University Senate

Meeting 561 Agenda

The University Senate of Michigan Technological University

PDF version of Agenda 561

TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Craig Waddell, Senate President
DATE: Mar. 16, 2015
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #561
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control Secretary, Vice Presidents, Library, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, Michigan Tech Lode, Michigan Tech Daily Bull

Meeting #561 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday March 18, 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.

1.  Call to Order  
2.  Roll Call and Recognition of Visitors 5
3.  Approval of Agenda 2
4.  Approval of Minutes from Meetings 560 2
5.  Guest Presentation: 10-15 
Houghton County Memorial Airport (CMX) Manager Dennis Hext: Improving travel to and from the Houghton County Memorial Airport  
6. President's Report 10
7. Committee Reports 10 
8. Unfinished Business 20
a. Proposal 28-15: "Proposal on Opt-out Pension Design"  
b. Proposal 29-15: "Proposal to Reduce Cost of Medical Care to Michigan Tech Employees"   
c. Proposal 30-15:  "Graduate Certificate in Post-Secondary STEM Education")  
9.  New Business 10
a. Proposal 31-15 "Amending Senate Policy 210.1, Board of Control Policy 4.8, and Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Handbook Section 8.2: Office of the Ombuds"  
b. Proposal 32-15 "Establishment of a Library Liaisons and a Library Advisory Committee"  
c. Proposal 16-15: "Annual Community Feedback to the University Leadership"  
d. "Sense of the Senate Resolution for Sufficient Notice of University Closure"  
10.  Public Comments  15
11.  Adjournment