NUMERIC INDEX
FACULTY SENATE RECOMMENDATIONS
2009 - 2010
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Recommendation Number

Committee of Origin

Status of Recommendation*

Recommendation Summary

*Approved indicates approval by the Faculty Senate and the University President.
SR-09-10-(01) 47 EC Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President Resolves that by a vote of the Faculty Senate that Bylaw #15 of ARTICLE IX within The Constitution of the Marshall University Faculty be deleted.
SR-09-10-(02) 48 EC Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President Resolves that the following changes to The Constitution of the Marshall University Faculty be brought to a vote of the faculty. (Exact wording of the revisions on file in the Faculty Senate office)
SR-09-10-(03) 49 CFAHC Approved Recommends that the criteria for the critical thinking course designation (CT) and the associated Critical Thinking Designator Form be approved and that these criteria specified in this recommendation be reviewed after the first year of implementation.
SR-09-10-(04) 50 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools: ACADEMIC AFFAIRS -- FYS 100; COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES -- ESS 443; HONORS COLLEGE -- FYS 100H, and COURSE CHANGES in the following colleges and/or schools: LEWIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS -- MKT 350.
SR-09-10-(05) 51 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF A MINOR from the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS -- Addition of a Communication Disorders minor within the Communications Disorders major, and the REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF AN AREA OF EMPHASIS from the following colleges and/or schools: OFFICE OF OUTREACH & CONTINUING STUDIES -- Addition of a Psychology area of emphasis within the Regents BA major and the addition of a Religion Studies area of emphasis within the Regents BA major.
SR-09-10-(06) 52 LAC Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President Resolves that the Faculty Senate endorse the "ACF Legislative/HEPC/CTCC Issues for 2010" as prepared by the Advisory Council of Faculty (ACF).
SR-09-10-(07) 53 LAC Approved Recommends that the Faculty Senate, President Kopp, and the WV Advisory Council of Faculty jointly endorse a recommendation which urges the State and WV-PEIA to implement a 2-year moratorium on any increases in PEIA premiums, co-payment deductibles, and out-of-pocket maximum and/or decreases in medical/pharmacy benefits to all state employees both active and retired.
SR-09-10-(08) 54 UFC Approved CONFIDENTIAL Recommends that the following nominees be considered for commencement speaker and/or recipient of an honorary degree and be added to the perpetual lists. The committee recognizes that, if more appropriate, the university president has the option to choose another candidate.
SR-09-10-(09) 55 CC Approved Recommends approval of the attached form: Request for Undergraduate Addition/Deletion/Change of Department Honors Option.
SR-09-10-(10) 56 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES -- ESS 418; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS -- ANT 301, ANT 489, HST 360, HST 365, PSY 430, SOC 489.
SR-09-10-(11) 57 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES in the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- CVLE 414; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS -- GEO 404, GEO 405, GEO 406, GEO 412; SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATIONS -- JMC 350, JMC 351.
SR-09-10-(12) 58 LAC Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President Resolves that the Faculty Senate of Marshall University endorse a revision to WV Code 18B-2A-1 which controls the composition and appointment of the Boards of Governors (BOGs) of higher education institutions; (1) at Marshall University, the size of the BOG would increase to 17 members with the number of faculty representatives increasing from 1 to 2, and (2) Faculty representatives would be non-administrative only, below the level of dean, and be teaching faculty who are eligible to serve on the Faculty Senate. Faculty representatives are to be elected by the faculty.
SR-09-10-(13) 59 LAC Approved Recommends that the Marshall University Faculty Senate and President Kopp jointly express our appreciation to Governor Manchin and the 2009 State Legislature for their support to the state's higher education system. We are especially thankful to members of our regional representation for their continuous efforts of working together with the University and its faculty, staff, and students in the initiation of various legislations, approval of funding requests, and the promotion of Marshall University in achieving its educational missions. We look forward to their further support of the 2010 University Legislative Agenda and the 2010 ACF-Faculty Legislative Agenda.
SR-09-10-(14) 60 LAC Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President Be it resolved that the Faculty Senate and the Legislative Affairs Committee jointly extend our sincere gratitude to the former Delegate Susan Hubbard for her dedicated service to the Faculty Senate Legislative Affairs Committee. Being an elected ex-officio member to the Committee since 2007, Ms. Hubbard has been actively participating in the committee function, providing the most insightful legislative advice and helping in the assessment and formulation of many legislative proposals. We look forward to continuing our cohesive interaction with her so that a strong faculty voice could be effectively heard at the university and state levels.
