UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Motions

2015-2016 Motions


Motion 1: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following faculty to the Search and Screen Committee for the Director of Financial Aid. (September 20, 2015)

Motion 2: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint to Faculty Senate committee, Administrative Committees, and other committees. (September 20, 2015)

Motion 6:  Motion to approve the following people to the committees listed. (September 12, 2015)

Motion 7:  Motion from the Executive Committee to amend the Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review document pages 2-3. (September 12, 2015)

Motion 8:  Motion from the Executive Committee to amend the Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review document page 8. (September 12, 2015)

Motion 9:  Motion from the Executive Committee to amend the Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review document page 11.  (September 12, 2015)

Motion 10:  Motion from the Executive Committee to amend the Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review document page 12. (September 12, 2015)

Motion 11:  Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve revisions to the Broad Area English Education program. (September 25, 2015)

Motion 12:  Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve revisions to the Professional Writing option within the English Liberal Arts program and the Professional Writing minor. ( September 25, 2015)

Motion 13:  Motion from Executive Committee to appoint the following members to the following committees. (September 25, 2015)

Motion 14:  Motion from Executive Committee to extend the Pathway to Distinction and the lifespan of the plan for three years. (September 25, 2015)

Motion 15:  Motion from Executive Committee to name the new roadway associated with the Falcon Center.  (September 25, 2015)

Motion 16:  Motion from Academic Programs and Polices Committee to approve the change in Program: Stage and Screen Arts. (October 16, 2015)

Motion 17:  Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the change in Program Bachelor of Fine Arts. (October 16, 2015)

Motion 18:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the change in Program Bachelor of Fine Arts (Graphic Design). (October 16, 2015)

Motion 19:  Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to Faculty Senate committees. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 20:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following appointments to the Provosts Working Group. (October 16, 2015)

Motion 21:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following appointments to the PP-PAR Engagement Committee. (October 16, 2015)

Motion 22:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following appointments to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies Search and Screen Committee. (October 16, 2015)

Motion 23:  Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the following Department Name Change: Journalism to Communication and Media Studies. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 24:  Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the following Program Revision: Mathematics-Liberal Arts. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 25:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the following Course Cross-lisitng: ENGL/SASA 381. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 26:  Motion from the Academics Program and Policies Committee to approve the following Department Name Change: Geography and Mapping Services to Geography and Geographic Information Science. (October 23. 2015)

Motion 27:  Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the following Department Name Change: Chemistry to Chemistry and Biotechnology. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 28:  Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to Faculty Senate committees, Administrative Committees, and other committees. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 29:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following appointments to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies Search and Screen Committee. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 30:  Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the following New Program: Neuroscience B.S. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 31:  Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the following New Designator: NSCI (Neuroscience). (October 23, 2015)

Motion 32:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to amend FS Motion 2014-15/70. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 33:  Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to expand the role of the Faculty Senate Liaison to include the University Staff Senate. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 34:  Motion from the Calendar Committee to amend the language in Chapter IX - Academic Standards, Procedures and Policies. (October 23, 2015)

Motion 35: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve a New Designator: CAS and to Change Existing Programs CAS Liberal Arts. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 36: Motion from the Calendar Committee to Modify the 2016 Summer Session Schedule. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 37: Motion to create a task force consisting of representatives appointed from the Agricultural Engineering Technology, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science departments, a student representative and appropriate administrative and Technology support.(December 9, 2015)

Motion 38: A motion that senate ratify the following interpretation of senate motion FS2015-15/44. (December 9, 1015)

Motion 39: A motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the revisions to the M.S. in Clinical Exercise Physiology Program. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 40: A motion from Executive Committee to approve the Spring 2016 Faculty Senate Schedule. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 41: Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee for a program change: revisions to the Minor in Philosophy Program. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 42:  Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the proposal for an M.S. in Health and Wellness Management Program. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 43:  Motion form Executive Committee to appoint an Ad Hoc committee to review Undergraduate Teaching Qualifications of Faculty and Instructional Academic staff. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 44:  Motion from the Executive Committee to amend the previously adopted Motion 37 regarding task force. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 45:  Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the members of the Engineering Task Force. (December 9, 2015)

Motion 46:  Motion from Executive Committee to substitute Peter Mak for Hilary Pollack on the General Education and University Requirements Committee. (January 27, 2016)

Motion 47:  Motion from the Athletic Committee to appoint Earl Blodgett as the Men's Athletic Conference Representative to WIAC. (January 27, 2016)

Motion 48:  Motion from the Executive Committee to create a new administrative committee, Advisory Committee on Veterans Affairs and to place the following language in Chapter II of the Faculty and Staff Handbook. (January 27, 2016)

Motion 49:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the strategic initiatives recommended by the Strategic Plan Progress Committee. (January 27, 2016)

Motion 50:  Motion from the Academic Standards Committee to approve the proposal for an amendment to Chapter IX of the Faculty and Staff Handbook, Academic Forgiveness Policy for Undergraduate Students Returning to UWRF. (January 27, 2016)

Resolution 1:  UW-River Falls Faculty Senate Resolution on Proposed Changes to Teacher Preparation Licensure. (June 10, 2015)

Resolution 2:  UW-River Falls Faculty Senate Resolution on Shared Governance in the Chancellor Search and Screen Process. (June 10, 2015)

Resolution 3: UW-River Falls Faculty Senate Resolution on Tenure and Shared Governance. (June 10, 2015)

Resolution 4: UW-River Falls Faculty Senate Resolution on Sensible Gun Policies. (October 21, 2015)

Resolution 5: UW-River Falls Faculty Senate Resolution on Wisconsin Pension. (October 21, 2015)

Resolution 6: UW-River Falls Faculty Senate Resolution on Tenure Policy. (November 12, 2015)