Faculty Senate Minutes - November 27, 2000
OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE FACULTY SENATE 11/27/00
Senators Present: Jane Berard, Cheryl Brown, Jay Helman (VPAA), Wendy Highby, Bill King (clerk), Terri Lennon, Terry Mullen, Heather Orr, Nancy Gale (for Mark Riney), Dan Schuster, Allen Stork (chair), Heather Thiessen-Reily (vice-chair), Jim Westerman
VISITORS: Jodi Day, SGA president, Dennis Hyams
Allen Stork called the meeting to order at 4:20.
1. The agenda was approved and the minutes approved with minor corrections.
2. Chair’s Report. None.
3. VPAA Report. The academic calendar adjustments will be reviewed soon to keep fall commencement from getting too close to Christmas. He asked for comments from Senators and there was agreement that a review was a good idea.
4. Old Business
Computer Science Major Proposal
There was discussion of the motion on the floor from the last meeting and clarification of several minor points including the mathematics requirements. The vote was unanimously in favor of approval.
New Emphases with Majors
Helman has agreed to bring this issue before the chairs, so that departments can review the need for so many emphases. There was discussion of where changes would be initiated.
5. New Business. None.
Next meeting: January 22, 2001
William E. King
Faculty Senate Clerk