Agendas, Minutes, and Supplemental Documents, 2021 – 2022

President: Elisa Maroney, Deaf Studies & Professional Studies

May 24, 2022

MEETING INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Time

3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Location

Zoom

Agenda

Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes for May 10, 2022 (DOCX)

MATERIALS

Institutional Reports

  • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (DOCX) (Elisa Maroney)

  • 4.2 University President’s Report (DOCX) (Jay Kenton)

  • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
  • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (Report) (HECC staff draft MTM rule making) (Emily Plec, Cheryl Beaver)
  • 4.5 Faculty Senate Nominations Committee Report (Leigh Graziano)

Old Business

New Business

Informational Presentations

Discussion 

Announcements

  • Centering BIPOC Voices Event Series Website

  • May is National Foster Care Awareness Month! www.wou.edu/foster

    All throughout the month of May, we’ll be fundraising by holding a raffle in the WUC and accepting donations to Fostering Success via our website  you can also purchase raffle tickets online)or awww.wou.edu/give. Also keep an eye out for the teal bows on trees around campus, which signify our commitment to supporting educational opportunities for current and former foster youth! 

  • Visit and welcome Jahdi, the muralist working in the WUC between Café Allegro and the Freedom Center. He will be on campus at least through Friday from about 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Meals and snacks are welcome (no Goldfish or olives, please!).

  • ASWOU is sponsoring a “Celebration of Identities.” (Week 2 Schedule)
  • There will be one more Faculty Senate meeting, June 14. New senators should plan to attend this meeting.

May 10, 2022

MEETING INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Time

3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Location

Zoom

Agenda

Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes for April 26 (DOCX)

MATERIALS

4. Institutional Reports

  • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (DOCX) (PDF) (Elisa Maroney)
  • 4.2 University President’s Report (No written report) (Jay Kenton)
  • 4.3 Provost’s Report (DOCX) (Rob Winningham)
  • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (Cheryl Beaver, Emily Plec)
  • 4.5 Faculty Senate Nominations Committee (Leigh Graziano)

5. Old Business

  • None

6. New Business

    7. Informational Presentations

    8. Discussion

    • None

    9. Announcements

    • May is National Foster Care Awareness Month! wou.edu/foster
      • On Tuesday, May 10 from 6:30 – 8 p.m., WOU’s Fostering Success initiative is co-hosting withEvery Child Polk County an “Explore Fostering” event for interested and prospective foster families. Free pizza and childcare provided. Willamette Room, WUC. If you or someone you know has thought, “I might consider fostering some day,” this is the program for you! Learn the nuts and bolts of being a foster parent, including how to become certified. 
      • On Friday, May 20 at 1 p.m., Fostering Success will be hosting a luncheon for current and prospective foster students in the Calapooia Room, WUC. Visiting students and their supporters have the option of going on a campus tour following the luncheon. If you know a foster student at WOU or in the community who might like to join us, please direct them towou.edu/foster or to Dr. Emily Plec (plece@wou.edu; 503-838-8819). 
      • All throughout the month of May, we’ll be fundraising by holding a raffle in the WUC and accepting donations to Fostering Success via our website you can also purchase raffle tickets online)or at wou.edu/give. Also keep an eye out for the teal bows on trees around campus, which signify our commitment to supporting educational opportunities for current and former foster youth!
    • Celebration of Identities Dinner in the Grove (if rain, the Pacific Room), Tuesday, May 17, from 5-6:30. There will be games and food. The new President. Dr. Sukhwant Jhaj will be in attendance.

    • There will be two more Faculty Senate meetings, May 24, and June 14. New senators should plan to attend these meetings.

    April 26, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, April 26, 2022

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for April 12, 2022 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Elisa Maroney)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jay Kenton)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (Cheryl Beaver, Emily Plec)
    • 4.5 Faculty Senate Nominations Committee Report (Leigh Graziano)

    Old Business

    New Business

    • None.

    Discussion

    • TBA

    Informational Presentations

    Announcements

    • Eight WOU custodians are cleaning twenty-eight buildings every night and they need our help! Please place your trash can outside of your office door when you need it emptied and put it back inside the next day. That saves valuable time and energy and helps mitigate against the staffing shortage. (Emily Plec on behalf of Custodial Services)
    • May is National Foster Care Awareness Month! wou.edu/foster
    • On Tuesday, May 10 from 6:30 – 8 p.m., WOU’s Fostering Success initiative is co-hosting withEvery Child Polk County an “Explore Fostering” event for interested and prospective foster families. Free pizza and childcare provided. Willamette Room, WUC. If you or someone you know has thought, “I might consider fostering some day,” this is the program for you! Learn the nuts and bolts of being a foster parent, including how to become certified. 
    • On Friday, May 20 at 1 p.m., Fostering Success will be hosting a luncheon for current and prospective foster students in the Calapooia Room, WUC. Visiting students and their supporters have the option of going on a campus tour following the luncheon. If you know a foster student at WOU or in the community who might like to join us, please direct them towou.edu/foster or to Dr. Emily Plec (plece@wou.edu; 503-838-8819). 
    • All throughout the month of May, we’ll be fundraising by holding a raffle in the WUC and accepting donations to Fostering Success via our website you can also purchase raffle tickets online)or at wou.edu/give. Also keep an eye out for the teal bows on trees around campus, which signify our commitment to supporting educational opportunities for current and former foster youth! 
    • LAI Centering BIPOC Voices May Event Series

