UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Motions

Motions 2019-2020

Motion 1: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Marshall Toman as Chair of Academic Program and Policy Committee for 2019-20. (September 25. 2019)

Motion 2: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Amber Remble as Chair of the Calendar Committee for 2019-20. (September 25, 2019)

Motion 3: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Charlie Corcoran as CBE representative to the Dykstra-Wurtz Award Committee. (September 25, 2019)

Motion 4: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Paul Shirilla as Chair of the Advising Committee for 2019-20. (September 25, 2019)

Motion 5: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee charge for the Calendar Committee:Charge: The Calendar Committee shall take up the task of examining the current summer schedule and considering possible revisions to prresent for consideration by the full Faculty Senate. (September 25, 2019)

Motion 6: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee charge for the Faculty Compensation Committee: Charge: The Faculty Compensation Committee shall examine 3.4.7.2 in the Faculty and Staff Handbook and consider its revision, or other appropriate policy change proposals, in light of the Assistant Chancellor for Business and Finance's assertion that there are currently no standard rates set by the University, but rather these rates are currently set by the Deans of the Colleges and the Office of International Education. (September 25, 2019)

Motion 7: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve "STAC" as the designator for the Strength and Conditioning Program. (Ocotober 11, 2019)

Motion 8: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the cross-listing of all of the courses listed in motion 2018/19-#74 as both EXSS and STAC courses. (Ocotber 11, 2019)

Motion 9: Motion from the Executive committee to approve the attached program change request to the new program proposal approved in motion 2018/19-#74, replacing EXCC course listings with STAC course listings respectively for the new MS in Strength and Conditioning. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 10: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve "ENVN" as the designator for the Environmental Engineering Program. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 11: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appointments. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 12: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following chair committee appointments. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 13: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following Faculty Senate Standing Committee appointments: (October 11, 2019)

Motion 14: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following administrative committee appointments. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 15: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following search and screen committee members for Director of Grants and RE search. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 16: Motion from AP&P to approve the attached program change proposal for the minor in Computer Science. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 17: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee charges: Faculty Hearing, Grievance, and Appeals Committee: Consider the Human Resources Director's request to update 4.10 of the Faculty and Staff Handbook. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 18: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following change to Motion 3.4.3.1 Committee Chair Appointments [F.S. 2018-19/66]. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 19: Motion from the University Curriculum Committee to approve the addition of the following language for the Faculty and Staff Handbook and subsequent re­numbering for the remainder of this section: Chapter 3, Faculty By-laws 3.3.3 Article III: Standing Committees 3.3.3.22 Section V: University Curriculum Committee 5. Procedure. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 20: Motion from the Academic Standards Committee to approve the following changes to the Faculty and Staff Handbook, 9.2.11. (October11, 2019)

Motion 21: Motion from the Advising Committee to approve the changes listed in the attached document (AdvisingMotionFor9.7.PDF) to the Faculty and Staff Handbook, 9.7. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 22: Motion from the International Programs Committee to approve the following changes to the Faculty and Staff Handbook, 2.3.4. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 23: Motion from the International Programs Committee to approve the following changes to the Faculty and Staff Handbook, 2.8.20 ( delete all 2018-19 of 2.8.20). (October 11, 2019)

Motion 24: Motion from the International Programs Committee to approve the following changes to the Faculty and Staff Handbook, 9.6. (October 22, 2019)

Motion 25: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appointments. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 26: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee CHAIR appointments with 2019-2020 terms. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 27: Motion from the Executive Committee to affirm the following appointments made by the Academic Staff Council. (October 11, 2019)

Motion 28: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appoinbnents to the search and screen for a new Exploratory Advisor - Fred Bonilla, Rellen Hardtke, and Amber Remble. (October 11, 2019)

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Motion 30: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee charges: Faculty Compensation Committee and Academic Standards Committee. (November 10, 2019)

Motion 31: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appointments. (November 10, 2019)

Motion 32: Motion from the Executive Committee to confirm the following committee appointments made by Academic Staff Council. (November 10, 2019)

