University Senate

Meeting 563 Agenda

The University Senate of Michigan Technological University

PDF version of Agenda 563

TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Craig Waddell, Senate President
DATE: Apr. 13, 2015
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #563
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Control Secretary, Vice Presidents, Library, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, Michigan Tech Lode, Michigan Tech Daily Bull

Meeting #563 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday April 15, 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 of continuing and newly elected senators and recognition of visitors 5
3.  Approval of Agenda 2
4.  Self-introduction of new senators and alternates (name, unit, ...) 10
5.  Setting of meeting dates 5
Article IX of the Senate's Constitution specifies that "The Senate shall meet at least once during each term of the regular academic year, in meetings scheduled before the end of the Spring Term of the preceding academic year."  The following dates are proposed:  

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

6.  Election of Senate officers for 2015-2016 50-60

Announced Candidates: 

For President:  Brian Barkdoll & Craig Waddell

For Vice President:  Katie Cooper

For Secretary:  Marty Thompson

7.  Approval of Senate Standing Committees for 2015-2016  
8.  Adjournment  
Note:  Immediately following this meeting, the Senate's standing committees will meet briefly to elect chairs.  (Please see the attached room diagram for proposed, initial meeting areas.)