Auburn University Senate
February 14, 2017 3:30 pm

238 Broun Hall

Call to Order by Senate Chair and Establishment of a Quorum

Approval of minutes for meeting of January 17, 2017

Remarks and Announcements

Office of the President: Jay Gogue, President

Office of the Provost: Timothy Boosinger, Provost

University Senate Chair: James Goldstein

Student Letter re: Executive Order

Action Items

1. Revisions to University Senate Constitution

Presenter: Ralph Kingston, Chair, Faculty Handbook Review Committee
Word 1 Article 2, Article 4
Word 2 Article 3, Article 4
Word 3 FHRC-Library Appeals Committee

2. Academic Calendar

    1. Changes to 2017-18 Academic Calendar
    2. Change to 2018-19 Academic Calendar
    3. Proposal for 2019-20 Academic Calendar

Presenter: Robin Jaffe, Chair, Calendar and Schedules Committee
2016-17 Calendar and Schedules Proposal Presentation (ppt)
(pdf) calendar changes

Pending Action Items

1. Call for Nominations for Rules Committee Members

Presenter: Xing Ping Hu, Senate Secretary

2. Resolution on Schedule for Promotion and Tenure Candidates

Presenter: W. Robert Ashurst, Chair, Faculty Research Committee
Resolution (Word)
Presentation (PowerPoint)
Peer data (Excel)
ADR Report (pdf)

Information Items

1. Ad Hoc Committee on Competency-Based Education, Final Report

Presenter: Constance Relihan, Associate Provost of Undergraduate Studies
CBE Presentation (ppt)
Competency Based Ed Report (pdf)

2. Engagement Scholarship Conference

Presenter: Chippewa Thomas, Director Faculty Engagement, Office of University Outreach
AU Outreach-OFE (ppt)
2017 ESC Conference site that includes the call for proposals and the video

3. Announcement of Slate of Candidates for 2017-18 Senate Officers

Presenter: Xing Ping Hu, Senate Secretary
Officer Candidates

Unfinished Business: James Goldstein, Senate Chair

New Business: James Goldstein, Senate Chair

: James Goldstein, Senate Chair