SR-09-10-(15) 61 CC Approved Recommends approval of the revisions to add General Education Council Chair to the Signatures area of the curricular forms, Request for Undergraduate Course Addition and Request for Undergraduate Course Change.
SR-09-10-(16) 62 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES -- CI 100; COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS -- ART 298, ART 498, MUS 105; COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS -- CD 461, CD 462, CLS 400, CLS 430, HP 480-483; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS -- ANT 402, CL 210, ENG 200; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE -- CHM 478.
SR-09-10-(17) 63 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES in the following colleges and/or schools: COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS -- ART 255, ART 256, ART 312, MUS 142; COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS -- CLS 110, CLS 410, CLS 421; COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- CVLE 421; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS -- ENG 303, ENG 306, ENG 309, ENG 310, ENG 311, ENG 312, ENG 313, ENG 315, ENG 320, ENG 331, ENG, 335, ENG 336, ENG 340, ENG 341, ENG 342, ENG 425, ENG 460, GEO 426, LAT 250; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE -- MTH 125.
SR-09-10-(18) 64 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE DELETION in the following college and/or school: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS -- ENG 404.
SR-09-10-(19) 65 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF DEPARTMENT HONORS in the following college and/or school: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS -- Addition of an Anthropology Major with honors option and the addition of a Sociology Major with honors option.
SR-09-10-(20) 66 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF CERTIFICATE PROGRAM in the following college and/or school: COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS -- Addition of a Blood Banking Categorical Certificate, Addition of a Clinical Chemistry Categorical Certificate, Addition of a Clinical Hematology Categorical Certificate, and the Addition of a Clinical Microbiology Categorical Certificate.
SR-09-10-(21) 67 CC Approved Recommends approval, as requested by Academic Affairs and University College, that UNI 101 be eliminated as a graduation requirement for incoming students effective fall 2010.
SR-09-10-(22) 68 UFC Approved Recommends revision to SR-06-07-17 UFC: That the honor of serving as Chief Marshal, 1st Assistant Chief Marshal and 2nd Assistant Chief Marshal will be rotated and staggered among the colleges. Every two years the 1st Assistant Chief ..... (full text available in the Faculty Senate office).
SR-09-10-(23) 69 UFC Approved Recommends revision to SR-06-07-18 UFC: That the honor of serving as Chief Usher and Assistant Chief Usher will be rotated and staggered among the colleges by alphabetical order and a new Assistant Chief .... (full text available in the Faculty Senate office).
SR-09-10-(24) 70 APC Approved Recommends that the following academic programs be continued at their current level of activity: ASN Nursing, BS Nursing, BS Communication Disorders, BA Journalism & Mass Communications, BA Foreign Languages, BS Respiratory Care, BS Recreation & Park Resources, BA Sociology, BS Integrated Science & Technology.
SR-09-10-(25) 71 APC Approved Recommends that the following academic program be continued with corrective action required: BA - Communication Studies.
SR-09-10-(26) 72 LAC Withdrawn The Legislative Affairs Committee desires to obtain the Faculty Senate's endorsement and support of the attached recommendation, CSR-09-10-02 LA, as approved by the Classified Staff Council.
SR-09-10-(27) 73 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - ANT 201H; HONORS COLLEGE - HON 280, HON 281, HON 282, HON 283; SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATIONS - JMC 303, JMC 465 and listed COURSE DELETION from the HONORS COLLEGE - HON 101
SR-09-10-(28) 74 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS - ART 453, ART 219; COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS - CLS 105; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - ANT 201, ANT 201H, GEO 100, SOC 200, SOC 200H; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - IST 120, IST 220, IST 264, IST5 447; HONORS COLLEGE - HON 195-197, HON 294, HON 295, HON 296, HON 395-396.
SR-09-10-(29) 75 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF A MAJOR OR PROGRAM - SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATIONS - Addition of a Major in Sports Journalism and a change in the Major, Online Journalism; MINOR - COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - Addition of a Minor, Web Development; and AREA OF EMPHASIS - OUTREACH & CONTINUING EDUCATION - Addition of Preschool Development.
SR-09-10-(30) 76 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - ESS 270, ESS 381, ESS 390; COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS - SWK 210; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - HST 407, PSY 465, PSY 475; and the COURSE CHANGE  in the SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATIONS - JMC 240.
SR-09-10-(31) 77 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF A MINOR in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - Addition of a minor in Sport Management within the Sport Management & Marketing major and a change in the Sport Studies minor within the Sport Management & Marketing major.
