University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

September 9, 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.           Recording Declaration Notice that Recording of Senate Meeting is Not Permitted


4.           Approval of Minutes August 12, 2008 Faculty Senate Meeting


5.           Chair Report Chair Warren Martin


6.           President Report President Carol Garrison


7.           Presentation UAB Athletics Mr. Brian Mackin (Athletics Director), Dr. Harold Jones (Dean of School of Health Professions and Chair of UAB NCAA Accreditation Committee), Ms. Danez Marrable (Associate Athletics Director of Academic Support Services), and Dr. Frank Messina (Chair of the Athletics Advisory Committee)


8.           Presentation Dealing with Distressed Students Ms. Debora Morgette (Student Affairs Specialist) and Ms. Susan Hart (Director of Counseling and Wellness Center)


9.           Senate Standing Committees


a.            Curriculum and Research Senator Sally Anne McInerny

b.           Faculty Affairs Senator Stephen Moser

c.            Faculty Policies and Procedures Senate Past-Chair Pat Greenup

         Revisions to Section 2.7.1 on Resignation and Section 7 on Holidays, Vacation, and Leaves of Faculty Handbook

d.           Finance Senator Linda Reed

e.            Governance and Operations Senator Janelle Chiasera


10.       Senate Representatives to University-wide Committees


a.            Academic Advising Committee Jeanne Hutchison

b.           Academic Programs Council Mark Lockhart, Warren Martin, Sally Anne McInerny

c.            Athletic Advisory Committee William Cockerham

d.           Campus Planning Committee Warren Martin, Linda Reed

e.            Commission on the Status of Women Joy Deupree

f.             Diversity Advisory Council Madelyn Coar

g.            Faculty Enrichment Committee Chander Raman, Rex Wright

h.            Fringe Benefits Committee Jeanne Hutchison, Linda Reed

i.              Naming Committee Warren Martin

j.             Undergraduate Programs Council Danny Siegel (A&H), Ted Bos (BUS), Melanie Shores (EDU), Sally Anne McInerny (ENG), Kay Clements (HP), Jeanne Hutchison (NSM), Ellen Buckner (NURS), Rex Wright (SBS)


11.       Open Forum


12.       Announcements


a.            Next FPPC Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 September 19, 2008

b.           Next Executive Committee Meeting September 24, 2008

c.            Next Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost October 7, 2008

d.           Next Senate Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 October 14, 2008


13.       Adjournment