Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00091652/00027
 Material Information
Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
Uniform Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Faculty Senate, University of Florida
Publisher: Faculty Senate, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: November 15, 2007
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00091652
Volume ID: VID00027
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.


This item has the following downloads:

senateminutesnovember ( PDF )

Full Text

Faculty Senate Meeting
November 15, 2007
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
Reitz Union Auditorium

The meeting was called to order at 3:04 PM

The minutes of the October meeting were approved.

Chair's Report Rick Yost, Chair

Rick Yost reported that the Senate Council on Research and Scholarship is surveying
colleges in order to get input about sabbaticals from the faculty. Dr. Yost also announced
that Student Government has arranged for discounts at the University bookstore later this

President's Report Bernie Machen, President

President Machen reported that the undergraduate application process has changed to one
deadline and one admission period. In order to register for spring classes, students must
update their contact information with their cell phone numbers in order to facilitate
emergency text messages for on campus emergencies. Students will be required to update
their information each semester. The University is moving forward with the cost
containment efficiency task force recommendations for new revenues and cost reductions.
The recommendations will be discussed at the Board of Trustees meeting at the end of the
month and a letter will be sent to faculty after the BOT discussion.

Information Items
Responding to Campus Crisis
Gene Zdziarski, Dean of Students, presented information on how Student Affairs responds
to a campus crisis, including how faculty members should handle disruptive and troubled

Constitution Committee Proposed Language for General Education Committee,
University Curriculum Committee and student members on Policy Councils
Mary Ann Ferguson, constitution committee chair, presented proposed language for general
education committee, university curriculum committee and student members on policy
councils. Concern regarding the composition of the General Education Committee was
raised by Deans.

Proposed regulation (6C1-3.0375) regarding tuition cost
Mary Ann Ferguson, constitution committee chair, presented the Constitution Committee's
recommendation regarding the tuition cost regulation.

Action Items

Department Name Change Bill Millard, Executive Associate Dean
From Pharmacy Health Care Administration to Department of Pharmaceutical
Outcomes and Policy

The proposal was approved.

Curriculum Committee
Daniel Wubah, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

College of Business
Change in degree and major title from: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with
a major in Decision and Information Sciences
To: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Information Systems

College of Engineering
Proposed change in degree requirement for Bachelor in Materials Science and Engineering
Proposed change for a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science offered through the College
of Engineering
Proposed increase in credits in Nuclear Engineering from 126 to 129

College of Public Health and Health Professions
Proposed revision to the Bachelor of Health Science Program

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Proposed changes to the Agricultural Education and Communication Specializations
Proposed changes to the Soil and Water major and minor
Proposed changes to the Entomology and Nematology minor

School of Business Proposal for Creation

The proposals were approved.

Graduate Council Items Henry Frierson, Dean Graduate School
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Request to Sunset degrees:

Degree Name: Degree Major
Master of Science in Teaching Psychology
Master of Arts in Teaching Psychology
Master of Arts in Teaching Geography
Master of Arts in Teaching Philosophy
Master of Arts in Teaching Political Science
Master of Arts in Teaching Linguistics

The proposals were approved.

Resolution on the Student Conduct Code Review Committee
Kim Tanzer, Student Conduct Code Committee Co-Chair
The resolution was approved unanimously.

Open Floor Discussion

The meeting adjourned at 4:11 PM

Nora Alter
Tom Auxter
Sammy Barkin
Marylou Behnke
Azra Bihorac
Linda Bloom
David Bloomquist
Elizabeth Bolton
Frank Bova
Regina Bussing
Judy Butterfield
Kenny Cheng
George Christou
Stu Cohn
Donald Cohen
Elizabeth Creveling
David Criswell
Lawrence Datnoff
Timothy Davis
Lori Deitte
Julie Dodd
Bruce Edwards
Mary Ann Ferguson
lan Flood
Joanne Foss
Thomas Foster
Elizabeth Frazier
Maria Gallo
George Gerencser
Malay Ghosh
Paul Goldstein
Ellis Greiner
Dave Hackett
Jeffrey Harman
Christy Harris Lemak
Edward Hart
Carrie Haskell Luevano
Kirk Hatfield
John Haydu
Marc Heft
Marc Hoit
Shannon Holliday
David Janicke
James Keesling
William Kemr
Saeed Khan

Shawn Kneipp
Pradeep Kumar
Tony Ladd
John Leavey
Jenshan Lin
William Lindberg
Henrietta Logan
Joseli Macedo
William McArthur
Sue McGorray
Robert McGovern
Jack Mecholsky
Bayard Miller
Gloria Miller
Jacqueline Miller
Deb Mitra
Bill Montgomery
Stephen Mulkey
Andy Naranjo
Satya Narayan
Anthony Offerle
Dan O'Neill
Mark Orazem
Deborah Popovich
Kathleen Price
Rose Pringle
William Properzio
Ron Randles
Eileen Raynor
Patrick Reaks
Roger Reep
Jaquelyn Resnick
Leah Rosenberg
Victoria Rovine
Miren Schino
Orit Shechtman
Wolfgang Signund
Sharleen Simpson
Susan Sinnott
David Smith
Chris Snodgrass
Craig Stanley
Taylor Stein
Michael Sweat
Joseph Tepas
Sevan Terzian
Robert Thomas

Pham Tiep
Sharon Treen
Jill Varnes
Thomas Vickroy
Brenda Williams
Sally Williams
George Wilson
Naomi Young
Dana Zimmel
Barbara Zsembik

Ex officio Attendees:
Janie Fouke
Henry Frierson
Carol Kem
Pramod Khargonekar
Carol Murphy
Rebecca Pauly
Michael Perri
Steve Pritz
John Wright
Rick Yost

Student Senator Attendees:
Paul Drayton
Caroline Stone
Namrata Uberoi
Yooni Yi

Vanessa Uoochin
Mary Grace Bell


Kim Urmath
Tairuze Sofia
Harrison Diamond
Ashley Sutton
Andy McCollough
Kim Tanzer
Ashley Gaillard
Carole Kimberlin
Bill Millard
Cathy Martyniak
Jason Handin
John Ingram
Daniel Wubah
Cecil Andrew
Amanda Rahn
David Peterson
Ori Blitstein
Micahel Ginsberg
Stephanie Hanson
Josh Jackson
Chase Mason
Mary Smith

University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs