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Title: Faculty Senate Steering Committee meeting minutes
Uniform Title: Faculty Senate Steering Committee meeting minutes
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: Faculty Senate Steering Committee, University of Florida
Publisher: Faculty Senate Steering Committee, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: March 6, 2008
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Volume ID: VID00038
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Senate Steering Committee
Minutes
March 6, 2008
3:00-5:00 P.M.
226 Tigert

Attendees: Guests:
Rebecca Pauly Daniel Wubah
Barbara Wingo Carol Kem
Ellis Greiner Cathy Martyniak
Jerry Cutler Dave Denslow
Danaya Wright Peggy Carr
Saeed Khan Judy Russell
Chris Snodgrass John Leavey
Janie Fouke Joe Aufmuth
Al Wysocki John Ingram
Amelia Bell Mike Katovich
Jack Mecholsky
The meeting was called to order at 3:02 PM

The minutes of the February 7, 2008 meeting were approved.

Reports:

Chair's Report Frank Bova, Chair elect
Frank Bova reported on the Board of Trustees retreat stating that the board gave Dr.
Machen 11 objectives for the year. Bova reminded members of the steering committee that
it is important for Deans to talk to the faculty about budget cuts.

Information Items:

Vehicle Management Plan Jerry Cutler, Infrastructure Council Chair
This item will be an information item at the March Senate meeting.

Sabbatical and Professional Development Leave Recommendations
Saeed Khan, Research and Scholarship Council Chair
The steering committee made recommendations for revisions. This item will be an
information item at the March Senate meeting.

Honorary degree candidates David Denslow, Honorary Degrees Committee Chair
This item will be an information item at the March Senate meeting.

New Degree Program Proposal:
Bachelor of Science in Sustainability and the Built Environment, College of Design,
Construction and Planning Curriculum Information
Daniel Wubah, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs
The Steering committee declined to put this item on the agenda at this time.

Sunset Proposal: PhD and EdD in Student Personnel in Higher Education
This item will be an information item at the March Senate meeting.





Report on Library Reorganization Plans progress
Judy Russell, Dean of University Libraries and Joe Aufmuth, Library Faculty Assembly Chair
Dean Russell and Joe Aufmuth discussed the library reorganization plan progress.
The Infrastructure Council will discuss the plan after the University Library Committee has
discussed the plan.

Chair of the University Curriculum Committee and the General Education
Committee proposal Jack Mechlosky, Ad Hoc Committee Chair

This item will be an information item at the March Senate meeting.

Council Reports:

Budget Council Allen Wysocki, Chair
The council is developing a FAQ site on the Foundation. The council recently discussed
parking funds.
Welfare Council Rebecca Pauly, Chair
The welfare council has reviewed the results of the climate survey and is currently working
on a childcare resolution. The University is also looking into university service. The faculty
club is on hold because of budget cuts.
Academic Infrastructure Council Jerry Cutler, Chair
The council is continuing its review of the scheduling proposal.

Action Item

Approve Senate Agenda for March 20, 2008 Frank Bova, Chair elect

The agenda was approved.


The meeting adjourned at 5:05 PM




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