Senate Documents

  • April 7, 2020

    FSD 19-17 Spring Break Extension

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-17 Submission Date: March 18, 2020 (Executive Committee) Discussion Date: March 18, 2020 Action Date:  March 18, 2020 Approved:  March 18, 2020 Whereas: The current crisis of Covid-19 has caused extraordinary turmoil, including at Purdue Northwest and its surrounding communities, and Whereas:  The announcement of the move […]

  • April 3, 2020

    FSD 19-18: Withdraw date for Spring 2020

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-18 Senate Discussion Date: March 13, 2020 For Action Date: March 13, 2020 Confirmed: April 10, 2020   Whereas Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PNW is moving all of it courses online for the remainder of Spring 2020. Therefore, be it resolved that: The PNW Faculty Senate calls on […]

  • March 26, 2020

    FSD 16-33 Dual Credit Master’s Degree Schedule

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 16-33 Submission Date: 4/21/2017 Senate Action and Date: For Discussion, 5/5/2017; Moved to Action, 5/5/2017; Approved, 5/5/2017 In Field/Out of Field Masters Degrees The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the accrediting body of Indiana colleges and universities, has indicated that no later than 2022, instructors of dual credit […]

  • March 25, 2020

    FSD 16-09 Creation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Experiential Learning

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Faculty Senate Document 16-09 Submission Date: 11/18/2016 (Executive Committee) Senate Action and Date: For Discussion, 12/9/2016 For Action, 1/13/2017 Approved, 1/13/2017 TO: Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate FROM: Executive Committee SUBJECT: Creation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Experiential Learning The Executive Committee recommends that the Faculty Senate approve the […]

  • March 11, 2020

    FSD 19-16: Senate Budget Committee

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-16 Submission Date: March 13, 2020 (Senate Budget Committee) For Discussion Date: March 13, 2020 For Action Date:  April 10, 2020 Tabled:  April 10, 2020   Whereas through the Chancellor, Faculty may advise the President of the University and The Board of Trustees (BOT) concerning resource allocation and budget […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-03 Curriculum Committee Dates and Curriculog Training for 2019-2020

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-03 Submission Date: 8/23/2019 (Faculty Senate) Senate Action and Date: For Information, 8/23/2019; Revised 9/27/2019 Whereas: The Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee believes that three (3) weeks provides sufficient time to review documents. Whereas: The current format of the Faculty Senate Curriculum calendar creates confusion. Whereas: Two dates […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-01 Electronic Communications Task Force

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-01 Resolution on the Creation of a Taskforce on Group Electronic Communication Submission Date: 7/9/19 (Executive Committee) For Discussion: 8/23/19 Moved to action: 8/23/19 Approved: 8/23/19 Whereas: The PNW administration has raised concerns about Open Forum email. These concerns include (a) the use of this forum for the publication […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-02 Membership of Standing Committees 2019-2020

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-02 Membership of Standing Committees, 2019-2020 Submission Date: 8/16/19 (Nominations Committee) For Action: 8/23/19 Whereas: The Constitution of the Faculty of Purdue University Northwest, which has been formally ratified by the Board of Trustees, establishes the Purdue University Northwest Senate as “the governing body of the Faculty” (Section […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-04 Resolution on Faculty Workload

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-04 Resolution on Faculty Workload Submission Date: 9/10/19 (Faculty Affairs Committee – revised) For Discussion: 9/13/19 Whereas PNW faculty have expressed concerns about many issues related to workload, including, but not limited to: insufficient time to travel and lack of reimbursement between campuses or sites; insufficient credit for laboratory courses […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-05 Resolution on the 2019-20 PNW Faculty Senate’s Subordinate Committee Membership

      FSD 19-05: Resolution on the 2019-20 PNW Faculty Senate’s Subordinate Committee Membership For Discussion: September 13, 2019 Whereas: The Constitution of the Faculty of Purdue University Northwest, which has been formally ratified by the Board of Trustees, establishes the Purdue University Northwest Senate as “the governing body of the Faculty” (Section II), and Whereas: The Constitution establishes […]