On Monday, April 16, University Senate heard a report from the fiscal priorities and budget planning committee. Senate received the curriculum report and Senate committee minutes on the consent calendar and approved the April 9, 2012, minutes.
With the approval of the April 16, 2012, abbreviated minutes, Senate endorsed SR 12-35, SR 12-36, SR 12-37, and SR 12-38.
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED THAT University Senate adopt amended revisions to the Bylaws of University Senate, Section 6.B.15.a, University Liberal Education Committee, as set forth below:
6.B.15.a. The Liberal Education Council shall be composed of…
…Nominations shall include a representative from an interdisciplinary unit. Nominations shall be made in consultation with the Director of Liberal Education. Nominees must be able to serve at the regularly scheduled meeting time established for the following year…
SR 12-35 carried by voice vote.
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED THAT University Senate adopt revisions to the Bylaws of University Senate, Section 6.C.4.a, Committee for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching, and University Assessment, as set forth below:
6.C.4.a. The Committee for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching, and University Assessment shall be composed of:
SR 12-36 carried by voice vote.
- Seven (7) faculty members, at least one (1) of whom shall be a member of University Senate; and one (1) of whom shall, in consultation with the Director of the Center for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching, and University Assessment, be appointed chair. No more than two (2) faculty members from any one academic division shall serve simultaneously on the Committee…
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that University Senate recommend the elimination of Section 7.5.A, Review of Associate Professor, in the Miami University Policy and Information Manual.
SR 12-37 carried by voice vote.
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that University Senate adopt the proposed new degree, bachelor of science in criminal justice.
SR 12-38 carried by voice vote.
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.