ATTACHMENT # 1

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meeting Agenda

July 21, 2010

Campbell Hall CR 401

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

 

A.     Approval of DRAFT Executive Committee Minutes – June 23, 2010   [ATTACHMENT # 2]

 

 

B.     Approval of DRAFT Expanded Senate Meeting Minutes – July 13, 2010 [ATTACHMENT # 3]

 

C.    Draft Agenda for Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost

FSEC Meeting with President and Provost

Administration Building 1070

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

 

 

Topics to be considered/determined:

1.     QEP report follow up; decision about status of report/action item status

 

2.     Constitution amendment voting process

 

3.     HR climate survey – shared governance questions – response to Pam Burks request

 

4.     UAB Organizational Chart – updated 3-30-10; what was change

 

5.     Appreciation to Provost, deans and chairs for funding the FDGP

 

6.     Academic calendar question

 

7.     Provost action – UC list and criteria/categories; current listing

 

8.     UPC – Senate interaction; restructuring of UPC

 

9.     FYI – August agenda and motions/votes [CAS representation]

 

 

10.  Research report – thanks to administration; any follow up needed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.    Draft Agenda for Senate Meeting

                           Faculty Senate  http://www.uab.edu/fsenate/home.html

 

Executive Committee

 

Dr. Mark Hickson

Chair

Hickson@uab.edu

Dr. John Chatham

Chair-Elect

jchatham@uab.edu

Dr. Mark Lockhart

Past-Chair

mlockhar@uab.edu

Dr. Pat Greenup

Secretary

greenup@uab.edu

Dr. Majd Zayzafoon, Chair

Curriculum & Research

mzayzafoon@uab.edu

Dr. Sue Kim, Chair

Faculty Affairs

suekim@uab.edu

Dr. Kristi Menear

FPPC Chair

kmenear@uab.edu

Dr. Jeanne Hutchison

Finance

hutchiso@uab.edu

Dr. Janelle Chiasera

Governance & Operations

chiasera@uab.edu

Dr. Kent Kerley

Senator-at-Large

krkerley@uab.edu

Dr. Rose Scripa

Senator-at-Large

rscripa@uab.edu

Dr. John Wittig

Parliamentarian

wittig@uab.edu

Ms. Carol Ray

Senate Office Associate

mcray@uab.edu

 

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

August 10, 2010

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 – July 13, 2010 Faculty Senate Meeting 

5.     Chair Report – Chair Mark Hickson

6.     President Report – President Carol Garrison

7.     Presentation – TO BE IDENTIFIED

 

8.     Open Forum

9.     Senate Standing Committees

 

a.     Curriculum and Research – Senator Majd Zayzafoon

 

b.    Faculty Affairs – Senator Sue Kim

       

c.     Faculty Policies and Procedures – Chair-Elect John Chatham

 

                                 [Second Reading – CAS -Representation Recommendation]  - VOTE

                

d.    Finance – Senator Jeanne Hutchison

 

e.     Governance and Operations – Senator Janelle Chiasera [Second Reading – Constitution Article Amendments – CAS Representation] - VOTE

 

10.  Reports - Senate Representatives to University Committees

 

11.  New Business

12.  Announcements

 

a.     Next FPPC Meeting – Administration Building Penthouse CR1 – August 20, 2010

b.    Next Executive Committee Meeting – August 25, 2010

c.     Next Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost

 August 31, 2010 [9 am]

d.    Next Senate Meeting – Administration Building Penthouse CR1

 September 14, 2010

e.     Faculty Forum – October 1, 2010

f.     State of University Address – October 21, 2010

g.    August 12, 2010 Faculty Development – Can Academics Have a Life?

Balancing Work and Family in the Academy Need to register at  www.uab.edu/facultydevelopment

13.  Adjournment

 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Senate Office – Campbell Hall Room 410G

Birmingham, Al 35294-4370 (205) 934-6619 Fax (205) 934-6834

 

 

 

                               

E.     Officer and Committee Chair Reports

·         Chair Hickson

 

