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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: December 3, 2009
Copyright Date: 2009
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Volume ID: VID00066
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Senate Steering Committee
Minutes
December 3, 2009
3:00-5:00 P.M.
Tigert 226


Barbara Wingo
Wolfgang Sigmund
Tracy Rambo
Scott Nygren


Attendees:
Jack Mecholsky
Mary Ann Ferguson
Jane Brockmann
David Quillen
Ellis Greiner
Joe Glover


Guests:
Meredith Babb
Jim Seale


The meeting was called to order at 3 PM

The minutes of the November meeting were approved.

Reports:


* Chair's Report


Jack Mecholsky reported that there will be an academic integrity task force.


* Provost's Report


Joe Glover, Provost


Joe Glover discussed RCM, the finance and accounting error correction charges and online hiring
communications with the Steering Committee. The committee asked questions about how RCM
will impact certain academic procedures.

Information Items:

Academic Assessment Committee proposal Mark Bishop, CoC Chair
The Committee on Committees will present the academic assessment committee proposal at the
December Senate meeting.

Orange Grove Presentation Meredith Babb, Director University press of Florida
Meredith Babb will give a presentation on the Orange Grove, an online repository for texts, at the
December Senate meeting.

RCM Presentation Matt Fajack, CFO and Frank Bova, RCM Committee Member
Matt Fajack and Frank Bova will give a presentation on RCM at the December Senate meeting.

Bylaw changes for the Curriculum Committee and the General Education Committee
compositions Jim Seale, Constitution Committee Chair


Jack Mecholsky, Chair









Language regarding changes to the university curriculum committee and the general education
committee will be presented as information items at the December Senate meeting.

Finance and Accounting Error Correction Charges
Jane Brockmann, Chair Infrastructure Council
The steering committee discussed the Infrastructure Council's recommendations regarding the
finance and accounting error correction charges. The Infrastructure Council is opposed to these
changes. Joe Glover said that he spoke with Matt Fajack and it was decided that the administration
would not implement these changes.

Online hiring discussion and council assignment Jack Mecholsky, Chair
The steering committee discussed the issue of online hiring communications from human resources.
Joe Glover will look into the matter and will work to resolve any inaccuracies in communications.

Council Reports:

Welfare Council Tony Offerle, Chair
No report.

Academic Policy Council Tracy Rambo, Co-Chair

Budget Council David Quillen, Chair
The budget council closed the issue on the sick leave payout discussion and supported not offering
the sick leave benefit to new hires, but any buyout was felt to be too expensive to support.

Infrastructure Council Jane Brockmann, Chair
Report items covered in information items.

Research and Scholarship Council Scott Nygren, Chair
Scott Nygren reported that SCoRS is discussing how to coordinate the different policy councils'
roles in RCM discussions, and whether to recommend forming a faculty RCM committee

Action Items:
Approval of the December Senate Agenda.

The December Senate agenda was approved.


The meeting adjourned at 5 PM.




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