University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

January 8, 2008

Administration Building Penthouse CR1

7:30 9:30 a.m.



1.           Call to Order


2.           Recognition of Visitors Non-Members of Senate Please Sign Attendance Roster


3.           Approval of Minutes December 11, 2007 Faculty Senate Meeting


4.           Chair Report Chair Pat Greenup


5.           President Report President Carol Garrison


6.           Presentation Mr. Max Richard Pandemic Influenza and Hazards Planning


7.           Presentation Ms. Stella Cocoris Early Alert and Advisement Tracking


8.           Senate Standing Committees


a.            Curriculum and Research Senator Nasim Uddin

b.           Faculty Affairs Senator Mark Lockhart

c.            Faculty Policies and Procedures Senate Past-Chair Joe March

d.           Finance Senator Stephen Mennemeyer

e.            Governance and Operations Senator Pat Higginbottom


9.           Discussion/Vote Revisions to Use and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages Policy


10.       Discussion/Vote Revisions to Section 3.8 on Standards of Behavior of Faculty Handbook


11.       Senate Representatives to University-wide Committees


a.            Academic Advising Committee Jeanne Hutchison

b.           Academic Programs Council Pat Greenup, Warren Martin, Nasim Uddin

c.            Athletic Advisory Committee William Cockerham

d.           Campus Planning Committee Stephen Mennemeyer, Nasim Uddin

e.            Commission on the Status of Women Joy Deupree

f.             Diversity Advisory Council Madelyn Coar

g.            Faculty Enrichment Committee Sue Kim, Chander Raman

h.            Fringe Benefits Committee Michael Humber, Warren Martin, Linda Reed

i.              Naming Committee Pat Greenup

j.             Police Advisory Council Tommie Singleton

k.           Undergraduate Programs Council Danny Siegel (A&H), Warren Martin (BUS), Melanie Shores (EDU), Nasim Uddin (ENG), Kay Clements (HP), Jeanne Hutchison (NSM), Ellen Buckner (NURS), Rex Wright (SBS)


12.       Open Forum


13.       Announcements


a.            Nominations for Senate Chair-Elect and Secretary Due February 1, 2008

b.           Nominations for Senators and FPPC Representatives Due February 22, 2008

c.            Next FPPC Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 January 18, 2008

d.           Next Executive Committee Meeting January 30, 2008

e.            Next Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost February 5, 2008

f.             Next Senate Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 February 12, 2008


14.       Adjournment