Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
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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: February 21, 2008
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Faculty Senate Meeting
February 21, 2008
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
Reitz Union Auditorium

The meeting was called to order at 3:03 PM

The minutes of the January 17, 2008 meeting were approved.

Chair's Report Rick Yost, Chair
Rick Yost announced that the call for council nominations has been extended. Yost
reported on the Ad-hoc committee to consider the chair of the University Curriculum
Committee and the General Education Committee. Issues expected to come before the
Senate by the end of this academic year include: Faculty authored course materials and
conflict of interest recommendations, a report from the Ad hoc Committee on a Civil, Safe
and Open Environment, a Child care resolution, and Sabbatical and Professional
Development Leave recommendations. Each college should be reviewing the college budget
and administrators should be consulting with faculty about budget cuts. The Steering
Committee will provide input at University level cuts.

President's Report Bernie Machen, President
Bernie Machen reported on campus safety and provided the Senate with a budget update.
Machen explained the budget cuts and what the University has done to date. The Deans
have been asked to prepare a plan to accommodate an additional 60 budget reduction to be
implemented on July 1. Machen displayed a chart illustrating state appropriations and tuition
revenue per FTE: AAU public average vs. UF.

Information Items

Committee on Committees Preservation of Historic Buildings and Sites Committee
membership revision proposal John Leavey, Committee on Committees Chair

The proposed change in committee membership will be presented as an action item at the
March meeting.

Graduate Council Proposal Henry Frierson, Dean of the Graduate School
Sunset Master of Health Science in Physical Therapy (MHS) Process Graduate Degree

The proposed sunset will be presented as an action item at the March meeting.

Constitution Committee Proposed Regulations
Cathy Martyniak, Constitution Committee Chair elect
The Constitution Committee presented its report on proposed regulations.

Gordon Rule Proposal Andy McCollough, General Education Committee Chair
The Gordon Rule proposal will be presented as an action item at the March meeting.

Action Items

Honorary Degrees Committee nominee
David Denslow, Honorary Degrees Committee Chair
Dave Denslow presented the Honorary Degrees Committee's revised internal operating
The nomination for Honorary Degree candidate Sanchez was approved.

Constitution committee language Cathy Martyniak, Constitution committee chair-elect
Council membership
The proposed council membership language was approved.

Open Floor Discussion
Jerry Culter, Infrastructure Council Chair, notified the Senators that the council discussed
the Vehicle Management Plan and the council made recommendations for revisions.

There was discussion about the Haridopolos hire.

The meeting adjourned at 4:05 PM


Chunrong Ai
Alex Alberro
Nora Alter
Tom Auxter
Sammy Barkin
Marylou Behnke
David Bloomquist
Elizabeth Bolton
Frank Bova
Eve Brank
Jane Brockmann
Pamela Brown
Sam Brown
Judy Butterfield
Youjin Choi
Donald Cohen
Elizabeth Creveling
Oscar Crisalle
Joseph Delfino
Julie Dodd
Bruce Edwards
Joanne Foss
Thomas Foster
Elizabeth Frazier
Stephen Futch
Maria Gallo
George Gerencser

Malay Ghosh
Ellis Greiner
Jeffrey Harman
Edward Hart
John Haydu
Shannon holliday
David Janicke
Christopher Janiszewski
Hazel Jones
Rebecca Jordi
Henry Jowers
James Klausner
Shawn Kneipp
Pradeep Kumar
Jodi Lane
John Leacey
Jenshan Lin
William Lindberg
Henrietta Logan
Joseli Macedo
William McArthur
Heather McAuslane
Sue McGorray
Jack Mecholsky
Bayard Miller
Gloria Miller
Jacqueline Miller
Bill Montgomery
Stephen Mulkey

Satya Narayan
Ranga Narayana
Phil Neuhoff
Anthony Offerle
Dan O'Neill
David Pharies
Deborah Popovich
Kathleen Price
Rose Pringle
William Properzio
David Quillen
Tracy Rambo
Ron Randles
Eileen Raynor
Patrick Reaks
Roger Reep
Rolf Renne
Marilyn Roberts
Pamela Roberts
Leah Rosenberg
Mary Beth Salisbury
Kirk Schanze
Richard Segal
James Selph
Orit Shechtman
Wolfgang Sigmund
Sharleen Simpson
Brenda Smith
Clay Smith
David Smith
Chris Snodgrass
Craig Stanley
Taylor Stein
Michael Sweat
Michele Tennant
Joseph Tepas
Robert Thomas
Sharon Treen
Jill Vares

Eric Wachsman
Susan Webb
Brenda Williams
Sally Williams
George Wilson
Naomi Young
Dana Zimmel

Ex Officio Attendees:
Kirby Barrick
Henry Frierson
Janie Fouke
Carol Kem
Lucinda Lavelli
Ruth Lowery
Bernie Machen
Cathleen Martyniak
Carol Murphy
Michael Perry
Winfred Phillips
John Wright
Richard Yost

S. F. Dermott
Vic Micolucci
Steve Orlando
Daniel Wubah
John Yelton
Andy McCollough
Harrison Dramoro
John Ingram
Jerry Culter
Kelli Brown
Gene Zdziarski
Elaine Turner
Flora Barns
Patricia Thalia

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