Motion 33: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for a new course designator (UWX). (November 10, 2019)

Motion 34: Motion from the University Curriculum Committee (Kaylee Spencer, Chair) to approve the following processes for evaluating and approving courses included in the Collaborative Associates of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree program. (November 10, 2019)

Motion 35: Motion from the SPPC to approve the following. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 36:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached program change request for the Animal Science/Companion Animal Option program. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 37: Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached program change request for the TESOL Liberal Arts program (major and minor).  (December 2, 2019)

Motion 38: Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached program change request for the English Liberal Arts/Professional Writing Option major program and Profesional Writing minor program.  (December 2, 2019)

Motion 39: Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached program change request for the English Language Arts Education program. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 40:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following charge to the Leaming Resource Committee: examine current UW system and campus policies regarding Special Course Fees, and the motivation and procedure behind the recent policy change on campus. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 41:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached new program request for Environmental Engineering. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 42:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to approve the following addition to the Faculty and Staff Handbook: 1.4.5 Certificates of the University. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 43:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to approve the following change to the Faculty and Staff Handbook 9.2.32. Contingent upon the approval of this motion, the attached program change request for the TESOL certificate and the attached new program request for the GIS certificate shall also be approved. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 44:  Motion from the General Education and University Requirements Committee to approve the following addition to the Faculty and Staff Handbook, 3.3.3.14 Section N, 4, e: (December 2, 2019)

Motion 45:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached program change request for the Animal Science/Veterinary Technology Option program. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 46: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following faculty appointments to the search and screen for a CETL Director: (December 2, 2019)

Motion 47:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the appointment of Tony Varghese (as Chair of Learning Resources Committee) to the search and screen for a new textbook services manager.  (December 2, 2019)

Motion 48: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to approve the creation of a new CYB designator (see attached supporting document). (December 2, 2019)

Motion 49:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to approve a new online MS program in Cyber Security (see 3 attached supporting documents). (December 2, 2019)

Motion 50:  Motion from Academic Standards Committee to approve the following changes to 9.2.10 in the Hnadbook.  (December 2, 2019)

Motion 51:  A college as a whole or any program individually may require a minor
(generally, but not prescribe any one or any set of several minors) in order to complete the degree plan of the given major(s) subject to the regular curriculum approval processes. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 52:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following creation of a Performance Management Ad Hoc Committee: (December 2, 2019)

Motion 53:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee (Marshall Toman, 2019-20 Chair) to approve the following change to 3.3.3.1, AP&P Duties: (December 2, 2019)

Motion 54:  Motion from Academic Standards Committee to approve the following:
the financial aid office will work directly with the four academic deans and A VCAA. (December 2, 2019)

Motion 55:  Motion from the Calendar Committee to approve the following change to the 2020 Summer Session Calendar: (December 2, 2019)

Motion 56:  Motion from Tim Buttles to appoint the following faculty to the respective committee: (December 2, 2019)

Motion 57:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appointments. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 58: Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the attached program change request for the TESOL Education major and minor. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 59: Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to approve the following revision to the Faculty Senate Handbook language to include in the program approval process a pre-planning notification step. Accordingly, inserted into the duties of APP as the last of its duties is the new process. Also, to be inserted into the curriculum development stipulations is the notification step for a contemplated new program numbered 5 and with the subsequent steps being renumbered. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 60: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following creation of a UWRF Student Medical Leave Policy Statement Ad Hoc Committee. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 61:  Motion from the Faculty Hearing, Grievance, and Appeals Committee to approve the attached proposed amendments to Chapter 4: 4.10.1, 4.10.2, and 4.10.3.5 as indicated. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 62:  Motion from the Program Audit and Review Committee to approve the following proposed amendments to program prioritization intellectual strength item C. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 63: Motion from the Program Audit and Review Committee to approve the following proposed amendments to program prioritization intellectual strength item D. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 64: Motion from the Program Audit and Review Committee to approve the following proposed amendments to program prioritization intellectual strength item E. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 65:  Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the new program proposal for an online Associate of Arts and Sciences program. (February 3, 2020)

