Motions 2012-2013

2012-2013 Motions

Motion 1document: Motion from the 2011-2012 Faculty Senate Executive Committee (Marshall Toman, Chair) to approve the membership of the Strategic Plan Progress Committee (SPPC) (May 2, 2012)

Motion 2document: Motion from the 2012-2013 Faculty Senate, in order to provide a smooth transition from last year’s Executive Committee to next year’s, in the absence of the chair during the month of May and with the permission of the Vice Chair, to enable Senator Marshall Toman to continue to act as chair of the senate until the return to campus from teaching in Europe of Chair Wes Chapin. (May 2, 2012)

Motion 3document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Broad Field Science Education major. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 4document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Chemistry major. (June 12, 2012)

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Motion 5document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Outdoor Education minor. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 6document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed changes within the Business Administration major, Management option. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 7document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Health and Human Performance major, Exercise and Sport Science option. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 8document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Communication Studies major and Communication Studies minor. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 9document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Economics major and Economics minor. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 10document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed program changes within the Business emphasis of the Horticulture major. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 11document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies Committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed creation of a Bachelor's of Applied Sciences program with concentrations in Law Enforcement, Geographic Information Sciences, and Computer Science. (June 12, 2012)

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Motion 12document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the appointment of Kris Hiney as a 2012 fall semester substitute on the Faculty Senate for Dennis Cooper. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 13document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the appointment of James Graham as a 2012 fall semester substitute on the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for Dennis Cooper. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 14document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the membership of the screening committee for Manager of Transfer Credits/U. Select Lead. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 15document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve Marshall Toman as the faculty member of the Strategic Plan Progress Committee (SPPC) (June 12, 2012)

Motion 16document: Motion to accept the 2012 Climate Action Plan and the 2012 Sustainable Campus Community Plan for informational and planning purposes. (June 12, 2012)

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Motion 17document: Motion from the ad hoc Committee on Graduate Studies to adopt the following proposal, and to authorize include in the UWRF Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook in Chapter 4, Section III and renumber/reletter as needed. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 18document: Motion from the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policy Committee (David Rainville, Chair) that the Student Rating of Teaching Effectiveness is to be administered to assess teaching effectiveness for all courses. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 19document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve appointments to various standing committees.

Motion 20document: Motion from the Academic Standards Committee (Terry Ferriss, Chair) to Revise 8.2.18 Student Appeal of Grades. (June 12, 2012)

Motion 21document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to appoint a UCC Chair for 2012-2013 (replacing Tim Buttles): Alexandru Tupan. (August 7, 2012 Executive Committee)

Motion 22document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policies committee (Steve Kelm, Chair) to approve the proposed changes within the Agricultural Studies major. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 23document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to appoint Ogden Rogers to serve on the UW System Flexible Degree Model Faculty Committee. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 24document:Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to constitute the search and screen committee for a Director of Grants/Research. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 25document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to appoint James Graham as 2012-2013 Faculty Senate Parliamentarian. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 26document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following committee membership and chair appointments. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 27document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to appoint the member of the ad hoc committee on Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review, as per motion 2011-2012 #121. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 28document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to appoint Terry Mannetter as the UWRF faculty representative to the Office of Planning and Instructional Development (term is 2010-13) (August 29, 2012)

Motion 29document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to define the Executive Committee as the temporary substitute for the Graduate Studies Curriculum Committee (see 2012-2013 Motion 17) (August 29, 2012)

Motion 30document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the Chancellor's Task Force on a Campus Tobacco Policy (August 29, 2012)

Motion 31document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the 2012-2013 Committee Charges (August 29, 2012)

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Motion 32document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to amend the Audit and Review Committee's description in the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter 2 (2.6.1) (August 29, 2012)

Motion 33document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to extend implementation of Senate Motion 2007/08-68 for a period of seven years from the date of original approval. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 34document: Motion from the Affirmative Action Advisory Committee (Jennifer Borup, Chair) to change its Handbook description. (August 29, 2012)

Motion 35document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following committee membership and chair appointments. (September 12, 2012)

Motion 36document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the committee on Committees to approve a Graduate Studies Curriculum Committee as per Senate motion 2012-2013/17 and to place its description in the By-laws. (September 12, 2012)

Resolution 1document: Resolution from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) regarding Collective Bargaining. (September 12, 2012)

Motion 37document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair)acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following committee membership and chair appointments. (September 26, 2012)

