Agendas

This section contains both agendas and supporting documentation provided for specific agenda items.

 

2016-2017  

September 14, 2016 - Agenda

Supporting documents:
Consent Agenda:

 -  Faculty Welfare Committee Rules of Procedure
 -  Core Curriculum Committee Working Groups 2016-2017

Provost Dobkin's Yearly Report on Senate Actions
 -  Senate action list 2015-2016
 -  Provost Dobkin's reponse dated 8-23-16

Resolution re: Senate Liaisons and Executive Committee Meetings

 

 

 

 

August 23, 2016 - Agenda
Supporting documents:

Consent Agenda UEPC:
-   Procedures for Proposals for New Permanent Courses
-   Procedures for Proposals for Experimental Courses
-   Perfa 121: Orchestration new Permanent Course
-   BusAd 135: International Financial Management Permanent Course
-   BusAd 137: Advanced Quantitative Methods Permanent Course

Consent Agenda GPSEPC:
-   Provisional Approval, Master of Arts in Intercultural Communication
      -   Library Review  
     -    Budget   

Academic Senate Rules of Procedure

 

 

 

 

2015-2016

May 11, 2016         -     [Click on the date to view the Agenda]

Consent Agenda: UEPC

   -   BusAd 129 Global Marketing New Permanent Course
   -   BusAd 128 Consumer Behavior New Permanent Course
   -   BusAd 113 Business in the Digital Age New Course
   -   JCL 120 Theory and Inquiry in Justice, Community and Leadership New Permanent Course

   -  Study Abroad Korea
   -  Study Abroad Cuernavaca
       - Approval Letters Cuernavaca
       - Dean's Letter Cuernavaca

 

 

Consent Agenda: GPSEPC

   -   Department Name Change from Operations Management and Quantitative Methods to Business Analytics

Academic Senate Year-End Report
Program Review Committee Year-End Report
Academic Administrators Evaluation Committee Year-End Report
Undergraduate Educational Policies Committee Year-End Report
Faculty Welfare Committee Year-End Report

 

- FH 3.1.2.2 - Grade Distribution Data Proposal from R&T

FH 1.7.4.15 Proposal to Adopt Language for the First Year Advising Steering Committee (FYASC)

-   FH 1.7.3.4 Rank and Tenure Committee

FH 2.6.2.2.3 Promotion and Tenure Reviews

FH 1.7.4.7.2d Program Review Committee

FH 2.6.1 Teaching Effectiveness

Title IX Presentation

-   Academic Senate Task Force on Course Evaluations Follow-up Report

 

 

April 27, 2016   -   [Click on the date to view the Agenda]

Supporting documentation:

Consent Agenda from the UEPC:
-   History Sequence

-   Prerequisite Change Perfa 149 Set Design
-   Prerequisite Change Perfa 148 Lighting Design
-   Prerequisite Change Perfa 147 Costume Design
-   Dean's Approval for Prerequisite change

 

Year-End Reports:

-   Committee on Committees Year-End Report 2015-2016
-   Admissions and Academic Regulations Year-End Report 2015-2016
-   Graduate & Professional Studies Educational Policies Committee Year-End Report 2015-2016
-   Core Curriculum Committee Year-End Report 2015-2016

-   Title IX Presentation
 

Senate Action S-15/16-17 to President Donahue: Senate of the Senate Resolution for early Review of the Faculty Salary Policy
President Donahue's Response to S-15/16-17
FWC Annual Report on Faculty Salaries
FWC, Faculty Salary Scale

FH 3.1.2.2 - Grade Distribution Data Proposal from R&T

FH 1.7.4.15 - Proposal to Adopt Language for the First Year Advising Steering Committee (FYASC) 

 

 

 

April 6, 2016 - [Click on the date to view the Agenda]

Supporting documentation:

Consent Agenda: from UEPC
--   PERFA  180 & 180L: Laban and Bartenieff Movement
--   PERFA 180 Lab

