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2017-2018 Senate Proposals





Proposal or Report

Date Received in Senate Office




Committee Referral



Senate Floor Introduction



Senate Result



Administrative Response

Proposal 1-18:

Charter for the Pavlis Honors College

09-13-17 N/A N/A N/A Approved by Administration 09-20-17

Proposal 2-18:

Electrical and Computer Engineering Departmental Charter


09-18-17 N/A N/A N/A  Approved by Administration 09-22-17

Proposal 3-18:  Chemistry Departmental Charter

06-17 N/A N/A N/A

 Approved by Administration


Proposal 4-18:

Shelve the Computer Science – Secondary Education Concentration (SCS4)

10-18-17 Curricular Policy Committee  10-25-17    

Proposal 5-18:

Addition of a Section of the Role of Innovation and Commercialization to the Faculty Handbook

 10-25-17 Administrative Policy Committee      

Proposal 6-18:

Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Departmental Charter

11-08-17  N/A N/A N/A

 Approved by Administration


Proposal 7-18:  Bachelor's of Science Degree in Sustainability Science and Society

11-16-17 Curricular Policy Committee  11-29-17    

Proposal 8-18: Sabbatical Leave for Lecturer Track Faculty


Proposal 9-18:  Department of Social Sciences Charter

 12-15-17  N/A  N/A  N/A  
Reports/Presentations Date Committee/Presenter      

Students' Textbook Lending Project

Textbook Project Proposal

09-13-17 Joshua Marshall      

University Parking Update

10-25-17 Kerri Sleeman      

Sabbatical Leave Committee Report

10-25-17 James Wood      

2018-19 Senate Base Budget

10-25-17 Stephen Patchin      

Set Bias Committee Proposal

11-29-17 Brian Barkdoll      

IT Update

2017 IT Survey Report

11-29-17 Josh Olson      

Outreach to Senate Members - Projected Enrollment Increases


Karen Siekas - Chair

Finance and Institutional Planning Committee


Accessible Technology Working Group Presentation


Susan Sullivan and Jeff Toorongian