Minutes of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate

Friday, August 25, 2006

Mason Hall, room D5; 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.


Senators Present:  Jim Bennett, Rick Coffinberger, Jim Sanford, Suzanne Slayden, Susan Trencher

Senators Absent:  Cliff Sutton


Chair Suzanne Slayden distributed a rough draft agenda; from that agenda the following topics were discussed:


General Announcements:


BOV /Faculty Representatives to BOV Committees


Faculty Senate Newsletter – to hire a graduate student to work on a Faculty Senate newsletter similar to Staff Senate newsletter.  Provost Stearns and David Rossell receptive to idea, Susan Trencher to check with Dave Kuebrich regarding status and funding.


Admissions Office announcement that SAT scores no longer required for admission for those applicants in the top 20% of their high school class – as published in the Washington Post, May 25, 2006


Other Admissions Issues:


University Standing Committees – Procedural Change


Review of Old Business Items 05-06 Minutes


Some Agenda Items for September 6th Faculty Senate Meeting:


Respectfully submitted,

Meg Caniano

Clerk, Faculty Senate