NUMERIC INDEX
FACULTY SENATE RECOMMENDATIONS
2000 - 2001

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Recommendation Number

Committee of Origin

Status of Recommendation

Recommendation Summary

SR-00-01-(1) 42

FDC

Approved

Recommends that the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) be appointed an ex-officio member of the Faculty Development Committee.
SR-00-01-(2) 43 LA

Referred Back to Committee

Recommends the Faculty Senate support legislation of the State Codes that includes the salary schedule for the classified employees in the State higher educational institutions.
SR-00-01-(3) 44 FPC

Approved

Recommends that the Green Book, which currently requires a faculty member to have the appropriate degree for promotion to the Rank of Professor be amended by adding the following language: "Exceptions to the degree requirement may be made in the case of exceptional artistry and/or scholarship only if the appropriate college Promotion and Tenure committee so recommends."
SR-00-01-(4) 45 LA

Approved

Recommends that the Faculty Senate continue to support a bill, which is designed to bring TIAA-CREF benefits in the new Defined Contribution State Teachers’ Retirement System. This bill authorizes the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission to change employer contributions from six percent (6%) to 7 and ½ percent (7-½%) and to reduce employee contributions from six percent (6%) to 4 and ½ percent (4-½%). Such an adjustment should be defined as an equity adjustment.
SR-00-01-(5) 46 LA

Approved

Regarding all of higher education in West Virginia, the Legislative Affairs Committee urges the Faculty Senate to do the following: (1) go on record as opposed to arbitrary tenure caps and in favor of the awarding of tenure based on accomplishments in teaching, scholarly and creative activity and service; and (2) urge the University President and each faculty member to encourage state legislators to support this recommendation.
SR-00-01-(6) 47 LA

Approved

Recommends that the Faculty Senate support a legislation that permits faculty with 12-month appointment to donate their un-used sick leave time to other faculty and staff who need it. The Committee further urges the University President and each faculty member to encourage state legislators to support this recommendation.
SR-00-01-(7) 48 LA

Approved

Recommends that the Faculty Senate support the concept of, and any bill to be introduced, which would legalize state employees’ service in the West Virginia Legislature. The Committee further urges the University President and each faculty member to encourage state legislators to support this recommendation.
SR-00-01-(8) 49 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the following COURSE ADDITIONS in the College of Liberal Arts: ENG 335,     ENG 342, and ENG 490.
SR-00-01-(9) 50 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the following COURSE ADDITIONS in the College of Nursing and Health Professions: DTS 201, DTS 202, DTS 301, DTS 302, DTS 304, DTS 310, DTS 460, DTS 468, DTS 476, and DTS 478.
SR-00-01-(10) 51 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the following COURSE ADDITION in the College of Science: IST 343.
SR-00-01-(11) 52 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the following COURSE CHANGES in the College of Liberal Arts: ENG 402 and HST 103.
SR-00-01-(12) 53 PFPC

Referred Back
to Committee

Recommends the equalizing of parking fees on all campuses in the Marshall University system.
SR-00-01-(13) 54 LA

Approved

Recommends that the University President appoint one of his representatives to the State Legislature to serve as a liaison, ex-officio non-voting member in the Legislative Affairs Committee. The term of membership is automatically renewable every year unless a new appointment is initiated by the president, or requested by the Legislative Affairs Committee and/or the Faculty Senate.
SR-00-01-(14) 55 LA

Approved

Recommends that the University President and Vice President of Health Sciences to work closely with West Virginia University officials, the State’s Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, the Legislature and the Governor to restore the $3.1 million in budget cuts from FY 2000 which have led to the current crisis in liability insurance coverage for both universities. The Committee further recommends that the parties explore the possibility of establishing a campus-based or multi-campus self-insurance fund, with appropriate limits of liability, to eliminate this recurring problem.
SR-00-01-(15) 56 SCWC

Approved

Recommends that the University adopt the Marshall University Creed as a public statement of student, faculty, and staff commitment to positive values and exemplary behavior.
SR-00-01-(16) 57 UF

Approved

CONFIDENTIAL RECOMMENDATION Recommends that the following individuals should be considered for commencement speaker at the May 2001 Commencement:
SR-00-01-(17) 58 UF

