Core Committee Requests Submission of Revised College Cores
As part of its ongoing effort to implement the forthcoming
university core, the Core Curriculum Committee asked the Senate to approve the
following resolution; it passed with one negative vote:
The Faculty Senate
requests the heads of the faculty governance bodies of the several undergraduate
schools and colleges to forward to the secretary of the Senate by March 1, 2007
copies of their approved general education requirements for entering freshmen of
2008 and following years as modified to align with the new University Core
Meeting Minutes Draft February
Executive Committee Report
The Faculty Senate
adopted and sent to the Provost the following changes to the Faculty Guide.
Faculty Guide re: Composition of Department Rank & Tenure Committee
Whereas the Faculty Guide is silent on the composition
of the department rank & tenure committees and should not be,
Be it resolved, the Faculty Senate approves the addition
of section (c) to Article 5.4:
5.4 Composition of Rank and Tenure Committees
c. Composition of a department Rank and Tenure committee is determined
by the faculty of the department, but in no case shall any member of a
department Rank and Tenure Committee hold a probationary appointment, vote on a
promotion to a rank higher than his/her own rank, vote on his/her own promotion,
or have a conflict of interest. The faculty of each department shall adopt
by‑laws governing the conduct of the department Rank and Tenure Committee; a
copy of the by‑laws shall be on file in the Office of the Provost and shall be
made available to the college or school Rank and Tenure Committee, and the
University Rank and Tenure Committee.
Old: Please see current Article 5.4 a. and b.
Amendment to Faculty Guide re: Library Contract
Whereas the library faculty should be treated the same
as other South Orange faculty under the Faculty Guide with respect to academic
year and hours requirements,
Under 7.2 General Faculty Responsibilities,
Sections (c) and (d) should be deleted.
[Please see current sections (c) and (d)]
Article 3.3.c. should be deleted and the word "deleted"
inserted in its place.
[Template developed for the Faculty
Senate by the TLTC.]
The Faculty Senate submitted the
resolution to the Provost to be forwarded to the Executive Cabinet, the
Board of Regents and other applicable University budget committees for
Faculty Senate asks that, in order to be able to plan appropriately for
the academic enterprise, the Provost have full participation in the
planning and development of the entire university budget, including
access to all budget documents, access to the completed budget, and
access to the current financial reports of the entire university
throughout the fiscal year.
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