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720th Meeting of the Faculty Senate

 

Agenda for the 720th Faculty Senate Meeting -- October 11, 2012

Minutes of the 720th Meeting of the Faculty Senate Meeting
--Current Perspectives on Online Education, presented by W. Richards Adrion
--Transitions at UMassOnline, presented by John Cunningham
--The Open Education Initiative at UMass Amherst, presented by Marilyn Billings

 

The following items were approved at the 720th Meeting of the Faculty Senate, held on October 11, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. in Herter Hall, Room 227:

Ammendment to the Special Report of the Rules Committee concerning the Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee to be named the Joint Task Force on Strategic Oversight (JTFSO)
Sen. Doc. No. 13-004A

Annual Report of the University Press Committee for the Academic Year 2011-2012
Sen. Doc. No. 13-005

Annual Report of the Research Council, Academic Year 2011-2012
Sen. Doc. No. 13-006

Annual Report of the Status of Diversity Council, AY 2011-2012
Sen. Doc. No. 13-007

Annual Report of the Academic Priorities Council 2011-2012
Sen. Doc. No. 13-008

Annual Report of the Health Council, Academic Year 2011-2012
Sen. Doc. No. 13-009

Annual Report of the Status of Women Council, Academic Year 2011-2012
Sen. Doc. No. 13-010

Special Report of the Rules Committee concerning Bylaw Changes
Sen. Doc. No. 13-001
(Inasmuch as these are changes to the Senate's Bylaws, this is the second of three readings of this motion. It will be read again at the 721st regular meeting of the Faculty Senate and voted on at that meeting. The motion may be debated and amended at all three meetings.)

Special Report o the Academic Matters Council concerning Revisions to the BFA Program in Studio Arts
Sen. Doc. No. 13-011

Special Report of the Rules Committee concerning Joining the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA)
Sen. Doc. No. 13-012

 

 

 

Councils

Academic Matters
Academic Priorities
Athletic
Campus Physical Planning
General Education
Graduate
Health
International Studies
Program and Budget
Research
Research Library
Status of Diversity
Status of Women
Student Affairs and University Life
Undergraduate Education
University Relations and Advancement
University Service, Public Service and Outreach

Committees

Admissions and Records
Committee on Committees
Rules
University Computer and Electronic Communications
University Press
University Writing

Ad Hoc Committees