Title: Faculty Senate meeting minutes
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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: May 6, 2010
Copyright Date: 2010
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Faculty Senate Meeting
May 6, 2010
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
170 Pugh Hall

The meeting was called to order at 3 PM

The minutes of the April meeting were approved.


Chair's Report Jack Mecholsky, Faculty Senate Chair

Jack Mecholsky presented an overview of the Senate's accomplishments this year, which he said demonstrates that
shared governance is working. Mecholsky also listed some possible future considerations and thanked the Senate for
their participation this year.

President's Report Bernie Machen, President

President Machen reported that the university has completed the annual tenure and promotion cycle and the final
awards will be announced at end of June, after the BOT. Machen also reported that the legislative session has
ended and the budget has been turned into the go(vernor. Machen thanked Jack Mecholsky for his service.

Provost's Report Joe Glover, Provost

Provost Glover reported that, in response to inquiries, he has asked the academy of distinguished teaching scholars
to consider a university wide teaching center. Will engage with appropriate senate councils.

Action Items

Proposal to create a department of linguistics in CLAS
Department changes in PHHP and COM
Credit Hour Increase for an Electrical Engineering Degree
Bernard Mair, UCC Chair
These items were approved.

Proposal to consolidate the departments of operative dentistry and prosthodontics to create a new
department of restorative dental sciences in the College of Dentistry Teresa Dolan, Dean College of Dentistry
This item was approved.

Academic Assessment Committee Language Jim Seale, Constitution Committee Chair
This item was approved.

Directed Discussion

Ellis Greiner reflected on his time at UF.

UF Alumni Association Jeffery Q. Jonasen President, UF Alumni Association
Jeffery Jonasen discussed the UF Alumni Association, including its structure, programs, alumni attitudes and faculty
related initiatives.

Academic Integrity Task Force Report Stephanie Hanson, Chair, Academic Integrity Task Force
Stephanie Hanson reported on the academic integrity task force's prog-ress. The task force is currently reviewing
literature to identify topics to include on a survey to understand issues surrounding the issue. She also displayed the
website which contains resources and meeting agendas and minutes. The task force is currently testing a discussion
board, which will be available from the site, in order to allow faculty to express concerns, opinions and suggestions
about academic integrity. http://www.aa.ufl.edu/task_force/academic~itgiy

Constitution changes regarding department homes

Jim Seale presented this item. It will be an action item in the fall.

The meeting adjourned at 4:25 PM

Jim Seale, Constitution Committee Chair

Peter Adams
Wayne Archer
Monika Ardelt
Lorena Baccaglini
Marylou Behnke
David Bloomquist
Brent Doraddus
Gijs Bosman
Cheri Brodeur
Amy Buhler
Eileen Buss
Regina Bussing
Nina Caputo
Louis Cattafesta
Nico Cellinese
George Christou
Nereyda clark
Donald Cohen
Robert Cook
Oscar Crisalle
Barbara Curbow
Harry Daniels
Larry Duncan
Mary Ann Ferguson
Jason Ferrell
lan Flood
Paul Gibbs
K~elly Gary-Eurom
David Groisser
David Hahn
Jeffrey Harman
Alice Harmon
Edward Hart

Marc Heft
Richard Hill
Shannon Holliday
David Holmes
Gary Ihas
David Janicke
Rebecca Jordi
John K~ammeyer
Mike K~atovich
Stan K~aye
William K~em
Saeed Khan
James K~lausner
Todd Manini
Tim Martin
Sue McGorray
Jack Mecholsky
Mike Meldrum
Bayard Miller
Deb Mitra
Cynthia Morton
Carol Murphy
Vasudha Narayanan
Michael Nussbaum
Scott Nygren
Marc Ottenga
Anand Paul
Deanna Pelfrey
William Properzio
Emily Pugh
David Quillen
Patrick Reakes
Sandra Russo
Richard Segal

Orit Shechtman
Daniel Siragusa
K~eith Stanfill
Bruce Stevens
Michael Sweat
Mickie Swisher
Joseph Tepas
Sevan Terzian
Barry Tillman
Mark Tillman
Tom Wichman
Henry Wihnyk
Sally Williams
George Wilson
Joel Yelich
Jennifer Zedalis

Caroline Wiltshire
Stephanie Hanson
Mary Sheps
Babette Brumbadc
Mary Adkins

Henry Frierson
Ellis Greiner
Michael Perri

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