FSEC MEETING MAY 25, 2005
- ATTENDING: Ted Benditt; Pete Anderson;
Joe March; Mark Lockhart; Warren Martin; Jeff Engler; Gary Sapp; Jennifer
Long; Beverly Mulvihill; Joseph Telfair; Pat Greenup; Mike Wyss; Stephanie
- FSEC MINUTES of April 27, 2005:
Approved as distributed.
- DRAFT OF EXPANDED MINUTES FOR MAY 12,
2005 SENATE MEETING no recommended changes to minutes received from FSEC
document ready for distribution to Senators.
- DRAFT AGENDA FOR JUNE 7, 2005 FSEC
MEETING WITH PRESIDENT AND PROVOST
UAB FACULTY SENATE EXECUTIVE
Administration Building 1070
FSEC MEETING WITH PRESIDENT GARRISON
Reviews Process Timeline
Plan For UAB Community Development Efforts
- DRAFT AGENDA FOR JUNE 14, 2005
Senate Meeting Agenda
June 14, 2005
7:30 - 9:30 A. M.
of Visitors Please Sign Attendance Roster
of Minutes May 10, 2005 Meeting
Report Past Chair Ted Benditt and Chair Pete Anderson
of Senators at Large to Faculty Senate Executive Committee
Report President Carol Garrison
Senate Standing Committees Planning for 2005-2006 Activities
Curriculum & Research Senator Jeff Engler
Affairs Senator Mark Lockhart
& Operations - Senator Jennifer Long
Senator Warren Martin
10. New Business
Senate Representatives to University-wide Committees Debra Laken
Benefits Committee Warren Martin and Linda Reed
Council Madelyn Coar
11. Open Forum
a. Next Senate Meeting July 12,
2005 Penthouse CR1
b. President Garrisons State of
the University Address September
c. Executive Committee meeting
June 22, 2005 noon in Senate
d. Executive Committee meeting with
President Garrison and Provost
Capilouto June 29, 2005.
- Summary of topics discussed by FSEC
- Introductions of new members to the
FSEC for 2005-2006 term.
- Chair Benditt reported that a copy of
the UAB Affirmative Action Plan Summary for 2005 will be available in the
- Chair Benditt reported that the
Senate has received a report on faculty salary analysis from Dr. John
Lyons. Chair Benditt has this report.
- Chair Benditt encouraged FSEC members
to consider the Constitution Reform petition and to consider active
participation by the Senate to encourage faculty participation.
- Chair Benditt distributed copies of
memo from Provost Capilouto coordinated Planning for Library Space and
Services. This was an FYI and no action is required by FSEC or Senate at
- Chair Benditt encouraged the FSEC to
review the memo from Provost Capilouto Focused Report on Comprehensive
Standard 3.7.2- evaluation of Faculty Effectiveness. No further action
- TOPICS IDENTIFIED REQUIRING FURTHER
DISCUSSION/ACTION BY FSEC AND/OR SENATE
- ACTION ITEM - Senate FAC
administration of Academic Administrator evaluations. Chair Mark Lockhart
is preparing a draft proposal for the FSEC June 22, 2005 meeting. This
draft proposal will address all of the issues discussed at this meeting.
The discussion included the minutes of the last FAC meeting and the FAC
NOTE: May 12, 2005 the FSEC (members able to attend) discussed the FAC
recommendations and these recommendations are part of the planning in progress
by Chair Lockhart. Additionally, on May 18, 2005 Chair elect Anderson,
Secretary Greenup, Stephanie Belcher and Mark Lockhart met to discuss the
planning and timeline issues that must be considered in preparing the
administrator evaluation proposal to be submitted to Senate/President and
- ACTION ITEM - Chair Anderson
is preparing a draft proposal for discussion at the June 22, 2005 FSEC
meeting on Senate liaison process implementation. A decision for possible
presentation to President and Provost on June 29, 2005 will be made.
- ACTION ITEM Secretary
Greenup requested FSEC members to encourage nominations for
Senators-at-large. Two nominees names have been submitted.
- ACTION ITEM Governance &
Operations will need to write proposed amendments to the Senate Bylaws to
include the election process for Senators-at-large. Chair Long will be
working with the committee on this during the coming months.
- ACTION ITEM -Topics for future
Senate meeting presentations this will need to be addressed at the June
22, 2005 FSEC meeting.
- ACTION ITEM- University-wide
committee reports place on FSEC agenda for June 22, 2005 meeting.
- ACTION ITEM FAC will
continue to identify a process for Senate review of periodic career
review. This topic will require further discussion by the FSEC on June 22,
- TOPICS ON AGENDA NOT DISCUSSED
FORWARDED TO JUNE 22, 2005 AGENDA
- Faculty Handbook will there be
paper copies in the future versus only the online versions; which version
of handbook and policies apply to faculty (current versus when hired)
- Number of adjunct faculty and number
of non-tenure earning track in comparison with tenure-earning and tenured
faculty positions-addressing questions of metrics compliance and faculty
workloads; effort reporting issues will FSEC address this topic?
- Senate Annual Report - - access to
and availability of UAB administrators by the faculty does FSEC want to
address this topic?
- Promotion and Tenure criteria what
is process in academic units when faculty members are not involved in
research, teaching and service? Are P&T guidelines defined so that
all faculty members are aware of requirements and differences when in
teacher focus position or in research focus position? Will the FSEC
address this topic?
- Action Items from the May 25, 2005
Refer to the sections above in these
- Action Items from the April 25, 2005
- Implementation of Senate Liaison
position and activities Chair Anderson
is preparing a plan to present to President and Provost on June 29, 2005.
- FAC work on periodic career review
practices is ongoing.
- All other action items were addressed
and completed or are ongoing.
- Handouts at the FSEC Meeting on May
- Memo from Provost Focused Report on
Comprehensive Standard 3.7.2-evaluation of Faculty effectiveness
- Memo from Provost Coordinated
Planning for Library Space and Services
- Agenda for FSEC Meeting May 25,
- DRAFT Minutes FSEC Meeting April
- DRAFT Expanded Minutes for May 10,
2005 Senate Meeting
- 2005 Listing of UAB Academic Departments
meeting June 22 noon 1:30 pm
new chairs and senators at large June 22 at 11 am Senate office
with President and Provost June 29 at 9-10:30 am
Senate roster and committee assignments updated materials will be distributed
for June Senate meeting
dates for Senate meetings-will be distributed to Senators
The FSEC meeting
adjourned at 1:30 pm.
These minutes have been
prepared by Secretary Greenup on May 28, 2005.