Senate Documents

  • September 10, 2020

    FSD 20-06: Survey of Faculty Regarding Budget Priorities

    FS 20-06:   Survey of Faculty Regarding Budget Priorities PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Committee:  Executive Submission Date: September 11, 2020 For Discussion:  September 11, 2020 Whereas, the adopted 2020 PNW budget adversely affected academics programs and teaching positions; Whereas, additional budget shortfalls of $2 million for 2020-2021 present a need for further adjustments which could […]

  • September 7, 2020

    FSD 20-05 Senate membership from academic units with reduced faculty

    Faculty Senate Document 20-05:   Senate membership from Academic Units with reduced number of faculty PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Committee:  Nominating and Awards Committee Submission Date: August 28, 2020 For Action:  September 11, 2020 Whereas: the number of senators from each academic unit is set in Bylaws III.B.2.3 as follows: Academic Units with 1-10 Voting […]

  • September 7, 2020

    FSD 20-07: Membership in the Senate Budget Committee

    Faculty Senate Document 20-07:  Membership in the Senate Budget Committee PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Committee:  Nominating and Awards Committee Submission Date: September 11, 2020 For Action:  September 11, 2020 Approved/Tabled/Rejected The Committee on Nominations, Elections, and Awards proposes the following membership for the Senate Budget Committee for 2020-21: Mita Choudhury (English) Maureen Mascha (Accounting) […]

  • August 27, 2020

    FSD 20-03 Resolution on Emergency Revisions to P&T Process

    FSD 20-03 Resolution on Emergency Revisions to P&T Process Faculty Senate Faculty Affairs For Action:  August 28, 2020 Passed: August 28, 2020 Whereas, the COVID19 pandemic during the 2020-2021 academic year make it unsafe for Promotion and Tenure Committees to conduct in- person deliberations and in-person voting, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that That the Faculty […]

  • August 26, 2020

    FSD 20-04 Faculty Control of their Syllabus

    Faculty Senate Document 20-04:  Faculty Control of their Syllabus PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Committee:  Educational Policy Committee Discussion Date:  August 28, 2020 Action Date: September 11, 2020 Tabled/Approved/Rejected Whereas: FSD 19-28:  COVID19 Revision to FSD 16-32: Faculty Syllabus Template established “recommended” language for faculty to use in the syllabi template to include statements about […]

  • August 21, 2020

    FSD 20-02 Membership in Standing Committees

    FSD 20-02 Membership in Standing Committees Faculty Senate Nom. E & A For Action:  August 28, 2020   The Committee on Nominations, Elections, and Awards proposes the following memberships for standing Committees for the 2020-21 Senate:   Curriculum Committee (at least five, but always an odd number, with representation from each College) Lee Artz (Chair) […]

  • August 21, 2020

    FSD 20-06 Memorial Resolution for David Raden, Purdue University Northwest Professor Emeritus Sociology

    Faculty Senate Document 20-06 Memorial Resolution for David Raden, Purdue University Northwest Professor Emeritus Sociology Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Submission Date: August 21, 2020 Senate Action and Date: For Information, August 28, 2020 David Raden, a professor emeritus of sociology who taught at Purdue University Northwest for about 50 years, died on Friday, July […]

  • August 21, 2020

    FSD 20-07 Memorial Resolution for Milan Dakich, Purdue University Calumet Communication Professor

    FSD 20-07 Memorial Resolution for Milan Dakich, Purdue University Calumet Communication Professor Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Submission Date: August 21, 2020 Senate Action and Date: For Information, August 28, 2020 Milan Dakich, Purdue University Calumet communication professor from 1970 to 2011, died on June 30, 2020, at the age of 91. Dakich taught a […]

  • July 23, 2020

    FSD 19-28 COVID19 Revision to FSD 16-32 Faculty Syllabus Template

    FSD 19-28:  COVID19 Revision to FSD 16-32: Faculty Syllabus Template Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Committee: Executive Discussion Date: July 17, 2020 Senate Action Date: July 23, 2020 Approved The faculty syllabus template (FSD 16-32) was amended to include statements about COVID19 Preparedness, Zoom Etiquette, and Course Engagement during COVID19. A friendly amendment stating proper […]

  • June 15, 2020

    FSD 20-01 Amendment to Bylaws III.B.3.3: Terms of Senate Officers

    FSD 20-01 Amendment to Bylaws III.B.3.3: Terms of Senate Officers Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Committee: Executive Discussion Date: June 5, 2020 Senate Action Date: August 28, 2020 Tabled/Approved/Rejected Whereas: Actions taken over the summer by the Senate Chair often need to be followed up on in the fall by the new Chair, and Whereas: […]