Motion 38document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the appointment of faculty to serve during fall semester 2012 as part of a project to discuss improvements to the campus mall (e.g. to improve pedestrian flow, storm water management, lighting, plantings, and related items). Members will need to be available to participate in possible stakeholder meetings, 8:00 - 4:00 p.m., October 9 and 10, 2012. (September 26, 2012)

Motion 39document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) regarding the Salary Adjustment Fund. (September 26, 2012)

Motion 40document: Motion from the AP&P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes in the M.A. TESOL program. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 41document: Motion from the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee (Cyndi Kernahan, Chair) to recommend the establishment of lactation stations on campus. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 42document: Motion from the External Relations Committee (Kris Hiney, Chair) to amend its description. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 43document: Motion from the Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to make a technical amendment to 8.2.31. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 44document: Motion form the University Curriculum Committee (Alexander Tupan, Chair) to change its description. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 45document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following committee membership and chair appointments. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 46document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to amend the membership of the ad hoc PP-PAR Committee. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 47document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to appoint Karen Klyczek to serve on the ad hoc PP-PAR Committee. (October 12, 2012)

Motion 48document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the TESOL Education Major and Minor. (October 25, 2012)

Motion 49document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the TESOL Liberal Arts Major and Minor. (October 25, 2012)

Motion 50document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chiar) to approve changes to the English Education Major and Minor. (October 25, 2012)

Motion 51document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Broad Area English Education Major. (October 25, 2012)

Motion 52document: Motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee (Joe O'Kroy, Chair) to amend its membership. (October 25, 2012)

Motion 53document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following membership appointments. (October 25, 2012)

Resolution 2document: Resolution from the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee (David Rainville, Chair) regarding faculty/staff and family tuition reimbursement. (October 25, 2012)

Motion 54document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to change it's description. (November 7, 2012)

Motion 55document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the committee appointment memberships. (November 7, 2012)

Motion 56document: Motion from the Academic Programs and Policy Committee (Steven Kelm 2011-2012 Chiar, James Zimmerman 2012-2013 Chair) to approve changes to the International Studies Major and Minor. (November 7, 2012)

Motion 57document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve a naming rights committee that consists of the Provost, the Executive Director of University Advancement, the Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance, and the Faculty Senate Chair. (November 7, 2012)

Motion 58document: Motion from the AP&P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the outdoor education minor. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 59document: Motion from the AP&P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the geology major. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 60document: Motion from the AP&P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the conservation major. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 61document: Motion from the AP&P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the environmental science major. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 62document: Motion from the Technology Council (Glenn Spiczak, Chair) to amend its description. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 63document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following Technology Council appointments, effective at the end of fall semester. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 64document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following committee membership appointments. (Academic Program and Policy Committee, At-large, 2012-2015 (replacing Anthony Varghese): Ogden Rogers; Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, At-large, 2012-2015: Ross Jilk; Athletic Committee, At-large, 2012-2015 (replacing Debra Allyn): Grace Coggio; Faculty Athletic Representative, Female: Debra Allyn; Non-Academic Misconduct Hearing Committee (UWS 17), At-large, 2011-2014 (replacing John Evans): Robin Murray) (November 29, 2012)

Motion 65document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following chair appointments for 2013-2014 to committees that have reassignment time. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 66document: Motion from the Chancellor's Task Force on a Campus Tobacco Policy (Alice Reilly-Myklebust and Thomas Barnett, Co-Chairs) to approve the following policy. (November 29, 2012)

Motion 67document: Motion from the Calendar Committee (Karl Peterson, Chair) to adopt the proposed summer session schedule for summer 2013. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 68document: Motion from the Academic Standards Committee (Terry Ferriss, Chair) to approve a new policy for the evaluation and application of undergraduate transfer credits. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 69document: Motion from the Academic Standards Committee (Terry Ferriss, Chair) to revise the policies on repeating courses, Handbook 8.2.20 Repeated Course. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 70document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to postpone implementation of motion 2012-2013/18 (on-line course evaluation) until spring semester 2012-2013. (November 28, 2012)

Motion 71document: Motion from the AP&P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the MBA program. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 72document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the English Language Transition proposal. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 73document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following committee membership appointment. Technology Council, Fourth Division, 2013-2016: Rose Rude. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 74document: Motion from the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee (David Rainville, Chair) to amend its committee description. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 75document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to adopt a new graduate program transmittal form, effective at the beginning of spring semester 2013. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 76document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to adopt a new undergraduate program transmittal form that will be effective at the beginning of spring 2013 (and the previous transmittal form can also be used if the program proposal reaches AP & P by the end of spring semester 2012-2013). (December 12, 2012)

