Faculty Senate Meeting
September 12, 2007
Officers attending: Nick Reeder, President; William Boyko, Vice-President; Susan Callender, Secretary
Senators attending: Cindy Schoonover, Georgann Enright, Jim Shimko,
Tom Singer, Dave Stover, Moez Ben-azzouz, Eric Kraus, Nolan Long, Luis Gonzalez
Senators not attending: Derek Allen, Amanda Romero
Nick called the meeting to order at 2:40 in room 7L21
*A Motion was passed establishing fall quarter Senate meetings on the following Wednesdays: Sept. 12, Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Oct. 24, and Nov. 7.
2. As a result of the nine hours reduction in Senate officers reassigned time, the
quarterly reassigned time will be: President- 5 hours; Vice-President- 3 hours;
Secretary- 2 hours. There was some discussion by the Senators as to whether
Senate wanted to recommend something concerning the way budget changes are
information on collective bargaining. *A Motion passed to conduct a faculty interest survey on collective bargaining and faculty governance; depending on the results of the survey, Senate will host a follow up meeting with outside speakers who are qualified to address the advantages and disadvantages of collective bargaining in higher education
they are now closed to Senators; Nick has not yet received a decision
from the Board on Senate’s request to make the meetings open again
student learning, Jim Shimko, Moez Ben-azzouz and Eric Kraus volunteered to
spearhead an Ad Hoc Committee to research these kinds of issues .
. * A Motion passed that an Ad Hoc Committee be formed to research issues concerning Distance Learning and how these issues effect faculty instruction and student learning.
more feedback from their constituents.
The meeting adjourned at 4:15 p.m.
The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 26, 2007, Rm 7342