Approved

CONFIDENTIAL RECOMMENDATION Recommends that the following individuals should be considered for honorary degrees at the May 2001 Commencement:
SR-00-01-(18) 59 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE DELETIONS for the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: CMM 202; LEWIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS:ACC 313; FIN 330; FIN 415; FIN 435.
SR-00-01-(19) 60 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES for the Elizabeth McDowell Lewis College of Business: ECN 100; ECN 440; ECN 466; ECN 467; FIN 323; FIN 343; FIN 370; FIN 425; FIN 440; FIN 470; MIS 209; MIS 330; MIS 410; MIS 430; MIS 440; MIS 441; MGT 422; MGT 423; MGT 424; MGT 425; MKT 231; MKT 340; MKT 341; MKT 350; MKT 371; MKT 440; MKT 490.
SR-00-01-(20) 61 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES for the School of Journalism and Mass Communications: JMC 201; JMC 301; JMC 302; JMC 304; JMC 350; JMC 351; JMC 360; JMC 382; JMC 402; JMC 414.
SR-00-01-(21) 62 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGE for the College of Information Technology & Engineering: SED 490.
SR-00-01-(22) 63 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES for the College of Science: IST 236; IST 263; IST 322; IST 323; IST 332; IST 333; IST 423; IST 432; IST 442; IST 443; MTH 415.
SR-00-01-(23) 64 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the following COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools--LEWIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: ACC 450; FIN 350; FIN 431; MIS 350; MIS 433; MIS 444; MIS 450; MKT 435. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: CL 234; CMM 205; CMM 302; CMM 421; ENG 336; ENG 444. SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS: JMC 461; JMC 462. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE: ISC 208; IST 163; IST 238; IST 264; IST 334; IST 336; IST 337; IST 338; IST 339; IST 342; IST 362; IST 363; IST 366; IST 444; IST 445; IST 464; IST 465; IST 466; IST 468; IST 469.
SR-00-01-(24) 65 BAPC

Approved

Recommends that the University adopt the attached Academic Calendar 2001-2002 and the Academic Calendar 2002-2003.
SR-00-01-(25) 66 SCWC

Faculty Senate voted to return the recommendation to the committee for clarification, further review, and revision.

Recommends that the University adopt the attached revision of the Student Code of Conduct. The proposed new Code re-frames the essential elements of the existing Code under six positively-stated Standards for appropriate behavior. It also removes Residence Hall-specific regulations from the Code and permits the Department of Residence Services to address them as violations of the terms of students’ housing contracts. This revision will replace the Code of Conduct introduction and sections I – III that appear on pages 62-66 of the 2000-2001 Student Handbook. It will also replace the following sections contained under the heading “Judicial System” on pages 57-60 of the 2000-2001 Student Handbook: Introduction; Off-Campus Conduct; Definitions; Board of Trustees’ Policies.

SR-00-01-(25) 66R SCWC

Faculty Senate returned to Committee for clarification and revision of the entire code.

Recommends that the University adopt the attached revision of the Student Code of Conduct. The proposed new Code re-frames the essential elements of the existing Code under six positively-stated Standards for appropriate behavior. This revision will replace the Code of Conduct introduction and sections I – III that appear on pages 62-66 of the 2000-2001 Student Handbook. It will also replace the following sections contained under the heading “Judicial System” on pages 57-60 of the 2000-2001 Student Handbook: Introduction; Off-Campus Conduct; Definitions; Board of Trustees’ Policies.
SR-00-01-(25) 66R2 SCWC

Approved

Recommends that the University adopt the attached revision of the Student Code of Conduct. The proposed new Code re-frames the essential elements of the existing Code under six positively-stated Standards for appropriate behavior. This revision will replace the Code of Conduct introduction and sections I - III that appear on pages 62-66 of the 2000-2001 Student Handbook. It will also replace the following sections contained under the heading "Judicial System: on pages 57-60 of the 2000-2001 Student Handbook: Introduction; Off-Campus Conduct; Definitions; Board of Trustees' Policies.
SR-00-01-(26) 67 SCWC

Returned to Committee for further consideration and inclusion of PFPC

Recommends that the university change its smoking policy so that smoking may occur only in designated areas that are at least 10 yards away from any building. Further, it is recommended that ashtrays be available at all designated sites, that the university adopt a policy that penalizes those who litter and that cigarette butts be specifically identified as litter. While it is not specifically recommended, it is suggested that future consideration be given to the placement of shelters at designated smoking areas for the protection of those who choose to smoke. It is additionally recommended that “No Smoking” signs be placed at building entrances.

