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Resolutions and Minutes

Resolutions and Minutes

Past, Current, and Future Issues

It is important for faculty to remain aware of the issues that have been addressed by the Faculty Senate, as well as those currently under consideration and those planned for future discussion.  This page will include resolutions passed from the previous academic year, resolutions currently being proposed, as well as on-going and future projects.

2015-2016 Motions and Resolutions
1516-03R - Senior Staff Resolution.pdf
1516-04R - Restructure of committees.pdf
1516-05R - Clarification of By Law wording re elections.pdf
1516-06R - Clarification of Members in By Laws.pdf
1516-07R - Smoking Resolution.pdf

2016-2017 Motions and Resolutions
1617-01R - Virtual Presence Resolution.pdf     [Passed 05/2016]
1617-02M - APR Revision Proposals.pdf     [Passed 09/2016]
1617-03M - Town Hall Committee.pdf     [Passed 09/2016]
1617-04M - Grievances.pdf     [Passed 09/2016]
1617-05M - One Vision One Voice.pdf     [Passed 09/2016]
1617-06R - President and Provost Attendance.pdf     [Failed 09/2016]
1617-07R - 2016 Faculty Impact Pilot Survey.pdf     [Passed 09/2016]
1617-08M - Community Outreach Media Interviews.pdf     [Passed 10/2016]
1617-09M - Faculty Overload Pay.pdf     [Passed 10/2016]
1617-10R - Community Outreach Endowed Professorship.pdf     [Failed 10/2016]
1617-11M - 2016 Tuition and Fee Independence Amendment.pdf     [Passed 11/2016]
1617-12M - Tough But Fair Symposium.pdf     [Passed 11/2016]
1617-13R - Recycling Initiative.pdf     [Failed 11/2016]
1617-14R - Community Outreach Endowed Professorship (Revised).pdf     [Passed 11/2016]
1617-15M - Student Data and Retention Discussion.pdf     [Passed 12/2016]
1617-16R - Academic Fraud.pdf     [Tabled 12/2016]

Further motions and resolutions for the current academic year will be posted prior to the February 1 meeting.

2016-2017 Planning

Commissioner Joseph Rallo is hosting the 2017 Spring Forum - Higher Education Leaders Institute on Thursday, February 2nd (there is another session on Feburary 1st for administrators and advisors).  This is an all-day event and faculty must register for it at  Faculty are strongly encouraged to attend.

The Faculty Senate is hosting the 2017 Town Hall Meeting on Higher Education on February 15th, 2017 from 5-8 PM.  It is currently scheduled for the SEED Center large conference room at 4310 Ryan St.  The event is open to the public, and we strongly encourage faculty, students, and their families to attend.


The meeting minutes of the Faculty Senate represent topics that are of importance to the senators, and they are intended to be a form of accountability, information, and transparency.  Minutes from the Faculty Senate can be found on the Moodle site.