January 24, 2023

MEETING INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Time

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

This meeting will be held in the Columbia Room of the Werner University Center 

 

Also available by Zoom

https://zoom.us/j/8766137254?pwd=ZS83UlpaVkJRMVM5K0VncENRb1M0Zz09

Agenda

Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes for Jan 10, 2023 (DOCX) (PDF)

AGENDA MATERIALS

Institutional Reports

  • Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Steve Scheck)
  • University President’s Report (PDF) (Jesse Peters)
  • Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham, unable to attend)
  • Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (no report) (Cheryl Beaver/Emily Plec)

Old Business 

2022/2023-26 University Names Policy (Amy Clark, Registrar’s Office)

2022/2023-27 Gender, and Sexual Orientation Data Collection Policy  (Georgia Armitage, Institutional Research) 

New Business                   

2022/2023-28  P15289  ASL Studies: Survival Certificate

2022/2023-29  P15423   MSED Stem Leadership and ESOL 

2022/2023-30  P15482  MSED Literacy Leadership in Bilingual Settings

2022/2023-31  P15423  Healthcare Administration Certificate

2022/2023-32  Faculty Senate Charter (current)  (proposed mark-up)     

Informational Presentations  

     No presentations scheduled

Announcements

Provost search listening session 

All faculty meeting

Thursday, January 26

9:45am-10:45am

RWEC 101/Pastega Room

https://wou-edu.zoom.us/j/87296953037

 College Restructure Taskforce Final Report December 14, 2022

January 10, 2023

MEETING INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Time

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

This meeting will be held in the Columbia Room of the Werner University Center 

 

Also available by Zoom

https://zoom.us/j/8766137254?pwd=ZS83UlpaVkJRMVM5K0VncENRb1M0Zz09

Agenda

Meeting Agenda (DOX) (PDF)

Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes for Dec 13, 2022 (DOCX) (PDF)

AGENDA MATERIALS

Institutional Reports

  • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Steve Scheck)
  • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jesse Peters)
  • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham, unable to attend)
  • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (no report) (Cheryl Beaver/Emily Plec)

Old Business 

2022/2023-23  P15395 Healthcare Administration Graduate Certificate   (David Foster)

2022/2023-24  General Education approval of two transfer AA degrees for meeting GE requirements (GE Director Shaun Huston)

2022/2023-25 Revisions to Senate Bylaws — continued from spring information sessions (Executive Committee)

Current Bylaws          Marked Bylaws          Clean proposed

 

New Business                   

2022/2023-26 University Names Policy (Amy Clark, Registrar’s Office)

2022/2023-27 Gender, and Sexual Orientation Data Collection Policy  (Georgia Armitage, Institutional Research) 

Informational Presentations  

Update: Learning Management System Policy (Michael Reis, Academic Innovation)

 

Announcements

Opportunity to serve on University Council

Opportunity to serve on FYS Steering Committee (limited term w/stipend)

College Restructure Taskforce Final Report December 14, 2022

13 December 2022

MEETING INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Time

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

Due to winter illness and faculty calendar issues, this is a Zoom only format meeting 

 https://zoom.us/j/8766137254?pwd=ZS83UlpaVkJRMVM5K0VncENRb1M0Zz09

Agenda

Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes for Nov 22, 2022 (DOCX) (PDF)

MATERIALS

Institutional Reports

  • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Steve Scheck)
  • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jesse Peters)
  • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham, unable to attend)
  • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (no report) (Cheryl Beaver/Emily Plec)

Old Business 

Program changes in music (James Reddan)

    2022/2023-18  P15249 Music, B.M. (Major – BM)

    2022/2023-19  P15251 Music, B.A. (Major – BA)

    2022/2023-20  P15253 Jazz Studies Minor

    2022/2023-21  P15254 Music Minor

 Program change in M. S. Ed. in Ed Tech (Gregory Zobel)

    2022/2023-22  P15297 Educational Technology, M.S.Ed. (Major)

New Business                   

2022/2023-23  P15395 Healthcare Administration Graduate Certificate   (David Foster)

2022/2023-24  General Education approval of two transfer AA degrees for meeting GE requirements (GE Director Shaun Huston)

2022/2023-25 Revisions to Senate Bylaws — continued from spring information sessions (Executive Committee)

Current Bylaws          Marked Bylaws          Clean proposed

 

Informational Presentations

First Year Seminar Assessment Project — (FYS Coordinator Leanne Merrill)

 

Announcements

Opportunity to serve on University Council

Opportunity to serve on FYS Steering Committee (limited term w/stipend) 

Have a healthy winter term break!