    April 12, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, April 12, 2022

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for March 8, 2022 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    Old Business

    New Business

    Discussion

     

     

    Informational Presentations

    Announcements

    • Presidential candidates on campus, April 13th and 14th

    March 8, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, March 8, 2022

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom

    Zoom link

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for February 22, 2022 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Elisa Maroney)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jay Kenton)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (IFS Report) (AGB Governance Review) (Cheryl Beaver, Emily Plec)
    • 4.5 Faculty Senate Nominations Committee Report (Leigh Graziano)

    Old Business

    • 2022-5 P14902 Criminal Justice Minor (Vivian Aseye Djokotoe)
    • 2022-6 P14904 Minor in Cybercrime Investigation and Enforcement (Omar Melchor-Ayala)
    • 2022-7 P15051 American Sign Language Concentration (Elisa Maroney)
    • 2022-8 P15059 Spanish Language Concentration (Elisa Maroney)
    • 2022-9 P15060 English Language Concentration (Elisa Maroney)
    • 2022-10 P14763 Special Education Concentration (Shari Hopkins)
    • 2022-11 P14944 Geographic Information Systems Concentration [Data Analytics] (Breeann Flesch)
    • 2022-12 P14965 General Data Analytics Concentration (Breeann Flesch)
    • 2022-13 P14963 Geographic Information Systems Concentration [Information Systems] (Tad Shannon)
    • 2022-14 P15057 Accounting (Bojan Ilievski)
    • 2022-15 P14911 Occupational Therapy Doctorate (Major) (Hillary Fouts)
    • 2022-16 P14527 Ed. D. Interpreting Studies: Teaching & Reflective Practice (Major) (Infographic) (Response to questions) (Amanda Smith)
    • 2022-17 Resolution for Search Advocates in Faculty Searches (Leanne Merrill, Alicia Ibaraki, Leigh Graziano)
    • 2022-18 P14907 Certificate in Computational Linguistics (Rob Troyer)

    New Business

    • 2022-19 Resolution for College Restructure Taskforce (Summary) (Keven Malkewitz)

    Discussion

    • TBA

    Informational Presentations

    • WOU Hispanic Serving Institution Summit (Megan Patton-Lopez, Doris Cancel-Tirado) 

    Announcements

    • Hyflex Conversation, March 11 from 2-3:00 p.m. If you are interested, please contact me for the Zoom link.
    • Three Executive Director of Human Resources finalists to campus on March 14, 15, and 16, 1-1:45 in the Columbia Room, WUC.
    • Save the Date: WOU Hispanic Serving Institution Summit, April 1
    • Two remaining finalists for the new position of Executive Director, DiversityEquity and Inclusion at WOU. The presentations may be viewed via zoom webinar or in person in RWEC 101 at 10am. ASL interpreters will be provided.

      March 8- Christina Fernandez Morrow

      Link: https://wou-edu.zoom.us/j/83837844181?pwd=VjNpY3pTNjZqM1Y4cGw0d1M1LzVGUT09

      March 9- Dominque Vargas

      Link: https://wou-edu.zoom.us/j/81800049530?pwd=RlpFcE1WMVl0c2FNcFRydDZHWFhMZz09

    February 22, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, February 22, 2022

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.

    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom info and meeting protocol

    Direct Zoom Link

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for February 8, 2022 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Elisa Maroney)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jay Kenton)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (No report) (Cheryl Beaver, Emily Plec)

    Old Business

    • None.

    New Business

    • 2022-5 P14902 Criminal Justice Minor (Vivian Aseye Djokotoe)
    • 2022-6 P14904 Minor in Cybercrime Investigation and Enforcement (Omar Melchor-Ayala)
    • 2022-7 P15051 American Sign Language Concentration (Elisa Maroney)
    • 2022-8 P15059 Spanish Language Concentration (Elisa Maroney)
    • 2022-9 P15060 English Language Concentration (Elisa Maroney)
    • 2022-10 P14763 Special Education Concentration (Shari Hopkins)
    • 2022-11 P14944 Geographic Information Systems Concentration [Data Analytics] (Breeann Flesch)
    • 2022-12 P14965 General Data Analytics Concentration (Breeann Flesch)
    • 2022-13 P14963 Geographic Information Systems Concentration [Information Systems] (Tad Shannon)
    • 2022-14 P15057 Accounting (Bojan Ilievski)
    • 2022-15 P14911 Occupational Therapy Doctorate (Major) (Hillary Fouts)
    • 2022-16 P14527 Ed. D. Interpreting Studies: Teaching & Reflective Practice (Major) (Infographic) (Amanda Smith)
    • 2022-17 Resolution for Search Advocates in Faculty Searches (Leanne Merrill, Alicia Ibaraki, Leigh Graziano)
    • 2022-18 P14907 Certificate in Computational Linguistics (Rob Troyer)

    Discussion

    Informational Presentations

    • None.

