Senate Documents

  • February 11, 2021

    FSD 20-19 Resolution on University of Evansville’s Current Affairs.

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Resolution on University of Evansville’s Current Affairs. Submission Date: February 12, 2021                                                       Faculty Senate Document 20-19 Committee:  Faculty Affairs For Discussion Whereas, the Faculty of Purdue University Northwest has been made aware of the facts that the president of the University of Evansville, who is leading a top-down effort to […]

  • February 5, 2021

    FSD 20-18 Resolution on a proposal to reorganize departments within CHESS

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE FSD 20-18: Resolution on a Proposal to Reorganize Departments within the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences Committee: Educational Policy For Discussion: February 12, 2021 Whereas: The Purdue University Northwest Senate received and discussed a proposal from the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences to implement a reorganization […]

  • February 5, 2021

    FSD 20-17 Procedures for Remote Election of the Vice-Chair Elect

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Procedures for Remote Election of the Vice-Chair Elect Submission Date: February 12, 2021                                                       Faculty Senate Document 20-17 Nominating Committee For Discussion: Whereas: The Nominations, Elections, and Awards Committee of the Senate is charged with conducting the election of the Vice-Chair Elect at the April meeting of the Senate, and Whereas: […]

  • January 14, 2021

    FSD 20-16 Revision of FSD 20-04: Faculty Control of their Syllabus

    Faculty Senate Document 20-16 Revision of FSD 20-04:  Faculty Control of their Syllabus PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Committee:  Executive Committee Discussion Date:  January 15, 2021 Action Date: Whereas: FSD 20-04 states-28:  “…the final say of the content of the course syllabus is in the hands of the faculty member designated to teach each course.” […]

  • January 12, 2021

    FSD 20-15 Resolution: Classroom Behavior Policy

    FSD 20-15 Resolution: Classroom Behavior Policy Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Committee: Student Affairs Committee For Discussion: 1/15/2021   Whereas the faculty Senate is tasked with creating appropriate policies and procedures, and Whereas there is currently no appropriate written Purdue University Northwest, (PNW), Senate policy regarding classroom behavior. Be it resolved that the PNW Faculty […]

  • January 11, 2021

    FSD 20-14 Resolution on a Proposal for Unification of College of Engineering and Sciences (CES) and College of Technology (COT) to College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE FSD 20-14 Resolution on a Proposal for Unification of College of Engineering and Sciences (CES) and College of Technology (COT) to College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Committee: Educational Policy For Discussion: January 15, 2021 Whereas:  The December 11, 2020 Faculty Senate meeting featured the discussion of a […]

  • December 8, 2020

    FSD 20-13 Bylaw (III. C. 5.4. ) Revision: Budget and Resources Subordinate Committee

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Faculty Senate Document 20-13 Revision of the bylaws (III.C.5.4) Senate Budget and Resources Subordinate Committee Committee:  Executive Committee For Discussion:  December 11, 2020   Whereas: The Senate is charged with creating policy and procedures, and Whereas:  The budget and resources of the University directly impact all faculty, and Whereas:  The […]

  • December 7, 2020

    FSD 20-12 Revision of FSD 17-30 (Revised) Senate Budget Priorities

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 20-12 (Revision of FSD 17-30-revised) Submission Date: 12/11/20 (Executive Committee) Discussion  Date:  12/11/20 Whereas: The Provost has provided funds for a Senate budget, and Whereas: It is in the best interests of the Senate to expend these funds in as orderly and transparent a manner as possible, […]

  • December 4, 2020

    FSD 20-11 Membership on Awards Committees

    Faculty Senate Document 20-11:   Membership on Awards Committees PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Committee:  Nominating Committee Submission Date: December 11, 2020 For Discussion:  December 11, 2020 Whereas: The Senate is charged with creating policy and procedures concerning the Outstanding Faculty Awards given out each year on Founder’s Day, and Whereas: The awardees are typically chosen […]

  • December 4, 2020

    FSD 20-08 Establishment of Senate Westville Committee

    Faculty Senate Document 20-08:   Establishment of Senate Westville Committee PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Committee:  Executive Submission Date: December 11, 2020 For Discussion:  December 11, 2020  APPROVED It is hereby resolved that: Whereas: the Senate shall hereby establish the Senate Westville Committee, known as the Westville ad hoc committee of the Senate Executive Committee to […]