Meeting 538 Agenda


TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Judi Smigowski, Senate Assistant
DATE: October 23, 2013
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #538
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control, Vice Presidents, Library Reserve, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, MTU Lode, MTU Daily Bull

Meeting #538 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30pm on Wednesday October 23, 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  #537 1
4)  Presentation: “Early Intervention Team”  by  Dean of Students Bonnie Gorman and Deputy Chief of Police Brian Cadwell   slides 10
5)  Presentation: “USG Initiatives, Issues, and Goals”  by Anthony Sharp 5
6)  Presentation:  “Current IT Project Updates” by Chief Technology Officer Daniel deBeaubien   slides 30
7)  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

8)  Old Business:   
a.  Senate Evaluation (Proposal 11-12) presented by Administrative Policy Committee 10
9)  New Business:  
a.  Sense of the Senate Resolution on Improving Shared Governance presented by   Fringe Benefits Committee  10
10)  Adjournment