Senate Documents

  • 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: […]

  • June 13, 2020

    FSD 19-27: Resolution for Increased Aid for Public Higher Education

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Committee: Executive Discussion Date: June 5, 2020 Senate Action Date: June 5, 2020 Approved Resolution for Increased Aid for Public Higher Education On March 27, 2020, the Congressional CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act provided more than $2 trillion in economic stimulus to rescue essential industries, including cruise […]

  • June 13, 2020

    FSD 19-26: Endorsement of Purdue Fort Wayne statement on shared governance

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Committee: Executive Discussion Date: June 5, 2020 Senate Action Date: Tabled/Approved/Rejected Whereas: Breakdowns in the principles of shared governance have occurred far too frequently at Purdue Northwest and its predecessor institutions, and   Whereas: The attached statement on shared governance, Fort Wayne SD 16-26, adopted by the Purdue Fort Wayne […]

  • June 13, 2020

    FSD 19-25: Faculty Option for Remote Instruction

    Committee: Executive Discussion Date: June 5, 2020 For Action Date: Whereas: The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented risks for face to face instruction, and   Whereas: Faculty are in the best position to judge the trade-offs between health risks to both themselves and students, and the potential detriment to instructional quality for a particular course, […]

  • May 7, 2020

    FSD 19-24 Resolution regarding the use of student course evals. for Spring 2020

    FSD 19-24 Resolution regarding the use of student course evaluations for Spring, 2020. Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Discussion Date: 5/08/2020 Senate Action Date: 6/05/20 Approved Whereas: The student course evaluation of faculty teaching is a valuable tool for faculty to help assess their teaching effectiveness, and Whereas: Faculty supervisors and department heads regard the […]

  • May 7, 2020

    FSD 19-23 Experiential Learning Course Application Form

    FSD 19-23 Experiential Learning Course Application Form – Faculty Senate and Governance Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-23 Submission Date: 05/08/2020 (General Education) Senate Action and Date: For Discussion, 05/08/2020 For Action: 5/08/2020 Approved: 5/08/2020 Faculty Senate Document 19-23 creates a structure for Experiential Learning assessment for Purdue University Northwest. This document […]

  • April 21, 2020

    Curriculum Documents 2017-2018

    COB 17-01 Rev Prog Min Grade Req COT 17-03 Rev Course IET 35200 CHESS 17-02 NEW COURSE PSY 25200 CHESS 17-04 REV COURSE IDIS 43500 CHESS 17-05 REV COURSE IDIS 43600 CON 17-01 NUR 48601 Pre Co-requisite Change CON 17-02 Baccalaureate Plan of Study Elective Change CON 17-03 NUR 28600 Pre Co-requisite change CON 17-04 […]

  • April 8, 2020

    FSD 19-22 Faculty Electronic Communication Policy

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Discussion Date: 4/10/20 Senate Action Date: Tabled/Approved/Rejected Whereas, there formerly had been established a series of e-mail lists that could be used to communicate between faculty and staff, and an on-line Open Forum that allowed faculty, staff and retirees at Purdue University Northwest (hereafter, PNW) to communicate among themselves;   […]

  • April 8, 2020

    FSD 19-21 Faculty Resolution to Stop Classroom Interference

    FSD 19-21 Faculty Resolution to Stop Classroom interference and Practice of Academic Freedom Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Discussion Date: 4/10/2020 Senate Action Date: 4/10/2020 Approved   Whereas this has been brought to Faculty Senate’s attention that the Administration is adding the Department Heads and or Dean(s) to the class rosters surreptitiously, to monitor instructors through […]

  • April 8, 2020

    FSD 19-20 Resolution on Proposal Faculty Oversight: Institutional Program Suspensions

    FSD 19-20 Resolution on a Proposal Faculty Oversight Regarding Institutional Program Suspensions Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Submission Date: 3/13/2020 Senate Action Date: 4/10/2020 Approved:  4/10/2020 Whereas: The Educational Policy Committee of the PNW Faculty Senate was asked by the Senate Executive Committee to draft a policy regarding suspensions, discontinuances or any other terms that […]