NUMERICAL INDEX
FACULTY SENATE RECOMMENDATIONS
1997 - 1998

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The following is a key to the recommendation status: A = Recommendation was approved; D = Recommendation was disapproved; P = Recommendation was postponed to a later meeting date; R = Recommendation was referred back to committee; W = Recommendation was withdrawn by the senate or committee.

Recommendation Number Committee of Origin Status Recommendation Summary
SR-97-98-1GRARecommendation to approve the changes in graduate programs in Health and Physical Education as published in the 1997-1998 Graduate Catalog (pp. 117-118).
SR-97-98-2FPCARecommends the following: 1) that all faculty will provide their students with the opportunity to evaluate teaching effectiveness at the end of each course; 2) that colleges and other academic units be held accountable for establishing a method and procedure for students to evaluate each faculty member's teaching effectiveness at the conclusion of each course for use to improve the quality of instruction; 3) that faculty evaluations are confidential communications between students, individual faculty members, the academic deans, department chairs and committees for promotion and tenure considerations if that information is deemed appropriate to support individual faculty teaching effectiveness.
SR-97-98-3SCWCARecommends that every student be informed that he/she can have a university number other than their social security number.
SR-97-98-4FPCARecommends that faculty who supervise independent studies, thesis, and student teaching be recorded as the instructor of record.
SR-97-98-5FPCARecommends that no additional funds be put into the continuing merit pool of money until all merit policies have been reviewed. The amount of money available for merit awards will therefore remain at the 1997-98 level. This policy will cover those academic units which fall under the university salary policy Executive Policy Bulletin No. 5.
SR-97-98-6BAPCWRecommends that Interim Executive Policy Bulletin No. 13 be forward to Faculty Senate for vote with no changes. (Withdrawn/tabled by the Executive Committee).
SR-97-98-7BAPCRRecommends that grades for Foreign Study Courses be Credit/No Credit.
SR-97-98-7RBAPCARecommends approval of policy regarding grades for students who study abroad.
SR-97-98-8ISARecommendation dealing with faculty concerns regarding the Strategic Planning Update.
SR-97-98-9CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITION: PE 150 (Beginning Ice Skating).
SR-97-98-10CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITION: CSD 218 (Introduction to Computer Programming II).
SR-97-98-11CCARecommends approval of a course CHANGE in title for CLS 100.
SR-97-98-12CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGE: From MTH 130E to MTH 127.
SR-97-98-13CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGE: THE 150 (a change in hours from 2 to 3).
SR-97-98-14CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGE in number: From CI 250 to CI 350.
SR-97-98-15CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGE: From ITL 250 to ITL 350.
SR-97-98-16CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGES: FCS 201, FCS 305, FCS 306, FCS 406, FCS 428, FCS 450, FCS 466, FCS 471, FCS 472, FCS 480-483, FCS 491-494, and FCS 495H-496H.
SR-97-98-17CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITIONS: IST 160, IST 340, IST 341, IST 350, IST 432, IST 433, IST 440, IST 441, IST 442, IST 443, IST 450, IST 451, IST 452, and IST 453.
SR-97-98-18CCARecommends approval of the following change in alpha designator for Counseling courses: From CR to COUN.
SR-97-98-19CCRRecommends approval of a new minor in mathematics. (Referred back to the College of Science Curriculum Committee by the senate; read by the president).
SR-97-98-20FPCARecommends that the intellectual property of ownership rights of faculty who develop and/or teach the content of E-courses be clearly stated in a contractual agreement in accordance with Executive Policy Bulletin No. 9. For example, see Item IV, Ownership Rights, Sections A, B, C, and D of Executive Policy Bulletin No. 9 (Patent and Invention Policy for Marshall University).
SR-97-98-21FPCARecommends that teaching loads and compensation for teaching E-courses as part of regular teaching loads or as overloads be negotiated with the appropriate administrator in the College through which the course is being offered.
