February 23, 2017 Faculty Council Meeting Materials

Faculty Council Meeting February 23, 2017

The Faculty Council will convene at 3:30 PM, Thursday, February 23rd in the Ohio Union Senate Chambers.


  1. Updates from the Chair- 3:30-3:40

    Ben Givens, Chair, Faculty Council

  2. Textbook Affordability Resolution- 3:40-3:50

    Sam Whipple, Senior Delegate to University Senate, USG

  3. GE Review- 3:50-4:10 PM

    Randy Smith, Vice Provost for Academic Programs
    Faculty Fellows:
    Cathy Montalto, Department of Human Sciences
    Larry Krissek, School of Earth Sciences

  4. Government Affairs- 4:10-4:30 PM

    Amy Baker, Assistant Vice President for State Relations
    Brian Perera, Assistant Vice President for State Relations
    Stacy Rastauskas, Vice President of Government Relations

  5. Provost’s Perspective: Emergency Procedures and Strategic Plan- 4:30-4:50 PM

    Bruce McPheron, Executive Vice President and Provost

  6. Rules Changes- 4:50-5:00 PM

    Stefan Niewiesk, Chair, Rules Committee

    1. University Research Committee membership

    2. Council on Student Enrollment and Progress

  7. Old Business

  8. New Business

  9. Announcements

  10. Adjournment