The Faculty Senate (1) approved the minor in
Russian and East European Studies; (2) approved the following
certificates in the Masters in Corporate and Public Communication:
Strategic Communication and Leadership
(3) nominated Peter Ahr, Beth Bloom, Eliot
Krause, Roseanne Mirabella, Nicholas Snow, and Thomas Rondinella for
consideration of the three appointments, as well as the Chair of the
Faculty Senate, to the University Budget Committee; and
(4) moved to
request that a Library representative be invited to participate at any
orientation for new faculty.
Meeting Minutes Draft
Executive Committee Report
The Academic Policy Committee is to
consider the policy with respect to the grade to be given, including an
IF, F or WF, if an Incomplete has not been finished in the designated
The Academic Facilities Committee is
considering the "Space Allocation Policy, Division of Academic Affairs"
revised October 4, 2006. It is noted that there are currently only
83 classrooms available on the South Orange Campus; that for the fall
2007 classes will be spread out beyond the popular 10-2 time slot.
The Compensation Committee is
considering a faculty retirement policy, day care facilities on campus,
and a 3- year plan on compensation.
The Faculty Guide Committee is
considering the addition of Emeritus Faculty to the Faculty Guide.
AD HOC COMMITTEE
ON SHARED GOVERNANCE
The Faculty Senate created an ad hoc
committee to study the role of shared governance on the South Orange
Campus. The members elected to that committee are Drs. Paula
Alexander, Charles Carter and Roseanne Mirabella. Dr. Mary Balkun
is an ex officio member. Anyone wishing
to comment on the role of shared governance should contact the members
of the committee.
During the Fall 2006 semester there
are 11 sections of CORE 1101, Journey of Transformation, being
piloted by full-time faculty and about 200 entering freshman.
Another group of full time faculty are developing the syllabus for CORE
2101, Christianity and Culture in Dialog, for the sophomore
students in 2007-2008. Another group of faculty are preparing to
teach 20 or more section of CORE 1101 for freshman students. The
theme of the second course, Christianity and Culture in Dialogue,
complements the theme of the first course. The second course is
about the journey of Christianity itself as it dialogues with cultures
in each age - and the moral of the story for all of us is that we
journey, change, and are enriched as we dialogue with the cultures we
encounter. The details, and an application for faculty to teach
the first two courses can be found on the new website for the core at
For comments, suggestions, or corrections, contact the
webmaster, Bob Shapiro, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
[Template developed for the Faculty
Senate by the TLTC.]