University Senate

Meeting 557 Agenda

The University Senate of Michigan Technological University

PDF version of Agenda 557

TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Craig Waddell, Senate President
DATE: Jan. 19, 2015
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #557
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control, Vice Presidents, Library Reserve, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, MTU Lode, MTU Daily Bull

Meeting #557 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday January 21, 2015 in Room 642 in the DOW Building.

Senators are responsible for making their constituents aware of the agenda for this meeting.

Senators who are unable to attend should arrange for their alternates to attend in their place.

AGENDA TIME
1.  Call to Order  
2.  Roll Call and Recognition of Visitors 5
3.  Approval of Agenda 2

4.  Approval of Minutes from Meetings 556

2
5.  Guest Presentation 7-10
Vice President for Research Dave Reed:  Comments on the proposed revision of Michigan Tech's Strategic Plan.  
6.  President's Report 10

a. The Administration has approved the following Senate Proposals; asterisks (*) indicate proposals also approved by the Board of Control:

 
  • 23-14 "Proposal to Establish Michigan Technological University's Copyright Policy Regarding Scholarly, Academic, and Artistic Works," which, with some modifications, becomes BOC Policy 14.3
  • 2-15 "Amending the Senate's Constitution"
  • 12-15 "Degree Name Change from Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology-Earth Science Education to Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology-Earth and Space Science and Integrated Science"
  • 13-15 "Master of Science Degree Program in Applied Physics"
  • 14-15 "Concentration in Biomedical Applications within the degree Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering"
  • 15-15 "Concentration in Environmental Applications within the degree Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering"
 

b. Ad hoc committee on library resources or Research Policy Committee to address the same issue. If ad hoc committee, composition and charge.

 
c. Request to address delays and flight cancellations for arrivals to and departures from Houghton County Memorial Airport  
7.  Committee Reports  10
8.  Unfinished Business  20

a. Proposal 16-15 : "University Leadership Evaluation Committee"

 

b. Proposal 19-15: "Amending Senate Policy 102.1: Policy on Class Attendance"

 

c. Proposal 20-15: "Policy on Michigan Technological University Information Technology Services"

 
9.  New Business  20

a. Proposal 21-15: "Deadlines for Dissertation, Thesis, and Report Submission"

 

b. Proposal 22-15: "Proposal to  Shelve Degree Program: Information Systems Concentration (SCS3)"

 
10.  Public Comments 15 
11.  Adjournment