--   PERFA 180 Syl

--   TRS 129: Theological Foundations
--   CLSL 100: Classical Mythology
--   Philosophy 120: Christian Hermeneutics title change

--   SOC 119: Social Globalization New Course
--   Psych 131: Transpersonal Psych Permanent Course approval
--   Math 006: Mathematic Concepts for the Elementary School Teacher II
--   JCL 130: Environmental Responsibility in the Global Community Name Change to Environmental Justice 
--   ES 196: Senior Capstone Permanent Course Approval
--   Ethnic Studies Minor Revision
--   Ethnic Studies Major - New
--   Acctg 162: Advanced Accounting Name Change to Intermediate Accounting III

(Please view additional documentation from the UEPC at their website: see April 4, 2016 agenda.) 
www.stmarys-ca.edu/faculty-governance/undergraduate-educational-policies...

FWC Annual Report on Faculty Salaries - 2016

Commendation for Bro. Thomas Johnson, FSC

FH 3.1.2 - Letter Grades Proposal from R&T (Continued from 3-16-16 meeting)

FH 1.7.4.15 - Proposal to Adopt Language for the First Year Advising Steering Committee

 

 

March 16, 2016  -  [Click here to view the Agenda]

Supporting documentation:

Consent Agenda - UEPC
     -   EDUC 020: Intro to the Teaching Profession, permanent course approval

     -   SOC 107: Whiteness, permanent course approval

     -   POL 117: Theory of Law, permanent course approval

     -   Permanent course approval:
                 Bio 192: Special Topics in Organism Biology
                 Bio 192: Special Topics Cellular and Moledular Biology
                 Bio 193: Special Topics Evolution and Ecology

     -   Update to Bio 40/41: Introductory Microbiology/Microbes and Society

Faculty Petition - Request for Evaluation of the New Collegiate Seminar Program

Priority Registration for High Potential Sphere of Success Students (HPSS)

FH 2.6.2.2.3 - Promotion & Tenure Review Form B from R&T

FH 3.1.2 - Grade Distribution Proposal from R&T

FH 2.6.2.3.2 - Confidential file proposal from R&T

FH 1.7.4.15 - Proposal to Adopt Language for the First Year Advising Steering Committee (FYASC)

 

 

 

March 2, 2016  -  [Click here to view the Agenda]

Supporting documentation:

Consent Agenda  -  UEPC
-   New Concentration in Business Analytics Proposal
     - 2016-17 Catalog Language
     - Library Review
     - Dean Li's Letter of Support

-   EES 150  Environmental and Physical Geology of the Parks
     -  Dean Wenley's Letter of Support

Spanish 130/ML130: Special Topics in Literary Studies
Spanish 131/ML131: Special Topics in Hispanic Linguistics
Spanish 132/ML132: Special Topics in Hispanic Cultural Studies

-   FH Language Revision 1.7.4.6 and 1.7.4.8 GPSEPC to be responsible for academic regulations for all graduate and professional studies programs.

-   FH Language Revision 1.7.4.13 - Core Curriculum Committee

-   Faculty Petition - Request for Evaluation of the New Collegiate Seminar Program

-   Priority Registration for High Potential Sphere of Success Students (HPSS)

-   Grade Distribution Proposal from R&T, FH 3.1.2, 3.1.2.1, and 3.1.2.2

-   Confidential File Proposal from R&T, FH 2.6.2.3.2

-   Promotion and Tenure Review Form B from R&T, FH 2.6.2.2.3

-   FH 1.7.4.15 - Language to Adopt the First Year Advising Steering Committee

 

 

 

February 17, 2016  -  [Click here to view the Agenda]

Supporting documentation:

CONSENT AGENDA - UEPC

---   Permanent Approval BusAd 110: Entrepreneurship
---   Permanent Approval BusAd 111: New Venture Financing
---   Permanent Approval BusAd 112: Small Business Management
---   Permanent Approval Hist 010 - Introduction to Historical Methods

CONSENT AGENDA  -  AARC

---   Priority Registration for High Potential Sphere of Success Students (HPSS)

 

-   Permanent Course Approval for Accounting Labs - UEPC

-   CCC Redesignation Proposal

-   FH Language Revision 1.7.4.6 and 1.7.4.8: GPSEPC to be responsible for academic
     regulations for all graduate and professional studies programs

-   FH language Revision 1.7.4.13:  Core Curriculum Committee reporting

-   Faculty Petition re: Evaluation of the New Collegiate Seminar Program

 

 

 

December 9, 2015 -   [Click here to view the Agenda]

Supporting Documentation:

CONSENT AGENDA - UEPC:

---  New Course PERFA 152, Making Theatre, One-Act Plays
---  Hist 121 Reinstating the course Early Modern Europe
---  New Course Hist 125
---  New Course JCL 150: Advanced Leadership Theory
---  New Course TRS 173: The Virgin Mary
---  New Course ES 110: Youth Cultures, Identities and New Ethnicities
---  Name Change for Department of Modern Languages
---  PHED 003 Syllabus
---  Permanent Approval for Accounting Labs:
        ---   Acctg 160L: Editing and Intro to Speaking
        ---   Acctg 161L: Information Writing and Speaking
        ---   AccTg 162L:  Argument
        ---   Acctg 164L: Oral Presentation
---  New Course MA-CS 192: Digital Literacy: Web Programming
---  New Course MA-CS 002: Digital Literacy: Introduction to Web Design

CONSENT AGENDA - AARC:

---  Withdrawal/Readmission Policy

Discussion of R&T Committee Faculty Handbook Revisions
---  3.1.2, 3.1.2.1, and 3.1.2.2 Definition of Letter Grades and Grade Distribution
---  2.6.2.2.3, 2.6.3.2, and 2.6.2.4 Promotion and Tenure Review, Confidentiality

Resolution to Review the Board of Trustees Faculty Salary Policy

Diversity Task Force Proposal

CCC Redesignation Proposal

 

November 11, 2015

Consent Agenda:  SEBA Master of Science in Management (From GPSEPC)

Discussion of R&T Faculty Handbook Revisions
3.1.2, 3.1.2.1, and 3.1.2.2  Definition of Letter Grades and Grade distribution

2.6.2.2.3, 2.6.3.2, and 2.6.2.4 Promotion and Tenure Review, Confidentiality

Core Curriculum Committee Chair FH Language Revision

Resolution re: January Term Prerequisites for Integral Students

Resolution re: Present Outstanding Integral Students Leaving the Program

Resolution to Review the Board of Trustees Faculty Salary Policy

 

October 28, 2015

Consent Agenda:

-   Permanent Status for BusAd 010, Global Perspectives in Business and Society
     -  BusAd 010 Library Review
     -  Dean Li Support Letter
     -  Program Director Support Letter
-   Prerequisite Change for Perfa 184, Dance in Performance
-   New Minor in Law and Society
     -   Letter of Support
-   Name Change for Bio 1  -  From: Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology and Genetics
                                               To:  Introduction to Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
-   UEPC Rules of Procedures

-   Resolution for a Course Release for Program Review Committee Chair

-   Academic Senate Course Evaluation Taskforce Report

-   Discussion of R&T Faculty Handbook Revisions
   -   3.1.2,  3.1.2.1, and 3.1.2.2     Definition of Letter Grades and Grade Distribution
 
   -   2.6.2.2.3,  2.6.3.2, and 2.6.2.4 Promotion and Tenure Review,  Confidentiality
 

 

October 7, 2015

Consent Agenda:
TRS 118 Women and the Bible
-   TRS 135 Christian Liturgy and Sacrament
-   KINES 128 Global Impact of Physical Inactivity
-   UEPC Rules of Procedure 2015-16
-   Procedures for Approval of New Courses Within New or Revised Degree Programs

