an administrative task force (VSA Taskforce) responsible for shaping the college/university portrait.

Motion 35: A motion was made by the Executive Committee to replace Mary Halada with Kelly Cain as chair of the Sustainability Task Force, with Mary Halada remaining on the task force.

Motion 36: A motion from AP&P to approve an Early Child Comprehensive major was approved.

Motion 37: A resolution of support for the Wisconsin State Senate Bill 353 was approved.

Motion 38: A motion from Academic Standards to approve a policy "Defining Full-Time Status for Students participating in Internships."

Motion 39: Appointment of Mary Wright to replace Judy Rabak-Wegener (COEPS) on the Sustainability Task Force.

Motion 40: A motion from the Executive Committee to adopt the 2008 edited version of Chapter Two of the Faculty Staff Handbook.

Motion 41: NOT APPROVED: A motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee for UWRF Faculty Salary Adjustment and Salary Preservation.

Motion 42: A motion from the Calendar Committee for UWRF for the 2010-2011 Academic Year.

Motion 43: A motion from the Executive Committee to adopt the 2008 edited version of the Chapter One of the Faculty Staff Handbook.

Motion 44: A motion from the Executive Committee to adopt the 2008 edited version of Chapter Four of the Faculty Staff Handbook.

Motion 45: A motion from the University Curriculum Committee to adopt a new course transmittal form for an Undergraduate Curriculum/Course Proposal.

Motion 46: A motion from the University Curriculum Committee to adopt a New Course Proposal Form.

Motion 47: A motion from the AP&P to adopt a minor revision in the Psychology major.

Motion 48: A motion from the AP&P to adopt a minor revision in the Women's Studies major.

Motion 49: A motion from the AP&P to adopt a substantial revision in the School Psychology training program.

Motion 50: A motion from the AP&P to adopt a substantial revision in the Master in Business Administration degree.

Motion 51: A motion from the AP&P, a Department of Military Science and Leadership will be created within the College of Business and Economics.

Motion 52: A motion from the General Education and University Requirements Committee and the Executive Committee to appoint Rich Wallace as chair of the General Education and University Requirements Committee for 2008-2009.

Motion 53: A Motion from the Executive Committee to form an ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee to examine issues that pertain to instructional academic staff.

Motion 54: A motion from the Faculty Welfare Committee to strike words from section 4.4.4.6.1 (new handbook).

Motion 55: A motion from the Learning Resource Committee to adopt the following Resolution.

Motion 56: A motion from AP&P to approve program change in Broad Area Business Administration-Finance Option.

Motion 57: A motion from AP&P to approve a program change in Biotechnology.

Motion 58: A motion from AP&P to approve a program change in Chemistry.

Motion 59: A motion from the Executive Committee to approve the 2008 revised edition of the Chapter 5 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook.

Motion 60: A motion from the Executive Committee to approve the 2008 revised edition of Chapter 7 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook.

Motion 61: A motion from the Executive Committee to approve the 2008 revised edition of the Chapter 8 Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook.

Motion 62: A motion from the Executive Committee to adopt the Shared Governance Guidelines and Process submitted by the UW System for UWS Faculty and Academic Staff Representatives.

Motion 63: A motion from AP&P to adopt a program (minor change) in Ethnic Studies.

Motion 64: A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Terry Ferriss and Pam Weller to the ad hoc Faculty Senate Committee on Instructional Academic Staff.

Motion 65: A motion from AP&P to approve the creation of a minor in Military Leadership.

Motion 66: A motion from AP&P approving the division of Business Administration department in the College of Business and Economics into two departments: Accounting and Finance and Management and Marketing.

Motion 67: A motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee for UWRF Faculty Salary Adjustment and Salary Preservation.

Motion 68: A motion from Faculty Welfare on Faculty Load and Lecture Lab equivalency: different models exist between universities within the UW System which allow greater flexibility when defining load.

Motion 69: A motion from the Assessment Committee to approve the attached General Education Program and University Requirements Assessment Plan and Review Process.

Motion 70: A motion from Academic Standards concerning grade requirements for all Health and Human Performance Majors in Option II.

Motion 71: A motion from the Executive Committee: The Chair of Academic Policies and Programs Committee shall be given .25 release time for the fall and spring semesters that he/she serves in that capacity for the 08-09 Academic year.

Motion 72: A motion from the Executive Committee: The Chair of the University Curriculum Committee shall be given .25 release time for the fall and spring semesters that he/she serves in that capacity for the 08-09 Academic year.

Motion 73: NOT APPROVED: A motion from the Executive Committee: The Faculty Senate shall be given a .25 release (3 credits) each semester to give to a chair of a Faculty Senate Committee that has a heavy load during the semester that the release is given. The committee receiving the release shall be determined jointly by the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate and Senior Leadership for the 08-09 Academic year.

Motion 74: A motion from the Executive Committee: Faculty members on a 9 month contract serving the Search and Screen Committee for the new Chancellor during the summer of 2008 will be given a stipend of $1,000.

Motion 75: A motion from the Executive Committee: Brad Mogen shall be the chair of the Information and Instructional Technology Council (ITC) for the 2008-09 academic year.

Motion 76: A motion from the Executive Committee to submit the followinig list of twenty names of faculty to President Reilly of the UWS for the Chancellor Search and Screen Committee.

Motion 77: A motion from the Academic Staff Council to submit the following list of four names of academic staff members to President Reilly of the UWS for the Chancellor Search and Screen Committee.

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