University Senate
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Broun Hall Auditorium
3:30 PM


Call to Order

Establishment of a Quorum.

Approval of Minutes from October 2, 2012 Meeting

Remarks and Announcements

Office of the President
         Dr. Gogue, President

University Senate Chair
        William Sauser
         presentation (ppt)

Action Items

  1. Nominations of Senate Committees
    Presenter: Robin Jaffe, Senate Secretary
    nominees for senate commitees

Action Items Pending

  1. Core Curriculum and General Education Committee
    Presenter: Constance Relihan, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies
    Chair, Core Curriculum and General Education Committee
    Policy Proposal on Midterm Grade reporting
    Early Alert Grade Proposal (ppt)

    In order to facilitate the adjustment of students to the rigors of Auburn University course work, faculty teaching core courses must record in Banner an early alert grade for all students enrolled in those classes one week prior to midterm. This process will permit students to seek tutoring or take other action before the midterm drop deadline.

  2. University Writing Committee
    Presenter: Margaret Marshall, Chair of University Writing Committee
    Changes in Membership of the University Writing Committee
    Resolution Request (word file)

Information Items

  1. Health and Wellness Center
    Presenters: Tim Gore, Assistant Director, Membership
    Jessica Large, Coordinator, Membership
    presentation (ppt)

  2. Central Classroom Facility
    Presenter: Dan King, Assistant Vice-President, Facilities
    presentation (ppt)

Unfinished Business: William Sauser, Senate Chair

New Business: William Sauser, Senate Chair

Adjournment: William Sauser, Senate