SR-00-01-(27) 68 BAPC

Approved

 

Recommends changing the text of the Undergraduate Catalog and the Student Handbook in respect to suspensions because of academic deficiencies. Currently in the Student Handbook, under Academic Rights and Responsibilities, page 124, it is stated that a student “may be suspended” for having a deficit of 20 or more quality points and having not received better than a 2.0 average on all work attempted during the last semester. Currently in the Undergraduate Catalog, under Academic Standing, page 89, the student is informed, “you are automatically suspended, “ for similar deficiencies. We recommend the texts of the Undergraduate Catalog and the Student Handbook be changed to “you will be suspended.”
SR-00-01-(28) 69 APC

Approved

Recommends the approval of a College of Education and Human Services, Human Development and Allied Technologies, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program in Adult and Technical Education (ATE).
SR-00-01-(28) 69R CC

Approved

Recommends the approval of a College of Education and Human Services, Human Development and Allied Technologies, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program in Adult and Technical Education (ATE).
SR-00-01-(29) 70 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools--COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: ENG 424; ENG 435; FRN 312; GER 312; PSY 411; SPN 312; SPN 323; SPN 324; SPN 335; SPN 336; SPN 411; SPN 412; SPN 413; SPN 414; SPN 415; SPN 416; SPN 417; SPN 418; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE: MTH 104.
SR-00-01-(30) 71 CC

Approved 

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE DELETIONS in the following colleges and/or schools--COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: FRN 314; GER 314; SPN 101R; SPN 102R; SPN 150; SPN 151; SPN 203R; SPN 204R; SPN 250; SPN 251; SPN 263R; SPN 264R; SPN 304; SPN 314; SPN 318; SPN 319; SPN 321; SPN 322; SPN 350; SPN 351; SPN 401; SPN 402; SPN 403; SPN 405; SPN 406; SPN 450; SPN 451; SPN 460.
SR-00-01-(31) 72 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE DELETIONS for the following college: COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING: EM 213; EM 214; EM 215; EM 216; EM 218.
SR-00-01-(32) 73 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed CHANGE OF ALPHA DESIGNATOR for the COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING: SED changed to SFT.
SR-00-01-(33) 74 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the attached CURRICULUM UPDATE/REVISION within the COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING.
SR-00-01-(34) 75 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed CHANGE OF ALPHA DESIGNATOR for the COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING EE, EG, and ENM changed to ENGR.
SR-00-01-(35) 76 CC

 Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES for the COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING: EE 201; EE 202; EE 204; EG 107; ENM 216; and ENM 218.
SR-00-01-(36) 77 CC

 Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools: LEWIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS: MIS 350; MIS 433: MIS 444 (Letter of non-duplication received) and COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING: ENGR 111 and ENGR 112 (Added to Recommendation at request of Senate as a letter of non-duplication has been received) ENGR 219 (Course tabled and returned to Committee pending receipt of letter of non-duplication),.
SR-00-01-(36) 77R CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING: ENGR 219 (Course name changed to Engineering Thermodynamics)
SR-00-01-(37) 78 PFPC

 Approved

Recommends that the Faculty Senate request the following: That President Angel, after consulting with the PFPC and the Provost, set priorities and reserve sufficient funds to update and refurnish at least two classrooms a year on the Marshall campus. The goal is to have one or two classrooms on each floor upgraded to electronic classroom status and to replace broken or worn out furniture and upgrade lighting and wiring in all classrooms to support today's technology.
SR-00-01-(38) 79 BAPC

Approved

Recommends that amendments to the Student Handbook should be made which clarify the procedures to be followed in the academic appeals process. The recommended revisions would more precisely outline the rights and responsibilities of faculty in the appeals processes.
SR-00-01-(39) 80 FPC

Disapproved

Recommends that beginning with the 2001-2002 year, Biomedical Sciences Faculty salaries as a percentage of the salaries paid at peer institutions shall be brought in line with the corresponding figure for Marshall University faculty as a whole.
SR-00-01-(40) 81 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: HST 380; RST 206. COLLEGE OF SCIENCE: MTH 405. COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS: MUS 171/371. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES: PE 496.
SR-00-01-(41) 82 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES for the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF NURSING & HEALTH PROFESSIONS: NUR 318; NUR 322. COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES: PR 448; PR 449. COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS: ART 405; ART 413; MUS 189 A-D/389 A-D.
SR-00-01-(42) 83 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES for the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF SCIENCE: IST 338; IST 339; IST 468; IST 469. COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: GEO 203; GEO 320; GEO 416; GEO 420; HST 208; RST 205.
SR-00-01-(43) 84 CC

Approved

Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGE for the COLLEGE OF SCIENCE: MTH 335.
SR-00-01-(44) 85 SCWC

Approved

Recommends to the Faculty Senate that the University adopt the following revision of Section 6.F. of the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities and approve the establishment of a process for addressing Residence Hall rules as violations of the student Housing Contract, rather than as violations of the Code.
SR-00-01-(45) 86 EC

Approved

Recommends that faculty reconsider Recommendation SR-97-98-2 (FPC) for the purpose of continuing to support the confidentiality of faculty evaluations.

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