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Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
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Creator: Faculty Senate, University of Florida
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Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: December 13, 2007
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Faculty Senate Meeting
Minutes
December 13, 2007
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
Reitz Union Auditorium

The meeting was called to order at 3:03 PM

The minutes of the November 15, 2007 Senate meeting were approved.

Chair's Report Rick Yost, Chair

Rick Yost announced that the deadline for call for nominations for University committees is
January 18, 2008. The Reitz Union master plan committee is looking for Senate
representatives to serve on the committee. The Traffic and Parking appeals committee is
also looking for volunteers to make decisions on traffic and parking appeals. Yost also gave
an update on the November Board of Trustees meeting.

Provost's Report Janie Fouke, Provost
The Provost reported that the University has received roughly 26,000 applications and that
the application process has been automated with the exception of a few low income schools
where admissions staff assisted with a paper application process. The Provost also asked
faculty to become involved in the admissions process by reading admissions essays. The
University is reviewing recommendations to reduce costs and increase revenues. The BOT
discussed increasing fees for items permitted by statute. The financial unit of PeopleSoft will
be introduced during the summer. Additionally, the University catalogue will be an online
publication soon..

Information Items

Sustainability Resolution Jeff Burkhardt, Sustainability committee chair
The Sustainability resolution will be presented as an action item in January.

Curriculum Committee Items
Daniel Wubah, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Request to change degree name from Turfgrass Science to Golf and Sports Turf
Management
The curriculum committee item will be presented as an action item in January.

Constitution committee Mary Ann Ferguson, Constitution committee chair
Changes to the Constitution
The recommended constitution changes will be presented as an action item in January.


Open Floor Discussion
Senators expressed concern about the fleet management proposal, free speech at the
University, council composition, and the University budget.






The meeting adjourned at 4:02 PM


Attendees:
Alex Alberro
Nora Alter
Tom Auxter
Azra Bihorac
David Bloomquist
Elizabeth Bolton
Ashley Booth
Frank Bova
Eve Brank
Jane Brockmann
Pamela Brown
William Buhi
Regina Bussing
Judy Butterfield
George Christou
Jacob Chung
Chris Cogle
Stu Cohn
Donald Cohen
Elizabeth Creveling
David Criswell
Jean Crockett
Harry Daniels
Lawrence Datnoff
Mark Davis
Timothy Davis
Lori Deitte
Joseph Delfino
Julie Dodd
Mary Ann Ferguson
lan Flood
Timothy Flynn
Joanne Foss
Elizabeth Frazier
Stephen Futch
Maria Gallo
George Gerencser
Martin Gold
Elis Greiner
Dave Hackett
Jeffrey Harman
Alice Harmon
Edward Hart
Kirk Hatfield
John Haydu
Marc Heft
Marc Hoit
Shannon Holliday


David Janicke
Rebecca Jordi
Henry Jowers
Stan Kaye
Saeed Khan
James Klausner
Shawn Kneipp
Gail Kunkle
Tony Ladd
John Leavey
Henrietta Logan
Heather McAuslane
Sue Mcgorray
Robert McGovern
Gloria Miller
Deb Mitra
Bill Montgomery
Marjorie Moore
Andy Naranjo
Scott Nygren
Anthony Offerle
Dan O'Neill
Mark Orazem
Joe Pergola
Deborah Popovich
Kathleen Price
Rose Pringle
William Properzio
Tracy Rambo
Ron Randles
Roger Reep
Jaquelyn Resnick
Marilyn Roberts
Pamela Roberts
Leah Rosenberg
Victoria Rovine
Mary Beth Salisbury
Kirk Schanze
Miren Schino
Richard Segal
James Selph
Orit Shechtman
Wolfgang Sigmund
Susan Sinnott
Clay Smith
David Smith
Chris Snodgrass
Craig Stanley
Taylor Stein






Michael Sweat
Michele Tennant
Joseph Tepas
Robert Thomas
Sharon Treen
Bryan Unruh
Jill Varnes
Eric Wachsman
Sally Williams
Steven Willis
Naomi Young
Dana Zimmel
Barbara Zsembik

Student Senators
Charli Jane Walrond

Guests
H. Robert Kolb
E. Harvey
Brent Ransom
Cathy Martyniak


Pete Hanson
Lynn Sollenberger
Aragli Castaneda
Doug Jordi
Beth Layton

Ex officio

Janie Fouke
Henry Frierson
Dennis Jett
Carol Kem
Pramod Khargonekar
Ruth Lowery
Carol Murphy
Rebecca Pauly
Michael Perri
Judith Russell
Danaya Wright
Allen Wysocki
Richard Yost




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