University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

May 13, 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.           Taping Declaration Chair Requires Notification to All Attendees


4.           Approval of Minutes April 8, 2008 Faculty Senate Meeting


5.           Chair Report Chair Pat Greenup


6.           President Report President Carol Garrison


7.           Presentation Mr. Olen Pruitt and Mr. Brooks Baker Think Green Save Gold


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 Amendments to Senate Constitution and Bylaws


10.       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)


11.       Open Forum


a.            Focus Group Health Affairs Chair Greenup and Chair-Elect 2008 Lockhart

b.           Focus Group Academic Affairs Chair-Elect 2007 Martin and Past-Chair March

Topics: Shared Governance, One University, Topics of Concern to Faculty, Senate Action Recommended by Units, Voting by Faculty/Participation with Senate/Shared Governance Structure


12.       Announcements


a.            Next FPPC Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 May 16, 2008

b.           Next Executive Committee Meeting May 21, 2008

c.            Next Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost May 29, 2008

d.           Next Senate Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 June 10, 2008


13.       Adjournment