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Faculty Senate Meeting April 20, 2017

AgendaI. Call to Order and Roll Call - B. Hale, Secretary II. Approval of minutes-postponed III. Campus Reports and Responses IV. Reports of Standing and Special Committees V. Old Business VI. New Business and Announcements VII. Adjourn

AgendaI. Call to Order and Roll CallII. Approval of minutes III. Campus Reports and Responses IV. Reports of Standing and Special Committees V. Old Business VI. New Business and Announcements VII. Adjourn

Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. President’s Report, T. Schuman B. Administrative Reports i ) Chancellor’s Report ii) Provost’s Report C . Staff Council Report D . Student Council E . Council of Graduate Students

President’s Report20 April 2017

Intercampus Faculty Council (IFC)IFC meets tomorrow, 21 April, by telepresenceUniversity relationsPost tenure review (white paper discussion)Campus’ progress on budgeting2017-18 IFC agenda planning discussionNTT faculty workload Increasing salary adjustment for faculty promoted to “professor”Salary adjustments during post‐tenure review Creating a special designation for outstanding teaching faculty (in lieu of promotion to professor rank) 6

Curator’s Meeting on S&T Campus 27-28 AprilAdministration hosts 27 April dinner presentationThree students under Drs. Ma, Zoughi, and Day:Casey Burton (P-scan and future methods)Matt Horst (millimeter wave detection)Steve Jung (bioglass fabric for wound healing)EWB group presentation Josi Gass (current President) Ashley Longrie (current health and safety officer) Faculty Senate hosts 28 April breakfast presentation Dean Brow will present examples of industrial collaboration research Curators have follow on discussion regarding critical issues associated with campus research, e.g., economic impact to state 7

President Choi Campus Visit13 April 2017Introduced Chris Maples as potential interim chancellorFS officers met with Dr. Maples from 8 to 9 amDr. Choi stated his preference was for someone without prior history at S&T but with conflict management skillsFaculty Senate officers’ discussionsSeveral but not extensive faculty inputs, mostly extremesDiscussed Dr. Maples extensively‘Not an inspirational leader’ Effective and collaborative, communicative Opportunity to move university in a faculty-driven direction 8

Budget DiscussionsOpen forum was 3 p.m. Friday, March 24Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering HallPresentation by Walt BransonUnanswered questions“Did Pres. Choi mean ‘balanced budget’ or ‘8%/12% cuts’?”“What about strategic plan funding mechanism?”System communication of intentions: ‘Strategic investments’ ‘Academic program prioritization’ 9

Budget DiscussionsThe 12% plan is to prepare for anticipated follow-on cuts New business tax policy to continue to lose tax revenueSubsequent years will have deficit cuts/withholdingIf budgets are not balanced bottom up, they must be balanced and will be balanced top downThere is to be no intercampus reallocationWill sow additional discord between campusesSystem resources to be used to supplement individual campuses 10

Agenda Campus Reports and Responses President’s Report B. Administrative Reports i) Chancellor’s Report, -NO REPORT ii) Provost’s Report C . Staff Council Report D . Student Council E . Council of Graduate Students

Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. President’s Report B. Administrative Reports i ) Chancellor’s Report ii) Provost’s Report, R. Marley C . Staff Council Report D . Student Council E . Council of Graduate Students

Faculty SenateApril 20, 2017Dr. Robert J. MarleyProvost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Interim ChancellorVP and Dean of CECChair SearchesUPDATES

Budget ProcessMay 10 target for release of proposed reductions for FY18April 4 letter from President Choi asked all campuses to identify 8-12% overall reduction going forwardAsked for consideration of program realignment, merger, elimination based on priorities and quality assessment Goal of recommendations by end of calendar year 2017 Question: How can faculty be involved in the process? UPDATES Cont.

QUESTIONS?

Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. President’s Report B. Administrative Reports i ) Chancellor’s Report ii) Provost’s Report C . Staff Council Report S . Dees for B. Abner D . Student Council E . Council of Graduate Students

Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. President’s Report B. Administrative Reports i ) Chancellor’s Report ii) Provost’s Report C . Staff Council Report D . Student Council, M. Hale E . Council of Graduate Students

Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. President’s Report B. Administrative Reports i ) Chancellor’s Report ii) Provost’s Report C . Staff Council Report D . Student Council, M. Hale E . Council of Graduate Students, S. Anandan

AgendaI. Call to Order and Roll CallII. Approval of minutes III. Campus Reports and Responses IV. R eports of Standing and Special Committees V. Old Business VI. New Business and Announcements VII. Adjourn

Agenda Reports of Standing and Special Committees Curricula Committee, T. Schuman Information Technology/Computing Rules, Procedures, and Agenda D. Administrative Review

CCC Meetings5 April10 May (upcoming)Committee Activity 1 Degree change request (DC forms)11 Course change requests (CC forms) 6 Experimental course request (EC forms)

Degree Changes RequestedFile#: 139.4 GS ECON‐MI: Global Sustainable Economics Minor

Course Changes Requested:File#: 4369 ART 3100: Advanced Art StudioFile#: 1712.5 BIO SCI 2372: Issues in Public HealthFile#: 4406 BUS 5230: Financial Statement AnalysisFile#: 2456.1 CHEM 4630: Introduction to Bio‐Nanotechnology File#: 398.1 CHEM 5630: Biochemical Nanotechnology File#: 1289.1 ECON 5330: Econometric Methods File#: 2400.9 EDUC 3222: Geometric Concepts for Elementary Teachers File#: 4407 IS&T 5520: Data Methodologies in Python File#: 4394 MECH ENG 6585: Advanced Optical Materials and Structures File#: 1786.4 PHILOS 4399: Topics in Philosophy File#: 2342.5 PSYCH 5010: Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Curriculum committee moves for FS to approve the DC and CC form actionsDiscussion: Questions or comments?

