Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
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Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
Uniform Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
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Language: English
Creator: Faculty Senate, University of Florida
Publisher: Faculty Senate, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: September 18, 2008
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Faculty Senate Meeting
September 18, 2008
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
Reitz Union Auditorium

The meeting was called to order at: 3:00 PM

The minutes of the May 15, 2008 and August 28, 2008 minutes were approved.

Chair's report Frank Bova, Chair

Frank Bova informed the Senators about the international educator of the year award and
presented a review of the September ACFS meeting which included a discussion the
textbook affordability law and the state budget as it applies to the state university system.

President's Report Bernie Machen, President
President Machen discussed the economic situation as it applies to contracts the University
has. A letter from AIG is posted on the human resources web site. It appears that the
endowment has had almost no exposure to the economic situation. There is a
faculty/administration committee to review the SPP program. Daniel Wubah is creating a
committee to review the quality of our education.

Information Items

Honors Program Director Search Mark Rush, Search Committee Faculty Liaison
Mark Rush presented information on the honors program director search.

University Calendar Daniel Wubah, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Daniel Wubah presented information on the University calendar and calendar restrictions.
The calendar will come to the Senate for approval later this semester.

Proposal to reorganize the Jacksonville campus Department of Otolaryngology as a
division of the Jacksonville campus Department of Surgery
Daniel Wubah, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Daniel Wubah presented this proposal. The item will be an action item at the October

Minus Grades Joe Glover, Provost
Joe Glover presented information on the implementation of minus grades.

Action Item

Agricultural and Life Sciences Graduate Degree Programs
Ken Gerhardt, Associate Dean Graduate School

o Sunset the Master of Agriculture degree with a maj or in Botany
o Sunset the Master of Agriculture degree with a major in Soil and Water
o Sunset the Master of Agriculture degree with a maj or in Food and
Resource Economics
o Sunset Master of Agriculture Degree with a maj or in Agricultural
Education and Communication

The items were approved.

The meeting adjourned at: 3:54 PM

Chunrong Ai
Steve Asare
Lorena Baccaglini
Azra Bihorac
David Bloomquist
Elizabeth Bolton
Ashley Booth
Frank Bova
Kenny Cheng
Maria Ccoady
Chris Cogle
Donald Cohen
Robert Cook
Elizabeth Creveling
Oscar Crisalle
David Criswell
Harry Daniels
Joseph Delfino
Bruce Edwards
Lily Elefteriadou
Mary Ann Ferguson
Ian Flood
Stephen Futch
Maria Gallo
George Gerencser
Malay Ghosh
Martin Gold
Wayne Griffin
Jeffrey Harman
Alice Harmon
Edward Hart
Shannon Holliday

David Janicke
Rebecca Jordi
Stan Kaye
William Kem
Kristen Kemple
Saeed Khan
James Klausner
Shawn Kneipp
John Leavey
Jenshan Lin
Henrietta Logan
William McArthur
Heather McAuslane
Sue McGorray
Robert McGovern
Jack Mecholsky
Bayard Miller
Jacqueline Miller
Martha Monroe
Bill Montgomery
Cynthia Morton
Satya Narayan
Sven Normann
Scott Nygren
Anthony Offerle
Dan O'Neill
Mark Orazem
Marc Ottenga
Deborah Popovich
Rose Pringle
David Quillen
Tracy Rambo
Ron Randles

Eileen Raynor
Patrick Reakes
David Reed
Rolf Renne
Ruth Ron
Victoria Rovine
Sandra Russo
Kirk Schanze
Richard Segal
Sharleen Simpson
Brenda Smith
Clay Smith
Craig Stanley
Michael Sweat
Joseph Tepas
Sevan Terzian
Jill Varnes
Eric Wachsman
Susan Webb
Henry wihnyk
Sally Williams
Naomi Young
Jennifer Zedalis
Dana Zimmel
Barbara Zsembik

Ellis Greiner
Paige Crandall
Daniel Wubah

Jacob Chung
Henry Frierson
Winfred Phillips
Judith Russell
Richard Yost

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