Senate Documents

  • April 30, 2021

    FSD 20-25 Proposal for Purdue University Northwest Academic Calendar

    FSD 20-25 Proposal for Purdue University Northwest Academic Calendar Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Educational Policy Committee For Discussion:  May 7, 2021 The Educational Policy Committee requests the Senate’s approval of the attached calendar for Purdue University Northwest. The attached calendar to approve is for the academic years 2021-2022 through 2031-2032. Rationale: The APPROVED calendar […]

  • April 30, 2021

    FSD 20-26 General Education Course List Update

    FSD 20-26 General Education Course List Update Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Submission Date: May 3, 2021 (General Education and Assessment Committee) For Discussion: May 7, 2021 General Education Course List Update for Academic Year 2020-2021. The General Education and Assessment Steering Committee submits for approval the following changes to the list of approved General […]

  • April 2, 2021

    FSD 20-24 Resolution to Replace FSD 18-16

    FSD 20-24 Resolution to Replace FSD 18-16 Adoption of ranked choice voting for senate elections PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Submitted to the Agenda Committee by L.Taylor:  3/22/2021 For Discussion:  4/09/2021   Whereas: FSD 18-16 was an anomaly without established precedent prior to 2019 when the candidate for Vice-Chair of the Senate in this election […]

  • April 2, 2021

    FSD 20-23 Faculty collaboration required for all curriculum proposals

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Faculty Senate Document: FSD 20-23 Faculty Collaboration Required for all Curriculum Proposals Submission Date: 3/12/2021   The Senate Faculty Curriculum Committee For Discussion 3/12/2021 For Action 4/9/2021 Whereas: Recent proposals submitted to the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee affected multiple departments that were not consulted; Whereas: Recent proposals submitted to the Faculty […]

  • March 29, 2021

    FSD 20-22 Resolution on Proposals for PNW Academic Reorganizational Changes

    FSD 20-22 Resolution on a Proposal for Assessment of Academic Reorganizational Changes PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Resolution on Proposals for PNW Academic Reorganizational Changes Committee: Educational Policy For Discussion: April 9, 2021 Whereas: The Purdue University Northwest Senate has recently considered multiple proposals for reorganization of academic colleges, departments, and units; and Whereas: The […]

  • March 7, 2021

    FSD 20-21 Withdraw date for Spring 2021

    FSD 20-21: Withdraw date for Spring 2021 Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Senate Discussion Date: March 12, 2021 Executive Committee of the Senate For Action Date: March 12, 2021 APPROVED   Whereas:  Continuing challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in unexpected or difficult situations for students during the Fall Semester. Therefore, be it resolved […]

  • March 7, 2021

    FSD 20-20 Memorial resolution for Professor Emeritus Maria Longas

    FSD 20-20: Memorial Resolution for Professor Emeritus Maria Longas Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate For Information: March 12, 2021 Executive Committee of the Senate Maria O. Longas, age 76, was born in Columbia on November 13, 1943 and died January 7, 2021 at Sebo’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hobart, IN from complications from COVID-19.  […]

  • 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:  Feb 12, 2021 Moved to Action and Approved Feb 12, 2021 Whereas, the Faculty of Purdue University Northwest has been made aware of the facts that the president of […]

  • 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 Moved to action and Approved, February 12, 2021 Whereas: The Purdue University Northwest Senate received and discussed a proposal from the College of Humanities, […]

  • 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:  February 12, 2021 For Action:  March 12, 2021 APPROVED   Whereas: The Nominations, Elections, and Awards Committee of the Senate is charged with conducting the election of the Vice-Chair […]