SR-97-98-22FPCARecommends the following: That faculty selected to teach E-Courses must have the knowledge of the content of the E-Course and the computer competency required to teach a course via electronic means.
SR-97-98-23FPCRRecommends that E-Courses be taught according to a standard semester schedule; i.e., start and end according to the academic calendar. However, in certain cases, it may be expedient or necessary to use a more flexible schedule. In the event that more flexibility is needed or desired, there will be a time line written by the teaching professor that will bind students to an agreement to submit course work and communicate with the teaching professor according to an agreed upon schedule. (Referred back to committee by senate; read by president).
SR-97-98-23RFPCWRecommends that the completion date for each E-Course shall be stated in the course syllabus. In no case shall it be sooner than the end of the semester the student is registered for. In no case shall it be later than one year from the end of the semester the student registered for. (Withdrawn by the senate; read by the president).
SR-97-98-24FPCRRecommends that E-Course registration be conducted on a regular academic schedule. As in on campus registration. (Referred back to committee by senate; read by president).
SR-97-98-25SCWCARecommends that the Code of Conduct be amended with the addition of the attached Sexual Assault and Abuse Policy.
SR-97-98-26ISARecommendation stating the following: We, the members of the Marshall University Faculty Senate, do hereby resolve that all monies generated by the Faculty Improvement Fee be used for eligible full-time faculty as: 1) merit raises, 2) market value adjustments, 3) promotion bonuses, and 4) cross-the-board or experience increment increases.
SR-97-98-27ECRRecommends approval of Revised Interim Executive Policy Bulletin No. 5 (Guidelines for Salary Administration at Marshall University) as amended. (Referred to the Faculty Personnel Committee by the senate; read by the president).
SR-97-98-28CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGES in alpha designator: From EM 213 to ENM 213; from EM 214 to ENM 214; from EM 215 to ENM 215; from EM 216 to ENM 216, and from EM 218 to ENM 218.
SR-97-98-29LCARecommends that the fourth floor of Morrow Library be designated as an archival space to house back issue journals, including those from the medical school and other libraries of the University.
SR-97-98-30UFARecommends as recipients for Honorary Degrees at the May 1998 Commencement. (Approved by the senate with COMMENTS noted on the original recommendation by the university president). Confidential recommendation.
SR-97-98-31FPCARecommends approval of Interim Executive Policy Bulletin No. 13 (E-Courses) as amended.
SR-97-98-32ISD Recommends that the decision to suspend the program in Computer Science and Software Development be rescinded pending full review by the Faculty Senate and the Curriculum Committee. (Approved by the senate; disapproved by the president)
SR-97-98-33CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITION: SPN 112 (Intensive Elementary Spanish).
SR-97-98-34FSARecommends approval of the following change to the Marshall University Academic Calendar for 1998-99: Change the deadline for submitting final set of grades for the Fall Semester from December 16 (Wednesday) to December 17 (Thursday).
SR-97-98-35PFPCDRecommends approval of the Marshall University Parking Policy as written by the Marshall University Office of Public Safety. (Disapproved by the senate; read by the president).
SR-97-98-36APCARecommends that the reorganization plan for the College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) be approved as proposed to the Academic Planning Committee.
SR-97-98-37APCDRecommends that the reorganization plan for the College of Science (COS) be approved as proposed to the Academic Planning Committee with an amended inclusion of the following two recommendations: 1) that an annual evaluation/assessment program be adopted for new divisional structure, and 2) that the Dean and Division Coordinators work for continued faculty and student input in the development and implementation of the reorganization plan. (Disapproved by the senate; read by the president).
SR-97-98-38APCDRecommends that the reorganization plan for the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) be approved as proposed to the Academic Planning Committee with an amended inclusion of the following two recommendations: 1) that an annual evaluation/assessment program be adopted for the new divisional structure, and 2) that the Dean and Division Coordinators work for continued faculty and student input in the development and implementation of the reorganization plan. (Disapproved by the senate; read by the president).
