Steering Committee Agenda
Samford 206
August 1, 2013
3:30 pm

  1. Welcome and introductions

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting

  3. Update on Senate Related Topics (Crowley)

  4. Status of Rules Committee work and nominations (Sheppard)

  5. Status of various initiatives underway
    a. Policy on External Fellowships (referred to Faculty Salaries and Welfare Committee)

    b. Policy on Conflict of Interest (referred to Faculty Research Committee; under review by Office
    of VP for Research)

    c. James Goldstein’s resolution on annual tenure review (to be referred to Faculty Handbook
    Review Committee)

    d. Policy on GRA tuition charged to grants and contracts (draft committee report submitted)

    e. Comparison of Auburn’s total faculty compensation with that of peer universities (being
    assembled by Faculty Salaries and Welfare Committee)

  6. Committee Charges for upcoming year

  7. Tentative Agenda Items August Senate Meeting

  8. Other items