Motion 77document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to adopt a new course designator transmittal form. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 78document: Motion from the ad hoc Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review Committee (PP-PAR, Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the PP-PAR recommendation. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 79document: Motion from the ad hoc Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve a standardized scale for use by all programs for indirect assessment. Programs on campus will adopt this to their indirect measures (e.g. senior seminar surveys or exit interviews) used to assess their program outcomes, and to implement its usage for spring 2013 (i.e. collect data). If programs do not have indirect assessments in place, they must adopt them and collect data during spring 2013. (Note: This motion is approving the process and table immediately below it. The other items are included for informational purposes only). (December 12, 2012)

Resolution 3document: Resolution from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) for Polly Kleven. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 80document: Motion from the Assessment Committee (Joy Benson, Chair) to approve a new assessment rubric. (December 12, 2012)

Motion 81document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following committee membership appointment. (Faculty Compensation, At-large, 2013-2016: Neil Kraus; Recruitment, Admissions, and Retention, Academic Staff or lecturer, 2013-2016: Thomas Pederson) (January 23, 2013)

Motion 82document: Motion from the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee (Cyndi Kernaham, Chair) to amend the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter 3, Section 1 related to the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee (Membership, Duties, etc.). (January 23, 2013)

Motion 83document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve faculty appointments to the Search and Screen Committee for the Director of Outreach. (Tim Buttles, Agricultural Education; Valerie Malzacher, Director of the Library (Chair); Doug Margolis, English; Mike Miller, Associate Vice Chancellor; Fay Perkins, HHP; Larry Solberg, Dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies; Mary Wright, Teacher Education) (January 23, 2013)

Motion 84document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the ad hoc Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Implementation Committee. (January 23, 2013)

Motion 85document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the 2013-2014 strategic planning initiatives. (January 23, 2013)

Motion 86document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin,Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following appointments to the McNair Program director search and screen committee. (Elizabeth Beckman, URSCA Coordinator; Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, Director of URSCA [chair]; Travis Tubre, Professor of Psychology) (February 6, 2013)

Motion 87document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following faculty appointments to the associate vice chancellor search and screen committee. (Brad Caskey, Dean of Arts and Sciences; Sarah Egerstrom, Director of New Student and Family Programs; Blake Fry, Special Assistant to the Chancellor [chair]; Kris Hiney, Chair of the External Relations Committee; Cyndi Kernahan, Chair of the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee; Mark Meydam, Director of Admissions; Pascal Ngoboka, Professor of Economics; Jennifer Willis-Rivera, Chair of Recruitment, Admissions, and Retention; Student, to be appointed by Student Senate) (February 6, 2013)

Motion 88document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve the following process for renaming departments, and to authorize the Vice Chair to place this into the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter 3, Section IV and renumber/re-letter as appropriate. Renaming Academic Departments and Units. (February 6, 2013)

Motion 89document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to replace the language in the Handbook, Chapter III, Section IV, Article XI, section 11.1 "Academic Self Study Tool" with the PAR-Program Prioritization motion passed December 12, 2012: 2012-2013/78. (Note: This would remove the language used in the last program prioritization process and replace it with the language passed for the current program prioritization process). (February 6, 2013)

Resolution 4document: Resolution from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) in honor of Barbara Werner, who served two terms as Faculty Senate Chair. (February 6, 2013)

Motion 90document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) acting as the Committee on Committees to approve the following faculty appointment to the Recruitment, Admissions, and Retention committee. At-large, 2013-2016: Kris Butler. (February 20, 2013)

Motion 91document: Motion from AP & P (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the journalism major and minor. (February 20, 2013)

Motion 92document: Motion from the International Programs Committee (Marshall Toman, Chair) to adopt the following policy regarding the costs of education-abroad for participants, and to authorize the Vice Chair to place it into the appropriate location in the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter III, section 4. (February 20, 2013)

Motion 93document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to create a new administrative committee, "The Year of ..." Implementation Committee, and to place the following language into Chapter II of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook in the appropriate alphabetic/numerical sequence. (February 20, 2013)

