Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meeting
Guests: Brian Cooper; Dr.
When the CRC is opened, faculty, staff and alumni will have access; however, an annual/yearly commitment will be required. The fee schedule for the various CRC memberships is as follows: Faculty/Staff=$360/yr.; Alumni=$540/yr.; Full-time Students=$204/yr. and Part-Time Students=$106/yr. Faculty and Staff may elect to have their annual fee deducted from their paycheck on a monthly basis ($30/mo.). Spouse/partner will be able to join for an additional $15/mo.
A fee comparison of other Southeast facilities
was reviewed as well as competing facilities in the
A discussion regarding parking arrangements for the CRC revealed that all employees would be asked to use their campus parking assignments during the day. After , nearby surface lot/deck parking is available.
A transition of the Bell-Wallace
Gymnasium will begin
Economic Rules Committee
Last spring, a second committee was assembled to review the first Economics Rules Committee report which established general principles regarding distribution/cost across the campus. It was determined that a full transition to this approach must allow sufficient time for conversion so these general principles could be used during the budget planning process. Future plans include assembling this committee periodically to evaluate progress of the implementation.
University-Wide Committees Procedures/Processes
The FSEC requested identification of which university-wide committees are exempt from the “Sunshine Law.” The FSEC will determine which university-wide committees are in question so it can be addressed on a case-by-case basis.
OHRP, Research Plan and Other Issues
UAB Scorecard Metrics
Dr. Garrison and Dr. Capilouto will meet to review the proposals from the Curriculum and Research Committee before any decisions are made. Currently, the university scorecard is on the UAB website; however, future plans include the addition of the unit scorecards.
Follow-Up for Deans Evaluations—Feedback Levels
As part of the annual budget planning sessions for the individual schools scheduled for July, Dr. Capilouto plans to meet individually with each dean to review the evaluations which will include analysis of the overall performance of the respective schools and self-evaluations using scorecard metrics. The Provost periodically conducts another level of performance review by meeting with the individual school administrators, focus groups and/or external consultants where deemed appropriate.
State of the University Address
It was decided that Dr. Garrison
would present the annual State of the University Address on
Faculty Senate/Academic Units Information Flow [Information Item]
In an effort to enhance communication between the Faculty Senate, faculty and deans, the Faculty Senate has decided to identify “senior senators” who would act as liaisons and meet with the deans and department chairs/administrators.