At the Monday, Jan. 23, Miami University Senate meeting, Provost Bobby Gempesaw announced the continuation of the process of evaluating the role of Miami's regional campuses. On the consent calendar, Senate received the curriculum report and minutes of Senate committees.
John Tassoni, director, liberal education, reported on a proposal to reform the Miami Plan; and Senate endorsed the guiding principles for reforming the Miami Plan. Senate endorsed proposed revisions to the combined bachelor’s and master’s degree program; and a proposed new major, masters of arts in social work, department of family studies and social work.
Senate endorsed Senate Resolution SR 12-09, proposed revisions to assessment processes and requirements.
Senate pulled from the Dec. 5, 2011 minutes the sense-of-the-Senate resolutions relating to the recommendations of the calendar subcommittee and requested clarification of the length of the academic terms.
The next meeting of University Senate is scheduled to be held at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 111 Harrison Hall.
Twenty-five members of Faculty Assembly can challenge the resolutions by filing a petition with the Office of the University Secretary during the ten class days after publication in the e-Report.