March 21, 2013
Senate Steering Committee
3:30 pm Samford #206


  1. Welcome and introductions

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting

  3. Status of Phase Three of the Faculty Handbook

  4. Status of the four “action items pending” from the March 5 Senate meeting

    --Changes in NR and IN Grade Policy
    --Changes to Membership of Lectures Committee (requires constitutional amendment)
    --Teaching Effectiveness Committee Resolution/Proposal for Departmental Award for Excellence in Education
    --Faculty Welfare and Faculty Salaries Resolution for Merging (requires constitutional amendment)

  5. Discussion regarding James Goldstein’s seconded resolution (which is scheduled for a vote on April 2)

  6. Adoption of agenda for the April 2 Senate meeting

  7. Other business