Meeting 588 Agenda

The University Senate of Michigan Technological University

PDF version of Agenda 588

TO: Senators, Alternates, and Liaisons
FROM: Martin Thompson, Senate President
DATE: January 27, 2017
SUBJECT: Agenda for University Senate Meeting #588
COPIES: President, Provost, Board of Trustees Secretary, Vice Presidents, Library, Staff Council Chair, Tech Today, Michigan Tech Lode, Michigan Tech Daily Bull

Meeting #588 of the University Senate of Michigan Technological University will convene at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday February 1, 2017 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 587

5.  Immigration Issues:  
a. Presentation:   "Overview of the Impact of the Immigration Order" presented by Cassy Tefft de Munoz, Director of International Programs and Services 5
b. Presentation:  Faculty from ME-EM Nina Mahmoudian on immigration ban effects.  
c. Public Comments on Immigration Issues  

d. Proposal 10-17: Resolution in Support of our International Colleagues and Students  presented by Senator Stefaan DeWinter  (Voting Units:  Full Senate)

6.  Presentation:  
a. "Library Annual Update" presented by Ellen Marks, Director 15
7.  Committee Reports 10
a.  Election for Academic Integrity Committee  
8.  Unfinished Business: 10

a. Proposal 7-17: A Proposal to Establish a Concentration in Electric Power Engineering as part of the degree Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering  presented by Curricular Policy Committee (Voting Units: Academic)

9.  New Business: 10

a. Proposal 3-17: "Amendment to Senate Procedures 506.1.1: Evaluation Procedures for Department Chairs/School Deans" approved by Administration pending acceptance of editorial changes


b. Proposal 8-17: Proposed Laptop Requirement for Students in Engineering Fundamentals First-Year Courses presented by Academic and Instructional Policy Committee  (Voting Units:  Academic)

10.  Adjournment