2015-2016

Senate Agendas, Minutes & Documents

The complete text of numbered items in an agenda may be obtained from the Office of the Faculty Secretary, or is accessible in the below links.

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Web Agenda w/links

Agenda Items by Number/Handouts/Documents

#28 May 10, 2016

Teaching/Research Assistant Parenting Leave (McMurtry/St. Claire)
    -GPSA Parental Leave (FSH 3710)
    -Short-term Parental Leave Form (WSU)

Communications' Strategic Plan (Bales)

Committee on Committees (Brandt)

Sabbatical Leave 2017-18

Teaching & Advising (Johnson-Leung)

#27 April 26, 2016

Spread Pay Update (PowerPoint)(Provost)

FS-16-060: Faculty Compensation Form (cover)(vote)

Vandal Alert Protocol (Dorschel)

GPSA:  Teaching/Research Assistant Parenting Leave (McMurtry/St. Claire)(form)

#26 April 19, 2016

Spring 2016 Graduates (vote)

Faculty Affairs:

University Curriculum Committee:

  • FS-16-061 (UCC-16-044): Regulation J (Bird)(vote)

  • FS-16-062 (UCC-16-043): LAW Expansion in Boise (cover)(Seamon)(vote) 

FS-16-064: FSH 2800 – Student Fees (cover)(Foisy/Mahoney, T.)

Thesis/Dissertation Defense Deadlines (Jeffery)

#25 April 12, 2016

Faculty Affairs:

Teal Proposed Amendments to AE/PD:

#24 April 5, 2016 Ombuds Introduction - Barbara Beatty

Student Code Task Force - introduction (Brandt)(Cover)

  • FS-16-056: FSH 2400 - University Disciplinary Process for Violations of Student Code of Conduct

  • FS-16-058:  FSH 1640.93 Student Disciplinary Review Board & FS-16-006rev: 1640.83 Student Appeal Committee

#23 March 29, 2016

ASUI Blackboard (LaPrath)

PowerPoint

Committee on Committees - Fall 2016-2019 Appointments(Brandt)(vote)

FSH 2400 - Student Disciplinary Process (Brandt)(FYI)

#22 March 22, 2016

NCAA (Wolf)

FSH-16-055 - FSH 1800 - Staff Council Bylaws (Cover)(Miller)

University Curriculum Committee (all for vote)

  • FS-16-051: (UCC-16-032f): CLASS - English - Linguistics and Literacy New Emphasis (Payant)

  • FS-16-052: (UCC-16-036): Engineering - Biological Engineering: new unit (Law)

  • FS-16-053: (UCC-16-40a): CLASS - Music Emphases: Arts Administration; Entrepreneurship; General Business (Garrison)

Committee on Committees

  • FS-16-057: FSH 1640.20 - University Budget & Finance Committee (Brandt)(vote)

Faculty Affairs

  • FS-16-018rev: FSH 3710 - Leave Policy - parenting leave)(Crowley/Ellison/Ytreberg)(vote)

#21

March 8, 2016

Change in Employee Compensation (Foisy/Mahoney)

University Curriculum Committee (all for vote)

  • FS-16-043 (UCC-16-032a): CLASS - Music: Vocal Instrumental Music Education - minor (Lawrence)

  • FS-16-044 (UCC-16-032b): CLASS - Music: Vocal Emphases - changes (Lawrence)

  • FS-16-045 (UCC-16-032c): CLASS - Political Science: American Government/Public Law - discontinue (Ellison)

  • FS-16-046 (UCC-16-032d): CLASS - Political Science: International Political Economy - discontinue (Ellison)

  • FS-16-047 (UCC-16-032e): CLASS - Political Science: Public Administration and Policy Minor - discontinue (Ellison)

  • FS-16-048 (UCC-16-032g): CLASS - Philosophy: Global Justice Undergraduate Academic Certificate (Ellison)

  • FS-16-049 (UCC-16-032h): CLASS - Philosophy: Professional Ethics Certificate (Ellison)

  • FS-16-050 (UCC-16-037a): Science - Math: Applied Quantitative Modeling Option (Nielsen

Contingent Faculty Task Force Report (Stauffer)(FYI)

#20 March 1, 2016

Senate Elections FAQ

Ubuntu (James)

University Curriculum Committee:

  • FS-16-042 (UCC-16-034): Regulation J (vote)(Bird)

