University Senate

Meeting 544 Agenda


TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Judi Smigowski, Senate Assistant
DATE: February 19, 2014
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #544
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control, Vice Presidents, Library Reserve, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, MTU Lode, MTU Daily Bull

Meeting #544 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30pm on Wednesday February 19, 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  #543 1
4)  Presentation:  “Health and Wellness Update”  presented by Karen Hext, Manager of Benefit Services         slides 20
5)  Old Business:  None  
6)  New Business:  
a.  Proposal 17-14:  “Reinstate Ecology Concentration for the B.S. in Biological Sciences”  presented by Curricular Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic) 5
b.  Proposal 18-14:  “Proposal to Amend Senate Policy 312.1; Syllabus Requirement for all Courses at Michigan Technological University”  presented by Instructional Policy Committee (Voting Units: Academic) 5
c.  Administrative Comments on Proposal 7-14: “Proposal to Amend Senate Proposal 22-00: Recommendations on Medical and Health Insurance Benefits” presented by Fringe Benefits Committee (Voting Units:  Full Senate) 5
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

8)  Adjournment