February 23, 2017 Faculty Council Meeting Agenda and Materials

The Faculty Council will convene at 3:30 PM, Thursday, February 23rd in the 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
      GE Review

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
   a. University Research Committee membership
   b. Council on Student Enrollment and Progress
      CESP Proposal

7. Old Business
8. New Business
9. Announcements
10. Adjournment