1.      Provost Quarterly Report

2.      July 19 meeting – scorecards/strategic planning

3.      Provost meetings – concerns about Section 1.2.2.2.

4.      Shared governance survey – Pam Burks request for questions

5.      Pam Burks request for time at the September Senate meeting – HR Climate Survey

6.      FSEC/officers meeting with individual deans

7.      Senate presentation – possible topics/presenters

8.      Reporter article on shared governance [August]

9.      Ad Hoc Research Sub-Committee report

10.  Ethics Hotline - status

11.  Textbook Committee – status

12.  UPC / Senate reps; who meets with Dr. Way; who receives agendas, minutes, etc

13.  Senator request – role of Senate with obesity concerns for Alabama; UAB activities

14.  Ombudsman

15.  Senate budget

16.  HR letters – how to minimize faculty concerns; add “no change in benefits”; why timeline short for requests or notices; during summer/9 month faculty

 

·         Chair-elect Chatham

 

 

·         Past-chair Lockhart

·         Faculty Forum October 1; HHB 102; 3 pm  [flyer update; marketing plan]

 

·         IT [encryption; advisory committee/senate representative; USB]

 

·         Gender/equity consultant working group – status

 

·         Manos Juntas  - follow up

 

·         Open Forum - reports – decision about distribution

 

·         October forum – topic – Use of IDEA for teaching effectiveness (original Senate recommendation to Provost) [ATTACHMENTS # 7 AND 8]

What methods other than IDEA are used to measure teaching effectiveness?

 

·         Senate technology committee – follow up of discussion by Chair with Sallie Wright

 

 

·         Secretary Greenup

  

 

1.      Senate Budget report - laptop

2.      Tracking logs process/records[Senate; FPPC]; summary of status of pending recommendations – monthly report to Provost

 

3.      CSW – Senate representative – seek full membership and voting rights with CSW 

 

4.      Visiting Senator to FSEC meetings –improve communications among non-FSEC members of Senate

 

5.      Informational items listed on June 23 agenda have been posted to Senate page

 

6.      Senate attendance report – all units had representation for each Senate meeting past year except 1 unit not represented at 1 meeting

 

 

·         FAC Chair Kim

 

1.      shared governance survey – update/status

2.      recommendation for university commission to study shared governance

3.      IDEA for fall – president; provost; deans [BUS; EGR; PH; HP; NURSING; DENT; JHS {DENT}]; library directors [LHL; MSL]

 

·         Finance Chair Hutchison

 

1.      Identify goals of committee for year 2010-2011

2.      Health benefits survey

3.      Status of Fringe Benefits Committee meetings

4.      Leave Benefits Committee

 

 

 

 

 

·         Gov & Operations Chair Chiasera

1.     Identify goals of committee for year 2010—2011

2.     CAS representation to Senate  - vote by full faculty decision/FSEC decision

3.     Potential concerns by CAS for Senate vote at August meeting – [Note: all 4 old units represented at the July Senate meeting]; FSEC members interact with CAS Senators/Alternate Senators to get questions/concerns prior to August meeting

4.     Question – if full faculty vote would this be done before or after President approval of the amendments to Constitution

5.     Restructure C&R [curriculum; research; technology]

6.     C&B revisions

 

 

·         C&R Chair Majd Zayzafoon

1.      Identify goals of committee for year 2010-2011

 

2.      FDGP – update – recommendations to Provost

 

3.      Vice – Chair/Curriculum Topics

 

4.      Research report status

 

5.      UPC – academic honor code [August – availability of academic integrity module to be required of all FYR courses; faculty will have access]

 

6.      QEP  report – follow up action decision

 

7.      UPC structure – Senate role in curriculum review and approval [refer to Constitution Section V – power of Senate]

 

                         

·         FPPC Chair Menear

             

 

 

                                        

         Parliamentarian Wittig

    

 

 

F.     Additional/New Topics for Discussion

 

·         Student Athletes – faculty role – respond to requests; how to assure occurrence

·         UAB initiatives – obesity; how to better inform faculty, staff, students and get involved

 

 

 

 

G.    Announcements

 

  1. Next Faculty Policies and Procedures Committee meeting – August 20, 2010 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. in Administration Building Penthouse CR1
  2. Next meeting of FSEC with President and Provost – July 27, 2010 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. AB 1070
  3. Next Senate meeting – August 10, 2010; AB Penthouse Conference room; 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
  4. Faculty Open Forum – October 1, 2010; HHB 102; 3 pm
  5. State of University Address – President Garrison – October 21, 2010; HUC Auditorium; 3:30 p.m.
  6. Can Academics Have A Life? Balancing Work and Family in the Academy [Faculty Development Event] August 12, 2010; HH 102 [all day] Register at Faculty Development web site

 

H.    Adjournment