Minutes – May 16, 2016
1. Call to Order –
The May 16, 2016 meeting of the University Senate was called to order at 4:00 p.m. in the Ropp Center, Room 105, by President Patrick O’Neal.
2. Roll Call – Kim Barlow
A quorum was met.
3. Guest Speaker – President Guice
o Thanked the Senate for working with him on implementing improvements for the 2015-2016 academic year.
o Noted the demolishment of the Natatorium.
o Noted the demolishment of the old Early Childhood Center building.
4. Approval of Minutes – Approved on a Schelonka/Alam motion
5. President’s Remarks
o Approved funds for the three new unclassified staff awards
o Old Business –
o Voting discussion
Approved on a Toaddy/Rufleth motion
Hold a special meeting, for voting by secret ballot using clickers on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:00pm.
o Voting was conducted by secret ballot Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:00pm, using clickers. Winners will be announced at the Fall Faculty/Staff meeting on September 6, 2016.
Outstanding Service Award Nominees
Student Outreach Award Nominees
Loyalty Award Nominees
Virgil Orr Junior Faculty Award Nominees
University Senate Chair Award Nominees
David M. Anderson
o New Business
o Officer Voting 2017
President – Julie Rutledge
Vice President – Ernie Rufleth
Parliamentarian – Teresa Murray
Treasurer – Greg Schelonka
o Other Business
o Correction made to Constitution by Robert Grafton on May 12, 2016.
o Final Committee Reports
Approved on a Rufleth/Weiss motion
A resolution to formulate proposed changes to Policy 2219 – Commencement.
Approved on a Cline/Kavalir motion
A resolution to formulate proposed changes to Policy 1301 – Policy on Policies.
9. Voluntary Remarks – None
10. Adjournment – The meeting adjourned at 5:10 pm