Meeting 569 Agenda

The University Senate of Michigan Technological University

PDF version of Agenda 569

TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Brian Barkdoll, Senate President
DATE: October 29, 2015
SUBJECT: Amended Agenda for University Senate Meeting #569
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Trustees Secretary, Vice Presidents, Library, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, Michigan Tech Lode, Michigan Tech Daily Bull

Meeting #569 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30 PM on Wednesday November 4, 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 of Senators and Recognition of Visitors 5
3.  Approval of Agenda 2

4.  Approval of Minutes from Meeting 568

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5.  Presentation: none  
6.  President's Report 15 
7.  Committee Reports 10
8.  Unfinished Business 5

a. Proposal 4-16: Amending the Senate Bylaws to Improve Units Participation  (Voting Units:  Full Senate)  presented by Administrative Policy Committee

 

b. Proposal 5-16: Scheduling of Examinations, Projects, Presentations and Papers During Career Day  (Voting Units: Academic)  presented by Academic and Instructional Policy Committee

 
9.  New Business 10

a. Proposal 3-16 (revised): Proposal on Automatic Enrollment in Michigan Tech's Defined Contribution Retirement Plan   (Voting Units: Full Senate)  presented by Fringe Benefits and Finance & Institutional Planning Committees

 

b. Proposal 6-16: Proposal to Shelve Degree Program: Undergraduate Certificate in International Sustainable Development Engineering  (Voting Units: Academic)  presented by Curricular Policy Committee

 

c. Proposal 7-16: Amending the Senate Procedure 506.1.1, Evaluation Procedures for Department Chairs and School Deans  (Voting Units: Full Senate)  presented by Administrative Policy Committee

 

d. Proposal 8-16: Amending Senate Procedure 507.1.1, Procedure to Enhance Confidentiality and Anonymity in Department Chairs/School Deans Review Surveys and Balloting  (Voting Units: Full Senate)  presented by Administrative Policy Committee

 

10.  Public Comments

10 
11.  Adjournment