Alexander, Cooper, Daughhetee, Hamilton, Hardig, Manning, Parker, Patton, Powers, Simone, Spicer, Tidwell, Truss, Wacker, Walsh.
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 2:00 pm.
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Minutes of the April 16, 2004 meeting were approved.
WELCOME NEW SENATORS
The new Senators present, Cindy Tidwell and Jason Cooper, were welcomed.
Space Utilization Committee
The Space Utilization Committee heard the Faculty Senate's proposal to convert the Bowling Alley into a Faculty Lounge with minimal cost to the University. Copies of the proposals, Faculty Senate and SGA proposals, with associated costs will go to the Board of Trustees.
Letter regarding adjunct
The letter regarding the adjunct decisions was sent to Dr. McChesney. A copy will go to the Provost, Deans and Chairs as well.
There will be a Board of Trustee’s Meeting on May 7, 2004.
The Senate voted to accept the Sabbatical Policy and send to the Deans and the Board of Trustees.
The Senate voted to accept the Convocation/Commencement Policy.
The Senate voted to accept the report on Faculty Salary Administration.
Dr. Walsh provided copies of the results of the Faculty Survey for 2003-2004.
Dr. Daughhetee will continue to meet with the Director of the Bookstore.
Discussion of Transition
Accomplishments for 2003-2004 were reviewed by President Parker:
5 formal recommendations were submitted
A proposal for a Faculty Lounge
A second Faculty Survey was conducted
The use of liaisons continued
Subsequent Senates were encouraged to meet throughout the summer.
Election of 04-05 Officers
The Colleges of Business and Education have vacant positions available in the Faculty Senate for 2004-2005.
The Senate voted unanimously to declare a quorum for the election of officers.
The election results are as follows:
|President||Dr. Michael Patton|
|Recording Secretary||Dr. Catherine Daughhetee|
|Alternate Secretary||Dr. Erin Spicer|
President Parker thanked everyone for their hard work and active participation in the Faculty Senate.
The meeting was adjourned at 3:20 pm.