Senate Steering Meeting
May 9, 2023
Via Zoom:

Members: Mark Carpenter (Chair), L. Octavia Tripp (Secretary), Dan Svyantek (Past-chair), Lisa Kensler (Chair-elect), Linda Gibson-Young (Secretary-elect), Vini Nathan (Provost), Evelyn Hunter (Rules appointee), Robert Norton (Presidential appointee), Danilea Werner, Robert Cochran (Presidential appointee).

Special Guests:  Bart Prorok, Chair, Ad Hoc PTR Audit Committee; Mitchell Brown, Chair of the Senate Faculty Handbook Review Committee.  


Steering Agenda (times are approximate)

  1. 3:30: Welcome and Call to order
  2. 3:31: Discussion/approval of Steering Minutes from April 11, 2023.
  3. 3:32: Norman Godwin, News/Updates from Provost
  4. 3:33: Senate Business:
    1. Bart Prorok, Ad Hoc PTR Audit Committee.
    2. Tripp, Rules Committee Chair, Senate Committees Nominations.
    3. Tripp/Godwin, Steering Members Rotating off:  Danilea Werner, Bob Norton
    4. Mitchell Brown and/or Norman Godwin, changes to the Faculty Handbook.
    5. Linda Gibson-Young, Campus Safety.
    6. Lisa Kensler, Update on Senate Parliamentarian Search.
  5. 3:58: Discussion, edit, and approval of Senate Agenda for 4/18/2023 at 3:30 pm
  6. 4:10: Unfinished or New Business?