April 18, 2013 Senate Meeting Materials

Senate Meeting April 18, 2013

The University Senate will convene in regular session at 3:30 PM, Thursday, April 18th in the U.S. Bank Conference Theater, located in the southwest corner of the Ohio Union on the first floor. The Steering Committee estimates that this meeting will take 90 minutes.


  1. Secretary’s Report #330

    Tim Gerber, University Senate Secretary

  2. Approval of 2013-2014 University Senate Calendar

    Tim Gerber, University Senate Secretary

  3. Tobacco Free Policy

    Javaune Adams-Gaston, Vice President for Student Life
    Andraea Douglass, Vice President for Talent, Culture, and Human Resources
    Steven Gabbe, Chief Executive Officer Wexner Medical Center and Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

  4. Proposed Changes to the Rules of the University Faculty

    Jeff Ford, Chair, Rules Committee

    1. Hearing procedures for complaints against faculty members

    2. Definitions of Faculty

    3. Senate committee operating procedures/ Steering Committee

  5. Year-End Report: Council of Graduate Students

    Allison Sturm, CGS President

  6. Year-End Report: Inter-Professional Council

    Megan Conroy, IPC President

  7. Senate Committee Report: Fiscal Committee

    David Goss, Fiscal Committee Chair

  8. Senate Committee Report: Council on Academic Affairs

    Kay Wolf, CAA Chair
    Randy Smith, CAA Vice-Chair

  9. Year-End Report: Faculty Council

    Kay Halasek, Faculty Council Chair

  10. Introduction of New Senators

    Kay Halasek, Faculty Council Chair

  11. Old Business

  12. New Business

  13. Announcements