Senate Steering Committee
May 11, 2006
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
Danaya Wright called the meeting to order at 3:01 P.M.
The minutes from the April 13 and April 27 meetings were approved.
Report on 2005-06 Senate business Kim Tanzer, Past Chair
Kim Tanzer reported on the 2005-06 academic year and discussed items that the Senate
completed this year and items that still need to be completed.
Summer Action Plan Danaya Wright, Chair
Danaya Wright will meet with Deans and Colleges to discuss shard governance
implementation at the college level. Dr. Wright also discussed the senator orientation
and having a Senate workday. Dr. Wright also indicated a desire to complete a
comprehensive revision of the constitution.
Discussion of Meeting Processes
Danaya Wright, Chair
Budgeting Council Frank Bova, Chair
The budget council is meeting to discuss the end of the legislative process and merit pay.
The council would like to make sure that the process is available to all units.
Faculty Welfare Council Rebecca Pauly, Chair
The Welfare council sent out the tenure survey and is waiting for results before moving
Academic Policy Council
Academic Infrastructure Council
Rick Yost reported that Mary Ann Burg is the new chair of the council.
The meeting adjourned at 4:41 P.M.
Barry Ache, Chair
Brian Weber, Chair
Richard Yost, Chair