Faculty Salary Task Force Third Year Report on Implementation

UEPC document re: Redesignation of Courses
-   Senate approved language re: Language Governing the Core Curriculum from April 24, 2014
-   April 24, 2014 Senate meeting minutes re: Proposed Language Governing the Core Curriculum

Rank & Tenure Faculty Handbook Revisions:
-   3.1.2, 3.1.2.1, and 3.1.2.2   Letter Grades, Definitions, and Grade Distribution Data
-   2.6.2.2.3, 2.6.3.2, and 2.6.2.4:  Promotion and Tenure Reviews, Confidentiality
 

 

September 16, 2015
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FWC Rules of Procedure
-   Core Curriculum Working Groups 2015-2016
-   UEPC Proposal re: Redesignation of Courses
 

 

August 25, 2015

-   Senate Rules of Procedure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014-2015

May 18, 2015

Supporting Documents:

Consent Agenda UEPC:
--  New Course TRS 189: The Bible and its Interpretation: Great Themes
--  New Course TRS 128: The Trinity
--  Kinesiology Activity Proposal
--  New Courses Chem 113 and 113L: Analytical Chemistry
--  PHED 003 Intrcollegiate Athletics

Consent Agenda GPSEPC:
--  Proposal for MFA in Dance Perfa 347 and 348
--  Addition of Teaching Practicum in MFA in Dance
      --  Note to Senate

--  New Areas of Concentration in the MA Leadersip Program:
      --  Social Innovation Labs for Systemic Change
      --  Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation

CoC Year-End Report

UEPC Year-End Report

GPSEPC Year-End Report

Academic Administrators Evaluation Committee Year-End Report

Core Curriculum Committee Year-End Report

Ranked Faculty Partitipation in Jan Term/Collegiate Seminar

Faculty Service Discussion

Faculty Handbook Revision 1.7.4.2 Faculty Welfare Committee

2015-2016 CCC Working Groups

Discussion re: Videotaping the Academic Senate Meetings
--  log of attendance and viewing of the videos

Sense of the Senate Resolution
---   letter from Pete Michell
---   letter from Provost Dobkin

Proposal re: Redesignation of Courses

 

 

May 13, 2015

Supporting Documents:

Consent Agenda:  Proposal for Increase in Credit for ART 195
Proposal for a Minor in Cinematic Arts
Proposal To Grant Permanent Status for Math 103

Faculty Service Workload Survey

Change to Politics Major

Faculty Petition re: Gender Bias in Course Evaluations

Faculty Petition re: Bias for Race, Ethnicity, and Foreign Accent in Course Evaluations

Jan Term/Collegiate Seminar Proposal
   ---  Revised Statement on JT/Seminar proposal

Faculty Service Discussion (GPSEPC)

Program Review Committee Year-End Report

 

 

 

April 29, 2015

Supporting documents:

Modern Languages Proposal - designation of the 4th hour
Proposal on Global Perspectives
    ---   email to the UEPC from Jim Sauerberg
Change to Politics Major
Jan Term/Collegiate Seminar Proposal
   ---  Revised Statement on JT/Seminar proposal
Advising of Transfer Students
Faculty Handbook Job Description of Chairs
Faculty Petition re: Gender Bias

 

 

 

April 8, 2015

Supporting documents:

FWC Annual Report on Faculty Salaries

Discussion of Procedures for Consideration of Intensive Workload Committee Designation

Course Allocation Protocols

Academic Calendar

Commendation for Brother Robert Schieler, FSC
 

 

 

 

 

March 25, 2015

Supporting documents:

Consent Agenda - UEPC:
Change in Spanish Major

***[To view the remaining UEPC consent agenda items; view March 9, 2015 agenda on the link below:] 
http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/faculty-governance/undergraduate-educational-p...