November 22, 2022

MEETING INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Time

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

This is an in-person meeting — Willamette Room of the  Werner University Center

Also observable by Zoom

 https://zoom.us/j/8766137254?pwd=ZS83UlpaVkJRMVM5K0VncENRb1M0Zz09

Agenda

Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes for Nov 8, 2022 (DOCX) (PDF)

  

MATERIALS

Institutional Reports

  • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Steve Scheck)
  • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jesse Peters)
  • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham, unable to attend)
  • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (no report) (Cheryl Beaver/Emily Plec)

Old Business 

 

 No Old Business

 

New Business                   

 

Program changes in music

    2022/2023-18  P15249 Music, B.M. (Major – BM)

    2022/2023-19  P15251 Music, B.A. (Major – BA)

    2022/2023-20  P15253 Jazz Studies Minor

    2022/2023-21  P15254 Music Minor

 Program change in M. S. Ed. in Ed Tech

    2022/2023-22  P15297 Educational Technology, M.S.Ed. (Major)

 

 Informational Presentations

      No presentations scheduled at this time

 

 Announcements

  •  Also soliciting volunteers for updating the Final Exam calendar

November 8, 2022

MEETING INFORMATION

Date

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Time

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

This is an in-person meeting — Willamette Rm of the  Werner University Center

Also observable by Zoom

 https://zoom.us/j/8766137254?pwd=ZS83UlpaVkJRMVM5K0VncENRb1M0Zz09

Agenda

Meeting Agenda (DOX) (PDF)

Draft Minutes

Draft Minutes for Oct 25, 2022 (DOX)

MATERIALS

Institutional Reports

  • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Steve Scheck)
  • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jesse Peters)
  • 4.3 Provost’s Report (   ) (Rob Winningham, unable to attend)
  • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (no report) (Cheryl Beaver/Emily Plec)

Old Business

 Policy changes by the Graduate Studies Committee (Amanda Smith)

New Business Discussion                       

                     No new Business

     Informational Presentations

    • Update on Academic Sustainability Committee (Co-Chair Steve Taylor)
    • Open conversation with President Peters about budget planning.

     Announcements

    • Senate will pick up discussion on informational drafts from last spring’s June 14 meeting for Senate By-Laws and Emerit Policy

       

    • Also soliciting volunteers for updating the Final Exam calendar

    Oct 25, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    Time

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

    This is an in-person meeting — Willamette Rm of Werner University Center

    Also observable by Zoom

     https://zoom.us/j/8766137254?pwd=ZS83UlpaVkJRMVM5K0VncENRb1M0Zz09

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOX) (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for Oct 11, 2022 (DOX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Steve Scheck)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jesse Peters)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (PDF) (Cheryl Beaver and Emily Plec)

    Old Business

    New Business Discussion

     

    Policy changes by the Graduate Studies Committee (Amanda Smith)

    New major/minor:  Ethnic Studies, including new courses (Mary Pettenger)

    Other new business:  ATRC

    2022/2023-18 Move to decommission the ATRC

    Informational Presentations

     Announcements

    • Senate will pick up discussion on informational drafts from last spring’s June 14 meeting for  

                Senate By-Laws and 

                 Emeritus Policy

    October 11, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, October 11, 2022

    Time

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

    Location — this is a Zoom meeting

    https://zoom.us/j/8766137254?pwd=ZS83UlpaVkJRMVM5K0VncENRb1M0Zz09

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for [June 14, 2022] (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

    • 4.1 Faculty Senate President’s Report (PDF) (Steve Scheck)
    • 4.2 University President’s Report (PDF) (Jesse Peters)
    • 4.3 Provost’s Report (PDF) (Rob Winningham)
    • 4.4 Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (No report)

    Old Business

    • No old business

    New Business Discussion

    Informational Presentations

    Announcements

    • Senate will pick up discussion on informational drafts from last spring’s June 14 meeting for  

                Senate By-Laws and 

                 Emeritus Policy

       

      We need a student notetaker (paid position) … student referrals appreciated.

    June 14, 2022

    MEETING INFORMATION

    Date

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Time

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

    Location

    Zoom

    Meeting Protocol

    Agenda

    Meeting Agenda (DOCX) (PDF)

    Draft Minutes

    Draft Minutes for May 24, 2022 (DOCX)

    MATERIALS

    Institutional Reports

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

    Old Business

    New Business

    • None

    Informational Presentations

    Discussion

    Announcements

    • SpeakOut Summer Institute: Building Power for Political Change on Campus, June 27 – 30, 2022. With the support of the President’s Office the summer institute is free for up to 100 WOU faculty and staff.  Register for free here

    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. 

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