SR-97-98-39CCARecommends approval of the proposed B.A. degree in Multidisciplinary Studies dependent on the following: 1) changes in the statement on Library resources, 2) changes in the Lewis College of Business component, and 3) the addition of a paragraph concerning the process that will be used to add and modify areas of emphasis.
SR-97-98-40CCARecommends approval, with reservations, the proposed deletion of the B.S. degree program in Computer Science and Software Development.
SR-97-98-41SCWCARecommends the following amendment to the current Grievance Procedure in the Student Handbook: On page 126 of the current handbook, under the "Grievance Procedure," it is recommended that "or his designee" be added after "the president...." in section b and c (2 places) under IV, C, Level III.
SR-97-98-42SCWCARecommends the following change to the current Marshall University HIV/HBV Policy on file in the Dean of Student Affairs Office (in italics, regular and bold): Under the "Guidelines for Prevention of Transmission and Management of HIV" section, 3c, the first sentence should be changed from Confidential testing and appropriate counseling will be offered to the individual by the school following exposure to Confidential testing, appropriate counseling and referral services will be offered through the Counseling Center to the individual by the school exposure.
SR-97-98-43ECARecommends that the Faculty Senate the following three options concerning the library move (only the adopted choice follows: Close the library for a designated five day period while classes continue. The tentative shutdown would begin on Monday, October 5, 1998.
SR-97-98-44FPCRRecommendation to establish a position of ombudsperson consistent with the attached description.
SR-97-98-45FPCPRecommends Methodology for Incorporating Experience Into Target Salaries.
SR-97-98-46FPCARecommends that President Gilley, working with the Faculty Senate, engage an external consultant for review of faculty salary policy including concerns about gender equity. Furthermore, the Faculty Senate shall be included in the selection process for the consultant and shall identify appropriate faculty groups to meet with the consultant. The consultant's report shall be presented to the senate for consideration before any implementation of salary policy occurs.
SR-97-98-47FPCPRecommends approval of Guidelines for Salary Administration at Marshall University.
SR-97-98-48FPCARecommends exemption of COEHS from SR-97-98-4, Independent Study Credit.
SR-97-98-49PFPCPRecommends that the Community & Technical College building be renamed "Hayes Hall."
SR-97-98-50ECARecommends that the Registrar revise the scheduling policy for Final Examinations to ensure that all regularly scheduled classes held at 3:00 p.m. and later, receive the full two-hour time allotment; and, that the Registrar publish final examination schedules reflecting the proposed changes beginning in the Spring of 1999.
SR-97-98-51CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGE: CI 403/503.
SR-97-98-52CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITIONS: IST 430 and IST 431.
SR-97-98-53CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITION: PLS 440/550.
SR-97-98-54CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITIONS: HST 260 and HST 261.
SR-97-98-55CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITION: ENG 478.
SR-97-98-56CCARecommends approval of the following course DELETIONS: SPN 161R, SPN 162R, SPN 263R, and SPN 264R.
SR-97-98-57CCARecommends approval of the following course ADDITIONS: ENG 341, ENG 428/528, ENG 458, GER 203, GER 204, PSY 443, PLS 400/500, SED 373L, ATE 420/520, ATE 449/549, MIS 480-483, MIS 485-488, MIS 490, PS 410, PS 411, and PS 470.
SR-97-98-58CCARecommends approval of the following course DELETIONS: GER 232, GER 234, EDF 114, CI/EDF 200, EDF 300, BE 480-483, BE 485-488, MKE 280-283, HDAT 480-483, MKE 480-483, MKE 485-488, PHY 410, and PHY 411.
SR-97-98-59CCARecommends approval of the following course CHANGES: SED 455, SED 498, EDF 218, EDF 319, EDF 475, ATE 405, BE 305, BE 325, BE 421, BE 495H-496H, MKE 205, MKE 301, and ECN 490.