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Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
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Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: October 20, 2005
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Senate Minutes
October 20, 2005
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
Reitz Union Auditorium


Agenda:
Approval of September 22, 2005 minutes Kim Tanzer, Chair
Reports
Information Items
Action Items
Open Discussion from Floor of Senate

The minutes of the Sept. 22, 2005 meeting were approved

Chair's Report Kim Tanzer, Chair

Professor Tanzer reported that the Faculty Senate office renovations are now
complete. There will be a nomination period for new members to Senate, Joint and
Presidential Committees later this week. Professor Tanzer described Sustainability Day on
October 26, 2005. UF is the first campus to receive an Audubon Sanctuary certification. The
sustainability committee has arranged to participate in a nationwide Web cast and will award
Dr. Machen with the Audubon certification during the day long series of events.
Cammy Abernathy, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of
Engineering, met with Professor Tanzer to discuss the ABC nuclear reactor story. There is
no threat to U.F. If senators have questions they may forward them to Professor Tanzer or
ask during the question period at the end of the meeting.
The shared governance task force is meeting regularly and working towards building
common practices. John Leavey, Chair of the English Department, and Pramod
Krargonekar, Dean of the College of Engineering, are the co-chairs for the Humanities
working group.

Provost's Report Janie Fouke, Provost

Dr. Fouke reported on the ongoing searches for new deans in HHP and DCP. The
search for a new dean of the College of Fine Arts will begin in the Spring after a report from
the cultural plaza committee in December. To aid the search for a new admissions director
the University hired a company with experience looking for admissions directors.
The PeopleSoft working group is still working towards finding solutions regarding
PeopleSoft issue. Faculty members had a lot of questions following the budget meeting.
The Dean's meeting in December will focus on the Budget. Dr. Fouke asked for
volunteers to serve on a committee to evaluate endowed chair policies at peer institutions.
Currently, UF does not have an endowed chair policy. This committee will work to create an
institution wide policy for handling endowed chairs.










Information Items:


UF Regulations Report Chris Snodgrass, Chair Constitution Committee
Dr. Snodgrass reported on two proposed changes to the Honor Code. The proposed
changes will be posted approximately on November 1st, 2005. There will be a 14 day period
to write to the general counsel's office regarding suggestions or requesting public hearings.
After 30 days if there are no public hearings scheduled and if the rules are not withdrawn the
Board of Trustees will pass on it.
The new honor code revisions will add definitions of plagiarism and academic
dishonesty. The changes will also give students an appeal mechanism.
The constitution committee created operating procedures for itself. These operating
procedures govern how the committee will handle considerations for constitution, regulation
and by law changes. The goal is to streamline the process of making changes.
In order to inform the senate about issues the BOT will vote on in December and
April, the constitution committee will have the issues as information items in the November
and March meetings. The constitution committee needs all changes requested by October 1st
and February lt. The constitution committee does not initiate policy. It only responds to the
Faculty Senate. Nothing happens unless the faculty senate requests it to happen.

Master Plan Linda Dixon, Manager, Planning Office

Linda Dixon gave a report on the Master Plan. The Master Plan includes the main
campus and the 13 satellite properties. There will be a public workshop in November 2005,
the Master Plan will go up for approval by the B.O.T. in December and in the April B.O.T.
meeting it will get final adoption. There will then be a 30 day petition period. Following final
plan adoption, the university will enter into a Campus Development Agreement with the
City of Gainesville and Alachua County. Three committees worked to create the Master
Plan: the Master Plan steering committee, the Conservation Study Committee and the
Transportation Study Committee.
The Web site has more information about the Master Plan:
www.masterplan.ufl.edu/20052015.htm.
There is also an e-mail distribution list. If any one is interested in joining the list
there is a sign up option on the Web site.

Healthy Gators 2010 Jill Varnes, Dean College of HHP
and Chris Machen, Chair Healthy Gators 2010 Steering Committee

Dr. Vares and Chris Machen reported on the Health Gators 2010 Campaign. The
mission of Healthy Gators is to promote a campus environment supportive of the
development and maintenance of a healthy body, mind and spirit for all members of the
University of Florida community. The campus kick off event will be held on Wednesday
October 26, 2005 in the Reitz Union Colonnade form 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. On
November 2nd, 2005 there will be an open house at Living Well.










Ken Gerhardt, Interim Dean Graduate Programs


Dr. Gerhardt discussed the following new degree proposals.
New Degree

Move International Business concentration to a major under
the Master of Arts degree C..... ofBusiness
PhD Degree with a major in Genetics
Interdisciplinay department of Molecular Genetics and M '.

Action Items:

Curriculum Changes Sheila Dickison, University Curriculum Committee

Dr. Dickison brought the following curriculum changes up for approval.

New Degrees
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
C. .. NofNursing
Motion to approve passed.

Name Changes
Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology from Department
of Pathobiology C. .. of Veterinar Medicine
Motion to approve passed.

Department of Educational Administration and Policy from
Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and
Foundations C. .. o fEducation
Motion to approve passed.

M.S. major in Real Estate from M.S. major in Business
Administration, concentration in Real Estate and Urban
Analysis C.. ofBusiness
Motion to approve passed.

New Department
Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science
C. .. of Dentistry
Motion to approve passed.

