Faculty Senate Agenda May 8, 2020

May 2, 2020

Purdue Northwest Faculty Senate


May 8, 2020

Via Zoom

  1. Determination of quorum.
  2. Call to order.
  3. Approval of the agenda.
  4. Approval of the minutes from April 10, 2020.
  5. Remarks by the Senate Chair (T. Elmendorf).
  6. Remarks by the Chancellor (T. Keon)
  7. New Business: Curriculum documents and updates (Curriculum, L. Taylor).
  8. Special Business:
  • Selection of a Senate representative to the Academic Program Review Task Force
  • Challenge to the election of the Vice-Chair Elect at the April Meeting (L. Taylor)
  • Election of a Senate representative to the University (West Lafayette) Senate
  1. New Business: Documents for action.
  1. Discussion items.
  • Spring student evaluation of teaching (SAC, A. Sindone)
  • Audit of computer availability for students (SAC, A. Sindone)
  • Budget issues: administrative proposals to cut as much as $15 million.
  • Budget issues: administrative termination of all clinical faculty and continuing lecturers.
  • Fall classes: administrative proposal to start in-person.
  • Suspension of programs: discussion of the VCAA/Provost’s document.
  • Admission of Administrators to online courses Statement from VCAA
  • Electronic Communication Policy (EPC/FAC, K. Scipes/ O. Farook)
  • The PNW Gen Ed Task Force (GE&A, D. Pratt)
  1. Remarks by the SGA President (O. White)
  2. Report of the University Senate/IFC representative (J. Pula).
  3. Open discussion (as time permits).
  4. Adjournment.

Committee room assignments: cyberspace.