University of South Alabama
November 15, 2006
University Library, Rm. 110
The meeting began at 3: 04 pm with Chair Irene McIntosh presiding. A quorum was not present.
Present: Amare, Britt, Crumb, Dardeau, Douglass, Dupree Taylor, Farmer, Flynn, Loomis, Major, Prokhorov, Wright, Doran, Hain, Bru, Lauderdale, McIntosh, Sachs, Santoli, Irion, Li, Tate, Carnahan, Molokhia, Pettyjohn, Porter, Phelen, Joseph, Prescott, Swofford, Robinson.
Excused: Beverly, Brick, Brown, Engin, Ficici, Fresne, Guion, Hubbard, Khan, King, Moore, Sylvester, Vrettos, Wright
Unexcused: Burckhartt, J.E. Carter, Costello, Heins, McNair, Phelen, Porter, Rego, Rivers, Sherman, Harrison, Varner
Guests: No guests were present
Minutes: Not approved due to lack of quorum
Academic Affairs Policy Committee- good information exchange
Ongoing Search Committee for the Vice-President of Research
Attended meeting with USA Foundation Board meeting with departmental chairs and faculty
Grade Replacement policy-Senate discussion included:
New Business: No quorum.
Reports from standing committees:
Academic Development and Mentoring (B. Beverly): No report.
Academic Policy and Faculty Handbook (I.Z. Brown): Met and reported on the Grade Grievance Policy and the University Library proposal.
Environmental Quality (S. Santoli): The October Clean up was a success and the Port City Pacers Fundraiser reported $3,000, with the Silent Auction $1,800. Reviewing: campus recycling efforts main campus and Fairhope campus. Propose a recycling center on campus, increase collaborative efforts between USA, Springhill, and Sierra Club.
Evaluation (T. Hain):
Planning & Development (N.Flynn): Proposal: Move committee from Faculty Senate committee to a university committee
Salary & Fringe Benefits (Michael Doran):
Technology Utilization (Kristy Britt):
Caucus Leaders Reports
Allied Health (Bob Moore): No report
Arts & Sciences (Tony Wright): No report.
Computer & Information Sciences (T. Hain): No report
Continuing Education (Stephen Bru): New person in development: Cheryl Stratton.
Education (John Sachs): No report.
Engineering (Nicholas Sylvester): No report.
Library (Dennis Guion): V. Tate. Reported flooding in the University library-3rd and 4 th floors. Minimal damage and no damage to Faculty Senate materials.
Medicine (Gary Carnahan): Stan K. Hammack appointed Vice-President Health Services.
Mitchell College of Business (Matthew Joseph): No report.
Nursing (Karen Hamilton): No report.
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:11 p.m.