Motion 94document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to appoint the faculty members of the UWRF Director of Student Support Services and Multicultural and Disadvantaged programs coordinator. (Andriel Dees, Chief Diversity Officer; Kathleen Hunzer, English [chair]; Paige Miller, Sociology; Forrest Rodgers, Sociology; Gina Sevick, Academic Success Center; Faculty or staff member from the new division of Enrollment Services, but outside the Academic Success Center [to be named at the next Senate meeting]). (February 20, 2013)

Motion 95document: Motion from the Academic Policy and Programs Committee (Jim Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Community Planning Major. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 96document: Motion from the Academic Policy and Programs Committee (Jim Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Crop and Soil Science Major. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 97document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to appoint Pedro Renta to the UWRF Director of Student Support Services and Multicultural and Disadvantaged programs coordinator search and screen committee. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 98document: Motion from the International Programs Committee (Marshall Toman, Chair) to adopt the following policy regarding education-abroad applications, and to authorize the Vice Chair to place it into the appropriate location in the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter III, section 4. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 99document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to postpone the deadline for the random drawing of programs for the program prioritization review in years 2-4 of the cycle until the end of April. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 100document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to postpone the full implementation of program prioritization for one year, and to return a revised timeline to the Faculty Senate by the end of April for its consideration. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 101document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to form an ad hoc Committee on Online and Related Content Delivery. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 102document: Motion from the Calendar Committee (Karl Peterson, Chair) to approve the 2015-2016 academic calendar. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 103document: Motion from the External Relations Committee (Kris Hiney, Chair) to approve the naming rights policy. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 104document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) that all UWRF Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OIPD) faculty representatives report each semester to the Senate or as requested. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 105document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to amend the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter II, section 2.6.1 as follows, and to make the membership change effective immediately and the audit and review process changes effective upon the completion of the reviews of those programs slated for evaluation in the current academic year. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 106document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees, to make the following faculty appointments to committees. These appointments will be effective upon the conclusion of the 2012-2013 academic year. (March 6, 2013)

Motion 107document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to receive the UWRF Environmental Scan and the UWRF Briefing from the International Program Committee (Marshall Toman, Chair). (March 6, 2013)

Motion 108document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to suspend (toward eliminating) the Broad Area Art BA. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 109document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to suspend (toward eliminating) the Art with Minor or additional Major BA/BS. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 110document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Art-BFA. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 111document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Early Childhood Education Comprehensive Major. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 112document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Psychology Major and Minor. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 113document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the Graphic Design Minor. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 114document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Asian Studies Minor. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 115document: Motion from the AP & P Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Art-Bachelor of Science program. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 116document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees, to make the following faculty appointments to committees. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 117document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to receive the General Education Review from the General Education and University Requirements Committee (Don Leake, Chair). (April 10, 2013)

Motion 118document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to adopt the policy that the General Education and University Requirements Committee (Don Leake, Chair) will not approve courses for general education that are unavailable to the entire student body and/or that have pre-requisites, except those that are "internal to the General Education Program" (e.g. that all students must take as part of General Education, such as ENGL 200 requires ENGL 100, or that are designator pre-requisites, such as "must complete GE SBS to take a GE MD course"). This issue will also be referred to AP & P (James Zimmerman, Chair) for review with a request that AP & P report back to the Senate with its recommendations by October 2013. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 119document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to adopt the following process to address programs in the "Eliminate, Reduce, Integrate, or Reorganize" category of program prioritization, and to authorize the Vice Chair to place the language in the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter III, section 4 and renumber/reletter as appropriate. (April 10, 2013)

Motion 120document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to amend the Constitution, Article VI, Section D, Subsection 6. (April 22, 2013)

Motion 121document: Motion from the Executive Committee (West Chapin, Chair) to amend the constitution. (April 22, 2013)

Motion 122document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to amend the Constitution, Article VI, Section C, Subsection 2, item c. (April 22, 2013)

Motion 123document: Motion from the Academic Policy and Programs Committee (Jim Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Biology Program. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 124document: Motion from the Academic Policy and Programs Committee (Jim Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the International Studies Program. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 125document: Motion from the Academic Policy and Programs Committee (Jim Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Marketing Communications Program. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 126document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to make the following academic staff appointments to the Non-Academic Misconduct Hearing Committee: Maggie Clark, 2013-2016; Paul Shepherd, 2013-2016; Gretchen Link, 2012-2015; Anthony Rubis, 2012-2015; Michael Martin, 2011-2014; Sarah Smits, 2011-2014. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 127document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to appoint the faculty members of the Search and Screen Committee for the director of Global Communications: Meg Learman, Claire McCarty Kilian, Larry Solberg, Donavon Taylor, Marchall Toman, and Dan Vande Yacht. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 128document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees, to make the following faculty appointments to committees. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 129document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to remove the following language regarding education from the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter III, Section 4, renumber/reletter that section, and move the language to Chapter VIII, Section 8.6. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 130document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to insert the following language regarding education abroad approval process into the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter VIII, Section 8.6. (Note: this is new language to be placed after the existing language) (April 24, 2013)