New Major
Migration of Landscape and Nursery Horticulture to a major from
Interdisciplinary studies specialization, IDS: Landscape and
Nursery Horticulture C of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Motion to approve passed.


Curriculum Changes










Changes to General Education Requirements
Andy McCollough, General Education Council
International/Diversity Focus
Minimum Grade Requirement for General Education Counsel
Both motions to approve passed.


Onen Discussion from Floor of Senate:


Senators engaged in an open floor discussion of various issues of interest.

The meeting adjourned at 4:29 P.M.


Senator Attendees:
Lise Abrams
Chunrong Ai
Janaki Alavalapati
Jean Andino
Jerry Bartz
David bloom
Linda Bloom
David Bloomquist
Frank Bova
Regina Bures
Dale Campbell
Christy Carter
Douglas Cenzer
Sandra Chance
Carlene Chase
Bill Chen
Patrick Colahan
Richard Conley
Maureen Conroy
Winfred Cooke
Oscar Crisalle
Jerry Cutler
Mark Davis
Timothy Davis
Julie Dodd
Laura Ellis
Elizabeth Frazier
Alison Fox
Pete Giaccobi
Abraham Goldman
Donald Graetz
Ellis Greiner
Cynthia Griffin
Steve Hagen
Frederick Hamann


Peter Hansen
Marc Heft
Lisa House
Marjorie Hoy
Mike Katovich
William Kem
Kristen Kemple
James Klausner
Shawn Kneipp
Pradeep Kumar
Gail Kunkle
Ary Lamme
Jodi Lane
Christy Lemak
William Lindberg
Joseli Macedo
Lisa McElwee-White
Jaqueline Miller
Cathleen Mook
Gloria Moore
David Mulkey
Carol Murphy
Max Nickerson
June Nogle
Yngve Ohm
Karen Parker
Praveen Pathak
Rebecca Pauly
Susan Percival
James Pettigrew
Kathleen Price
Roger Reep
Leah Rosenberg
Ricki Rudd
Orit Shechtman
Richard Segal










James Selph
Mark Sheplak
Charles Smith
Chris Snodgrass
Anita Spring
Laura Sutton
Floyd Thompson
Thomas Vickroy
Nancy Wladron
Bryan Weber
Michael Weigold
John Werning
Steven Willis
Danaya Wright
Allen Wysocki
Anthony Yachnis
Rick Yost
Naomi Young
John Ziegart
Robert Zlotecki


Phillip Clark
Roxanne Connelly
Lori Dangler
Harry Daniels
Calogero Dolce
Tim Flynn
Richard Foltz
Joanne Foss
George Gerencser
Jesse Gregory
Curt Hannah
Carrie Haskell-Luevano
Marc Hoit
Alice Holmes
Forrest Howard
Richard Kershner
Saeed Khan
Charles Kibert
Peter Kima
Joseph Little
Cynthia Lord
Lee McDowell
Paul Mueller
Scott Myers
Andy Naranjo
Satya Narayan
Mark Orazem
Leigh Patterson
Francis Putz
Jaquleyn Resnick
Bhavani Sankar
Alan Sawyer
John Schueller
Stephen Smith
Wesley Smith
Lewis Sussman
Michelle Tennant
Edward Valenstein
Eric Wachsman
Judith Williams
George Wilson
Ferdinand Wirth
David Zacharias

Absent Ex-officio:

Barry Ache
Jane Adams
Larry Arrington
Kirby Barrick
Doug Barrett
Pamela Bernard


Ex Officio Attendees:
Robert Cousins
Janie Fouke
Ken Gerhardt
Carol Kem
Kathleen Long
Bernie Machen
Jack Mecholsky
Scott Nygren
Chris Snodgrass
Neil Sullivan
Kim Tanzer
Jill Varnes

Absent Senators:
Samin Anghaie
Joe Aufmuth
Swapna Banerjee
Barbara Barletta
Russell Bauer
MaryLou Behnke
Karren Bjorndal
Paul Blaser
Kenneth Boote
Jesse Boyles
William Buhi
Mary Ann Burg
Regina Bussing
Margaret Carr
Jacob Chung
John Cisar










Dale Canelas
Kyle Cavanaugh
Jimmy Cheek
Tony Dasta
Joseph DiPietro
Teresa Dolan
Catherine Emihovich
Robert Frank
Gene Hemp
Stephen Humphrey
Terry Hynes
Robert Jerry
Pramod Khargonekar
James Knight
Barbara Korner


John Kraft
Pradeep Kumar
Donald McGlothlin
Mark McLellan
Winfred Phillips
Ed Poppell
Stephen Pritz
Pierre Ramond
William Riffee
Paul Robell
Patricia Telles-Irvins
Craig Tisher
Timothy White


Guests:
Pedro Morelas, Grad Student
H. Logan, College of Dentistry
Jane Emmeree, SHCC
UF Finance and Administration Academy
Yumiko Hulvey, CLAS
Michael Rollo, Student Affairs
Scott Toms, Dentistry
Beth Layton, HSC libraries
Rae Jesano, HSC Libraries
Carol Walker, Facilities, Planning and Construction
Erik Lewis, Facilities, Planning and Construction
Jackie Ayers, SHCC
Joanne Richard, Associate Dean College of .Nursing




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