Consent Agenda - AARC:
BALOS New Contact Hour Requirements
BALOS Proposal for Addressing the Seminar Requirement

REPORTS:
Program Review Guidelines
-   PRC Rationalefor Changes

WASC Commission Action Letter 

 

Rules of Procedure - Committee on Committees
Procedures for Consideration of Intensive Workload Committee Designation 
 

Course Allocation Protocols
Academic Calendar
 

March 4, 2015

Supporting documents:

Consent Agenda - UEPC****:  

****[To view UEPC consent agenda items; view February 16, 2015 agenda on the link below:] 
   http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/faculty-governance/undergraduate-educational-p...

- Bio 34 Protecting Biodiversity, new course proposal
- AH100 Women and Art, new course proposal
- French 10 to French 5, Introduction to French Studies
- French 11 to French 100, French Literary Perspectives
- School of Science Lab Credit Proposal

Consent Agenda-  GPSEPC:
- Graduate Certificate Options: MFA in Dance
- MA Leadership, new concentration proposal: Fostering Transformative Learning and Change in Human Systems
---------- MA Leadership Calendar

NEW BUSINESS ITEMS:
--- Revising Content of Online Course Evaluations
--- Dissolution of Social Justice Coordinating Committee, FH 1.7.3.12
--- Revised FH Language; 1.7.3.8 Human Research Institutional Review Board
--- Resolution to Expand Tuition Exchange Program
--- Undergraduate Educational Policies Committee Rules of Procedure 2014-2015
--- Committee on Committee Rules of Procedure
--- Collegiate Seminar Governing Board Membership Revision
--- Procedures for Consideration of Intensive Workload Committee Designation
--- BALOS New Contact Hour Requirements
--- BALOS Proposal for Addressing the Seminar Requirement

 

 

February 11, 2015

Supporting documents:

Discontinuance of the Reading Program
---   KSOE signature page

Academic Calendar 2015-2020

Approval of Online Course Evaluation Guidelines
Discussion: Revising Content of Online Course Evaluations
Strategies to Increase Student Response to Online Course Evaluations
R&T Online Course Evaluation Ideas

Discussion of Course Allocation Protocols
---Course Allocation Protocols Explanation from Vice Provost Carp

 

 

December 10, 2014

Supporting documents:
Faculty Parking Resolution
Office of Institutional Research Guidelines for Administering the Course Evaluation System
Proposal to Review and Revise Course Evaluation Questionnaire Content
Strategies to Increase Student Response to Online Course Evaluations
Course Allocation Protocol

Graduate & Professional Studies Enrollment Headcount
WASC Reaccreditation Update
WASC Team Report

Consent Agenda items from the UEPC -  Click on the following link to view all consent agenda items:   http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/faculty-governance/undergraduate-educational-p...

UEPC Agenda for October 20, 2014:
-  Psych 163, Prejudice & Stereotyping as a permanent course
-  Psych 8, African-American Psychology and Law changed to Psych 168
-  Perfa 138, Portfolio as a permanent course

UEPC Agenda for December 1, 2014:
-  Math 5 and 6, Math Concepts for Elementary School Teachers
-  WGS 126, Engaging Community
-  Integral Program Petition

 

 

 

 

November 12, 2014

Supporting documents:
-  Statement on Social Media
-   Discussion of Faculty Handbook Description of Chairpersons/Program Directors
-   Resolution re: Faculty Parking   

-  Consent Agenda:  LEAP Proposal extension to implement core curriculum

 

 

 

October 29, 2014

IT Report, CTO Peter Greco
MOU, Lecturers Missing Class
Motion to Discontinue the Reading and Language Arts Program
Motion to Stay Implementation of Cinematic Arts Minor
   -   Cinematic Arts Minor Proposal
   -   Cinematic Arts Minor Proposal Updated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 8, 2014
    Supporting documentation:

     GPSEPC Support for MA in Leadership for Social Justice
     GPSEPC BALOS and LEAP Core Curriculum Waivers 
     Creation of Faculty Handbook Task Force
     Discussion of Ranked Faculty Participation in Jan Term and Collegiate Seminar

     Discussion of the Provost's MOU - Lecturers Missing Class 

 

September 17, 2014
August 26, 2014

 

 

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