Faculty Senate Agenda, November 12, 2021

November 8, 2021

Faculty Senate Agenda, November 12, 2021

Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: In person:  GREAT HALL
Zoom link: https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/j/93870071999?pwd=dFBSck9SbUl1UkVqSXJZOEQwbzJHZz09


  1. Determination of quorum.
  2. Call to order.
  3. Approval of the agenda.
  4. Approval of the minutes from October 8, 2021.
  5. Remarks by the Senate Chair (Kim Scipes).
  6. Remarks by the Chancellor (T. Keon)
  7. New Business:
    • Curriculum Documents Approval
  8. Old Business
    • Insert items as appropriate (Name of Presenter: T. Roach)
  9. For Action:
  10. Discussion Items:
    • Provost needing to increase budget for Senate’s course releases/compensation
    • In report titled “Indiana High School Graduation and College-Going Trends over 10 Years: 2011-2021,” on page 3, it reported that PNW lost 29.1% of its students over last six years, only ahead of Vincennes University (42.6% decrease) among Indiana Public Institutions of Higher Learning.  Would like formal explanation by SLT as to why our enrollment drop has been this severe, and what they plan on doing about this in the immediate future.
  11. Reports from Senate Standing Committee Chairs
    • Curriculum
    • Ed Policy
    • Faculty Affairs
    • General Education & Assessment
    • Nomination & Awards
    • Student Affairs
    • University Senate IFC Representative
  12. Executive Sub-committee Reports
    • Budget
    • Westville
  13. Report from SGA.
  14. Open discussion.
  15. Adjournment


Committee room assignments:

Faculty Senate Meeting Great Hall
Nominations Committee Tech 160
Curriculum Committee DSAC 1114M
Ed Policy Committee Great Hall
Faculty Affairs Committee DSAC 1113
Gen Ed Committee LSF 056
Student Affairs Committee LSF 170A