Meeting 542 Agenda

THE UNIVERSITY SENATE OF MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Judi Smigowski, Senate Assistant
DATE: January 22, 2014
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #542
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control, Vice Presidents, Library Reserve, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, MTU Lode, MTU Daily Bull

Meeting #542 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30pm on Wednesday January 22, 2014 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.

AGENDA TIME
1)  Roll Call of Senators and Recognition of Visitors 3
2)  Approval of Agenda 1
3)  Approval of Minutes from Meeting  #541 1
4)  Presentation:  “Building a Doctor of Physical Therapy in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula”  by  Dr Jason Carter, Department Chair Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology      slides 20
5)  Old Business:   
a.  Proposal 10-14:  “Amendment to Senate Policy 201.1: Office of Ombuds”  presented by Administrative Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Full Senate)  5
b.  Proposal 11-14:  “M.S. in Kinesiology”  presented by Curricular Policy and Finance Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic)
c.  Proposal 12-14:  “M.S. in Accounting”  presented by Curricular Policy and Finance Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic)
d.  Proposal 13-14:  “Improving Communication with the Board of Control”  presented by Senate Executive Committee  (Voting Units:  Full Senate)
e.  Proposal 14-14:  “Honors College at Michigan Tech”  presented by Senate Executive Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic)
6)  New Business:  
a.  Proposal 1-14:  “Proposal for Consistency in Vehicle Registration Fees for Staff/Faculty Parking”  presented by Fringe Benefits Committee  (Voting Units:  Full Senate)
b.  Proposal 15-14:  “Request for Change in Board of Control Policy 6.7 on Sabbatical Leave”  presented by Research Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic)
c.  Proposal 16-14:  “Procedure to Enhance Confidentiality and Anonymity in Administrators Review Surveys”  presented by Administrative Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Full Senate)
7)  Reports  
 a.  President’s Report
 b.  Senate Committee Reports – Academic Policy, Administrative Policy, Curricular Policy, Elections, Finance, Fringe Benefits, Institutional Planning, Instructional Policy, Professional Staff Policy, Research Policy 20 
8)  Adjournment