June 5, 2008
MEMBERS PRESENT: Becker, Borisovets, Cooke, Cotter, Greenhut, Gould, Leath (Vice Chair), Puniello, Rabinowitz (Chair), Stein, Swalagin (Executive Secretary)
2008-2009 MEMBERS-ELECT PRESENT: Bubb, Greaux, Nolfi, Pignatiello
MEMBERS EXCUSED: Adam, Bodnar, McCall, Thompson
ALSO ATTENDING: Kaplan (08-09 Undergraduate Student BOT Representative)
The regular meeting of the University Senate Executive Committee was held on Friday, June 5, 2008 at 1:10 p.m. in the Executive Board Room of Administrative Services Building-III, Cook Campus.
1.    Chairperson’s Report
Senate and Executive committee Chairperson Samuel Rabinowitz called the meeting to order at 1:18 p.m. He welcomed current and incoming members and board representatives, and allowed all present an opportunity to introduce themselves. Rabinowitz then summarized the meeting agenda, and the role of the Executive Committee in the Senate's operations.
2.    Executive Secretary’s Report
Agenda: The meeting agenda was approved as distributed by the executive secretary.

Minutes: The April 18, 2008 Senate Executive Committee Meeting Miniutes were approved as distributed by the executive secretary. On behalf of the 2007-2008 University Senate, which will not meet again, the Executive Committee also approved the May 2, 2008 Senate Regular Meeting Minutes.

3.    Standing Committee Actions

Selection/Nomination of Standing Committee Chairs: Chairship of Senate standing committees was reviewed and discussed by the Executive Committee. Most 2007-2008 committee chairs are continuing next year.

Proposed Charges:  Two proposed charges on hybrid courses, submitted to the EC by Gayle Stein, were discussed. Following discussion, the EC agreed to allow Instruction, Curricula and Advising Committee Chair Natalie Borisovets to draft a charge on hybrid courses for her committee. The EC approved issuance of whatever charge Senator Borisovets drafts.

Pending Charges: The table of specific, pending charges to standing committees was reviewed and updated.

4.    Old Business: There was no old business.

5.    New Business

Senate Parliamentarian 2008-2009: The Executive Committee endorsed Ryan Cooke's continuing as Senate Parliamentarian next academic year.

6.    Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 4:26 p.m.

Kenneth Swalagin
Executive Secretary of the University Senate