Auburn University Senate
February 21, 2023

Via Zoom  

meeting will open 15 minutes prior for signing in early if you care to do so.


Establish a Quorum

Approval of minutes for the Senate meeting of January 24, 2022

Action Items

Nominations and vote on Rules committee replacement of Dr. Ken Macklin, Professor Emeritus. Term ends in July 2023. We will take nominations from the floor and vote on the nominees.

Presenter: Octavia Tripp, Secretary

Rules Committee Nominations to replace the three senators rotating off the Rules Committee. Terms begin in August 2023. Nominations will be taken from the floor during this meeting, but voted on in the March Senate meeting.

Presenter: Octavia Tripp, Secretary

Remarks and Announcements on University Matters

University Senate Chair. Mark Carpenter     
President Christopher Roberts
Interim-Provost: Vini Nathan

Information Items

Update on ChatGPT
Christopher Basgier, Director of University Writing, Office of the Provost.

AI-writing presentation (pdf)

Update on Electronic Research Administration System
Martha Taylor, Asst VP Research, Update on ERA system

ERA presentation (pdf)

New Business
Mark Carpenter, Senate Chair

Mark Carpenter, Senate Chair