SR-09-10-(32) 78 EC Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President Resolves that by a vote of the Faculty Senate that Bylaw #14 of ARTICLE IX within The Constitution of the Marshall University Faculty be amended to add the Graduate School of Education & Professional Development (GSEPD).
SR-09-10-(33) 79 EC Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President Resolves that the following changes to The Constitution of the Marshall University Faculty be brought to a vote of the faculty - ARTICLE III, MEMBERSHIP & ELECTION, Section 1 and ARTICLE VI, STANDING COMMITTEES, Section 5.
SR-09-10-(34) 80 APC Approved Recommends that the College of Health Profession's Intent to Plan for a Bachelor of Science in Public Health be approved.
SR-09-10-(35) 81 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - HS 410, HS 423, HS 424, PLS 311, PLS 360, PLS 361, PLS 362, PLS 432, PLS 489; COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS - FA 100; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - MDL 100; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - MTH 098, MTH 099; UNIVERSITY COLLEGE - UNI 100.
SR-09-10-(36) 82 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - ITL 350, PLS 101, PLS 150, PLS 152, PLS 154, PLS 160, PLS 210, PLS 230, PLS 231, PLS 270, PLS 301, PLS 340, PLS 350, PLS 401, PLS 402, PLS 410, PLS 411, PLS 421, PLS 431, PLS 490; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - MTH 121.
SR-09-10-(37) 83 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF A MAJOR OR PROGRAM in the following college and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - Change of the Major, BS Athletic Training (ET10) and REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF AN AREA OF EMPHASIS from the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS - change from Weaving to Fibers.
SR-09-10-(38) 84 BAPC Returned to Committee Recommends that the current INCOMPLETE Grade Policy, as stated on page 134 of the 2009-10 Marshall University Undergraduate Catalog, be revised.
SR-09-10-(39) 85 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - ESS 447; COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS - MUS 245/445; COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS - CD 401; COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING - CS 215, CS 360, CS 425; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - ENG 101C, ENG 204; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - CHM 111, CHM 328.
SR-09-10-(40) 86 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - COUN 100; COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS - MUS 210; COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS - CD 315, CD 325, CD 422, CD 422L, CD 425, CD 429, CD 430, CD 439, CD 470, CLS 472, CLS 473; COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING - CE 433, CS 210, CS 305, CS 440, CS 490; COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - ENG 101B, CL 237, HST 303; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - CHM 327, MTH 127, MTH 130, MTH 132.
SR-09-10-(41) 87 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE within the following colleges and/or school OF A: MAJOR OR PROGRAM : COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - Change in the major, Recreation and Park Resources (RPR); COLLEGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING - Change in the Major, Computer Science (TC10); COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - Change in the Major, International Affairs (IA); MINOR: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - Addition of a Minor, Geospatial Information Science (GIScience), addition of a Minor, African and African American Studies, addition of a Minor, Sexuality Studies; AREA OF EMPHASIS: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - Change in Athletic Training Pre-Physician's Assistant; COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS - Addition of Integrated Music Studies; CERTIFICATE PROGRAM: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - Change in GIScience Undergraduate.
SR-09-10-(42) 88 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - MTH 416; LEWIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS - BUSN 141 (CT).
SR-09-10-(43) 89 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGES in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS - HST 101, HST 102, HST 103, HST 208, HST 230, HST 231; COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - CHM 254.
SR-09-10-(44) 90 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed REQUEST FOR UNDERGRAUATE ADDITION, DELETION, OR CHANGE OF A MAJOR OR PROGRAM in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF SCIENCE - Change in the Major, BS in Biochemistry (SC 60), change in the Major, BS in Chemistry (SC 10), change in the Major, BS in Environmental Chemistry (SC 70), change in the Major, BS in Forensic Chemistry (SC 50); LEWIS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS - Change in the Major, BBA in Accountancy.
SR-09-10-(45) 91 FS Resolution approved by the Faculty Senate; read by the University President The Marshall University Faculty Senate and the University President, Dr. Stephen Kopp, jointly express our condolence to the families and to the communities of the 29 underground heroes of West Virginia who recently lost their lives in a coal mine explosion. Their brave contribution to the prosperity of this State and this Nation will long be remembered. (Remainder on file in the Faculty Senate office)
SR-09-10-(46) 92 CC Approved Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGE in the following colleges and/or school: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES - PLS 430.

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