Auburn University Senate
January 17, 2017 3:30 pm

Call to Order by Senate Chair and Establishment of a Quorum

Approval of minutes for meeting of November 15, 2016

Remarks and Announcements

Office of the President: Jay Gogue, President

Office of the Provost: Timothy Boosinger, Provost

University Senate Chair: James Goldstein

External Letters (Word)

Pending Action Item

Revisions to University Senate Constitution

Presenter: Ralph Kingston, Chair, Faculty Handbook Review Committee
Article 2 and Article 4, proposed amendments to Senate Constitution (Word)
Article 3 and Article 4, proposed amendments to Senate Constitution (Word)

Information Items

1. Summer Fringe Benefits

Presenter: David Held, Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Summer Fringe Benefits
Report on Summer Fringe Benefits (Word)
Presentation of Summer Fringe Benefits (ppt)

2. This is Research

Presenters:  Jennifer Kerpelman, Associate Dean for Research, College of Human Sciences; Steven Taylor, Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering; Lorraine Wolf, Director of Undergraduate Research
This is Research (ppt)

3. Spirit of Sustainability Award

Presenter: Jennifer Morse, Office of Sustainability
Award Nominations (ppt)

4. Alabama Higher Education Partnership

Presenter: Gordon Stone, Executive Director, Higher Education Partnership

Unfinished Business
: James Goldstein, Senate Chair

New Business: James Goldstein, Senate Chair

: James Goldstein, Senate Chair