Motion 66:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appointments. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 67:  Motion from the Executive Committee to add the following to the Faculty and Staff Handbook Chapter 2.2.8.23. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 68:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee changes: Faculty Welfare and Personal Policies and Acdemic Standards. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 69:  Motion from the Executive Committee to confirm Academic Staff Council's appointment of Elise Peters as a member of the Chancellor's Award Committee for Students. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 70:  Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint the Chair of the Faculty Senate Diversity and Inclusivity Committee to "Chancellor's Task Force on Inclusive Excellence and Community". (April 1 2020)

Motion 71: Motion from the Executive Committee to appoint Kateri Carver to the Calendar Committee, (April 1, 2020)

Motion 72:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the Commication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Program Change Proposal. (April 1 2020)

Motion 73: Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the Psychology Department's Name Change Proposal to Department of Psychological Sciences. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 74: Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the Women's and Gender Studies Program name change proposal to Women's, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Program.  (April 1, 2020)

Motion 75: Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the Exercise and Sport Science Program Change. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 76:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the Political Science and International Studies Department's and the Geography and Geographical Information Sciences Department's Department Name Change Proposal to Department of Politics, Geography, and International Studies. (April 1 2020)

Motion 77:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the Adapted Physical Education minor Program Change Proposal. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 78: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the following changes to the text approved in Faculty Senate Motion 2019-20 59 for inclusion in the Faculty and Saff Handbook 3.3.3.1 Section A: Academic Programs and Policy Committee.  (April 1, 2020)

Motion 79:   Motion from Academic Standards Committee to approve the following changes to the Faculty and Staff Handbook 9.2.17. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 80: Motion from Academic Programs and Policies Committee to approve the CAS Liberal Arts Program suspension proposal also known as "Your CAS Adventure Liberal Learning Program". (April 1, 2020)

Motion 81:  Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the Pathways Program suspenion proposal. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 82: Motion from the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee to  approve the following changes to the Faculty and Staff Handbook 3.3.3.9 Sectiron I. (April 1, 2020)

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Motion 84: Motion from the Faculty Senate that the Executive Committee work with other shared governance leaders to write a resolution about the need for our campus to invest in High Impact Practices that have been present on this campus such as Pathways and FYE seminar. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 85: To go into effect immediately upon the signature of the Chabcellor, as approved by the members of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, using emergency declaration per 3.2.6.4 Section D; Internatal Organization of the Faculty Senate/Duties of the Faculty Senate Officers (5) Temporary Adjustments to Acadmeic Policies Spring 2020. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 86: To go into effect immediately upon the signature of the Chabcellor, as approved by the members of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, using emergency declaration per 3.2.6.4 Section D; Internatal Organization of the Faculty Senate/Duties of the Faculty Senate Officers (5); UWRF Instructional Colleague Coverage during the COVID-19 Pandemic. (April 1, 2020)

Motion 87: To go into effect immediately upon the signature of the Chabcellor, as approved by the members of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, using emergency declaration per 3.2.6.4 Section D; Internatal Organization of the Faculty Senate/Duties of the Faculty Senate Officers (5). 9.2.3.2 Working Syllavus (April 1, 2020)

Motion 88: Motion from the Executive Committee  to approve the following committee appointments (*approved by the Executive Committee using emergent powers on March 10, 2020):
• Academic Continuity of Operations committee - Sen. Ogden Rogers and the full membership of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee (Sens. Heppen, Buttles, Remble, Wells, & Moline) (April 15, 2020)

Motion 89: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appointments (*approved by the Executive Committee using emergent powers on March 19, 2020):
• Academic Continuity of Operations subcommittee on colleague coverage - Ogden Rogers and Jennifer Willis-Rivera (April 15, 2020)

Motion 90:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following motion (*approved by the Executive Committee using emergent powers on March 30, 2020):  Section D: Internal Organization of the Faculty Senate/Duties of the Faculty Senate Officers (5) (April 15, 2020)

