Motions 2013-2014

2013-2014 Motions

Motion 1document: Motion from the Academic Policies and Program Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within Applied Physics (Physics/Engineering Dual Degree Program) (July 11, 2013)

Motion 2document: Motion from the Academic Policies and Program Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the MSE-Secondary Education-Montessori Program. (July 11, 2013)

Motion 3document: Motion from the Academic Policies and Program Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the School Psychology-MSE Program. (July 11, 2013)

Motion 4document: Motion from the Academic Policies and Program Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Counseling Program. (July 11, 2013)

Motion 5document: Motion from the Academic Policies and Program Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Geography Majors and Minors. (July 11, 2013)

Motion 6document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to the North Hall Centennial Celebration Task Force. (July 11, 2013)

Motion 7document: The Executive Committee proposes the following appointments to chair Faculty Senate Committees, all appointments as chair are for one academic year. (July 11, 2013)

Motion 8document: A motion from the Executive Committee to establish the following Faculty Senate Schedule for the fall 2013-2014 Semester. (July 2013)

Motion 9document : A motion from the Executive Committee to appoint James Graham as Parliamentarian for the 2013-14 Faculty Senate. (September 17, 2013)

Motion 10document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Ian Williams chair of Faculty Hearing, Grievance, and Appeals Committee (2013-2016) and Rellen Hardtke chair of Recruitment and Retention Committee (2013-2016). (September 17, 2013)

Motion 11document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Jennifer Willis-Rivera as Women's Faculty Representative to the WIAC. (September 17, 2013)

Motion 12document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint both Joel Peterson to Academic Staff Chancellor's Award Committee as Faculty Senate Chair designee & Kelly Browning as Academic Staff Council chair. (September 17, 2013)

Motion 13document: Motion from the Faculty Senate. Program Change Proposal: Revisions in Liberal Arts - Music Major (BS/BA). (October 9, 2013)

Motion 14document: Motion from the Faculty Senate. Program Change Proposal: Revisions in Chemistry ACS Major. (October 9, 2013)

Motion 15document : Motion from the Executive Committee to make appointments as indicated. (October 9, 2013)

Motion 16document : Motion from the Faculty Senate that during the time (September 2013 through June 2014 that Wes Chapin, recently re-elected to the Faculty Senate, will be serving as Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, and Director, Graduate Studies. Doug Margolis will be appointed as Wes Chapin's substitute September through December, 2013, and Jim Zimmerman will be appointed as Wes Chapin's substitute January through June, 2014. (October 9, 2013)

Motion 17document : Motion from the Executive Committee to place the following Administrative Committee description in Chapter 2 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook. (October 9, 2013)

Motion 18document : Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to the URSCA Council. Vice-chair of faculty senate randomly assign staggered terms to one, two or three years to the proposed members of the committee, Committee appointments after the initial appoint will be a three year term. (October 9, 2013)

Motion 19document : Motion from Faculty Senate to amend the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter 8: 8.2.12. (October 9, 2013)

Motion 20document : Motion from Faculty Senate Executive Committee to appoint the following people to the URSCA Council. (October 14, 2013)

Motion 21document: Motion from Faculty Senate to change proposal: revision in Health Education Minor. (October 14, 2013)

Motion 22document: Motion from Faculty Senate for Graduate Change Proposal: TESOL - MA. (October 14, 2013)

Motion 23document: Motion from Executive Committee to make the following appointments as indicated. (October 14, 2013)

Motion 24document : Motion from Faculty Senate to make the following appointment. (November 19, 2013)

Motion 25document : Motion from Faculty Senate to add following document to General Education Committee website. (November 19, 2013)

Motion 26document: Motion from the Faculty Senate to appoint a group to recommend candidates for the position of Director of Multicultural Academic Services and Project Director for Student Support Services. (November 26, 2013)

Motion 27document : Motion from the Faculty Senate. Program Change Proposal Revisions in TESOL Major. (December 12, 2013)

Motion 28document : Motion from Faculty Senate. Program Change Revision to Criminology Minor. (December 12, 2013)

Motion 29document: Motion from Faculty Senate. Program Change Revision to approve new Major in Criminology. (December 12, 2013)

Motion 30document: Motion from Faculty Senate that administrative officers and employees shall not directly contact members of faculty and instructional academic staff to require them to perform ad hoc work duties, unless and until they have consulted with UWRF Faculty Senate and obtained appropriate concurrence to do. (Disapproved January 3, 2014)

