The Faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside will hold its Spring 2008 meeting at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3, 2008, in Molinaro Hall D137
The University Committee, in consultation with the Chancellor, has approved the following agenda:
Call to Order
1) Minutes of the Faculty Meeting of October 25, 2007 PSF # 11/2007-8
CTS Program Review Committee is sending a survey to students and to faculty/staff. Participation would be greatly appreciately.
3) Old Business
4) New Business:
A motion to form a Committee of the Whole will automatically be on the floor. Should the motion be approved, the Committee of the Whole will be chaired by Dennis Rome, the University Committee Chair. Under UWPF 1.04(3), the Chancellor is the presiding officer for faculty meetings, except in this circumstance.
The Committee of the Whole may report recommendations representing a consensus of those present, as determined by the Chair, or it may rise without report.
Committee of the Whole Discussion:
a) Revision to the Charge of CAP, as discussed at the last Faculty Senate Meeting
8.03 Committee on Academic Planning
The committee shall consist of:
(a) Six faculty members, elected at large for three year terms. No more than two members shall be from a single electoral division. (Revised by the Faculty Senate 11/29/05)
(b) The Vice Chancellor or designee
(c) One elected academic staff member
(d) One student member
(a) Advises the administration and the Faculty Senate on major program decisions, long-term academic plans, and associated campus development and budgetary policies.
(b) Provides for faculty participation in long-range strategic planning.
(c) Reviews and makes recommendations to the Faculty Senate on proposals to establish, discontinue, or make major changes in departments, schools,or degree programs.
(d) Oversees and updates program review procedures.
(e) Coordinates its work with that of the Course and Curriculum Committee.
(f) Approves major changes in requirements for majors, minors, or certification programs, and decides whether the changes are sufficiently important to require faculty senate action.
Passed at the 3-11-08 Senate Meeting:
RESOLVED, that the University Committee is directed to write a CAP charge that specifically excludes review of PARs and that emphasizes CAP’s role in strategic planning.
b) Discussion of Campus Safety Issues
Maria Martinez is unable to attend this afternoon, but wanted to update colleagues on activities related to this issue. She is now the faculty representative on the broad campus group that looks at student behavior problems. She says that the data base to track student problems is now up and running. System has been working on a revised Code of Conduct. Maria is also heading a small sub-group of faculty working on classroom behavior issues and developing a flow chart.
5) Miscellaneous Business