April 23, 2015 Senate Meeting Materials

Senate Meeting April 23, 2015

The University Senate will convene at 3:30 PM, Thursday, April 23rd in 130 Drinko Hall (Saxbe Auditorium). The Steering Committee estimates this meeting will last 1.5 hours.


  1. Secretary’s Report #343

    Tim Gerber, University Senate Secretary

  2. Proposal to merge the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry and the Department of Pharmacology to become the Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology

    Jim Rathman, Chair, Council on Academic Affairs

  3. Proposals from the Rules Committee

    Bill Brantley, Chair, Rules Committee

    1. 3335-5-04

    2. 3335-5-05

    3. 3335-5-37

    4. 3335-5-47.1

    5. 3335-8-27.1

  4. Diversity Committee Update

    Maurice Stevens, Chair, Diversity Committee

  5. Fiscal Committee Update

    Richard Dietrich, Chair, Fiscal Committee

  6. Update on Undergraduate Education

    Wayne Carlson, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Dean of Undergraduate Education

  7. Faculty Council – Year in Review

    Tom Wells, Chair, Faculty Council

  8. End of Year Remarks

    President Michael Drake

  9. Old Business

  10. New Business

  11. Announcements