Meeting 543 Agenda


TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Judi Smigowski, Senate Assistant
DATE: February 5, 2014
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #543
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control, Vice Presidents, Library Reserve, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, MTU Lode, MTU Daily Bull

Meeting #543 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30pm on Wednesday February 5, 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.

1)  Roll Call of Senators and Recognition of Visitors 3
2)  Approval of Agenda 1
3)  Approval of Minutes from Meeting  #542 1
4)  Presentation:  “Guidelines for the Michigan Transfer Agreement”  by Max Seel, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs    attachment 20
5)  Old Business  
a.  Proposal 15-14:  “Request for Change in Board of Control Policy 6.7 on Sabbatical Leave”  presented by Research Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic) 5
b.  Proposal 16-14:  “Procedure to Enhance Confidentiality and Anonymity in Administrators Review Surveys”  presented by Administrative Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Full Senate) 5
c.  Senate Motion:  presented by Administrative Policy Committee (Voting Units:  Full Senate) 5
6)  New Business:   
a.  None  
7)  Reports  
a.  President’s Report 5
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