Motion from CCC regarding course prerequisite:“Consent of instructor" should only be listed as a prerequisite if there is a specific reason or need. If listed, it should be enforced. Students may request that course prerequisites be waived if warranted, but that is not the purpose of the "Consent of instructor" designation.”

Informational OnlyExperimental Courses Approved:File#: 4396 AERO ENG 6001.002: Electric Space PropulsionFile#: 4411 ALP 2001.001: The Global VillageFile#: 4374 CHEM ENG 5001.002: Applied Numerical Methods for CFDFile#: 4393 COMP SCI 6001.002: Special Topics in Real‐Time and Cyber‐Physical SystemsFile#: 4395 MECH ENG 6001.003: Advanced Computational Thermofluid MechanicsFile#: 4402 STAT 6001.003: Survival Analysis

Agenda Reports of Standing and Special Committees Curricula Committee, T. Schuman Information Technology/Computing - NO REPORT Rules, Procedures, and Agenda D. Administrative Review

Agenda Reports of Standing and Special Committees Curricula Committee, T. Schuman Information Technology/Computing Rules, Procedures, and Agenda D. Administrative Review

Agenda Reports of Standing and Special Committees Curricula Committee, T. Schuman Information Technology/Computing Rules, Procedures, and Agenda D. Administrative Review

Administrative Review Committee2016-2017 members:Dr. Ali HursonDr. V. A. SamaranayakeDr. William SchonbergDr. Nancy J. Stone, Chair

Administrative Review ProcessSurveys distributed Monday March 6, 2017 at 12:05 a.m. To all faculty (n = 370)Chancellor ProvostVice Chancellor for Global and Strategic Partnerships Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Equity and InclusionVice Chancellor for Finance and AdministrationVice Chancellor for Student AffairsVice Chancellor for University Advancement Only to faculty in CASB (n = 155) Vice Provost and Dean of College of Arts, Sciences, and Business Two reminders sent: Sunday March 12 and Sunday March 19. Surveys closed Sunday March 26, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

Process of Survey Data ReviewMonday March 27, 2017Data received from Cheryl McKayMonday April 3, 2017Administrative Review Committee met and reviewed resultsSome errors in data format. Determined presentation format of data.

Process of Survey Data ReviewMonday April 10, 2017Cheryl McKay provided corrected analyses and total participation rates. Participation ratesChancellor Total = 97 (26.2%)Provost Total = 127 (34.3%)VC Finance & Administration Total = 82 (22.2%)VC Global & Strategic Partners Total = 83 (22.4%)VC HR, Equity & Inclusion Total = 100 (27.0%) VC Student Affairs Total = 64 (17.3%) VC University Advancement Total = 77 (20.8%) VP & Dean, CASB Total = 69 (44.5%)

Process of Survey Data ReviewMonday April 17, 2017Administrative Review Committee met with Faculty Senate OfficersReviewed survey data.Determined specific process for presenting results.

Faculty Bylaws (300.030 D.6.b) https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/rules/collected_rules/faculty/ch300/300.030_faculty_bylaws_missouri_university_of_science_technology “Administrative Review Committee(1) This committee sets policies and procedures for review of campus administrators. The committee recommends the evaluation questionnaires and a plan/schedule for conducting reviews to the Faculty Senate. The committee conducts the reviews; oversees the sending of the evaluation forms to the evaluating persons; oversees the collection and collation of the resulting evaluations; and, along with the officers of the Faculty Senate, reviews and forwards the results of the evaluation. (2) The committee consists of four (4) representatives nominated by the Rules, Procedures and Agenda Committee (with the possibility of nominations from the floor) and elected by a vote of the Faculty Senate. Committee members serve for two (2) years, terms to be staggered with the election of two faculty members each year, and shall be full-time, tenured faculty members with an administrative component of 50% or less.”

Procedure for Presenting Results to those surveyed and their supervisors.April 17, 2017Administrative Review Committee and Faculty Senate Officers met to review survey results.Discussion and materials of this meeting are to remain confidential. ProcessThe Administrative Review Committee will meet with each person reviewed to deliver a hard copy of the results. The Administrative Review Committee will meet with and present the supervisor of each person reviewed with a hard copy of the results. Once all individuals reviewed and their supervisors have received copies of the reports, A hard copy of each report and a flash drive with the reports and complete data files will be given to the Faculty Senate President to be placed in Archives. Once an interim Chancellor is named, the Administrative Review Committee will meet with him or her and provide a briefing of the review process and a hard copy of the results for all direct reports reviewed.

AgendaI. Call to Order and Roll CallII. Approval of minutes III. Campus Reports and Responses IV. Reports of Standing and Special Committees V. Old Business VI. New Business and Announcements VII. Adjourn

AgendaI. Call to Order and Roll CallII. Approval of minutes III. Campus Reports and Responses IV. Reports of Standing and Special Committees V. Old Business VI. New Business and Announcements VII. Adjourn

AgendaAdjourn


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