Auburn University Senate
May 16, 2023
3:30 p.m.

Via Zoom  

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


Establish a Quorum
All senators in attendance must participate in the canvas quorum poll (this is equivalent to the sign-in sheet during in-person meetings). Attendance records will be based on this poll.

Approval of minutes of the Senate meeting on April 18, 2023

Information Items
Senate Committee Report: Ad hoc Audit Committee for Post-tenure Review 

Presenter: Bart Prorok, Professor, Mechanical Engineering.
presentation (pdf)

Action Items
Vote on Senate Committee Rotations/Replacement Nominees

Presenter: Octavia Tripp, Senate Secretary and Rules Committee Chair
Senate Committees nominees for new rotations and replacement of vacancies (pdf)

Votes on changes to the Faculty Handbook (Proposed in April Senate Meeting). There are six substantive changes (presented during the April Senate Meeting) to be voted on during the May meeting (see link to proposed changes).
Presenter: Mitchell Brown, Chair, Senate Faculty Handbook Review Committee.

Presenter: Mitchell Brown, Chair, Senate Faculty Handbook Review Committee
FHB proposed changes P&T (pdf)

Pending Items
Proposal to create NTTF Teaching Professorships.

Presenter: Ash Curtiss, NTTF Committee Chair and Senior Lecturer
Proposed NTTF Teaching Professor presentation (pdf)
Proposal on Teaching Professorship (pdf)

Remarks and Announcements on University Matters
University Senate Chair. Mark Carpenter
Provost: Vini Nathan

New Business
Mark Carpenter, Senate Chair

Mark Carpenter, Senate Chair