Senate Documents

  • 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 […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-06 Resolution on Timely Assignment of Courses to Faculty

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Resolution on Timely Assignment of Courses to Faculty Submission Date: 9/27/19                                                                                 Faculty Senate Document 19-06 The Senate Faculty Affairs Committee For Discussion: 10/11/19 Whereas, PNW has adopted a three-semester schedule; and Whereas, PNW faculty have expressed concerns about the timing of course assignments; and Whereas, PNW faculty have expressed specific need […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-07 Membership in Faculty Senate Curriculum Process

    PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST FACULTY SENATE Membership in Faculty Senate Curriculum Process Submission Date: 9/27/19                                                                         Faculty Senate Document 19-07 The Senate Faculty Curriculum Committee For Discussion: 10/11/19 Moved to action: 10/11/19 Approved: 10/11/19 Whereas: A recent question was posed regarding if an administrator with more than .5FTE release for administrative duties could serve as a voting member […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-08 Membership of Promotion/Tenure Committees for Clinical Faculty

    PNW Faculty Senate Membership of Promotion/Tenure Committees for Clinical Faculty Faculty Affairs Committee FSD 17-08 For Discussion: 11/8/19 Whereas: The Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate has developed Promotion and Tenure Guidelines supplementing the System-wide Academic Tenure and Promotion Policies and Procedures, and Whereas: Paragraph 1D, Promotion and Tenure Committees, of such guidelines is absent the components […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-09 Addition of Member at Campus Committee Level

    PNW Faculty Senate Addition of Member at Campus Committee Level Faculty Affairs Committee FSD 17-09 For Discussion: 11/8/19 Whereas: The Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Promotion and Tenure Guidelines currently states that the Campus (University) Committee will consist of two elected members from each disciplinary College, resulting in an even number of members and the […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-10 Duration of Criteria for Promotion and Tenure

    PNW Faculty Senate Duration of Criteria for Promotion and Tenure Faculty Affairs Committee FSD 19-10 For Discussion: 11/8/19 Whereas: To maintain consistency of promotion and tenure criteria at the university, college, and departmental or school levels for faculty hired in a tenure-track position without tenure; Be it resolved that criteria in effect at the time of […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-12 General Education Course Equivalencies

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-12 Submission Date: December 13, 2019 (General Education and Assessment Steering Committee) Senate Action and Date: 12/13/19 (added to agenda for discussion) General Education Course Equivalencies The General Education and Assessment Steering Committee submits for information and approval the following equivalencies of approved General Education courses. Students […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-11 Rebuttal Option at Promotion and Tenure Campus Committee Level

    PNW Faculty Senate Rebuttal Option at Promotion and Tenure Campus Committee Level Faculty Affairs Committee FSD 19-11 For Discussion: 11/8/19 Whereas: The Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Promotion and Tenure Guidelines do not provide for a rebuttal option to be exercised by an applicant for tenure and/or promotion following the decision of Campus (University) Committee […]

  • February 27, 2020

    FSD 19-13 Memorial for John Davis

    Purdue University Northwest Faculty Senate Faculty Senate Document 19-13 Memorial for Professor Emeritus John Davis For information: December 13, 2019   John E. Davis, Ed.D., passed from this life on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the age of 85. He was born December 28, 1933 and raised by his parents in Bend, Oregon. His is […]