Senate Meeting - March 23, 2023

Senate Meeting March 23, 2023

The University Senate will convene at 3:30 PM, Thursday March 23, 2023 virtually via CarmenZoom. If anyone would like to attend, but not speak or participate, or requires ADA accommodations please reach out to Megan Ferguson in the Senate office at for the zoom link. The Steering Committee estimates the meeting will take approximately 45 minutes.

Immediately followling the conclusion of the meeting Provost Melissa Gilliam will deliver the State of Academic Affairs address.


  1. Proposal to Approve Secretary's Report #403

  2. Update from the Office of the President

    Kristina Johnson, University President

  3. Proposal from the Council on Academic Affairs

    Randy Smith, Vice Provost for Academic Programs, Council on Academic Affairs

    1. Proposal to establish a Doctorate in Teaching and Learning with a specialization in Practitioner Inquiry of Equity-based Advocacy

  4. Proposals from the Rules Committee

    Sara Watson, Chair of the Senate Rules Committee

    1. 3335-13-06 and the IP Policy - on non substantive changes to the IP Policy

    2. 3335-19 and 3335-5-46: Changes to the Senate Bylaws

  5. Old Business

  6. New Business

  7. Announcements

  8. Adjournment

State of Academic Affairs

Provost Melissa Gilliam will delivery her yearly State of Academic Affairs address immediately following the conlusion of the official meeting.