Faculty Senate Agenda, June 5, 2020

June 15, 2020

Purdue Northwest Faculty Senate

Executive Committee, in lieu of the Senate

June 5, 2020, via Zoom


  1. Determination of quorum.
  2. Call to order.
  3. Approval of the agenda.
  4. Approval of the minutes from 04-24-20 and 05-15-20.
  5. Curriculum documents and other curriculum issues (Curriculum)
  6. Documents from other committees (EPC, FAC, GE&A, SAC, N&A) not addressed below.
  7. FSD 19-22: Electronic communication policy, for action (EPC and FAC)
  8. FSD 19-24: Student evaluations for spring 2020, for action (SAC)
  9. Report on the Back to Work Task Force (Libbie Pelter)
  10. Resolution on faculty option for remote instruction in fall 2020 (Elmendorf)
  11. Proposal to merge the College of Technology with the College of Engineering and Sciences (EPC)
  12. Endorsement of Purdue Fort Wayne resolution on shared governance (Elmendorf)
  13. Budget question about furloughs for only 12-month contract employees.
  14. Discussion of Senate budget priorities (Artz)
  15. Question on “global studies” identifier on PNW courses (Scipes)
  16. Question about programs to address concerns of and about students, faculty, and staff of color (Scipes)
  17. Proposed revision to the bylaws to change the term in office of the Chair and Vice-Chair (Elmendorf)
  18. Adjournment