Motion 131document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to insert the following language regarding curriculum-approval process into the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter VIII, and to authorize the Vice Chair to renumber as necessary. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 132document: Motion from the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee (David Rainville, Chair) to adopt Sedona for use in Program Prioritization and Program Audit and Review. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 133document: Motion from the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee (David Rainville, Chair) to modify the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, 4.4.4.6.2 College Promotions Committee as follows. (April 24, 2013)

Motion 134document: Motion from the Faculty Senate (Wes Chapin, Chair) to use the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook process for merit rankings (i.e. Compensation Procedures and Issues in Chapter V), covering a time period that includes either the last three years or the time that the faculty member has been employed at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, whichever is shorter. This motion will be in effect for one year only (i.e. for 2013-2014 pay plan determinations). The rankings, located in Chapter V: 5.3, will be converted as follows. (April 24, 2013)

Resolution 5document: Resolution from the United Falcons (AFT Local 6504) regarding Reduced Event Pricing (placed onto the agenda as per the Constitution, Article VI, Section D, sub-section 12e: "A petition signed by no fewer than twelve (12) faculty members"). (April 24, 2013)

Motion 135document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Computer Science Program. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 136document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Health and Physical Education Program. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 137document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve revisions to the graduate program, Montessori teacher education certification/master's (within the MSE Elementary Education Program). The revision calls for adding a 'certification' option in Montessori training to the program. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 138document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the Dance Minor. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 139document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the changes to the Broad Area English Education Major. (May 8, 2013)

Resolution 6document: Resolution from the International Programs Committee (Marshall Toman, Chair). (May 8, 2013)

Motion 140document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve changes to the English Language Arts Minor. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 141document: Motion from the Calendar Committee (Karl Peterson, Chair) to approve the 2014 summer calendar. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 142document: Motion from the Assessment Committee (Joy Benson, Chair) to replace the language in the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook in Chapter III, Section 4, regarding assessment with the attached language. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 143document: Motion from the Assessment Committee (Joy Benson, Chair) to add the attached program assessment plan rubric and the attached program report rubric to the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook in Chapter III, Section 4 replacing the previous assessment rubric (Documents are named "Assessment-Committee-recommended Program Report Rubric" and "Assessment-Committee Program Assessment Plan Evaluation Rubric." The currently approved document can be located at http://www.uwrf.edu/FacultySenate/upload/UWRF-Faculty-Senate-Motion=2012-13-80.pdf) (May 8, 2013)

Motion 144document: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (James Zimmerman, Chair) to approve the creation of a Master of Science in Computer Science. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 145document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to amend the description of the Faculty and Academic Staff Development Board in Chapter II of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 146document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees, to make the following faculty appointments to committees. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 147document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to approve changes to the Program Prioritization Process. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 148document: DISAPPROVED Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to adopt the following policy for the 2013-14 pay plan. (Response attached to the motion.) (May 8, 2013)

Motion 149document: Motion from the Faculty Welfare and Personnel Policies Committee (David Rainville, Chair) to approve changes to the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook, Chapter IV. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 150document: Motion from the University Curriculum Committee (Alexander Tupan, Chair) to approve a new course proposal form. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 151document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) to receive the Campus Climate Studies-related documents from the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee (Cyndi Kernahan, Chair). (May 8, 2013)

Motion 152document: Motion from the United Falcons (AFT Local 6504) regarding Reduced Event Pricing (placed onto the agenda as per the Constitution, Article VI, Section D, sub-section 12e: "A petition signed by no fewer than twelve (12) faculty members"). (May 8, 2013)

Motion 153document: Motion from the Faculty Compensation Committee (Joe O'Kroy, Chair) regarding the calculation of J-Term and Summer payment dates. (May 8, 2013)

Motion 154document: Motion from the Executive Committee (Wes Chapin, Chair) serving as the Committee on Committees to form an ad hoc committee on student use of technology in the classroom. (April 24, 2013)


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