Motion 31document: Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee for the following program changes. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 32document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Forrest Rodgers to the Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Implementation Committee. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 33document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Coni Gehler to UWS Remedial Education Work Group. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 34document: A motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee to approve the following change to Faulty Handbook Chapter 5.1.1.5:1. (Disapproved February 18, 2014)

Motion 35document: Motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee to approve the following change in the handbook to 5.1.1.5:3-2. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 36document: Motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee to approve the following change to the handbook to 5.1.1.5:3-2. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 37document: Motion from the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee to adopt the updated forms for new course proposals and existing course proposals. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 38document: Motion from the Academic Standards Committee to set UWRF admission standard for undergraduate English Language Ability at 78 IBT or 6.0 IELTS. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 39document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to the Search and Screen Committee for the Admissions Director. (December 19, 2013)

Motion 40document: A motion from the Executive Committee to adjust annually the compensation rates for Instructional Academic Staff. Included is the attachment from Dean Van Galen, Chancellor (April 4, 2014)

Motion 41document: Motion from the Executive Committee for the following appointments. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 42document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to chair the indicated committee. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 43document: Motion from the Executive Committee to increase the release time for the Chair of the Assessment Committee. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 44document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to the Search and Screen Committee for the new Dean of the College of Business and Economics. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 45document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to the Search and Screen Committee for the new Director of Protective Services. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 46document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to the Search and Screen Committee for the position of Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Education/Director of Global Connections. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 47document: Motion from the Executive Committee to revise the Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review Process/Document. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 48document: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the new UWRF Chemical Hygiene Plan. (February 12, 2014)

Motion 49document: Motion from Academic Standard Committee to replace both policy 8.2.33 and Faculty Senate Motion 95/96-24 with revised policy 8.2.33. (March 2, 2014)

Motion 50document: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following four initiatives that forwarded by the Strategic Plan Progress Committee as part of the 2012-2017 Strategic Plan. (March 2, 2014)

Motion 51document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve a program change in Horticulture Major. (March 11, 2014)

Motion 52document: Motion from the University Curriculum Committee to revise form of the undergraduate transmittal form. (March 11, 2014)

Motion 53document: Motion from the University Curriculum Committee to approve a new course proposal form. (March 11, 2014)

Motion 54document: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the full 1% to faculty who have documented solid performance and above. (March 11, 2014)

Motion 55document: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the 2014-2015 Faculty Senate meeting dates. (March 11, 2014)

Motion 56document: Motion from the Assessment Committee to approve a Revised Assessment Plan Rubric. (March 24, 2014)

Motion 57document: Motion from the Calendar Committee to change the dates of the Fall and Spring Commencement Ceremonies for Fall 2014 and continuing until the Falcon Center Construction is complete. (March 29, 2014)

Motion 58document: Motion from the Calendar Committee to approve the calendar for 2016-2017 Academic year. (March 29, 2014)

Motion 59document: Motion from the Calendar Committee to make minor revisions to the 2015 Summer Session calendar. (March 29, 2014)

Motion 60document: Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve changes in Marketing Communications Major Program and History Minor Program. (April 21, 2014)

Motion 61document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to six year terms on the Faculty and Academic Staff Development Board. (April 21, 2014)

Motion 62document: Motion from Executive Committee to replace the following on Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee. (April 21, 214)

Motion 63document: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the following to the Technology Council. (April 21, 2014)

Motion 64document: Motion from the Assessment Committee to approve a Revised Report Rubric. (April 21, 2014)

Motion 65document: A Second Reading of a motion from the Calendar Committee to revise Section 3.3 Faculty By Laws, Article III, Section G - Calendar Committee. (April 21, 2014)

Motion 66document: A motion from the Executive Committee to approve the faculty appointments to an ad hoc Honors Program Committee. (April 21, 2014)

Motion 67document: A motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve a program changes in the MSE - Elementary Education Montessori Elementary, credit change. (April 25, 2014)

Motion 68document: A motion from Academic Standards Committee to revise 8.2.17 in the Faculty Senate Handbook as incident in motion. (April 25, 2014)

Motion 69document: A motion for Integrated marketing Communications at UW-RF. (April 25, 2014)

Motion 70document: A motion from Executive Committee to approve the following faculty and academic staff to First Year Seminar Task Force. (April 25, 2014)

Resolutiondocument: A Resolution from the "Sustainability Faculty Fellows" (a subset of the Sustainability Working Group). (April 21, 2014)

Resolution 1document: Resolution to create a Full time Sustainability Coordinator Position.

Resolution 2document: Resolution of respect and appreciation for Dr. Raymond V Anderson.