Faculty Affairs:

  • FS-16-018 - FSH 3710 - Leave Policy (Crowley)

#19
(does not include norming sheet - excel file)
February 23, 2016

Teaching & Advising

University Curriculum Committee

  • FS-16-039 (UCC-16-033d): Natural Resources - Environmental Water Science Graduate Academic Certificate (Mahler)(vote)

  • FS-16-040 (UCC-16-033e): Natural Resources - Environmental Contamination Assessment Graduate Academic Certificate (Mahler)(vote)

  • FS-16-041 (UCC-16-033f): Natural Resources - Biophysical Science Option - add (Mahler)(vote)

Ubuntu (James)

#18 February 16, 2016 Training Modules and HR Updates (Foisy/Keim)

University Curriculum Committee:
  • FS-16-036 (UCC-16-033a): Natural Resources - Restoration Ecology Certificate (Launchbaugh)

  • FS-16-033 (UCC-16-031a): Science - Geography - Climate Change Certificate (Abatzoglou)

  • FS-16-034 (UCC-16-031b): Science - Geography - Climate Change (Abatzoglou)

  • FS-16-035 (UCC-16-031c): Science - Biological Science - Reproductive Biology (Nagler)

  • FS-16-037 (UCC-16-033b): Natural Resources - Ecology - minor (Brooks)

  • FS-16-038 (UCC-16-033c): Natural Resources - Tribal Natural Resources Stewardship Certificate (Vierling)

  • FS-16-039 (UCC-16-033d): Natural Resources - Environmental Water Science Graduate Academic Certificate (Mahler)

  • FS-16-040 (UCC-16-033e): Natural Resources - Environmental Contamination Assessment Graduate Academic Certificate (Mahler)

  • FS-16-041 (UCC-16-033f): Natural Resources - Biophysical Science Option - add (Mahler)

#17 February 2, 2016

Information Technology (Ewart)

Faculty Affairs

FS-16-018: FSH 3710 - Leave Policy  (cover)(Crowley)(vote)

Teaching and Advising:

FS-16-028: FSH 2700--Student Evaluation of Teaching (Johnson-Leung)
    - Rationale
    - Current Form
    - Proposed New Form

University Curriculum Committee:

  • FS-16-029 (UCC-16-002):  Prior Learning Assessment (vote) (Chermak)

  • FS-16-030 (UCC-16-026a):  NR - Fire Ecology, Management, and Technology (graduate certificate)(vote)(Brooks)

  • FS-16-031 (UCC-16-026b): NR - Remote Sensing (undergraduate certificate)(vote)(Brooks)

  • FS-16-032 (UCC-16-026c): NR – Forest Resources to Forestry (vote)(Brooks)

#16 January 26, 2016 Professional Development (Brown, K.)
FS-16-018:  FSH 3710 - Leave Policy (cover)(introduction)(Crowley)
#15 January 19, 2016

NWCCU

FS-16-027-FSH 3320 - Faculty Evaluation Form 1 (proposed)(current)

FS-16-027-Faculty Compensation

General Education (Bird) 

SBOE General Education Policies and Procedures

UI General Education Flow Chart

General Education Enrollment Jan. 2016

University Curriculum Committee:

  • FS-16-026 (UCC-16-023): NR - (name change) Biological & Agricultural Engineering to Soil and Water Systems (vote) (Makus) Postpone

#14 (161 pages) December 8, 2015

ASUI (LaPrath)

University Curriculum Committee

  • FS-16-019 (UCC-16-022a) CLASS - General Studies - distance (Craig)

  • FS-16-020 (UCC-16-022b) CLASS - Sociology  - Criminology- distance (Craig)

  • FS-16-021 (UCC-16-022c) CLASS - History - distance (Craig)

  • FS-16-022 (UCC-16-022d) CLASS - Organizational Science- distance (Craig)

  • FS-16-023 (UCC-16-022e) CLASS - Psychology - distance (Craig)

  • FS-16-024 (UCC-16-022f) CLASS - Public Administration - distance (Craig)

  • FS-16-025 (UCC-16-020a) LAW - LL.M. (new)(Dodge)

Sabbatical Leave 2016-17 (vote)

FS-16-017: FSH 3710 - Leave Policy (cover)(Crowley)(vote)

