GMU Faculty Senate Executive Committee Minutes - August 31, 2009

 

MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

OF THE FACULTY SENATE

Monday, August 31, 2009; Mason Hall, room D1, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

 

      Present:  Jim Bennett, Rick Coffinberger, David Kuebrich, Janette Muir, Peter Pober, Larry Rockwood,       Peter Stearns, Susan Trencher.

 

I.  Approval of Minutes April 17, 2009:  The minutes were approved as distributed. 

 

Chair Peter Pober expressed his appreciation for everyone's mentoring, quoting Clarence Darrow; “..we need not agree, but we must disagree with class and civility...”.  He wishes to move forward, (past) covered issues; to enable all to have an opportunity to speak.  Let's get the work done.

 

II.  Announcements

 

III.  Progress reports, business, and agenda items from Senate Standing Committees

 

A.  Academic Policies – Janette Muir

 

     B.  Budget and Resources – Rick Coffinberger

 

C.  Faculty Matters – Larry Rockwood

 

D.    Nominations – Jim Bennett

 

     E.  Organization and Operations

 

IV.  Agenda Items for September 9th

 

V.  New Business/Discussion Topics

 

Respectfully submitted,

Meg Caniano

Clerk, Faculty Senate