Minutes – April 25, 2016
1. Call to Order –
The April 25, 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 – Dr. Pamela Morgan
o Quality Matters Presentation
o Requested feedback from VP McConathy
4. Approval of Minutes
o March – will be available for Poll Vote this week
5. President’s Remarks
o State and University Budget, TOPS
o Update on New Senate Budget: Fall 2016 – Annual renewal
o Update on New Staff Awards – voting by electronic ballot
o Update on New Professorships Rules
o AROS Survey
o Old Business
F. Jay Taylor Undergraduate Teaching Award
o New Business
Policy 2107 – Faculty Calendar Responsibilities – last effective date 5/1996.
Policy 2218 – Faculty and Staff Meetings – last effective date 1/15/2002.
Policy 2219 – Commencement – last effective date 1/15/2002.
Election of Officers
Policy 1302 – Constitution for the University Senate of Louisiana Tech University
o Other Business
President Guice visits in May
9. Voluntary Remarks –
Motion and second by Andy Cline / Shaurav Alam – To hold officer elections by ballot during the final Senate meeting in May. Approved by unanimous vote.
The meeting adjourned at 5:10 pm.