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University Senate 04/27/17

University Senate
April 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
Green Hall-Room 203 - Law School

University Senate Organizational Meeting

April 27, 2017 – 3:15 p.m.

Room 203 Green Hall (Law School)


(This meeting may be electronically recorded.)




FY18 University Senate President Suzanne Shontz

Elections--New and continuing University Senate members are eligible to nominate and vote (a list of FY2018 University and Faculty Senate members was sent with the agenda and is also on the blue handout)

   I.      Election of President-Elect (a faculty member)

  II.      Election of Vice President (a student)

Close the meeting of the FY2018 University Senate (Open FY18 Faculty Senate meeting)

FY18 Faculty Senate will conduct it’s FY18 meeting to elect officers  (Everyone is welcome to stay for the short FY2018 Faculty Senate meeting.  The FY2017 University Senate will resume at the close of the FY18 Faculty Senate meeting)

FY 2017 University Senate President Joe Harrington

A.              Consent Agenda

B.              FY2017 Regular University Senate Agenda


      I.          Approval of minutes from April 13, 2017


    II.          Standing Reports

a.    University Senate President Joe Harrington

b.    Faculty Senate President Pam Keller

c.     Student Senate President Gabby Naylor

d.    Staff Senate President Liz Phillips


  III.          Vote on Proposed Amendments to USRR Article IX (Research Misconduct)


  IV.          Vote on Proposed Amendment 1.3.10 and 1.4.6 (Exam Accommodations)


    V.          Unfinished Business


  VI.          New Business

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