The Faculty Senate will be meeting, via Zoom, on Tuesday, September 14, 7:30-9:15 a.m.

Any faculty may attend – faculty will receive an email with the Zoom link from your school’s Faculty Senate Liaison. Topics scheduled include: EPIC and ASSET: Continuity plan, with Lori McMahon, Dean of the Graduate School. The Senate will elect their Senators-at-Large on the Executive Committee and the gavel will be passed to the 2021-22 Chair of the Faculty Senate, Tapan Mehta. The Faculty Senate Chair report and committee reports will also be given.

During the meeting, faculty have the opportunity to indicate their questions, input, faculty-advice, concerns, ideas, feedback, etc., by texting such to a member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee – their cell phone number will be posted in the chat box, at the Zoom meeting. Alternatively, you may utilize the “raise your hand” Zoom feature to be recognized to speak by the Faculty Senate Chair.

If you prefer a more private setting to raise your concern or suggestion, please contact the Chair of the Faculty Senate, Tapan Mehta, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Agenda

(Items and Order Subject to Change)

  • Presentation – Collaboration Session
    • EPIC and ASSET: Continuity plan Lori McMahon, Dean of the Graduate School
  • Chair’s Report – Mike Sloane
  • Senate Awards – Mike Sloane
  • Passing of the gavel to the new Senate Chair Tapan Mehta – Mike Sloane
  • Thanks to the outgoing Chair and new Chair’s Report – Tapan Mehta
  • Start of the New Senate Term – Tapan Mehta
    • Welcome to the new and returning Senate Members
    • Introduction of this term’s Senate Liaisons and their role
    • New FSEC members and introduction of the standing Senate Committees
  • Senate Committees Reports & Faculty/Senate Representatives on University-wide Committees Reports
    • Undergraduate Curriculum – Ria Hearld
    • Graduate Curriculum – Daniel Smith
    • Curriculum – Ana Oliveira
    • Faculty Development – Mike Bertram
    • Faculty Policies and Procedures – Dan Givan
    • Finance – Jamey Worrell
    • Governance and Operations – Emma O’Hagan
    • Research – Karen Cropsey
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Nabiha Yusuf
    • Senate-Representatives’ Reports to the FSEC – Tapan Mehta; Mike Sloane; Senators-at-Large
  • New Business
    • Election of the Senators at Large on the Faculty Senate Executive Committee
  • Open Forum & Suggestions of items that Senate Committees Should Address
  • Announcements

If you have any questions regarding the meeting or agenda items, you may contact the Chair of the Faculty Senate, Tapan Mehta (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or the Associate Chair of the Faculty Senate, Kelly Hill (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Agenda items and order are subject to change.