Senate Documents

  • 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 […]

  • November 12, 2020

    FSD 20-09 Withdraw date for Fall 2020

    FSD 20-09: Withdraw date for Fall 2020 Senate Discussion Date: November 6, 2020 Executive Committee of the Senate acting in leu of the full Senate.  For Action Date: November 9, 2020 Confirmed: November 9, 2020 Whereas:  Continuing challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in unexpected or difficult situations for students during the Fall […]

  • November 12, 2020

    FSD 20-10 Grade Submission Deadline for Fall 2020

    FSD 20-10 Grades Submission Deadline for Fall 2020 PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Fall 2020 Grade Deadline Change Submission Date: 11/13/20                                                                      […]

  • 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 […]