THE MINUTES OF THE MARSHALL UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1999, IN THE JOHN MARSHALL ROOM OF THE MEMORIAL STUDENT CENTER

MEMBERS PRESENT: Abramson, Desai, Stone, Sottile, Gillespie, Lowry, Marley, Stern, Anthony, Elwell, Miller, Rowe, Duke, Rigsbee, Gross, Freidin, Dolmetsch, Hudock, Jarrett, Perry, Brown, Szarek, Rhoten, Shah, Wang, Davis, Rider, Rotter, Brown, Aluthge , Castellani, Wilson (T), Hankins, Russell, Wilson (N), Dennison, Bailey, parliamentarian, Edmunds; and several guests.

MEMBERS ABSENT: Weible, Karickhoff, Gripshover, Merritt-Damron, Doyle, Ford, Finver, Januszkiewicz, Green, Cody, Beaver, Simmons, Lester, Adkins, Hubbard, May, Forget, Carter, East, and Nicholson.

The meeting was called to order at 4:06 p.m. by President Dennison.

1.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Minutes from the 1/28/99 meeting were approved as distributed.

2. ANNOUNCEMENTS:


3. REPORT OF THE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT:

4. ACF REPORT:

Ben Miller reported that he and two other members of the Advisory Council of Faculty will be making a presentation to the Board of Trustees on Friday, February 26, during the Board's meeting at MUGC in South Charleston.
5.DISCUSSION OF WAYS TO INVOLVE THE UNIVERSITY FUNCTIONS COMMITTEE WITH COMMENCEMENT CHANGES:

Dr. Dennis Prisk gave a short report on the plans for commencement this spring. The main ceremony will be held in the Huntington Civic Arena. Other details are being worked out.

6.DISCUSSION WITH CONSULTANT WILLIAM CALDWELL:

Mr. William Caldwell, who has been hired as a consultant to the Faculty Senate on salary issues, had an open-ended dialog with the senate on the nature of his research. His report is scheduled to be finished at the end of March.

7. COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS:

SR-98-99-(20) 79 (IS): Resolution that the Faculty Senate urge Dr. Gilley to review and revise his decision to refuse reassigned time (MUAFT lobbyist, Rainey Duke).MOVED TO TABLE, SECONDED, DEFEATED. MOVED TO SEND BACK TO LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE, SECONDED, AND PASSED.

*NOTE: The following recommendations SR-98-99-(23) 82 (CC) thru
SR-98-99-(29) 88 (CC) were considered as a group, moved, seconded,
and passed.


SR-98-99-(23) 82 (CC): Recommends approval of the following course additions/changes: ART 335, ART 457, MUS 339, MUS 429, MUS 338, and MUS 340. MOVED, SECONDED, AND PASSED.

SR-98-99-(24) 83 (CC): Recommends approval of the following course additions/changes/deletions in the College of Education & Human Services: SED 453, FCS 440, CI 442, PLS 442, SED 458, ATE 489, ATE 495, FCS 306A, FCS 406, FCS 202A, FCS 213 , FCS 314A, FCS 212A, FCS 354A, FCS 110B, CI 449, FCS 212B, FCS 213A & B, FCS 270, FCS 314B, FCS 351B, FCS 306B, FCS 354B, FCS 466, FCS 428, FCS 490, FCS 444A & 444B, FCS 406A & 406B, FCS 427, and FCS 307. MOVED, SECONDED, AND PASSED.

SR-98-99-(25) 84 (CC): Recommends approval of the following course deletions in the School of Journalism & Mass Communications: JMC 230, and JMC 250. MOVED, SECONDED, AND PASSED.

SR-98-99-(26) 85 (CC): Recommends approval of the following course additions in the College of Liberal Arts: ENG 465 and HST 200. MOVED, SECONDED, AND PASSED.

SR-98-99-(27) 86 (CC): Recommends approval of the following course changes/additions in the College of Science: BSC 302, BSC 304, MTH 101, and MTH 106. MOVED, SECONDED, AND PASSED.
SR-98-99-(28) 87 (CC): Recommends approval of the following course additions in the College of Science: IST 260, 280, 281, 282, 283, 301, 320, 321, 322, 323, 420, 421, 424, 425, 480, 481, 482, 483, 485, 486, 487, 488, 490, 491, 495H, 496H, ES 322, 323, and 425. MOVED, SECONDED, AND PASSED.

SR-98-99-(29) 88 (CC): Recommends approval of the following course addition/changes in the College of Education & Human Services: PE 275, CI 342, COUN 370, 475, and 490. MOVED, SECONDED, AND PASSED.

8. STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Maudie Karickhoff (Academic Planning Committee) submitted a written report to the senate. Chuck Bailey (Athletic Committee) gave a report to the senate. No other reports were presented.

9. REQUESTS TO SPEAK TO THE SENATE:

None.

10. AGENDA REQUESTS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS

None.


Meeting adjourned at 5:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,



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Dr. Ben Miller, Secretary
Marshall University Faculty Senate


MINUTES READ:


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Dr. Corley Dennison, President
Marshall University Faculty Senate


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Dr. J. Wade Gilley, President
Marshall University