University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

July 14, 2009

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 June 9, 2009 Faculty Senate Meeting


5.           Chair Report Chair Mark Lockhart


6.           President Report President Carol Garrison


7.           Discussion/Vote FPPC Recommendation for Grievance Procedures in Academic Unit Handbooks (Second Reading) Chair-Elect Mark Hickson


8.           Senate Standing Committees


a.            Curriculum and Research Senator Ellen Buckner


b.           Faculty Affairs Senator Sue Kim


c.            Faculty Policies and Procedures Senate Chair-Elect Mark Hickson


First reading of FPPC recommendations by Senate:


             Addition of Faculty Senate to UAB Organizational Chart

             Revision to Section 7.3 Sick Time and Section 7.5.2 FMLA Faculty Handbook

             Accrual Methods and Documentation Vacation, Sick Time

             Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays Benefits No Changes to Current Practices


d.           Finance Senator Jeanne Hutchison


e.            Governance and Operations Senator Janelle Chiasera


9.           Senate Representatives to University-wide Committees


a.            Commission on the Status of Women Pat Greenup

b.           Core Curriculum Steering Committee Dana Hettich, Chris Kyle


10.       Idea Development Senator Suggestions Chair Mark Lockhart


11.       Open Forum


12.       Announcements


a.            Next FPPC Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 July 17, 2009

b.           Next Executive Committee Meeting July 22, 2009

c.            Next Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost July 30, 2009

d.           Next Senate Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 August 11, 2009


13.       Adjournment


14.       Standing Committee Meeting FAC Meet with Chair Sue Kim