University of Alabama at Birmingham

Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda

November 13, 2007

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 October 9, 2007 Faculty Senate Meeting

4.      Chair Report Chair Pat Greenup

5.      President Report President Carol Garrison

6.      Presentation Ms. Stella Cocoris Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

7.      Presentation Ms. DeeDee Bruns Undergraduate Enrollment

8.      Presentation Dr. Bryan Noe Graduate Enrollment

9.      Senate Standing Committees

a.       Curriculum and Research Senator Nasim Uddin

b.      Faculty Affairs Senator Mark Lockhart

c.       Finance Senator Stephen Mennemeyer

d.      Governance and Operations Senator Pat Higginbottom

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

i.         Revisions to Use and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages Policy

ii.       Revisions to Section 3.8 (Standards of Behavior) of UAB Faculty Handbook

10.  Revisions to Sections 3.10 to 3.15 of UAB Faculty Handbook Discussion/Vote

11.  Senate Representatives to University-wide Committees

  1. Academic Advising Committee Jeanne Hutchison
  2. Academic Programs Council Pat Greenup, Warren Martin, Nasim Uddin
  3. Athletic Advisory Committee William Cockerham
  4. Campus Planning Committee Stephen Mennemeyer, Nasim Uddin
  5. Commission on the Status of Women Joy Deupree
  6. Diversity Advisory Council Madelyn Coar
  7. Faculty Enrichment Committee Sue Kim, Chander Raman
  8. Fringe Benefits Committee Michael Humber, Warren Martin, Linda Reed
  9. Naming Committee Pat Greenup
  10. Police Advisory Council Tommie Singleton
  11. Undergraduate Programs Council Ellen Buckner (NURS), Kay Clements (HP),

Jeanne Hutchison (NSM), Warren Martin (BUS), Melanie Shores (EDU),

Danny Siegel (A&H), Nasim Uddin (ENG), Rex Wright (SBS)

12.  Open Forum

a.       Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) and Research at UAB Dr. Susan Lyons

13.  Announcements

  1. Next FPPC Meeting Administration Building 1269 November 16, 2007
  2. Next Executive Committee Meeting November 28, 2007
  3. Next Executive Committee Meeting with President and Provost December 4, 2007
  4. Next Senate Meeting Administration Building Penthouse CR1 December 11, 2007