Resolutions and Minutes

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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.
2017-2018 Motions and Resolutions
Motions and Resolutions for consideration will be posted before the September 2017 meeting.
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]
1617-17R – Documentation of Faculty Workload.pdf     [Passed 02/2017]
1617-18M – Degree Program Instructional Delivery.pdf     [Passed 02/2017]
1617-19M – Presidential Search Recommendations.pdf     [Passed 02/2017]
1617-20M – Dedicated Meeting Times.pdf     [Failed 03/2017]
1617-21R – Faculty Senate Representation By-Law Changes.pdf     [Passed 03/2017]
1617-22R – Final Exam Scheduling.pdf     [Passed 03/2017]
1617-23R – Resolution Regarding the Importance of Immigration to American Higher Education.pdf     [Failed 03/2017]
1617-24R – Resolution Regarding the Importance of Immigration to American Higher Education.pdf     [Tabled 03/2017]
1617-25R – Elevating Town Hall Committee to FS Standing Committee.pdf     [Passed 04/2017]
1617-26R – Standardized Questions for McNeese State University Semi-Finalists.pdf     [Passed 04/2017]
1617-27R – The Importance of Immigration to Higher Education.pdf     [Tabled 04/2017]
1617-28R – Butkus Vote of Thanks.pdf     [Passed 05/2017]
1617-29R – Williams Vote of Thanks.pdf     [Passed 05/2017]
1617-30R – Faculty Senate Foundation Account.pdf     [Passed 05/2017]
1617-31R – Bylaws Change – Member at Large.pdf     [Passed 05/2017]
1617-32R – Bylaws Change – Faculty Census.pdf     [Passed 05/2017]

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

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.