Approved by FS 2/26/19

FACULTY SENATE MEETING MINUTES

February 5, 2019, 3:30 pm Cascade Room

OFFICERS: Tom Hergert, Mark Jaede, Jamie Heiman, Tina Sacin

IFO BOARD: Debra Leigh, Shawn Schooley

NEGOTIATOR: Tracy Ore

FACULTY OF COLOR CAUCUS REP: Ajay Panicker

CONTINGENT APPOINTMENT REP: Jill Zasadny

MAJOR COLLEGE/UNIT REPRESENTATIVES: (CLA) Jennifer Tuder, Debra Japp; (COSE) Matt Julius; (HBS) Bill Hudson; (SCEE) Tony Hansen; (SHHS) Laura Finch; (SOTA) Matt Ferrell; (SOE) Steven McCullar; (SOPA) Dick Andzenge; (SS) Cindy Gruwell

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS (CLA): (ANTH) Mark Muniz; (CMST) VACANT, David Warne, VACANT; (ENGL) John Madden, VACANT, VACANT; (GENDER & WS) Mumbi Mwangi; (FORL) Masha Mikolchak; (HIST) Jason Eden; (COMM) Roger Rudolph; (PHIL) VACANT; (PSYC) Joe Melcher, Leslie Valdes; (SOC) Ann Finan

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & ENGINEERING (COSE): (BIOL) VACANT, Ryan Fink; (CHEM) Christina Cama, Nate Bruender; (MATH & STAT) Ravi Kalia, Bill Branson, Michael Ernst; (PHYS) Chris Nelson

HERBERGER BUSINESS SCHOOL (HBS): (ACCT) Amy Fredin; (FIRE) VACANT; (IS) Susantha Herath; (MGMT) VACANT; (MKTG) Rajesh Gulati, VACANT

SCHOOL OF COMPUTING, ENGINEERING & ENVIRONMENT(SCEE): (AHS) Alan Srock; (CSIT) Amos Olagunju, Andy Anda; (ECE) Timothy Vogt; (ETS) Tony Akubue; (MME) Julianna Zhao

SCHOOL OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES (SHHS): (CSD) Teri Estrem; (COUN & PSYC) Martin Guo, Trae Downing; (GERO) Rona Karasik; (Kinesiology) Giovanni Antunez; (NURS) Amy Hiller-Listerud, Roxanne Wilson; (SW) Patience Togo Malm

SCHOOL OF THE ARTS (SOTA): (ART) Julie Baugnet; (MUS) Kristian Twombly, VACANT; (TH & FS) Jeffrey Bleam

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION (SOE): (CFS) Fati Zarghami; (ELHE) Rachel Friedensen; (HURL) Semya Hakim; (SPED) Jennifer Christensen; (TDEV) Jennifer Jay, Yun Claire Park

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS (SOPA): (CJS) VACANT; (ECON) Eungmin Kang; (GEOG & PLAN) Aspa Rigopoulou-Melcher, VACANT; (POL) Shoua Yang, Linda Butenhoff

SPECIAL SERVICES (SS): (AS) Vacant, Steven Anderson; (ATHL) Gretta Arvessen, VACANT; (CONT STUDIES) VACANT; (COUNS) Steve Jenkins;(UL) Robin Ewing, Jo Flanders

 

1.)  Call to order at 3:35 pm

 

2.)  Act on Minutes

a.)  Faculty Senate minutes of January 22, 2019 (FS00519 2.a)

Motion to approve Faculty Senate minutes of January 22, 2019, and all actions included—(Jaede/Zarghami). Passed

 

b.)  Executive Committee minutes—none to approve.

c.)  UCC minutes of January 24 & 31, 2019 (FS020519 2.c.1-2.c.2)—motions below.

d.)  Budget Review Committee minutes of January 22, 2019 (FS020519 2.d)—filed.

        

3.)  Treasurer’s Report—no report.

 

4.)  Consent Agenda—none.

 

5.)  Special Elections—none.

 

6.)  Call for Additional Agenda Items—none.

 

7.)  Announcements

a.)  Grievance Update—brief update given.

b.)  Provost and President Meeting Updates—Jaede and Hergert met with the Associate Provost yesterday and the Provost last week. They talked about the deans, to be discussed further below.

c.)  Negotiations Update—the team met last week. They are planning for an opener in April.

d.)  Reimagining Higher Education—announced.

e.)  Spring Election Schedule and announcement of FA Officer Vacancies—announced. We are looking for FA President and FA VP; deadline is February 26th. There was brief discussion.

a.)  FA President (2019-2021/two-year term)

b.)  FA Vice-President (2019-2021/two-year term)

c.)  IFO Board Member (2019-2021/two-year term)

f.)   Provost Dan Gregory and Association Provost La Vonne Cornell-Swanson at Faculty Senate February 26—announced.

g.)  Microsoft Office Change to Single Client—announced. There was brief discussion.

 

8.)  Unfinished Business

a.)  Spring Evaluation of Deans under previous process update—not discussed.

 

9.)  New Business

a.)  Proactive Conversations Pertaining to University Issues (standing EC item)—no guests.

b.)  UCC motions from January 24 & 31, 2019 minutes. Passed

c.)  Discussion Points:

i)     Faculty Association Resource People Attending Meetings with Deans—discussed.

ii)    Faculty Association Resource People Attending Department Meetings—discussed.

iii)  IFO Faculty Directing the Work of Members of Other Bargaining Units—discussed.

iv)  Non-Discipline Disciplinary Actions—discussed.

v)   Adjunct Use—discussed.

10.)Adjournment at 5:00 pm


Submitted by Polly Chappell,
FA/IFO Union Office Operations Coordinator