Faculty Senate Agenda, December 13, 2019

December 11, 2019

Purdue Northwest Faculty Senate


December 13, 2019

10:00 a.m., Portage Meeting Facility Room 113 

  1. Determination of quorum.
  2. Call to order.
  3. Approval of the agenda.
  4. Approval of the minutes from November 8, 2019.
  5. Remarks by the Senate Chair (T. Elmendorf).
  6. Memorial presented by Prof. Lerner
  7. Remarks by the Chancellor (T. Keon)
  8. New Business
    1. Curriculum documents and updates; consideration of COT minor and potential conflicts with COB (Curriculum, L. Taylor).
  9. New Business: Documents for action.
    1. FSD 19-08 Clinical Promotion Committees (R. Vega)
    2. FSD 19-10 Duration of Criteria for Promotion and Tenure(R. Vega)
    3. FSD 19-11 Rebuttal Option at Promotion and Tenure Campus Committee Level(R. Vega)
  10. New Business: Documents for discussion.
    1. Proposal for reorganization of Computer Science (EPC, K. Scipes)
    2. Electronic communication policy (EPC, K. Scipes)
    3. Request for written strategies for increasing enrollment (EPC, K. Scipes)
  11. Discussion items.
    1. Report on the current status of assessment in preparation for the HLC visit (GE&A)
    2. FSD 19-12 General Education Course Equivalencies
    3. Suspension of programs and FSD 18-20 (approved 3/9/18) (Executive, L. Pelter)
    4. Discussion of issues relating to the Westville campus.
    5. Report on the Workload Committee (Nominations, G. Domke)
    6. Summer teaching policies and the current status of FSD 18-19 (FAC, R. Vega)
    7. Faculty Feedback to Administrators survey for 2019-2020 (FAC, R. Vega)
    8. Need to strengthen the wording of FSD 17-21 (GE&A) on waivers of program requirements to clarify the need for the involvement of expert faculty.
  12. Remarks by the Student Government representative (J. Schooley, SGA President)
  13. Report of the University Senate/IFC representative (J. Pula)
  14. Open discussion (as time permits).
  15. Adjournment

Committee room assignments:

  • Nominations, Elections, and Awards – Foyer Room
  • Curriculum – PMF 104
  • Education Policy – PMF 113
  • Faculty Affairs – PMF 113
  • General Education – PMF 113
  • Student Affairs – PMF 113