FS-16-013: FSH 5300 - Copyrights, Protectable Discoveries and Other Intellectual Property Rights (cover)(Inge)(vote)

#13 December 1, 2015

Benefits Advisory Board (Hrdlicka)(FYI)

Classification Task Force Report  (Foisy)(FYI)

Information Technology Committee - Scopia (Brown)(FYI) 

University Budget and Finance Committee (Brandt)(FYI)

Budget Request Memo

Budget Request Spreadsheet

FS-16-016rev: FSH 3320 - Faculty Evaluation (Crowley)(vote)

#12 November 17, 2015

University Curriculum Committee

  • FS-16-014a (UCC-16-019) CNR: Minor name change Conservation Social Sciences to Natural Resource Conservation (Wilson)(vote)

  • FS-16-014b (UCC-16-019) CNR: Discontinue Certificate Fire Ecology and Management (Smith)(vote)

  • FS-16-015 (UCC-16-018) CLASS: Martin School Reorganization (Ellison)(vote)

Contingent Faculty Task Force Report  (Stauffer)(FYI)

Dean of Students Office (Eckles)(FYI)

Fall Graduate List (vote)

FS-16-016: FSH 3320 - Faculty Evaluation (clarification edit)(Crowley)

#11 November 10, 2015

University Promotions Committee (Teal)

TA/RA Basic Overview of Positions (McMurtry/McIver)(FYI)

Consolidated Fringe (McIver/Foisy/Mahoney)(FYI)

#10 November 3, 2015

Ombuds Search (Corry)

Spread Pay (Tallent)

FS-16-013:  FSH 5300 -  Copyrights, Protectable Discoveries and Other Intellectual Property Rights (Overview)(Inge)(intro)

#9 October 27, 2015

Special Orders:

#8 October 20, 2015

Committee on Committees: (Brandt)

  • FS-16-008: FSH 3720 - Sabbatical Leave (Brandt)(vote)

  • FS-16-009: FSH 1640.74 - Sabbatical Leave Committee (Brandt)(vote)

University Curriculum Committee:

FS-16-011:  APM 35.60 – Hazard Communication Program (cover)(Hicks)(FYI)

FS-16-012:  FSH 3320 – Form 2 – Administrator Evaluation Form (Teal)(initial discussion)

#7 October 13, 2015

 Committee on Committees: (Brandt)

Conflicts of Interest/Consulting (McIver/Inge) (intro)

#6 October 6, 2015

Enrollment & Faculty Capacity

Health Fair (Mahoney)

University Curriculum Committee:

  • FS-16-004 (UCC-16-001b): Education - C&I Education Specialist (Gathercoal)(vote)

  • FS-16-007 (UCC-16-007a&b): Fall 2016 & Spring 2017 Exam Schedules (Chermak/Hubbard)(vote)

University-wide Work Related Employee Training (Foisy/Keim/Walters)

#5 September 29, 2015

Retention Guide (Dodge/Martinez)

Distance Education (Ratcliff)

Committee on Committees: (Brandt)

  • FS-16-006:  FSH 1640.83 - Student Appeal Committee (vote)

#4 September 22, 2015

Teaching & Advising: FSH 2700 - Report on Student Evaluations (Johnson-Leung)(FYI)

Current Student Evaluation Form 2002 (current policy form)

Student Feedback Form (proposed 2014)

 

University Curriculum Committee:

  • FS-16-003 (UCC-16-001a): Education - Discontinue Sport Science & Coaching minors (Scruggs)(vote)(short form)

  • FS-16-005 (UCC-16-001c): Education - Joint minors Movement Science/Natural Resources (Scruggs)(vote)(short form)

Computing and Informatics Task Force (Stauffer)

       SWOT Analysis 

#3 September 8, 2015

Vandal Strategic Loan Fund (Buck/Mahoney)

Enrollment (Kim)

Committee on Committees:

Committee Changes/Update (Brandt)(vote)

FS-16-001:  APM 40.31 – Tree Memorial & Recognition Program (clean version)(cover) (Zillinger)(FYI)

FS-16-002:  APM 45.23 – Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)(cover)(Barker/Inge)(FYI)

#2 September 1, 2015

2014-15 Senate Report from the Faculty Secretary's Office (vote)
Special Orders. 

#1 April 28, 2015 Chair & Vice Chair Elections (see FSH 1580 IV)
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