    Announcements

    • The Freedom Center Black History Month display, WUC Lobby
    • Renée Watson, award winning author of books for children and youth, February 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m., WUC Pacific Room
    • City of Monmouth Black History Celebration Closing Ceremony, February 26, 4-5:30 p.m., WUC Pacific Room.
    • Hyflex Conversation, March 11 from 2-3:00 p.m. If you are interested, please contact me for the Zoom link.
    • Save the Date: WOU Hispanic Serving Institution Summit, April 1

    February 8, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, February 8, 2022

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for January 25, 2022 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Report to Board) (Elisa Maroney)
    • 4.1.1 Link to provisional rules of order
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jay Kenton)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate No Report (Cheryl Beaver, Emily Plec)

    Old Business

    • 5.1 2022-1 New Concentration: Social Work (P14479) (Evan Shenkin)
    • 5.2 2022-2 New Concentration: Social Justice (P14481) (Evan Shenkin)
    • 5.3 2022-3 New Concentration: Early Intervention, Early Childhood Special Education (EIECSE) (P14797) (Andrea Emerson)
    • 5.4 2022-4 New Minor: Exercise Science (P14617) (Jeff Armstrong

    New Business

    • None.

    Discussion

    • Combating Structural Racism (Statement) (Elisa Maroney)

    Informational Presentations

    • None.

    Announcements

      1. The Freedom Center Black History Month display, WUC Lobby
      2. ACE Learner Success Symposium, February 10, 2:00-5:00, Zoom link
      3. Coffee chat with the WOU Board of Trustees, February 16, 9:00-10:00 a.m., WUC Ochoco Room.
      4. WOU Board of Trustees meeting, February 16, 10:00-3:00, WUC Columbia Room.
      5. Renée Watson, award winning author of books for children and youth, February 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m., WUC Pacific Room
      6. City of Monmouth Black History Celebration Closing Ceremony, February 26, 4-5:30 p.m., WUC Pacific Room.
      7. Hyflex Conversation, March 11 from 2-3:00 p.m. If you are interested, please contact me for the Zoom link.
      8. Save the Date: WOU Hispanic Serving Institution Summit, April 1

    January 25, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, January 25, 2022

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for January 11, 2022 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Elisa Maroney)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (Video Link) (Jay Kenton)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (No report) (Cheryl Beaver, Emily Plec)

    Old Business

    • None.

    New Business

    • 6.1 2022-1 New Concentration: Social Work (P14479) (Evan Shenkin)
    • 6.2 2022-2 New Concentration: Social Justice (P14481) (Evan Shenkin)
    • 6.3 2022-3 New Concentration: Early Intervention, Early Childhood Special Education (EIECSE) (P14797) (Andrea Emerson)
    • 6.4 2022-4 New Minor: Exercise Science (P14617) (Jeff Armstrong)

    Informational Presentations

    • WOU Foundation (PDF) (Patricia Flatt)

    Discussion

    Announcements

    January 11, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for December 14, 2021 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Elisa Maroney)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jay Kenton)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (Cheryl Beaver, Emily Plec)

    Old Business

    • None

    New Business

    • None

    Discussion

    • TBA

    Informational Presentations

    Announcements

    December 14, 2021

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, December 12, 2021

    Time

    3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
    Business 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    Location

    Zoom

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for November 23, 2021 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Elisa Maroney)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jay Kenton)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (Emily Plec, Tadd Shannon)

    Old Business

    • 3-2021 Graduate Certificate in Writing Theory and Practice for in-Service Teachers (P14072) (Leigh Graziano)

    New Business

    • None

    Discussion

    Informational Presentations

    • None

    Announcements

    • ASWOU Senate President Elizabeth Braatz and the Director of Multicultural Advocacy have created a Testimony form for both Faculty and Students. They want to see how members of the WOU community are feeling, gather and present their findings, and move forward with important discussions about improving WOU’s community. This is the link to the Testimony Google Form
    • COVID-19 reminders: There are answers to Frequently Asked Questions here: Faculty FAQs and this is the link to the WOU Community Health & Polk County COVID-19 Project. Megan Patton-Lopez and members of the project team will report at the January 11 Faculty Senate meeting to go over the protocols in place when one is exposed to or tests positive for COVID-19.
    • If you are interested in HyFlex as a delivery option, please contact me via <fspresident@wou.edu>.