Minutes
January 15, 2002

UWA FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
Tuesday, January 15, 2002 - 3:30 p.m.
Wise Conference Room - Wallace Hall 213

I.    Roll Call

Dr. Janis Beaird called the meeting to order at 3:30 p.m. Members present were Dr. Richard Schellhammer, Ms. Tina Jones, Dr. R.T. Floyd, Dr. Bill Ward, Mr. Jim Todd, Dr. Betty Cowan, Dr. Gene May, Dr. Lee Day, Dr. Manley Blackwell, Dr. David Bowen (for Dr. Mark Griffith), Dr. Tom Gonzalez, Dr. Richard Buckner, Dr. Richard Collison, Ms. Patricia Taylor, Ms. Martha Shirley.

II.    Approval of Nov. 27, 2001 Minutes

A motion was made to approve the minutes of November 27 by Dr. Richard Collison and seconded by Dr. Bill Ward. The minutes were approved unanimously.

III.    Old Business

A.   Maternity Leave Policy

Dr. Janis Beaird reported that this item will be addressed at the February Deans’ Council meeting.

B.   Commencement Participation

Dr. Beaird reported that this item will be addressed at the February Deans’ Council meeting.

C.   Intellectual Property

Dr. Beaird reminded everyone of the previous concerns of the Senate regarding the Intellectual Property Policy statement. She distributed handouts which represented the changes offered by the Deans’ Council. Mr. Todd moved that the policy be approved as revised. Ms. Taylor seconded.  The motion passed.

D.   e-mail Policy for Retired Faculty & Staff

Dr. Schellhammer reported that any faculty and staff member who wishes to maintain their email accounts must contact Paul Stewart and UWA maintains the account as a retired account. Any retired faculty and staff members who currently do not have an email account but wishes to establish one may do so by contacting Paul Stewart also.

E.   Faculty Affairs Committee

Dr. Schellhammer stated the committee is reviewing the handbook statement about faculty photo ID fee policy. Discussion was tabled until February.

F.   Finance Committee

Mr. Todd gave an update on summer teaching pay. He stated that Paul Stewart is working on this problem.  He is working on a program which annualizes summer pay. Discussion ensued.

IV.   New Business

A.   Update on SACS

Mrs. Tina Jones reported that the SACS reaffirmation visit will take place from April 14-17.  The chair of the reaffirmation team will be Dr. Ed Manton, a professor of general business and management systems at Texas A & M of Commerce.  Dr. Manton will make his preliminary visit on February 13-14.  Mrs. Jones also stated that chapters 1-5 of the SACS report are complete.  Chapters 1-4 are on the web.  The SACS Steering Committee is currently reviewing the final chapter.  Three of the five sections of chapter 6 are complete.

B.   Hosting the Constitutional Reform Seminar

Dr. Beaird informed the Senate that the seminar is entitled “Keys to Constitutional Reform.” The target date for beginning these seminars is February 1.  The seminar would be open to all faculty.  Dr. Beaird said she did not think that they would mind students attending the event also.  Mr. Todd suggested that Bibb Graves Auditorium be the site of the seminar.  Mrs. Jones, Dr. Gonzalez, Dr. Schellhammer, Dr. Ward, and Dr. Beaird will serve on an organizing and publicity committee for the event.  Dr. Beaird added that there would also be representatives from the Higher Education Partnership at the seminar.

Dr. Beaird reminded everyone that Higher Education Day will be held on February 21, 2002.

V.   Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 3:55 p.m.

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