Motion 91: Motion from the Executive Committee  to approve the following motion (*approved by the Executive Committee using emergent powers on March 30, 2020): Section D: Internal Organization of the Faculty Senate/Duties of the Faculty Senate Officers (5):  (April 15, 2020)

Motion 92: Motion from the Executive Committee (Mialisa Moline, Chair) to approve the following motion (*approved by the Executive Committee using emergent powers on March 30, 2020):  Section D: Internal Organization of the Faculty Senate/Duties of the Faculty Senate Officers (5):  (April 15, 2020)

Motion 93: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for deactivation of the DASC minor. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 94: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for deactivation of the ANSC minor. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 95: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for changes to the collaborative certificate program in Sustainable Management Science. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 96: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for changes to the collaborative certificate program in Sustainable Enterprise Management. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 97: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for a new "preplanning form." (a related process motion is currently under construction with AP&P). (April 15, 2020)

Motion 98: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for changes to the Marketing Communications major program. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 99:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for changes to the B.A.S. program in GIS. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 100:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for changes to the Geography major - GIS emphasis program. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 101: Motion from the Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the attached proposal for GIS/Cartography minor program. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 102: Motion from Academic Program and Policies Committee to approve the following change to the Faculty and Staff Handbook, 3.4.2.3 Renaming Academic Departments and Units: (April 15, 2020)

Motion 103:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following: Department Chairs and Academic Program Directors may individually request a deadline extension to the appropriate Dean for spring semester of 2020 post-tenure review, merit, and annual review deadlines for submission of required documentation, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (April 15, 2020)

Motion 104: Motion from the Executive Committee (April 15, 2020)to approve of the following message from the Academic COOP, intended for the teaching faculty body:
Final Exams Spring 2020

Motion 105: Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the elimination of course evaluations for spring semester of 2020 only.  (April 15, 2020)

Motion 106:Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee chair appointments, Academic Programs and Policies Committee, Academic Standards Committee, Assessment Committee and University Curriculum Committee. (May 11, 2020)

Motion 107:  Motion from the executive Committee to confirm the following committee appointments made by Academic Staff Council. (May 11, 2020)

Motion 108:  Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee appointments to the “Advising and Registration Team” Ad Hoc. (May 11, 2020)

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Motion 110Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the following committee chair appointments, Faculty Welfare and Personnel Committee. (May 11. 2020)

Motion 111Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to approve the Master of Business Administration program change request. (May 11, 2020)

Motion 112Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to approve the Montessori Teacher Education Graduate Program change request. (May 11, 2020)

Motion 113Motion from the Executive Committee to approve the appointment of Hossein Najafi as faculty representative to the chancellor’s Fall 2020 Decision Task Force. (May 11, 2020)

Motion 114:  Motion from the Academic Program and Policy Committee to add the following passage to the Faculty and Staff handbook, 3.3.3.1 Section A, (5) (a) and move the remaining sections down as appropriate. (May 11, 2020)

Motion 115:  Motion from the Executive Committee to rescind UWRF Faculty Senate Motion 2019-20/29 and UWRF Faculty Senate Motion 2019-20/83 releasing the Chancellor from the Faculty Senate’s request for his approval of two items, primarily due to COVID-19 pandemic and the end of the 2019-20 academic year. (May 11, 2020)

Motion 116:  Motion from the Executive Committee to extend Pathways to Distinction as the UWRF Strategic Plan to December 31, 2020, in light of the delay in Strategic Planning due to CORVID -19. (May 11, 2020)

 

Resolution 1: Shared Governance Resolution

Resolution 2:  Joint Resolution Requesting Improvements in Administrative Consultation with Shared Governance

Resolution 3: Resolution Regarding UWRF Office of Financial Aid's Notification to Faculty Senate
Regarding a Change of Procedure for F and XF Grades

Resolution 4: Resolution Regarding Search and Screen Structure for UWS President

Resolution 5: Resolution Regarding the TTC Project Appeals Process for UWRF

Resolution 6: Resolution Regarding Transparency from "Continuity of Operations"

Resolution 7: Resolution Regarding UWRF Financial Situation