Minutes
March 5, 2001
 

UWA FACULTY SENATE
MINUTES
WISE CONFERENCE ROOM, WALLACE HALL, 213

Date:               March 5, 2001

Time:               2:30 p.m.

Presiding:        Dr. R.T. Floyd

Secretary:        Dr. Neil Snider

  1. Call to Order by Dr. Floyd

The following members were present: Dr. Neil Snider, Dr. R.T. Floyd, Dr. Nancy Kudlawiec (for Dr. Manley Blackwell), Dr. Gene May, Ms. Shannon White, Ms. Tina Jones, Mr. Donnie Cobb, Mr. Grover Sheffield (for Dr. Helen Moshkovich), Dr. Richard Schellhammer, Mr. Jim Todd (for Dr. Alex Mechitov), Dr. Janis Beaird, Mr. Micky Smith, and Dr. Johan van der Jagt.

  1. Purpose of the Meeting

Dr. Floyd opened the meeting by explaining that the called meeting was being held to consider a resolution from the Faculty Senate regarding the proration of higher education funds.  After much discussion, Mr. Smith moved that the attached resolution be approved and sent to the governor and members of the Alabama Senate and House of Representatives.  Mr. Todd seconded the motion, and the motion passed unanimously.

  1. Adjournment
    The meeting adjourned at 3:05 p.m.

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The University of West Alabama

 

Officers
Dr. R.T. Floyd,
Chairperson
Livingston, AL

 
Dr. Janis Beaird,
Vice-Chairperson
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Dr. Neil Snider, Secretary
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Dr. Kathleen Pittman, Past-Chair
Tuscaloosa, AL

Representatives
Dr. Helen Moshkovich
Accounting & Business Administration
Livingston, AL

 
Dr. Alex Mechitov
Computer Information Systems
Livingston, AL

 
Mr. Donnie Cobb
Technology
Coatopa, AL
 
Dr. Betty Cowan
Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Butler, AL
 
Dr. Gene May
Physical Education & Athletic Training
Livingston, AL

 
Dr. June Abrams
Foundations & Secondary Education
Northport, AL

 
Dr. Johan van der Jagt
Instructional Support
York, AL
 
Dr. Manley Blackwell
Fine Arts
Livingston, AL
 
Dr. Richard Schellhammer

History & Social Sciences
Tuscaloosa, AL

Mrs. Tina Jones
Languages & Literature
Demopolis, AL
 
Mr. Micky Smith
Mathematics
Emelle, AL
 
Mrs. Donna Miller
Biological & Environmental Sciences
Livingston, AL
 
Dr. Richard Collison
Physical Sciences
Livingston, AL

 
Mrs. Patricia Taylor
Nursing
Coatopa, AL
 
Ms. Shannon White
Library
Livingston, AL

Mr. Luther Gremmels
Student Affairs

Livingston, AL

 A Resolution

The University of West Alabama Faculty Senate

WHEREAS, the members of The University of West Alabama Faculty Senate are the official representatives of the University's faculty representing approximately 125 full-time and part-time faculty educating approximately 1900 students;

WHEREAS, providing students with a high quality faculty and staff at all levels, K through university, is the single most important element of public education;

WHEREAS, each faculty and staff member deserves adequate compensation and fringe benefits;

WHEREAS, during periods of economic difficulty each deserves fair treatment and protection;

WHEREAS, failure to provide public universities with adequate funding will adversely affect students through increased tuition and fees as well as possible elimination of vital academic programs and extra curricular activities;

WHEREAS, failure to provide faculty and staff at all levels with adequate compensation and fringe benefits in a fair and just manner would adversely affect the ability of our educational institutions to attract and retain quality professional educators to educate the students of Alabama to be productive workers and citizens;

NOW, THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate of The University of West Alabama expresses its support of and agreement with the PROPOSAL TO ACHIEVE FAIRNESS DURING PERIODS OF PRORATION as submitted by The Presidents and Chancellors of Alabama's Public Universities on March 1, 2001.

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R.T. Floyd, Chair, UWA Faculty Senate

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Janis Beaird, Vice-Chair, UWA Faculty Senate

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Neil Snider, Secretary, UWA Faculty Senate

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