Executive Committee


September 7, 2007 - 1:10 p.m.

1.    Chairpersons' Report

2.    Secretary’s Report

3.    Administrative Liaison 4.    Standing Committees

Charge to be Issued [From July 2007 Executive Committee meeting.]

To University Structure and Governance Committee on Revision of the Senate's Standing Committee Structure: Consider and make recommendations for modifying the Senate’s standing committee structure and/or charges to include a means of addressing staff issues in an equitable manner. Consider the proposals submitted by the Staff Caucus and by Senator Martha Cotter when deliberating on this matter. Discuss and act upon the elements of the Staff Caucus proposal relative to modifying the Senate committee structure to include a forum for addressing equal opportunity and other institutional climate or culture issues. Consider other committee structure modifications that may be needed or proposed. Solicit input from the Faculty Affairs and Personnel Committee, Equal Opportunity Committee, or other committees identified in the proposals or which may be affected by changes considered or suggested under this charge. Report to Senate Executive Committee by February 2008.
Proposed Charge

To Faculty Affairs and Personnel Committee on Proposal on Status of Part-time and Full-time Non-tenure-track Faculty Appointments: Consider and make recommendations regarding the feasibility of implementing the "Proposal to Convert Full-time to Full-time Appointments and Instructional Full-time Non-tenure-track Appointments to Tenure-track Appointments" received from Professors Zoran Gajic, Karen Thompson, and Richard Moser. Include considerations on implementation timelines, and related issues.
5.    Old Business

6.    New Business

7.   Adjournment