Vol. 18, No. 21Feb. 25, 1999

University Faculty Senate Agenda-March 1

  1. Adoption of the agenda

  2. Approval of the minutes: Feb. 8

  3. Remarks by Provost Mel Schiavelli

  4. Announcements: Senate President Michael Keefe

  5. Announcements for challenge:

    1. Revision to the major in electrical engineering

    2. Revision to the major in computer engineering

    3. Change in the name master of science in entomology

    4. Proposal to establish a JD/MMP concentration in marine policy

  6. Old business:

    A motion was made from the floor to revise the Student Class Attendance Policy so that "short military duty" for students who are in the National Guard or on active reserve be included as an excused absence. It was forwarded to the Student Life Committee. No action required at this time.

  7. New business:

    1. Recommendation to establish a minimum GPA requirement of 2.0 for all students entering the sociology major

    2. Revision to the agricultural education curriculum requirements to establish a minimum of a C- in all AGED and EDUC courses

    3. Changes to catalog statement on graduation and separation from graduate studies

    4. Request for permanent status-athletic training program

    5. Request for permanent status-environmental soil science

    6. Request for permanent status-baccalaureate for the registered nurse program

    7. Request for permanent status-biomechanics and movement science

    8. Introduction of new business