RECORD OF EVENTS

JULY 20-22, 2005

FSEC MEETINGS

 

The July 20, 2005 FSEC meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum for FSEC.

 

The July 21, 2005 FSEC meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum for FSEC.

 

NOTE: The FSEC was moved from the regular schedule of July 27, 2005 to prepare for the July 22, 2005 meeting of the FSEC with President Garrison and Provost Capilouto. This meeting was scheduled due to conflicts for the August 2, 2005 FSEC meeting with President and Provost.

 

The agenda for the July 22, 2005 meeting was prepared by Chair Anderson and Secretary Greenup. Agenda items submitted to President Garrison on July 21, 2005:

(1) IDEA proposal for department chairs in fall term; (2) Status of Section 2.0

 

 

DRAFT – DRAFT – DRAFT

Agenda for July 21, 2005 FSEC Meeting

 

  1. FSEC Minutes – June 22, 2005 FSEC Meeting – reviewed by Chair, Senators at large and distributed to FSEC members for review and feedback.
  2. July 12, 2005 Faculty Senate – DRAFT Expanded Minutes – Feedback requested from all FSEC members.
  3. DRAFT – Agenda for August 9, 2005 Senate Meeting – Review and Finalize

DRAFT

Senate Meeting Agenda

August 9, 2005   7:30 - 9:30 A. M.

Penthouse CR1

  1. Call to Order
  2. Recognition of Visitors – Please Sign Attendance Roster
  3. Approval of Minutes – July 12, 2005 Meeting
  4. Chair Report – Chair Pete Anderson
  5. President’s Report – President Carol Garrison
  6. Presentations: TBD   -
  7. Senate Standing Committees
    1. Curriculum & Research – Senator Jeff Engler
    2. Faculty Affairs – Senator Mark Lockhart
    3. Governance & Operations - Senator Jennifer Long
    4. Finance – Senator Warren Martin
    5. Faculty Policies and Procedures – Past-Chair Ted Benditt
  8. New Business
    1. Faculty Senate Representatives to University-wide Committees

·        Debra Laken – Athletic Advisory Committee/Academic Standards Subcommittee

·        Madelyn Coar – Diversity Advisory Council

·        Warren Martin/Linda Reed – Fringe Benefits Committee

·        Seine Chiang - UAB Commission on Status of Women

·        Other Senate Representatives to Univ-wide committees

·        Committee on Academic Advising (CAA)

  1. Open Forum
  2. Announcements
    1. Next Senate Meeting – September 13, 2005 – Penthouse CR1
    2. President Garrison’s State of the University Address – September 20, 2005

 

  1. DRAFT Agenda–FSEC Meeting with President Garrison – July 22, 2005

                  Possible Items:

1.      Status of Section 2 Handbook revisions

2.      IDEA – Proposal for Department Chair Evaluations/Timeline

3.      Comprehensive Plan for UAB Community Development Efforts

4.      Other items are to be identified

 

 

  1. FSEC – Topics For Discussion

1.      Senate representative to Committee on Academic Advising

2.      Administrator evaluation proposal – Mark Lockhart

3.      Faculty development – need to continue discussion initiated on June 22.

4.      University-wide committee reports– Senate action – process definition – Chair Anderson and Secretary Greenup

5.      Topics for future Senate meeting presentations - ALL

6.      FAC Report - Periodic career review process – next steps in process based on  Provost proposal related to Faculty Development, Evaluation, and Post-Tenure Review activities; follow up for Phase II Reports to Senate by Academic Units

7.      Faculty Handbook – Report from FPPC related to this question - will there be paper copies in the future versus only the online version; which version of handbook and policies apply to faculty (current versus when hired)

8.      Senate Annual Report of the “access to and availability of UAB administrators” by the faculty. – this topic was identified in FSEC meeting several months past –WHAT ACTION IS NEEDED ON THIS TOPIC BY FSEC/SENATE?

9.      Promotion and Tenure criteria – what is process for faculty who are not teaching and what is process for faculty who are not doing research – what are criteria at academic unit levels? ASSIGNED TO FAC.

10.  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-SHOULD THIS BE ASSIGNED TO STANDING COMMITTEE?

11.  Numerical ratings for faculty evaluation process in academic units – faculty review practices - what are current practices

12.  Ideas and actions to improve faculty participation with Senate and FPPC

13.  Senate budget

 

 

  1. Announcements

1.      Next FSEC meeting – August 31, 2005 – noon – 1:30 pm

2.      FSEC meeting with President and Provost – September 6 at 9-10:30 am

 

  1. Adjournment