Senate Steering Committee
April 24, 2008
Attendees: Chris Snodgrass
Frank Bova Guests:
Barbara Wingo Carol Kem
Carol Murphy John Leavey
Jerry Cutler Mike Katovich
Ellis Greiner Anita Spring
The meeting was called to order at 3:04 PM
Chair's Report Rick Yost, Chair
Yost announced a Steering committee meeting scheduled for May 8 to discuss budget
reduction. The final acceptance of the budget reduction will be approved by the BOT in
College Shared Governance Reports Rick Yost, Chair
The Steering committee will ask for Shared Governance updates from all colleges using a
provided format. The deadline will be mid-June for 12 month colleges and September 15 for
9 month colleges. The Steering committee will provide feedback notifying colleges where
they should be in one year.
Workday plans Frank Bova, Chair elect
The Senate workday will be held on August 28. The new Senator orientation will be held
during lunch and a chair training session will occur in the morning. The steering committee
will create the 2008-09 agenda during the summer.
Nominating Committee Report Carol Kem, Nominating committee chair
the Nominating Committee would like to ensure that they are informed of any regulation
changes that are related to committee placements. The committee will create a manual to
follow each year.
Welfare Council Rebecca Pauly, Chair
The council discussed the possibility of a service recognition at the college, senate and "at
Research and Scholarship Council Saeed Khan, Chair
Academic Infrastructure Council Jerry Cutler, Chair
The council discussed IT governance and will appoint one member of the council to the
ITAC. The council will work to determine how to involve faculty in IT governance more.
Rick Yost will appoint people to the scheduling task force.
Academic Policy Council Carol Murphy, Chair
The APC met with Daniel Wubah to discuss the undergraduates as teaching assistant memo.
The Provost's office will create a clear policy statement. The Steering committee also
discussed the presidential goals.
Budget Council Allen Wysocki, Chair
The Budget council discussed the UAA budget with members from the UAA.
Approve Senate Agenda for May 15, 2008 Rick Yost, Chair
The May Senate agenda will be approved at the May 8th Steering Committee meeting.