University Senate

Meeting 537 Agenda


TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Judi Smigowski, Senate Assistant
DATE: October 9, 2013
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #537
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control, Vice Presidents, Library Reserve, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, MTU Lode, MTU Daily Bull

Meeting #537 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30pm on Wednesday October 9, 2013 in Room 642 in the DOW Building.

Senators are responsible for making their constituents aware of this meeting’s agenda. If neither the Senator nor the Alternate can attend they should send a substitute.

1)  Roll Call of Senators and Recognition of Visitors 3
2)  Approval of Agenda 1
3)  Approval of Minutes from Meeting  #536 1
4)  Presentation: “Update on Fringe Benefits”  by  VP for Administration Ellen Horsch and Director of Human Resources Renee Hiller 20
5)  Reports  
 a.  President’s Report 5

b. Committee Reports

1. Academic Policy – Chair Timothy Scarlett
2. Administrative Policy – Chair Madhukar Vable
3. Curricular Policy – Chair Paul Charlesworth
4. Elections – Chair Jonathan Riehl
5. Finance – Chair Michael Mullins
6. Fringe Benefits – Chair Craig Waddell
7. Institutional Planning – Chair Cayce Will
8. Instructional Policy – Chair Simon Carn
9. Professional Staff Policy – Chair Laurie Panian
10. Research Policy – Chair Robert Froese

6)  Old Business:  None  
a.  Proposal 25-13: “Proposal to Amend Senate Policy 701.1” presented by Administrative Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic) 5
7)  New Business  
8)  Adjournment