FACULTY SENATE RECOMMENDATIONS
2013 - 2014
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Committee of Origin
Status of Recommendation*
|*Approved indicates approval by the Faculty Senate and the University President.|
|SR-13-14-41||UFC||Approved||CONFIDENTIAL Recommends that the following nominees be considered for as a recipient of an honorary degree and be added to the perpetual list. The committee recognizes that, if more appropriate, the university president has the option to choose another candidate.|
|SR-13-14-42||LAC||Approved||Resolves that the Faculty Senate endorses the West Virginia Advisory Council of Faculty Issues for 2013, "Creating a Continuum of Learning.|
|SR-13-14-43||IS||Approved at FS level; Awaiting Presidents signature||Recommends that the faculty of Marshall University evaluate the President and the Provost of the University in October 2013 and annually in March thereafter, including March 2014, using the attached form or future modifications thereof by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.|
|SR-13-14-44||BAPC||Approved||Recommends that the Speech and Debate teams have access to early registration.|
|SR-13-14-45||IS||Approved at FS level; Awaiting Presidents signature||
Members of the Board of Governors and Marshall University Faculty should have an open meeting once a semester.
Resolves that, by a vote of the Faculty Senate, Marshall University opposes the use of the new West Virginia Paycard adopted by the state Auditor’s Office and request the Auditor to provide an explanation of statutory authority for this action.
Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGE in the following colleges and/or schools/program: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: PSY 426-Cross Cultural Psychology - Add MC attribute to catalog description.
Resolves that the Marshall University Faculty Senate and President Kopp and area stakeholders will hold forums on the Huntington, South Charleston and Pt. Pleasant campuses to ask their legislative representatives to address the proposed budget cut to higher education. These forums will take place on each campus prior to the November Legislative Interims.
|SR-13-14-49||CC||Approved||Recommends approval of the listed COURSE CHANGE in the following colleges and/or schools/programs: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: ECE 322 - Change course title to Language, Literacy.|
|SR-13-14-50||CC||Approved||Recommends approval of the listed COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools/programs: COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS: Add ENG 221 Postcolonial Literature and ENG 416 Victorian Nonfiction.|
|SR-13-14-52||IS||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents signature||Recommends that, by a vote of the faculty senate, the Budget Working Group allocate $50,000 for funding research awards to individual faculty member's expenses up to $5000.|
|SR-13-14-53||CC||Approved||Recommends approval of the listed UNDERGRADUATE COURSE CHANGES in the COLLEGES OF LIBERAL ARTS and SCIENCE.|
|SR-13-14-54||CC||Approved||Recommends approval of the listed UNDERGRADUATE COURSE DELETIONS, or CHANGE of a MAJOR/MINOR or PROGRAM/AREA OF EMPHASIS in the following colleges and/or schools/programs: COLLEGES OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS, LIBERAL ARTS, and SCIENCE.|
|SR-13-14-55||CC||Approved||Recommends approval of the listed UNDERGRADUATE COURSE ADDITIONS in the following colleges and/or schools/program: COLLEGES OF ARTS & MEDIA, HEALTH PROFESSIONS, LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCE.|
|SR-13-14-56||BAPC||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents approval||Recommnedsd that the Marshall University Board of Governors Policy AA-14 (Course Syllabus) be revised. The Chair of the department in which the course resides is in the best position to assist and reslove issues arising from instructors of late appointments.|
The Faculty Senate of Marshall University requests Marshall University Board of Governors to have, starting in the AY 2013-2014, at least once a year a JOINT MEETING, to discuss matters affecting faculty and the effective and efficient management of the institution.
|APC||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents approval||
Recommends that the Academic Planning Committee recommend the following programs be continued at their current level of activity: BA in Humanities, BA in History, BA in Sociology/Anthropology, Bachelor of Applied Science, Regents Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts. Committee members also recommend continuation of the BS in Biological Sciences with identification for resource development.
|SR-13-14-59||APC||Not approved, returned to the committee||
Recommends that Members of the Academic Planning Committee recommend the Intent to Plan for the BA in Arts and Intent to Plan for the BA in Sports Management move forward in the preparation process.
|SR-13-14-60||UFC||Approved||CONFIDENTIAL Recommends that the following nominees be considered for as a recipient of an honorary degree and be added to the perpetual list. The committee recognizes that, if more appropriate, the university president has the option to choose another candidate.|
|SR-13-14-61||BAPC||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents approval||Recommends approval of allowing highly qualified West Virginia high school students who have been selected for the BS/MD program the opportunity to participate in early registration in order to complete their requirements for their Bachelor of Science and medical school at Marshall University and The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in seven years|
|SR-13-14-62||APC||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents approval||
Recommends that the APC recommends the approval of the “Intent to Plan” for the Bachelor in Arts in the Arts with Majors in Art, Music, Theater, and Allied Arts.
|SR-13-14-63||APC, EC, FS||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents approval||Recommends that the General Education Council Resolution be approved with the additional language “political” and “institutional”.|
|SR-13-14-64||APC||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents approval||
Recommends the APC recommends the approval of the “Intent to Plan” for the Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management Degree Program.
|SR-13-14-65||APC||Not approved, returned to the committee||Recommends the following a vote of 5 to 3, the Academic Planning Committee recommends the intended proposal for a Multidisciplinary degree be referred to the Council of chairs for further development|
|SR-13-14-67||IS||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents signature||
Recommends the Faculty Senate of Marshall University requests Marshall University Board of Governors to have, starting in the AY 2013-2014, at least once a year a JOINT MEETING, to discuss matters affecting faculty and the effective and efficient management of the institution.
|SR-13-14-68||LC||Approved at FS level; awaiting Presidents signature||The Faculty Senate’s Library Committee RESOLVES that Article VI, Section 11. B of the Constitution of the Marshall University Faculty be amended to revise the Ex-Officio Non- Voting Membership to include the Director of Libraries Operations, the Director of Morrow Library, the Director of South Charleston Library, and the Head of Archives & Special Collections.|
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